Dean DeBlois

Dean DeBlois

Dean DeBlois

Sheridan College

Animation, 1990

Director and Writer, DreamWorks Animation

Dean DeBlois is an award-winning writer and director, best known for having written and directed the DreamWorks trilogy, How to Train Your Dragon, and co-writing and co-directing Disney’s Lilo & Stitch. DeBlois has earned dozens of awards for his work, including two Annie Awards and a Golden Globe. How to Train Your Dragon and How to Train Your Dragon 2 earned Oscar nominations in the category of Best Animated Feature. “As a student […], I thought the dream would be to work at Disney,” he has said. “I never anticipated writing and directing films that are being recognized at this level.”