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Premier's Awards: Current Nominees

Dean Deblois

Dean DeBlois 

Dean DeBlois, Animation ’90
Director, How to Train Your Dragon Trilogy
Category: Creative Arts & Design

Dean DeBlois is an award-winning writer and director, best known for having written and directed the How to Train Your Dragon DreamWorks trilogy, 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's said. “I never anticipated writing and directing films that are being recognized at this level.”