Received several International Film Festival Awards, in 2006, for his Oscar-nominated short film, The Little Matchgirl (2006).
Nominated for a Tony award, for co-writing the book for Disney's Broadway musical, The Lion King.
Presented his new short film The Little Matchgirl (2006) at the premiere of a revival/promotional screening of the 1989 Disney classic The Little Mermaid (1989) at the El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood, California on September 7th, 2006. [September 2006]
Personal Quotes (1)
My father died a few years before I started work on The Lion King (1994) so it definitely was in there, informing the whole thing. I know one thing we wanted to do when we finished it was to dedicate it to our fathers. To all fathers which I thought would have been a nice idea.