Todd Waterman has been named director of animation for ImagineAsia, Inc., one of the principle companies of Global Animation Holdings. He will be based out of the companys facilities in Manila, Philippines. Waterman has an extensive background as an animator, storyboard artist, character designer and animation director. He began his career working on the animated features AN AMERICAN TAIL, ALL DOGS GO TO HEAVEN and ROCK-A-DOODLE among others. He then worked for Steven Spielberg at his London-based studio, Amblimation, on the animated dinosaur feature WERE BACK. After spending two years in Europe, Waterman returned to Los Angeles to work on ALL DOGS GO TO HEAVEN II, which led to a stint at the films Dublin, Ireland facility as animation director, overseeing studios based in Paris, Copenhagen, Taipei and Bangkok. After returning to the States, he was involved with several different projects, including ANASTASIA, MULAN, STUART LITTLE and THE RUGRATS movies.