Simon Wincer is an Australian-born director of film, TV, and miniseries. Besides Free Willy (1993), the film that brought him to Sequel Rights, he is most known for projects like The Phantom (1996), Harlequin (1980) and Lonesome Dove (1989). In 2011 he wrote, directed, and produced The Cup, a historical drama recounting the 2002 Melbourne Cup horse race. His favorite hobby is playing and watching polo.
Episode | July 31st, 2019 | 1 hr 26 mins
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We here at Sequel Rights are excited to kick off the Free Willy franchise this week. Not only that, but we are extremely proud to present an interview with the director of Free Willy, Simon Wincer. Time for some good old family friendly nostalgia.