Joey Jones is an animation, live action, and VFX director who has directed and produced over 500 animated projects, including a short animated film titled Little Red Plane, which screened in over 50 international film and animation festivals in over sixteen different countries, including the Kodak Emerging Filmmaker Showcase at the 2003 Cannes Film Festival.
His work varies from lush character based commercials to hyper-real product visualizations to charming “toy-mation” short films (stop motion using modified toys). Clients include Microsoft, Disney Feature Animation, Mattel, Activision, SEGA, and Paramount Pictures to name a few.
Joey graduated with a MS of Design with a thesis in experimental animation and narrative studies from Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, CA. Joey originally hails from Ohio, where he received a BA in Architecture from The Ohio State University. Since 1999, Joey is a part-time faculty member at Art Center within the departments of Illustration, Graduate Industrial Design, Media Design, and Entertainment Arts.