Jonathan Hodgson was born in Oxford in 1960 and educated at Liverpool Polytechnic and the Royal College of Art. He has won countless international and national awards with his short films including a BAFTA in 2000, a BAFTA nomination in 2002, the Award for The Most Creative Use of New Technology at the British Animation Awards 1998 and the ZKM International Media/Art Award in Karlsruhe, Germany.
His first commission after leaving the RCA was to make a film about nuclear disarmament for the United Nations with co director Susan Young. After three years in partnership with Young directing animated commercials and title sequences he moved on to become a director at Felix Films. He was a founder member of Bermuda Shorts and was also a directer at Speedy Films before setting up Sherbet with Producer Jonathan Bairstow in 1996.
He has directed a variety of high profile TV commercials including campaigns for Saab, Bell Atlantic Telecommunications, Bank of Switzerland and Persil.
His work has been featured in several major publications, most recently in The animate! Book published by LUX in 2006.
He has lectured extensively including the Royal College of Art, the Surrey Institute at Farnham and the Film Akademie Barden Wurtemburg, Germany. He is lead external examiner for the Graphic Design Department of Norwich School of Art. He has been a mentor for the A.I.R. Scheme, the Channel 4 MESH scheme and The London Animation School. He has presented retrospectives of his work at Norwich Animation Festival and Hull Short Film Festival as well as Anima Mundi Animation Festival, Brazil. In 2006 as the guest of the National Film Board of Canada he presented a master class in Ottawa, Toronto and Montreal. (via)
"Forest Murmurs" (2006)
"The Man with the Beautiful Eyes" (1999)
Artículo sobre este corto escrito por María Lorenzo para Tren de sombras Núm. 6.
"Camouflage" (2001) fragmento
hodgsonfilms.com , Web del autor.
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