Best Short Animation Jury
Jonathan Hodgson is an independent animator based in London. He studied at Liverpool Polytechnic and the Royal College of Art. His short films have won many international awards including two BAFTAs.
He has worked on numerous advertising campaigns, music videos, features and documentaries including the groundbreaking drama-documentary-animation hybrid The Age of Stupid and Wonderland: The Trouble with Love and Sex, the first full length animated documentary on British TV.
He has lectured extensively in the UK and abroad and since 2008 has been course leader of the Animation degree at Middlesex University. He continues to combine teaching with animated filmmaking and his recently completed short animated film Roughhouse, made in France with financial support from CNC and Arte.