Joshua Jones is an animator, film maker, and Associate Professor at DePaul University in Chicago. He received a BFA from Syracuse University in Computer Graphic Arts, and an MFA in Animation from The University of Southern California where he created the student Academy Award-Nominated film 'A Short Lifetime's Poem of Memory.'
As a stop motion animator at Will Vinton Studios, Jones animated on 8 episodes of the 3 time Emmy award winning show 'The PJ's,' the 2 time Emmy award winning UPN show 'Gary and Mike,' as well as the 'Three Musketeers' commercial series. Following his stint as a puppeteer, Jones found renewed interest in his electronic roots, and went on to work as a CG animator in feature film and television. Studios and clients he animated for include Fox TV, Fox Kids, Warner Brothers, Crystal Sky, Creative Visual EFX, Skyler Animation Studios, Oregon Public Broadcasting and National Geographic. His credits on independent films include Todd Kurtzman's 'Spin Cycle,' which screened internationally at the Melbourne International Film Festival and the London International Animation Festival.