Jay moves easily between live-action and animation in a career spanning nearly fifty films. Beginning with his contributions to some of Disney's most enduring works, he has moved between traditional hand-drawn animation and digital effects at the most respected studios in the industry. Jay also brings his storytelling experience to editing and directing documentary and narrative feature films.


Marco Polo (Paint/Roto Artist)
Iron Man 3 (Paint/Roto Artist)
Monster House (Previsualization Artist)
Minority Report (Paint/Roto Artist)
The Iron Giant (Effects Assistant Animator)
Mulan (Visual Effects Inbetweener)

Work Experience

Writer/Director, Sans Souci Films
Visual Effects Artist, Industrial Light & Magic
Rotoscope Artist, Digital Domain
Effects Animator, Warner Bros. Animation
Effects Animator, Walt Disney Feature Animation


University of Southern California, BA in Cinema, 1981 - 1983