Los Angeles 1957, Studied animation at Chouinard Art Institute. From 1960 / 1970 worked for John Urie and Associates as an animation director /, special effect, stop-motion, pixilation director, also actor / editor / photographer / set designer. You name it I did it. It was invaluable experience working for the best commercial house in the US. 1970 / 1990 had my own studio. May 1990 went to Taipei directing supervising an animation series. 1992 Directed 'Bad Dog' and 'Sagwa The Chinese Siamese Cat' (written by Amy Tan.) for CineGroupe Montreal. 2002 worked for Seahorse Anim. and Dupuis/Spectra Animation. Paris France. 2009 moved to Shanghai, now writing novels 'Bad Day for Harry Day' suspense thriller, 'The Baby Factory' action thriller, 'The Gods Were Only Playing' a parody on Virgin Mary and one the 'Creation My Way', one on 'Noah's Cruise Liner' and one on 'Abraham' all Monty Python style, and yesterday (May 1 2015) I just got a contract from a publisher... my two novels are going to be published.
'THE BABY FACTORY'Has been published last September and is available on http://www.amazon.com/dp/B0153P7D24
and on Createspace: https://www.createspace.com/5741998
'BAD DAY FOR HARRY DAY will be publish in a month again by Summer Solstice Publishing.
Name: Jean Guy Jacques
Lives in: Shanghai, China
Occupation: Actor, Animator, Author, Costumer, Director, Editor, Location Scout, Musician, Photographer (Still), Producer, Puppeteer, Screenwriter, Set Decorator, Set Designer, Storyboard Artist, Subtitler and Voice Artist
''Best Director Nominee'' ''Monkey King Award'' China Cartoon & Animation Festival 2009.
''Best Background'' Emmy Award. ''Sagwa the Chinese Siamese Cat.'' (New York)
"Best Animation Award" - ''Levi’s'' (Using three-dimensional objects) (Chicago)
"Best Animation- (stop-motion) Award" – ''California Federal Saving'' (Chicago)
"Best Director Award" - ''Levi’s Old Man'' - US TV Commercial Festival. (Chicago)
“Best Short Film. (Pixilation) “The Blue Bike” - Edinburgh Film Festival
St. Rock Quebec city