Justin K. ThompsonPresenting
Justin K. Thompson is a director of Sony Pictures Animation's "Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse." Alongside his fellow directors, Joaquim Dos Santos and Kemp Powers, the trio helmed the highly-anticipated sequel to "Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse," which received the Academy Award® for Best Animated Feature in 2019. Thompson previously served as the production designer for “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse," for which he received an Annie Award from ASIFA-Hollywood for Outstanding Achievement for Production Design in an Animated Feature Production, and a nomination from the Art Directors Guild for Excellence in Production Design for an Animated Film. Thompson also served as the production designer on Sony Pictures Animation's “Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs” and its sequel “Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2.” In his role, Thompson created the look of the beloved film series. With over 20 years of experience in the animation industry, Thompson has contributed his work to some of the most groundbreaking television programs. Over the past ten years, he has made the transition to visual development and production design on digitally animated feature films.