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Sony Pictures Animation
Brandon Jeffords is currently co-directing, along with director Kirk DeMicco, the studio's original computer animated musical Vivo, which features songs and lyrics written by award-winning creative force Lin Manuel Miranda and is slated for theatrical release in November 2020.
Brandon previously served as the Head of Story on Sony Pictures Animation's fully CG animated Smurfs reboot Smurfs: The Lost Village, now available on Digital, 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray, and DVD. Before that, Brandon worked on Cloudy with a Chance Of Meatballs 2, where he also served as the head of story. Among other projects, Brandon also served as a storyboard artist on Sony Pictures Animation's Open Season 2 and Open Season 3.
Before becoming a story artist for Sony Pictures Animation, Brandon worked as a storyboard artist at Nickelodeon Animation Studios on the hit TV series, Kung Fu Panda: The Legend of Awesomeness. He also served as a storyboard artist on The Looney Tunes Show.
Brandon began his animation career at Reel FX within the art department as a concept artist. While at Reel FX, Brandon worked on various commercials, TV movies, and an animated series. This experience paved the way for his career in the film industry as a storyboard artist.
Brandon is a graduate of Ringling College of Art and Design with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree specializing in Illustration.