About Me

jfreyJacob Frey is an award-winning director / character animator from Hilden, Germany. His short films have been screened on numerous film festivals worldwide where they have won over one hundred awards in total. His short film THE PRESENT (2014) went viral on social media once it got released online in early 2016 and caught over 150 million views.

His credits as an animator include Walt Disney Animation’s “Zootopia” & “Moana” as well as Illumination Entertainment’s “The Secret Life of Pets”. He also worked as a character animator for London based Magic Light Pictures, where he animated on the Oscar-nominated short “Room on the Broom”.

In 2010 Jacob already spent one year in Los Angeles where he worked at the renowned animation studio Psyop.