Jellyfish Pictures hires senior execs to join Animation Features department

Member News  |  11 May 2023

The leading global VFX and animation studio has announced two key senior Animation hires.

Chrissy Metge, Executive Producer – Animation and Louis Flores, Visual Effects Supervisor at Jellyfish Pictures.

Industry veteran Louis Flores has joined the Jellyfish Animation Features team as Visual Effects Supervisor, bringing over 25 years of experience to the role. Louis has worked on iconic film franchises including Kung Fu Panda, Trolls, Croods and How to Train Your Dragon.

Animation and VFX senior executive, Chrissy Metge has been appointed Executive Producer, Animation. She boasts over two decades of credits that include Entergalactic, Ron’s Gone Wrong, Iron Man 3, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes and The Hobbit franchise.

We are thrilled to welcome Chrissy and Louis, two hugely respected and accomplished senior executives, to the Jellyfish Animation team. They bring top-tier talent and expertise to our burgeoning features department and will be valuable members of our creative and production leadership team as we strategically grow our features business.

Natalie Llewellyn, Managing Director – Animation and Originals at Jellyfish Pictures

I am thrilled to be a part of Jellyfish Pictures during such an exciting time. The company is well-known for its outstanding creativity in VFX and Animation. I’m looking forward to working closely with Natalie, Chrissy and the rest of the animation team to create amazing projects for our clients!

Louis Flores, VFX Supervisor at Jellyfish Pictures

The opportunity to join Jellyfish Pictures was really compelling. The company has great ambitions, an amazing culture and really cares about creativity. I’m excited to be part of a first-class features team and can’t wait to get started!

Chrissy Metge, Executive Producer – Animation at Jellyfish Pictures

Metge and Flores will partner on a forthcoming, undisclosed animated feature production for a Hollywood studio and their appointments reinforce Jellyfish Animation’s continued expansion into the feature animation and High-End episodic content market. Jellyfish Pictures is also currently in production on an animated series for Netflix EMEA/Lime entitled Wereworld, based on a popular book series by Curtis Jobling and a feature adaptation of one of Roald Dahl’s most beloved children’s books for Netflix Features Animation.