Jonathan Hodgson

Associate Professor in Animation Practice

Visual Arts

Middlesex University

Animation Director, Animated Documentaries, Course Leader BA Animation

Jonathan Hodgson is an internationally renowned, BAFTA winning animation director and educator based in London. He studied animation at Liverpool Polytechnic and the Royal College of Art. He was the animation director of Wonderland: The Trouble with Love and Sex, the first full length animated documentary on British TV. After leaving the Royal College of Art in 1985 with an MA in Film & Television his first professional commission was to co-direct The Doomsday Clock, a ten minute animation about nuclear disarmament for the United Nations. He went on to work as a director at several animation studios before co-founding Sherbet in 1996 with producer Jonathan Bairstow. At Sherbet he directed many high profile advertising campaigns including SAAB USA, United Bank of Switzerland, Vanguard, Hmore...

MA (RCA) Film & Television Royal College of Art BA (Honours) Graphic Design 1st Class Liverpool Polytechnic,

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  1. Hodgson, Jonathan ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-7043-8396 (2018) Roughhouse. [Film/Video]
  2. Hodgson, Jonathan ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-7043-8396 (2016) Washed out: hard to say goodbye. [Film/Video]
  3. Hodgson, Jonathan ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-7043-8396 and Hannah, Jonnie (2000) The man with the beautiful eyes. [Artefact]
  4. Hodgson, Jonathan ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-7043-8396 (1997) Feeling my way [in TYPE MOTION exhibition]. [Artefact]
  5. Hodgson, Jonathan ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-7043-8396 (1997) Feeling my way. [Film/Video]
  6. Hodgson, Jonathan ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-7043-8396 (2015) [Film stills from 'Feel my way' (1997) and 'The man with the beatiful eyes' (1999) in TYPEMOTION: Type as Image in Motion]. In: TYPEMOTION: Type as Image in Motion. Scheffer, Bernd, Stenzer, Christine, Weibel, Peter and Zehle, Soenke, eds. Hatje Cantz Verlag, Centre fort Art and Media,Karlsruhe, Germany, pp. 251-258. ISBN 9783775737838. [Book Section]
  7. Hodgson, Jonathan ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-7043-8396 (2015) Guantanamo Bay: the hunger strikes, animated documentary film [included in Animated Wonderworlds exhibition]. [Artefact]
  8. Hodgson, Jonathan ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-7043-8396 (2013) The trouble with love & sex. [Artefact]
  9. Hodgson, Jonathan ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-7043-8396 (2014) Guantanamo Bay: the hunger strikes - based on the personal statements of five detainees at Guantánamo prison camp. Art Journal, 73 (2) . pp. 5-13. ISSN 0004-3249 [Article]
  10. Hodgson, Jonathan ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-7043-8396 (2013) Jonathan Hodgson [Animation Sketchbook]. In: Animation Sketchbooks. Heit, Laura, ed. Thames & Hudson Ltd, London, United Kingdon, pp. 114-117. ISBN 9780500516751. [Book Section]