Jerry Rees

Jerry Rees

art department, director, animation department

Jerry Rees was born on Nov 15, 1956 in USA. Jerry Rees's big-screen debut came with Race for Your Life, Charlie Brown directed by Bill Melendez in 1977. Jerry Rees is known for Soul directed by Pete Docter, Jamie Foxx stars as Joe and Tina Fey as 22. Jerry Rees has got 3 awards and 2 nominations so far. The most recent award Jerry Rees achieved is Themed Entertainment Awards. The upcoming new movie Jerry Rees plays is Lightyear which will be released on Jun 17, 2022.

Trained at California Institute of the Arts, Jerry Rees is a Director of live action, animation, and live/CGI films. In addition to theatrical features, he has directed a record-setting 15 multi-media Disney Theme Park attractions in Florida, Paris, and Anaheim and aboard the Disney Cruise Line. His projects span many formats, including Showscan, Hi-Def and in-theater illusions and interactive media. He has had the pleasure of directing a broad range of actors, from Steve Martin, Robin Williams, Martin Short, and Drew Carey to Kim Basinger,Julie Delpy, Goldie Hawn, and Illeanna Douglas. He has even played director to the likes of George Lucas and Michael Eisner. In addition to being a member of the DGA and WGA, Jerry is an animator, sculptor, and fine artist, dedicated to the use of computer technology in opening new storytelling possibilities.

  • Birthday

    Nov 15, 1956
  • Place of Birth

    Johnson County, Texas, USA

Known For


3 wins & 2 nominations

Themed Entertainment Awards
Theme Park Attraction
Winner - Award of Outstanding Achievement
CinéMagique (2002)
WorldFest Houston
Winner - Gold Award
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