Jennifer Yuh Nelson
Supervising Director, Love Death and Robots, Netflix
After earning a B.F.A. in illustration from California State University, Long Beach, Jennifer Yuh Nelson began her career in television. She served as a director, story artist and character designer for the HBO series “Todd McFarlane’s Spawn,” which won an Emmy® in 1999 for Outstanding Animated Program. After moving to DreamWorks Animation, Nelson worked on a variety of animated features, including Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron (2002), Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas (2003), Madagascar (2005) and Kung Fu Panda (2008). She made her feature directorial debut with Kung Fu Panda 2 (2011), for which she received an Academy Award nomination for Animated Feature Film. She then directed the franchise’s successful follow-up, Kung Fu Panda 3 (2016). She is currently the supervising director on the second season of Love Death & Robots for Netflix.