Justin K. Thompson is an Emmy Award-winning artist with over 25 years of experience in the motion picture and television industries. Currently, he is the Production Designer on Spiderman: Into the Spiderverse at Sony Pictures Animation.
He was also Production Designer on the Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs franchise also at SPA, with grossed over $500 million worldwide.
In addition to production design, Justin has held many roles within film and television, including visual development, art direction, original IP development and background design, for which he was awarded an Emmy for Outstanding Individual Achievement in Animation for the Star Wars: The Clone Wars animated series.
Besides Sony, Justin has worked for some of the biggest names in entertainment, including Paramount Pictures, Warner Brothers, Walt Disney Television Animation, Dreamworks SKG Television, The Cartoon Network, LucasFilm Animation, The Jim Henson Company and Film Roman. Justin also illustrates his own books for publishers including Houghton Mifflin Harcourt and Harper Collins.
Outside of film, television, and illustration, Justin has also spent his career teaching and lecturing on a wide range of art and design topics. He currently resides in Los Angeles with his wife and their two children and two dogs.