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Jennifer Yuh Nelson


Jennifer Yuh Nelson was born on May 7, 1972 in South Korea. She is a director, known for Kung Fu Panda 2 (2011), Love, Death & Robots (2019) and Kung Fu Panda (2008). See full bio »

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Known For

Kung Fu Panda 2 Director
(2011)
Love, Death & Robots Art Department
(2021-2022)
Kung Fu Panda Art Department
(2008)
(2018)

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 2014 Sword Art Online: The Movie (Video Game) (additional screenplay material) (filming)
 2022 The Sea Beast (additional storyboard artist)
 2022 Love, Death & Robots (TV Series short) (storyboard artist - 1 episode)
- Mason's Rats (2022) ... (storyboard artist)
 2019 How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World (additional storyboard artist)
 2008 Kung Fu Panda: Secrets of the Furious Five (Video short) (storyboard artist)
 2008 Kung Fu Panda (director: dream sequence) / (head of story) / (supervisor: action sequences)
 2003 Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas (head of story)
 2002 Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron (storyboard artist)
 1997-1999 Spawn (TV Series) (storyboard artist - 9 episodes)
- Hunter's Moon (1999) ... (storyboard artist - as Jennifer Yuh)
- The Mindkiller (1999) ... (storyboard artist - as Jennifer Yuh)
- Hellzapoppin (1998) ... (storyboard artist - as Jennifer Yuh)
- Deathblow (1998) ... (storyboard artist - as Jennifer Yuh)
- Send in the KKKlowns (1998) ... (storyboard artist - as Jennifer Yuh)
 1998 Dark City (production illustrator - as Jennifer Yuh) / (storyboard artist - as Jennifer Yuh)
 1997 Todd McFarlane's Spawn (Video) (storyboard artist - as Jennifer Yuh)
 1997 Extreme Ghostbusters (TV Series) (storyboard artist - 1 episode)
- Slimer's Sacrifice (1997) ... (storyboard artist - as Jennifer Yuh)
 1997 Spicy City (TV Series) (storyboard artist - 1 episode)
- Raven's Revenge (1997) ... (storyboard artist - as Jennifer Yuh)
 1996 The Real Adventures of Jonny Quest (TV Series) (storyboard artist - 1 episode)
- Manhattan Maneater (1996) ... (storyboard artist - as Jennifer Yuh)
 1995 Heidi (Video) (assistant designer - as Jennifer Yuh)
 1995 Magic Gift of the Snowman (Video) (assistant designer - as Jennifer Yuh)
 1995 The Jungle Book (Video) (assistant designer - as Jennifer Yuh-Jenkins)
 1995 Alice in Wonderland (Video) (assistant designer - as Jennifer Yuh)
 1994 A Christmas Carol (Video) (assistant designer - as Jennifer Yuh-Jenkins)
 1994 Leo the Lion: King of the Jungle (Video) (assistant designer - as Jennifer Yuh-Jenkins)
 1994 Cinderella (Video) (assistant designer - as Jennifer Yuh-Jenkins)
 1994 Happy, the Littlest Bunny (Video) (assistant designer - as Jennifer Yuh)
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Alternate Names:

Jen Nelson | Jennifer Yuh | Jennifer Yuh-Jenkins | Jennifer Yuh-Nelson

Relatives:

Yuh, Catherine (sibling)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[on 'Kung Fu Panda 2'] We have characters who are so complicated we couldn't have done them before. The main character, Lord Shen, is insanely complicated and, technologically, we had to figure out how to make that happen. We had to figure out how to make massive numbers of characters in a shot all move believably and not have the computer explode. We had to have explosions that had to be ... See more »

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The first female director of an animated feature from a major Hollywood studio. See more »

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