Johnny Kelly

Director & Animator

Johnny Kelly is a london-based designer and director working across various disciplines including animation, graphic design and illustration.

Johnny graduated from the Visual Communications course in DIT. He then worked at various graphic design studios before completing an MA in Animation at The Royal College of Art in London where he was awarded the Conran Foundation Award by the Provost, Sir Terence Conran. His graduation short film, Procrastination, has since screened at over two hundred film festivals around the world.

Through his commercial practice and as a director at Nexus productions in London, he has worked with clients such as Adobe, BMW, the International Olympic Committee and Vitra, in addition to multiple cross-platform projects with Google. His two minute film for Chipotle Mexican Restaurant won a pair of Grand Prix at the Cannes International Festival of Creativity.