Creative Director / VP
Northwood University (Advertising and Marketing); Ringling College (Computer Animation in Film). Jerry’s career spans over 20 years in the arts and entertainment industry. He has worked in the advertising and marketing industry from designer to Creative Director and in commercials, independent films and broadcast television as an animator, compositor, visual effects artist, producer and commercial director. Jerry has worked with many independent directors such as John Hancock, Ed Newman, Melinda Roenisch and Martin Handcock and his work has been seen throughout many countries, in multiple festivals & has earned various honors and awards including an Academy Awards nomination, Telly, Fliff and multiple Addy awards. Jerry also teaches film to the IB HL program at Riverview High and Ringling College of Art & Design and operates his own studio, Illum Productions, in Sarasota, Florida.