Jacquie Barnbrook was the Producer of Sony Pictures Imageworks’ first in-house
animated short film “The ChubbChubbs!”, winner of the 2002 Academy Award® for
Best Animated Short Film. “The ChubbChubbs!”, which was seen in over 2,500 theaters
was also honored with a BAFTA nomination and was the recipient of numerous awards.
It is the first animated short to have its own DVD release.
She wrote, produced and co-directed an award-winning live action short film entitled
“Wear Something Nice”. She helped create and produce “Inspire: Chicago Spire” an
artistic CG film about the Chicago Spire, intended to be the largest residential building in
the western hemisphere and she produced the theatrically released animated short “Live
Music” which was animated through the power of social networking. She is currently
Directing several animated PSA’s for the web about the tragic state of plastic in our
She has 20+ years of experience in film, primarily in visual effects and animation
working with A level Producers and Directors both as a Producer and an Actor. Some of
her credits include, “Contact”, “Shrek, 2, & 3”, “Haunted Mansion”, “Spider-Man”,
“Stuart Little”, “Body of Lies”, “Sex and the City 2”, “A Christmas Carol”, “The
Adventures of Tintin”, Ocean’s 13”, “Alice in Wonderland”, “Ted”, “The Hunger
Games”, “Cosmos: A Space Odyssey”, “The Little Prince”, “Jungle Book”, “Pirates of
the Caribbean 5” and most recently she has been consulting with Disney as the bidding
producer for “Dumbo”, “Aladdin”, “A Wrinkle in Time”, “The Nutcracker and the Four
Realms”, “Pinocchio”, “Cruella”, “Lady and the Tramp” and “Togo” for their streaming
Her experience in leading edge technology has led her to producing live action 360 video
and CG interactive VR projects for The Virtual Reality Company; “The Bus to Canton” a
VR documentary about Jerome Bettis and his rise to the Football Hall of Fame; “The
Martian VR Experience” a narrative interactive experience which was the first of its kind
as an immersive cinema experience and consulting for Ridley Scott and Associates. She
is currently Directing a live action comedy series and in pre-production on several
animated VR projects with her partners at VRiety Shows!
Lastly, she is partnered with Emmy and Academy Award® winning Make-up Designer
Bill Corso at Digital Make-up Group, a digital enterprise specializing in aging, de-aging
and enhancing real world and other worldly characters. We just completed 400 shots on
Star Wars: The Last Jedi and several other projects she can’t reveal unless you have top
level security clearance!!