Jeremy Dawson
EducationHarvard College, School of Visual Arts: MFA Photography, Video and Related Media
Occupation(s)Visual effects artist and film producer
Years active1992–present

Jeremy Dawson is a Canadian-American film producer and visual effects artist. He was nominated for the Academy Award in the category of Best Picture for the 2014 film The Grand Budapest Hotel at the 87th Academy Awards,[1] as well as the Academy Award for Best Animated Feature for the stop-motion film Isle of Dogs (2018).[2] With The Grand Budapest Hotel, he won the Golden Globe Award for Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy.

Dawson grew up in Vancouver, British Columbia. He attended the School of Visual Arts (SVA) where he graduated in 1993 in Photography and Related Media. After graduating, he did some freelance work and taught classes at SVA. While pursuing an animation class, he made the title sequence of the film Pi (1998) for his friend Darren Aronofsky. He then helped on making some visual effects on the movie Requiem for a Dream (2000) and Frida (2002).[3] In 2006, he worked as a second-unit director on the set of the film The Fountain.[4] After helping Wes Anderson doing stop motion for the film The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou, Anderson asked him to do more stop motion work for the films The Darjeeling Limited and Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009).[5] More recently he worked with Anderson on the film Asteroid City.[6]


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  2. ^ Matt Noble (15 November 2018). "Jeremy Dawson ('Isle of Dogs' producer): Even dogs and people 'can get together and connect'". Gold Derby. Retrieved 11 June 2022.
  3. ^ "Jeremy Dawson". BFI. Archived from the original on January 13, 2018. Retrieved 2023-06-30.
  4. ^ "Jeremy Dawson | Apple TV". AppleTV. Retrieved 2023-06-30.
  5. ^ Greg Herbowy (18 October 2021). "SVA Alumnus Jeremy Dawson on 'The French Dispatch,' His Latest Film With Director Wes Anderson". Retrieved 11 June 2022.
  6. ^ "Jeremy Dawson". IMDb. Retrieved 2023-06-30.