John Nevarez

Film and Story Artist


John Nevarez

Film and Story Artist, San Francisco, CA

Represented by Ellen Mersereau, Esq. 323-461-3316

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John Nevarez has been an artist within the animation industry for over 24 years. First working at Disney Television as a storyboard revisionist and storyboard artist on such shows as Pepper Ann and Kim Possible, and then transitioning over as a designer for DisneyToons, where he worked on Tinkerbell, Kronk’s New Groove and Brother Bear 2. He then worked for Imagi Studios doing visual development for the Astroboy feature. In 2009, John worked at Pixar Animation Studios where he provided designs for Cars 2, Monster’s University, Inside Out and Coco. John also worked for Rovio Animation for The Angry Birds Movie and provided design work for Google’s Spotlight Stories. John provided storyboards for the Promotions group for Illumination Entertainment for their upcoming feature "The Secret Life of Pets". John has been an Art Director for Duncan Studios and has worked at Sony Pictures Animation providing both story and art for numerous features such as Spider-Man:Into the SpiderVerse and The Emoji Movie. He's provided storyboards for Locksmith Animation for their first feature Ron's Gone Wrong and has provided location designs for The Scooby Movie for Warner Bros. Feature Animation. He designed location designs for the all CGI Garfield Movie for Alcon Entertainment, directed by Mark Dindal and he's currently working at Warner Brothers Feature Animation in their Development Division.

John has also hosted workshops for The Animation Workshop in Denmark, The Icon Academy in Manila, The Animation Collaborative in Emeryville, CGMA Online, The Los Angeles Academy of Figurative Art, the Nemo Academy in Florence, The IAMAG Conference in Paris, The Animation Centrifuge in Scotland, The Playgrounds Festival in Eindhoven and Schoolism.


B.A. Art Studio at U.C. Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA