Jeff Fowler

Jeffrey Fowler (born July 27, 1978) is an American filmmaker and visual effects artist. He was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Animated Short Film[1] as writer and director of the short animated film Gopher Broke (2004).[2] He made his theatrical directorial debut with the Sonic the Hedgehog film, released in 2020.[3][4]

Jeff Fowler
Jeffrey Fowler

(1978-07-27) July 27, 1978 (age 41)
Alma materRingling College of Art and Design
  • Film director
  • screenwriter
  • animator
  • visual effects artist
Years active2002–present
Known forSonic the Hedgehog
Notable work
Gopher Broke


Year Title Director Writer Producer Notes
2004 Gopher Broke Yes Yes No Short film
Nominated – Academy Award for Best Animated Short Film
2006 A Gentlemen's Duel[5] No Yes No Short film[6]
2020 Sonic the Hedgehog Yes No Executive Directorial Debut[7]


Year Title Notes
2003 Rockfish Short film
2006 A Gentlemen's Duel Short film
2009 Where the Wild Things Are Animation research and development


Year Title Notes
2002 Gilmore Girls Role: Bob;
Episode: "Eight O'Clock at the Oasis"


  1. ^ 2005|
  2. ^ Short Film Oscars:2005 Oscars
  3. ^ 'Sonic the Hedgehog' Director Jeff Fowler Says Sonic Will Be Re-Designed|Cartoon Brew
  4. ^ Sonic The Hedgehog Director Jeff Fowler on Redesigning Sonic -
  5. ^ The Animation Show of Shows (Volume 6)
  6. ^ A Gentlemen's Duel (S) (2006)-FilmAffinity
  7. ^ "Sonic the Hedgehog film to be produced by Deadpool director Tim Miller". October 31, 2016. Retrieved October 31, 2016.

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