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 as writer and director of the short animated film Gopher Broke (2004).[1] He made his theatrical directorial debut with the Sonic the Hedgehog film, released in 2020.

Jeff Fowler
Jeffrey Fowler

(1978-07-27) July 27, 1978 (age 41)
Alma materRingling College of Art and Design
Years active2002–present
Known forSonic the Hedgehog
Notable work
Gopher Broke


Year Title Director Writer Producer Animator Notes
2002 Gilmore Girls No No No No TV Series
Actor: Bob
Episode: "Eight O'Clock at the Oasis"
2003 Rockfish No No No Yes Short film
2004 Gopher Broke Yes Yes No No Short film
Nominated – Academy Award for Best Animated Short Film
2006 A Gentlemen's Duel No Yes No Yes Short film[2]
2009 Where the Wild Things Are No No No Yes Animation research and development
2020 Sonic the Hedgehog Yes No Executive No Directorial Debut[3]


  1. ^ Short Film Oscars:2005 Oscars
  2. ^ A Gentlemen's Duel (S) (2006)-FilmAffinity
  3. ^ "Sonic the Hedgehog film to be produced by Deadpool director Tim Miller". October 31, 2016. Retrieved October 31, 2016.

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