Nexus Productions is pleased to announce that Johnny Kelly has joined their directing roster for worldwide representation.

Johnny recently graduated from The Royal College of Art where he completed an MA in Animation and was awarded the Conran Foundation Award by the Provost, Sir Terence Conran. His graduation short film, Procrastination, has been very well received and he recently won Best New Director at the 2007 Shark Awards in Kinsale. Johnny has also recently directed two other films, Shelly, and ‘We Still Got It’ The Redneck Manifesto.

Born in Dublin where he graduated from DIT School of Art, Design & Printing with a degree in graphic design, Johnny worked for a number of years in both Dublin and London in addition to pursuing his illustration work.

His work has been published in Creative Review, Shots, Design Week and Grafik magazine, screened at Onedotzero and Resfest and he has also produced commissioned work for MTV, Spin, Fallon London and The Independent.

Johnny said of his joining Nexus Productions, “I'm delighted Nexus have given me the opportunity to work with them, having been an admirer of their output for many years. It’s exciting to think of how things will develop from here, given the opportunities that will come out of working alongside such a talented bunch.”

Charlotte Bavasso, Executive Producer and co-founder of Nexus Productions, added, “Johnny is a fantastically motivated individual passionate about his work and with a great career ahead of him. We are thrilled that he has chosen Nexus to nurture his talent”