Jeff Fowler

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Jeffrey Fowler

(1978-07-27) July 27, 1978 (age 42)
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

Jeffrey Fowler (born July 27, 1978) is an American filmmaker, director, screenwriter, animator, 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]




Year Title Position Notes
2009 Where the Wild Things Are Animation research and development
2020 Sonic the Hedgehog Director Directorial debut
2022 Sonic the Hedgehog 2[5] Filming
TBA Untitled The Pink Panther Reboot[6]


Year Title Position Notes
2003 Rockfish Animator
2004 Gopher Broke Writer, director, storyboard artist, layout artist, and animator
2006 A Gentlemen's Duel Writer and animator


Year Title Role Position Notes
2002 Gilmore Girls Bob Minor role

Video games[edit]

Year Title Position Notes
2005 Shadow the Hedgehog[7] CG Movie Production


  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. ^ Kroll, Justin (May 28, 2020). "'Sonic the Hedgehog' Sequel in the Works (EXCLUSIVE)". Retrieved May 28, 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  6. ^ Kroll, Justin (August 22, 2020). "'Pink Panther': MGM Developing Live-Action/CGI Hybrid Movie With 'Sonic The Hedgehog's Jeff Fowler Directing". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved November 20, 2020.
  7. ^ Shadow the Hedgehog, Staff Credits.

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