Jill Daniels

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Jill Daniels is currently an art director at Cartoon Network. Daniels has worked as an art director/ visual development artist on numerous Emmy - winning productions for many studios including, Illumination / Dreamworks Television / Universal, PBS, Disney Animation, Sony Pictures, CTN Development Shorts Program, Film Roman / FOX, Warner Brothers, and Nickelodeon Original Movies.

She served as a member of the Television Academy's Peer Group Executive Committee for Animation for four years, after winning back-to-back Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Individual Achievement in Animation for her color/painting skills in 2011 and 2012 while art directing the Disney series Phineas and Ferb. Jill is starting her second term as Governor to the Academy for Animation and enjoyed expanding her service to the Academy last year with chairing the Academy Activities Committee and being an appointee to represent the Academy Governors and serve on the Academy's Executive board.

Daniels grew up in Alaska and moved to California to pursue a career as a professional artist. She graduated with a B.F.A. in fine art from Pepperdine University, and spent two years studying painting and art history in Florence, Italy, and Heidelberg, Germany. She went on to study illustration, environmental design and computer technologies at Art Center College of Design in Pasadena.

In addition to her successful career in entertainment, Daniels exhibits her fine artwork through galleries in Los Angeles and New York. Her work has been collected and featured in exhibitions worldwide.

updated 11.28.17

AWARDS & NOMINATIONS

AWARDS & NOMINATIONS

2 Nominations 2 Emmys

Outstanding Individual Achievement In Animation - 2012

Outstanding Individual Achievement In Animation - 2011

Photos

  • Television Academy Governors Janet Dimon and Jill Daniels with guest at It's Not Just A Cartoon! Animation Day, presented by the Television Academy for its members and their families on Saturday, November 11, 2017 at the Saban Media Center in North Hollywood, California.

    Photographs by Mike Ruiz
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  • Television Academy Governors Jill Daniels and Tony Carey at It's Not Just A Cartoon! Animation Day, presented by the Television Academy for its members and their families on Saturday, November 11, 2017 at the Saban Media Center in North Hollywood, California.

    Photographs by Mike Ruiz
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  • Television Academy Animation Governors Janet Dimon and Jill Daniels at It's Not Just A Cartoon! Animation Day, presented by the Television Academy for its members and their families on Saturday, November 11, 2017 at the Saban Media Center in North Hollywood, California.

    Photographs by Mike Ruiz
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  • Tom Kenny and Television Academy Governor Jill Daniels at It's Not Just A Cartoon! Animation Day, presented by the Television Academy for its members and their families on Saturday, November 11, 2017 at the Saban Media Center in North Hollywood, California.

    Photographs by Mike Ruiz
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  • Television Academy Governors Janet Dymon and Jill Daniels, Darrick Bachman and Dave Wasson attend the 2017 Animation & Children’s Nominee Reception on Friday, Aug. 25, 2017 in North Hollywood, California.

    Photographs by Mike Ruiz
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  • Television Academy Governors Janet Dymon and Jill Daniels, Dee Bradley Baker and Nancy Cartwright attend the 2017 Animation & Children’s Nominee Reception on Friday, Aug. 25, 2017 in North Hollywood, California.

    Photographs by Mike Ruiz
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  • Television Academy Governors Janet Dymon and Jill Daniels, Eric J. Pringle, Aaron Horvath and Michael Jelenic attend the 2017 Animation & Children’s Nominee Reception on Friday, Aug. 25, 2017 in North Hollywood, California.

    Photographs by Mike Ruiz
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  • Television Academy Governors Janet Dymon and Jill Daniels, Jamie Mitchell and Craig Gerber attend the 2017 Animation & Children’s Nominee Reception on Friday, Aug. 25, 2017 in North Hollywood, California.

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  • Television Academy Governor Jill Daniels, Illya Owens and Dave Wasson attend the 2017 Animation & Children’s Nominee Reception on Friday, Aug. 25, 2017 in North Hollywood, California.

    Photographs by Mike Ruiz
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  • Television Academy Governors Janet Dymon and Jill Daniels, Adrien Beard, Jack Shih, Jenny Yu and Hannah Friesen attend the 2017 Animation & Children’s Nominee Reception on Friday, Aug. 25, 2017 in North Hollywood, California.

    Photographs by Mike Ruiz
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  • Television Academy Governors Janet Dymon and Jill Daniels attend the 2017 Animation & Children’s Nominee Reception on Friday, Aug. 25, 2017 in North Hollywood, California.

    Photographs by Mike Ruiz
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  • Television Academy Governors Janet Dymon and Jill Daniels, Curtis Lelash, Michael Lyndon and Lindsey Pollard attend the 2017 Animation & Children’s Nominee Reception on Friday, Aug. 25, 2017 in North Hollywood, California.

    Photographs by Mike Ruiz
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