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Jamie Hewlett Edit Profile

animator , cartoonist , graphics designer

Jamie Hewlett, British graphics designer, animator, cartoonist. Co-recipient Best Group award, Music Television Europe Awards, 2005, Ivor Novello Songwriter of Year award (with Damon Albarn), British Academy Songwriters & Composers, 2006; named Top Electronic Artist, Billboard, 2005; recipient Designer of Year award, British Design Museum, 2006.

Background

Hewlett, Jamie was born on April 3, 1968 in England.

Career

Illustrator Atomtan, Deadline magazine, 1988—1996. Co-founder & animator Gorillaz, since 1998.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • Co-creator & artist (comics) Tank Girl, 1988-1996, artist 2000 AD, 1990-1991. Co-author: (films) Tank Girl, 1995. Director: (films) Gorillaz Phase One: Celebrity Take Down, 2002, Gorillaz Phase Two: Slowboat to Hades, 2006.

      With Gorillaz (albums) Gorillaz, 2001, Laika Come Home, 2002, Demon Days, 2005 (Billboard Top Electronic Album, 2005), (songs) Clint Eastwood, 2001 (2 Music Television Europe awards for Best Dance Act & Best Song, 2001), El Manana, 2005 (mtvU Woodie award for Best Animated Video, 2006), Feel Good Incorporated, 2005 (2 Music Television Video Music awards for Best Special Effects & Breakthrough Video, 2005, Grammy award for Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals, 2006), Dare, 2005.