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Josh Staub

Adjunct Associate Professor

Affiliated Divisions:

John C. Hench Division of Animation + Digital Arts

Josh Staub is a production designer, visual effects supervisor, and filmmaker for Netflix Animation (formerly with Walt Disney Animation Studios), contributing to more than 20 film projects including the Academy Award winning Frozen, Paperman, and Feast. Josh is also an accomplished independent filmmaker and sole-creator of the animated short film The Mantis Parable, which screened in over 100 film festivals around the world (Annecy, Tribeca), graced the screens of the nation’s top art museums (National Gallery of Art, Smithsonian, LACMA, MoMA), and twice qualified for consideration of an Academy Award nomination. In 2018, Josh was inducted into the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences (Oscars) for "exceptional accomplishments in the field of theatrical motion pictures."