After the premiere of this Playgrounds TV we are now releasing it on our YouTube channel. This interview will be available from 18 June 20.30 CEST for re-watch and will stay published on our YouTube channel.

In this Playgrounds TV we dive into the world of film and story artist John Nevarez. Playgrounds director Leon van Rooij conducted an in-depth interview with this true storyteller.

John Nevarez has been an artist within the animation industry for over 20 years and we are so lucky to be able to enjoy his expertise and knowledge first hand.

He is known for his collaboration with Disney and Pixar animation studios resulting in his working for films like Cars 2, Inside Out, Coco, The Angry Birds Movie, The Secret Life of Pets and many more.

Another expertise is his story and art for numerous features such as Spider-Man: Into the SpiderVerse and The Emoji Movie. He’s provided storyboards for Locksmith Animation for their first feature Ron’s Gone Wrong.