Johnny is an Irish director, animator and human being. His work spans puppetry, CGI, illustration and lots between. 

Johnny's a graduate of the Royal College of Art. His short films have been shown on the BBC, ARTE, PBS and been screened and awarded at film festivals around the world including Palm Springs, TED, and the Edinburgh Film Festival.

The stop motion film he directed for Chipotle, Back to the Start, won the Film Grand Prix at the Cannes Advertising Festival. He’s been on award juries for D&AD, AICP and British Arrows, and he’s a proud member of the Alliance Graphique Internationale

Johnny is rubbish at DIY and likes the countryside.

Selected Awards:
Cannes Lions Film Grand Prix
Cannes Lions Branded Content Grand Prix
Clio Awards, Grand Clio
Rhode Island Film Festival, Best Comedy Short Film
Art Directors Club 'Young Gun' Winner
One Show Awards, 'Best in Show'
Art Directors Club, 5x Gold, 2x Silver,
D&AD Yellow pencil
Royal College of Art Conran Foundation Award
Jerwood Moving Image Award
Vimeo ‘Staff Picks’ x8

Selected Clients:
Google
Apple
Vitra
BMW
The New York Times
Adobe
Dropbox
Chipotle
The UN
Coca-Cola
V&A Museum
The Guardian
Facebook

To say hello please email johnny@johnnykel.ly

For advertising work, Johnny is represented by Nexus Studios. Contact Judy Hill on email or telephone
+44 (0) 20 7749 7500.