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Mike Jones

Senior Story and Creative Artist, Pixar Animation Studios
Mike Jones has been a working screenwriter for over 20 years. At Pixar, Jones works with the studio’s directors, artists, editors, and other writers on every aspect of the story.

Born and raised in South Texas, Jones graduated from NYU. He went on to write scripts for Columbia, MGM, Warner Bros, HBO and Fox, among others. His original script, In The Event of a Moon Disaster, was featured on the Black List. Jones also wrote the English adaptations of Studio Ghibli's Oscar-nominated films The Wind Rises and The Tale of Princess Kaguya.

Jones is a MacDowell Colony fellow, one of Filmmaker Magazine's 25 New Faces of Independent Film, and Variety's 10 Screenwriters to Watch.