Joe Merideth


Joe Merideth has been a commercial animator, designer, and director for over 10 years. He has directed commercials for such beloved characters as the Trix Rabbit and Lucky the Leprechaun. During his tenure at Chicago based Calabash Animation, Joe directed and animated a 4 minute film entitled Stubble Trouble which played in several festivals worldwide. In 2001 Stubble Trouble was nominated for a prestigious Annie Award and in 2002 was an Academy Award Nominee for Best Animated Short. Joe continues to work as a freelance animator and designer as well as teaching in Columbia College’s Animation department, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, and at Marwen Foundation, an after school arts program for high school students.