John Akre, Animator, Etc.

Check out, the production company that I co-own with my partner Beth.

Green Jeans Media Logo

Find out about Bing Thisby, my animation archaeology and graphic novel project.

Find out about Demolition Dreaming, my animated feature work-in-progress.

I organize an animation festival called MinnAnimate.

Find out about Transitions Animated, a project I worked on with students at Minnesota Transitions Charter School.

Watch Filling the Void, my documentary about an incredible public art project.

See what students in some of my recent teaching artist projects created.

Find out about my Street Animation Station.

Here's some more fun stuff. And don't forget to check out all my animation pages.

Lyndale Avenue Open Streets 2014

Greenway Experience Open Streets 2014

North by Northeast at Northrup King Building

Free Range Film Festival Trailer 2014 from John Akre on Vimeo.

I am a teaching artist, an animator who makes short and feature-length animated work, a comic book artist and writer, and create documentary video work. Check out what I can do, buy my things, and hire me to do some work for you!

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