Jason Willis is a Sundance award winning, multi-media creative professional located in Tucson, AZ. Specializing in video and motion graphics, his diversified skills include stop motion, live action, graphic design, photography, and animation production.
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Behind the scenes of SHAPE SHIFTER, a stop motion music video that I wrote, directed and animated for They Might Be Giants as part of their Dial-A-Song project.read more
Graphic design and packaging for the Lenguas Largas “Abba Dadda” gatefold LP. Includes a “Lenguas y Escaleras” board game, insert with playing pieces and more.read more
Live action music video that I wrote and directed for They Might Be Giants. “Daylight” is part of the 2015 “Dial-A-Song Direct” project.read more
“Spook Show” style 3D motion graphics for the Grimm-Life Collective travel series and video blog. Featuring music by Psychobilly legends Batmobile.read more
Graphic design/ packaging for a vinyl collection of previously unreleased Hardcore Punk Rock songs by Detroit’s Gerbils. From the original 1982 master tapes!read more
Graphic design work for the Butterscotch Cathedral LP. Performed by Matt Rendon, Chris Ayers and Jim Waters. Released on vinyl by Trouble In Mind Records.read more
Vintage/ Retro “Showcard” style poster design for a night of living room stand-up comedy sets by Maria Bamford and Jackie Kashian. Live photos by Jackie Alpers.read more
An ongoing repository representing a smattering of establishments who would be pleased to meet your occupancy needs in Tucson, AZread more
A collection of Einstürzende Neubauten photos that I shot at Parody Hall in KC, MO June 2, 1986 on their Halber Mensch tour. I was 16 & snuck in with a fake ID.read more
“Catnip: Egress to Oblivion?” is a perfect parody of an older generation classroom anti-drug film, complete with dry narration, trippy visual effects, and user testimonials.Kasia Cieplak-Mayr Von Baldegg
Bless you Jason. I can’t tell how happy we are with what you have achieved for us. It’s hands down the best video we have ever had. We bloody love it.Dan Tayler
Jason completely actualized a timely and synergistic visual architecture, while fungibly leveraging future-proof deliverables. If you need someone to assertively unleash out-of-the-box media strategies, contact him right meow.Nova the Cat
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Jason Willis is an award winning multi-media creative professional located in Tucson, AZ. Specializing in video and motion graphics, his diversified skills include stop motion, live action, graphic design, photography, and animation production.
His short film “Catnip: Egress to Oblivion?” won the Sundance Audience Award for Best Short Film in 2013 and has been featured in a variety of publications including the Atlantic, USA Today, Buzzfeed and Roger Ebert’s Film Journal.
As a designer, Jason is always excited to explore new creative avenues of communication, with a particular emphasis on offbeat visual styles, mixed media techniques, and humor.
Selected clients include They Might Be Giants, NinjaTune Records, Quirk Books, Something Weird Video, Trouble in Mind Records, The Loft Cinema, Cyclovia, Estrus Records, the University of Arizona, Dirtnap Records, IDW Publishing, The Heavy, Goner Records, Yoe Books, Edible Baja Arizona, John Grant and Golden Records.