Barry E. Jackson

Production Designer, Author

1954 –


Who is Barry E. Jackson?

Barry Edward Jackson is an American production designer and writer.

Although he grew up in Lompoc, California, he was born in Omaha, Nebraska.

In the early 1990s, he began working in film as a production designer, director of storyboard teams, writer, and children's book author/illustrator.

His screen credits include films such as, The Prince of Egypt, The Nightmare Before Christmas, Titan AE, The Ant Bully, Horton Hears a Who! and Ron Howard's How the Grinch Stole Christmas. He was one of several production designers on the Dreamwork's production Shrek. He also conceptually designed the Paramount feature film Cool World.

In 2001 he production designed the all-digital animated short film Los Gringos, which was critically reviewed and praised in Entertainment Weekly. He also designed the opening title sequence for Joe Dante's film The Haunted Lighthouse, a featured attraction at SeaWorld.

Harper Collins released Jackson's first children's book, Danny Diamondback, in 2008. The book is dedicated to his daughter Rachel.

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May 18, 1954
Also known as
  • Barry Jackson
  • Barry Edward Jackson
  • United States of America

on July 23, 2013


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