JAYSON THIESSEN

DIRECTOR

Jayson has been passionate about animated storytelling his entire life, from the zany antics of Saturday morning cartoons to the emotional and innovative wonder of feature films, the animation medium has always excited him for its endless potential for story and artistic expression. Since 1998, he’s enjoyed a fruitful career in many areas of the industry. Jayson believes highly in the power of collaboration, leading his creative teams with encouragement and respect. He is best known for directing the 2017 worldwide theatrical release of My Little Pony: The Movie, as well as Supervising Director/Co- Executive Producer for the hit TV series My Little Pony: Friendship is Magicand it’s successful spin-off Equestria Girlsmovies.