Jonas Odell is partner and co-founder of Filmtecknarna. He specialises in making films mixing live action and various mixed media animation techniques. He has also scripted, co-scripted and written the music to a number of the studio’s productions. Early films that Jonas directed include Revolver (1993) and Family and Friends (2002). His short film Never Like the First Time! was awarded with the Golden Bear for best short film in Berlin 2006. The past years he has also been a much sought after director for music videos and his portfolio includes videos for artists such as Erasure, Goldfrapp, U2 and Franz Ferdinand. Jonas also directs a number of television commercials each year.