‘Kung Fu Panda 2’ Director Jennifer Yuh Nelson Signs With Brillstein Entertainment Partners

EXCLUSIVE: Brillstein Entertainment Partners has signed Oscar-nominated filmmaker Jennifer Yuh Nelson.

Nelson directed DreamWorks’ Kung Fu Panda 2 and Kung Fu Panda 3, and she served as Head of Story on the original Kung Fu Panda. The trilogy has earned more than $2 Billion worldwide. She is the first woman to solely direct an animated feature from a major Hollywood studio, and was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Animated Feature Film for Kung Fu Panda 2. Nelson made her live-action directing debut in 2018 with the YA thriller The Darkest Minds for Fox which 21 Laps produced.

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She recently directed episodes and is the Supervising Director of Netflix’s multi-Emmy winning animated anthology series Love, Death + Robotys, which is executive produced by Tim Miller & David Fincher, which is going into its 4th Season.

She continues to be represented by WME and Hansen, Jacobson.

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