Jonny Kofoed is one of the founding partners of Assembly in Auckland, New Zealand. A Director, Motion designer and Creative Director whose projects span motion, film, animation, design, interactive, and visual effects. Alongside his work in traditional advertising for clients including Marvel, Fox Searchlight, Lexus, VW, GE, Women’s Refuge and Amnesty International, he has also written TV shows, created lighting installations, directed music videos, designed games, made film titles and built an iPhone app that can be used while wearing boxing gloves.
A regular speaker at conferences around the world, most recently Jonny was invited to deliver keynotes at ‘Node’ in Melbourne and ‘Communication Medium’ at Shih-chien in Taipei. He has served on awards juries that include the One Show (USA), Clio (Miami), London International Awards, AWARD (Australia) and at Axis as Jury president for Film & Television.
Since Assembly opened its doors ten years ago, Jonny and his company have been recognized at award shows consistently every year—collecting over 100 internationally recognised awards across animation, design, and direction, including yellow pencils at D&AD and multiple Gold Lions at Cannes.