John Rice is CEO & Co-Founder of JAM Media. In his role, Rice sets down the vision, strategy and subsequent implementation program for the company, whilst also executive producing many of JAM’s productions.
John is currently Executive Producer on ‘Jessy and Nessy’ for Amazon and most recently executive produced ‘Becca’s Bunch’ for Nickelodeon and ‘Little Roy’ for BBC, a spin off of ‘Roy’ which has won numerous international awards including a BAFTA, a Royal Television Society Award and a Kidscreen Award.
John has directed the award-winning short film ‘Escape’ and co-produced the short film ‘Badly Drawn Roy’, and is also the Co-Founder of the Animation Dingle Festival.
Prior to JAM Media, he held senior roles with a variety of international animation studios, including FOX Animation and MTV in the U.S.A.
John holds a Masters in Multi-Media from Trinity College, Dublin, and is currently serving on the board of Europe’s ‘Cartoon Media’.