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Jess Espanola

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Jess Espanola
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Crew Information
Male ♂
Job: Layout artist
Assistant director
Birth date: December 23
Number of episodes: 46
Seasons active: Season 15 - 18, 22 - 27
Short: The Longest Daycare
First episode: "I, (Annoyed Grunt)-bot"
Most recent episode: "Lisa the Veterinarian"

Jesus "Jess" Española (born December 23) is a Filipino animator. He previously served as a character layout artist, animatic layout artist and assistant director on The Simpsons and has worked as a character layout artist on Futurama and King of the Hill.

Española was the first Filipino to win an Emmy, which he won for working on "Eternal Moonshine of the Simpson Mind". At the time, he wasn't an American citizen. Americans of Filipino descent had won Emmys in the past, but never a full Filipino.[1]


Award Year Episode Result
Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Animated Program 2008[2] "Eternal Moonshine of the Simpson Mind" Won


Character layout artist[edit]

Animatic layout artist[edit]

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Assistant director[edit]

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