Justin Shenkarow has spent thirty years working as a talented actor and producer in television, film and animation. He has received numerous honors and distinctions including an Emmy Award and Golden Globe Award for Best Series and Best Ensemble cast for his work. Justin has worked on over two hundred and fifty films and television series including Oscar winning films “Avatar”, “Good Will Hunting”, “Silver Linings Playbook” and starred on numerous television shows including “Picket Fences,” “Eerie Indiana,” “Home Improvement” “Z Nation” and many others. Justin’s voiced such acclaimed animation projects, “Ice Age” “Garfield 2” “Marmaduke,” “Barnyard” “Bee Movie” “Shrek 3” and has been a regular on hit cartoons “Spidey and his Amazing Friends,” Hey Arnold,” “Recess,” “Lloyd in Space, Life with Louie, and many others. He’s worked for studios including Paramount, 20th Century FOX, Warner Brothers, Nickelodeon, Cartoon Network, DreamWorks, Pixar, Sony and Disney.
Justin is an avid collector and builder in the NFT space. He co-hosts one of the top NFT podcast entitled “NFT Heat.” Justin also helped launch a company entitled “NFT Thought Leaders” which brings together top web 3 thought leaders around the world. Justin and his team won Ethereum Global’s Hackathon for NFT’s. He’s an avid supporter of the creator economy and recently co-founded a web 3 animation studio to bring studio level cartoons to high level NFT brands. In addition, Justin built The Minthouse, an historic project as the first ever Generative Illustrative Book on the blockchain. Justin has spent the last four years as a Producer, acquiring prestigious intellectual property from podcasts, books and NFTs. He executive produced the Lionsgate series, Kingdom of Thieves, and you can see him starring in the independent film “Live, Laugh and Die”. He has seven films in development as an executive producer.
Justin is a graduate of Stanford University where he received his Bachelor of Arts. He also studied at the Sorbonne in Paris, and he holds an MBA. He spent a year at Shanghai University in Shanghai, China as a Chinese Fulbright Scholar.