Jojo Villanueva is head of both the film and creative divisions of Format Entertainment and has been with Format since inception.
Well recognized as a creative force within the supervision community, Jojo is highly sought after for bringing excitement, emotion, and authenticity to a wide variety of productions. His creative acumen is on display in projects ranging from music related initiatives for brands such as Barbie, Monster High, and the DC SuperHero Girls to music supervising the highest-grossing music biopic of all-time Straight Outta Compton. Demonstrating his broad range of talents, Jojo is currently working on Sing, a computer-animated film releasing this holiday season from the creators of the multi-billion dollar franchise Despicable Me.
Jojo is a trained musician having studied jazz piano at the USC Thornton School of Music. Currently, he is serving his second term on the Board of Governors for the LA Chapter of The Recording Academy, home to The GRAMMYs. As a member of the Chapter's Professional Development Committee, he focuses on producing mentoring sessions for Academy members. Jojo is also a recipient of the Sixth Annual Guild of Music Supervisors Award for Best Music Supervision.
Select credits include: Sing, Middle School: The Worst Years Of My Life, Keanu, Daddy’s Home, Straight Outta Compton, Vacation, and Horrible Bosses 2.