Trained as an architect and finished as a carpenter, Jay Pooley is a production designer who knows how to build a dream.
Defined by rigorous conceptualization and backed by a fearless technical prowess, Jay has begun to redraw the edge of what can be captured in a moving image.
Educated in Halifax, Los Angeles and New York City, mentors include Brian MacKay-Lyons, Barton Myers, Tod Williams and Billie Tsien. Jay studied scenography followed by a Master of Architecture, both at Dalhousie University where he received the Governor’s Medal.
Jay is currently an Instructor at the University of Toronto Faculty of Architecture.