Important development in our management team; Martin L’Heureux is now a full associate of Modus as Producer, Animation Director.
Martin L’Heureux began his award-winning 3D animation career 16 years ago, and has since accumulated over thirty credits in film, television and video games. During his career, he extended his passion towards the art of film visual effects at Industrial Light and Magic as a Sequence Computer Animation Supervisor. Martin’s film credits include: Men in Black II, Star Wars I, Small Soldiers, and many others. He founded Imperia Media Entertainment, a CG animation company, where he acted as a producer and manager. His talents have been honoured with a Clio award, AICP/Moma Award and an Anicomm Award. In 2008 Martin was also nominated for a Visual Effects Society Award (VES Award) as an Animation Director for the Outstanding Visual Effects in a Special Venue Project for the IMAX documentary film, “Dinosaurs 3D: Giants of Patagonia”.
Martin’s wealth of knowledge and experience in the animation industry led to his fascination with human movement, and the creation of The Principles Of Motion animation reference DVD’s, which have become an industry standard for visual effect artists. His professional career outside of academia also includes giving seminars to many visual effect schools throughout Canada and the United States.
Modus welcomes Martin! His natural talent and experience in management, client relation and of course animation make him an important addition to our executive team as the company continues its rapid growth.