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"Anne's arrival allows Modus to consolidate our management structure and focus on our corporate vision as we continue to grow," said Marc Bourbonnais, president and co-founder of Modus FX. "She has been a part of the CG and VFX community in Quebec since the beginning and we're thrilled that she is joining us."
Le Bouyonnec is recognized for her management of multidisciplinary teams in special effects and 3D digital fields. Most recently, she was project manager at the Cosmodome space museum in Laval, Que and for the popular interactive exhibit, "Star Wars Identities." Prior to that, Le Bouyonnec spent eight years as studio manager in the Digital Art and Cinematics division of Ubisoft, one of the biggest video game studios in the world. There she worked on several well-known games, including "Assassin's Creed," "Splinter Cell" and "Prince of Persia." She is a graduate of the National Animation and Design Centre in Montreal, and has taught production management of digital special effects for cinema and television for 12 years.
Le Bouyonnec arrives at an exciting time for Modus FX as the company completes work on Canada's first feature-length stereoscopic animated film, Sarila, slated for release in 2013, as well as two major studio films.
In the beginning, there was film. Images captured on light-sensitive material that could be shared among many viewers. Later came magnetic material called “videotape” and it was good for many things. Then a revolution! The computer and digital charged onto the field.Read more...
The western states, as a whole, are filled with more scenery than people. There are, of course, pockets of population that skew that logic – Los Angeles, Phoenix, San Diego, Las Vegas, and a few other cities – and they tend to be very urban areas, filled with views that can be found in cities east or west, But the grandeur of the land away from the cities is what attracts film makers from all over the world.Read more...
In the western United States, studios and soundstages often come with a distinguished Hollywood heritage. In Santa Fe, N.M., Garson Studios was founded by an Academy Award-winning actress. In Hollywood, Fox Studios carries the cachet of one of the legendary major studios. Moving north, the stages of San Rafael, Calif.’s 32TEN Studios once hosted Lucasfilm blockbusters, while the new Reno Tahoe Studios in Nevada seeks to establish its own heritage as production incentives promise to attract film and TV business to the state.Read more...
- Unified Video Technologies Introduces Next-Generation Production Flight-Packs
- Rodeo FX Turns To iPi Motion Capture to Create Key Scene in 'Now You See Me'
- Eric Yealland Brings Unique Flair for Comedy Direction to Original
- Schneider Optics Announces Rebate on Cine Xenar III Lenses
- Special Effects Contributed By 32TEN Studios Help Make-A-Wish Come True for 5-Year-Old 'BatKid'
FirstCom Music 2013 Credit Reel
A blue sky sprawls between ridges frosted in deep evergreen, framing Alder Gulch much as when Native American tribes traversed this landscape 800 years ago. The town of Virginia City sprang up virtually overnight in the summer of 1863; within one year, it was the largest city in the Inland Northwest, with an estimated 10,000 residents. These days, few people continue seeking gold in Alder Gulch. But for filmmakers seeking ready-made Old West locations, the towns of Virginia City and Nevada City offer one more chance to strike it rich.
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