[Press Release] Mark Media Gets A New Director, CG and Visual Effects - Yvan Pinard

Mark Media have announced they've brought on Yvan Pinard as their new Director, CG and Visual Effects. He'll be leading the 3D artists and directing their CG animation pipeline. Mark Media is working on a series of CG animated shorts for their upcoming mobile game Shuyan the Kung Fu Princess.  Congrats on the new position Yvan, and be sure to check out the full Press Release below!

Leo He, COO of Toronto-based television, film and digital media company Mark Media, is pleased to announce the appointment of Yvan Pinard to the new role of Director, CG and Visual Effects in Mark Media’s Toronto studio.
Pinard will be responsible for leading and building Mark’s team of 3D artists and directing the studio’s CG animation pipeline, in addition, he will be producing of a series of CG animated shorts for Shuyan, an upcoming kung-fu action game property.
Motivated by the idea of working on 3D production since the age of 15, Pinard is a skilled and creative leader in 3D and visual effects production, with leadership and a human approach that give each team member the chance to excel during completion of a project.
After graduating in 2001 in 3D Animation and Visual Effects for Film and Television from NAD Centre in Montreal, he worked on several film productions as a compositing artist, leading him to successfully managing a team of 3D artists at SHED, an award-winning post-production studio specializing in motion design and visual effects in commercial production, for eight years before moving to Mark Media in Toronto.
“Yvan brings the experience and attention to quality that Mark Media needs as the studio matures and expands into feature films and high-end commercial and VFX production,”  says Leo He, COO of Mark Media.
Pinard’s production credits include:
Films (Compositor):
Extreme Ops, Book of Eve, Far Side of the Moon, The Blue Butterfly,
Stay, Cursed, The Fountain, The Legend of Secret Pass
Film (Post-Production Director):
Beauty and the Beast
Documentary (Post-Production Director):
The DNA of GSP
TV commercials (Post-Production Director):
Bell, IGA, Adidas, Rogers, Videotron, Burger King, Loto Québec, LaPresse+, Ford, Subway, Dell, Rona, and more
Corporate (Post-Production Director):
About Mark Media
Mark Media is an exciting new film, television and digital media production company based in Toronto that combines culture and technology to create media properties that entertain, inspire and educate across platforms.
With expertise in kids, factual, feature film and digital gaming, Mark produces culturally rich and engaging cross-media content for global audiences of all ages.
Re-imagining digital storytelling and education. Learn more at markmedia.co (Twitter @markmediaco)