Bio

Jacques is a VFX Supervisor/Producer and 2nd Unit Director with 20+ years of experience in production from design to delivery.  Jacques is a member of AMPAS, the DGA, the VES, the International 3D Society (I3DS).  He holds an Oscar- and Bafta nomination for Best Visual Effects on “True Lies.”   Other notable film credits include  “Last Action Hero”, "Species", "Broken Arrow", “The Covenant”, “Underworld 3”, “Tekken”, “Robosapien”, “Dracula: The Dark Prince.”  He has worked with some of Hollywoodʼs top directors – Jim Cameron, John Woo, Roger Donaldson —among the roster.
 
Jacques has worked as a supervisor for VFX facilities as well as for the Production and the Studios.  He supervises on-set VFX production and teams of digital artists based around the globe.   Jacques possesses significant knowledge of all aspects of CG including modeling, animation, lighting, procedural effects and is a skilled Nuke compositor.  He is also well versed in stereography.
Among his long-term endeavors in the industry, he co-founded a mid-size VFX facility, Creative Visual Effects (CVE), for Sony Pictures where he served as VFX supervisor, CTO and executive producer.  CVE specialized in high quality effects for small-to-medium budget feature films.  
An expert problem solver Jacques is always interested in exploring uncharted territories in digital imagery. 
 
Born and raised in Paris, France, Jacques currently resides in Los Angeles.  He is a graduate of France’s Grandes Ecoles and holds advanced degrees in Physics, Electric Engineering, and Solid Modeling.  He holds dual US and European citizenship.

VFX Supervisor
United States
Role with the VES:

Technology Committee Member