Digital Dimension Entertainment Group a Montreal-based company focusing on the creation and production of animated content, has promoted its production head, Marc Bourbonnais, to chief operating officer of the holding company, overseeing operations of all of the company’s two studios, Saturday Animation Studios and Meduzarts Animation.
“Since Marc joined the company in 2015, his structured approach to production challenges have made him an experienced problem-solver and pipeline expert for demanding digital productions,” says Louis-Simon Ménard, chief executive officer and president, Digital Dimension Entertainment Group.
Bourbonnais joined Digital Dimension in 2015 as head of technology, after which he was promoted to head of production in 2017. In that role, Bourbonnais has shepherded more than a dozen projects, including “Zafari,” “Mighty Mike,” “Sadie Sparks” and “Helen’s Little School” as well as multiple cinematics like “Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege: Outbreak” and “Middle-Earth: Shadow of War” with the DDEG/Meduzarts Animation team.
Prior to joining DDEG, Bourbonnais served as president and co-founder of visual FX studio Modus FX offering digital production services for film, television and new media. Modus FX worked on projects for clients such as Marvel Studios, Summit Entertainment, Relativity Media, Sony Pictures, Discovery Channel, Warner Bros. Interactive and the History Channel. FFX-driven feature film productions included “The Avengers,” “Now You See Me,” “Mirror Mirror,” “The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1” and “This Is The End.” From 1997 to 2007, Bourbonnais served as the Lead 3D Technical Director at Hybride, a division of Ubisoft.
“I am excited and honored to be awarded this new role. With my past experiences as a digital artist, instructor, producer and manager it is the perfect time to take on this opportunity,” says Bourbonnais. “I am thrilled to be part of the DDEG family and will proudly continue to elevate its studios to whole new levels.”