Frima Studio announced today that it has teamed up with the acclaimed concept artist and art director Stephan Martiniere to strengthen the art direction and concept art development practice at Volta and Frima FX, divisions of Frima Studio.
Mr. Martiniere will be lending his talents to Frima Studio and specifically will be working with Volta, the concept art division, and Frima FX, the special effects division. With this “rock star” addition to the Frima team, the company will attract new business opportunities and provide Mr. Martiniere with a world-class development team. Mr. Martiniere will bring his art direction skills and concept art development to both video games and cinematic projects.
“This is a great opportunity to work with a world class team of artists and business minds. I am looking forward to a very creative collaboration,” explained Stephan Martiniere.
“Stephan brings a wealth of talent and experience to Frima Studio and will have an immediate impact on our art direction and concept art capabilities,” said Steve Couture, CEO, Frima Studio. “We’re very happy to join up with Stephan and look forward to talking about the projects he will work on with us soon.”
Mr. Martiniere is an internationally acclaimed and multiple award winning artist who started his career in animation, directing shows such as Where’s Waldo and Dennis the Menace. His work for the musical animated series Madeline was nominated for an Emmy. In the past 25 years he has become known for his talent, versatility and imagination in every entertainment medium, including feature films, animation, video games, theme parks, editorial and book covers. His previous work includes films such as I, Robot,Tron: Legacy, and Star Wars: Episodes 2-3, and video games such as Rage, Stranglehold and Myst 5.