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Jason Martinsen

Lead Animator
Reel FX

Jason Martinsen has been a professional animator since 2006 and is currently a lead animator and co-supervisor at Reel FX. Jason previously worked at Sony Imageworks and Blue Sky Studios on film productions like Storks and Ferdinand. He graduated from Sheridan College as a classically trained animator and landed one of his first jobs working on his favorite video game, Jak and Daxter. Jason has been a mentor since 2007 and currently teaches many courses, including Body Mechanics, Introduction to Acting, Advanced Acting, and Feature Animation Acting & Polish.

Jason’s Credits




Hotel Transylvania 2

Recent Films

  • The Monkey King
  • Scoob!
  • Ferdinand
  • The Emoji Movie
  • Storks
  • Hotel Transylvania 2
  • Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2: Revenge of the Leftovers
  • Hotel Transylvania

Other Films

  • Rio
  • Paul
  • Iron Man 2
  • Planet 51
  • Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs
  • Horton Hears a Who!
  • Ice Age: The Meltdown

Short Films

  • Mt. Ehn


  • Jak and Daxter

Courses Taught By Jason

Courses may vary from term to term.


12-Week Course

Learn to animate realistic bipedal movement.

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to Acting

12-Week Course

Make your characters come alive with emotion.

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12-Week Course

Tell a complex, two-person story with dialogue.

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Feature Animation
Acting & Polish

12-Week Course

Animate a shot the pros would be proud of and finish your demo reel.

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