Deluxe Entertainment Services

Jason Martinsen

Lead Animator & Co-Supervisor
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

Scoob!

Ferdinand

Storks

Hotel Transylvania 2

Recent Films

  • 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

Games

  • Jak and Daxter

Courses Taught By Jason

Courses may vary from term to term.

Body
Mechanics

12-Week Course

Learn to animate realistic bipedal movement.

Learn More

Introduction
to Acting

12-Week Course

Make your characters come alive with emotion.

Learn More

Advanced
Acting

12-Week Course

Tell a complex, two-person story with dialogue.

Learn More

Feature Animation
Acting & Polish

12-Week Course

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

Learn More