Sylvain Lebeau Joins the Folks VFX Team as Head of CG
From the release:
Folks is pleased to announce Sylvain Lebeau, a.k.a Sly, is joining the studio as the new head of CG effective today. The twenty-plus-year veteran brings a wealth of experience to his new role and is well known in the industry for his leadership and his creative vision. Sly will lead the development and growth of Folks’ CG department and help take the studio to the next level.
Before joining Folks, Sly spent 12 years at SHED, a company he co-founded. Over the years he held multiple key roles such as CG supervisor, VFX supervisor, On-set supervisor and mentor; Leading artists on world class visual effects projects. “I decided to join Folks, because I found them to be this passionate team of artists and producers with a clear goal of building a unique world class studio. I want to be part of it, help them develop and create impressive imagery” says Lebeau.
“Sly is one of a kind! He’s a profound creative artist with an astonishing track record for understanding the complexity of efficiently creating stunning CG imagery. His renowned talent and experience in the industry make him an undeniable leader in our community” says Sebastien Bergeron, Folks President. “I couldn’t be more thrilled that he chose Folks to write the next chapter of his already brilliant career. I believe it’s a perfect fit; we share the same core values. He’s a humble captain; he will be adding depth to an already strong core group of CG supervisors and senior artists. Welcome home Sly!” adds Bergeron.