Jarrod studied Media Arts and Animation at The Art Institute of Los Angeles. He brings technical expertise and vast knowledge to the matchmove department along with the ability to skilfully mentor and supervise his team. His meticulous attention to detail has driven him to the top of his field.
VFX Supervisor / Co-Founder
After graduating from The School of Visual Arts in NYC with a Fine Arts degree, Joel began his career as an animator in 1999. Since then he has gone on to be a VFX supervisor for some of Hollywood's biggest hits including Stranger Things season 2 for which he earned an Emmy nomination. Joel brings an extensive blend of creative and technical abilities and a thorough understanding of producing the highest quality visual effects for Film and TV.
VFX Supervisor / Co-Founder
Fascinated by visual effects, Sierra moved to Vancouver to pursue her career in the VFX industry after graduating from The University of Hong Kong. In her free time, you will find Sierra laughing, reading a book or playing with her cute puppy Theo.
A Vancouver Film School alumni, Pete brings a breadth of knowledge to TRACK. After establishing the VFS-Shanghai campus, Pete led teams on film, commercial and episodic projects. Experienced in developing VFX workflows and methodology, artist supervision and mentorship.
Vaagn is a passionate and dedicated matchmove artist who's always trying to learn new tracking techniques and is looking forward to taking on a more leadership-based role. In his spare time he likes to watch films, build Star Wars Lego and collect sneakers.
William graduated from Emily Carr with a bachelor in Animation in 2016. When originally trying to become an animator, William instead fell in love with tracking. Now he is an experienced matchmove artist that strives to learn new techniques and ways to improve further more and continue to become a great tracker with a name in the industry. He makes framed insect taxidermy on the side and is very fond of nature, with all its wonderful plants and animals.
As a graduate of Ryerson University’s RTA School of Media, Hannah loves all things TV & film. She began her career on Canada’s hit series “Corner Gas Animated” as the Digital Media Production Assistant. She’s obsessed with organisation, colour coding, meeting new people and loves to think outside the box. When she’s not at the office, you can find her hiking, ice skating, doing yoga, or FaceTiming her Mum and Dad back in Toronto. She is also usually eating ice cream and watching The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel aka the greatest show ever made. Ever.
Kiana graduated from the University of British Columbia with a Bachelor or Arts Degree in 2020. Being mesmerized by Star Wars from a young age, she decided to enter the VFX world as a production coordinator. In Kiana’s free time she enjoys travelling, cooking, exercising and quoting movies.
Passionate about visual effects, Federico has been working in the film industry for 10 years. He started as motion graphic animator and moved on to production gigs in Mexico.
Federico is now enjoying living in Vancouver and living the Canadian experience.
Favourite quote "Life without tacos is no life at all" -unknown
Grace is a matchmove artist from South Korea who joined the TrackVFX team in 2019.
She is looking to build genuine and lasting connections while continuing to develop her skills in the film industry.
In her spare time, Grace loves to travel, watch sci-fi movies, and explore local coffee shops.
Her colleagues say that she's a really nice and friendly person.
Kaillou Lai is a 3D generalist and graphic designer from British Columbia. His vision is to create an idea and put it into his artistic mindset. Due to his free time sketching, he drew a quick interest in animation at an early age. Before graduating from Emily Carr University in 2018 with a Bachelor of Media Arts Degree, he completed a senior graduate film. Using his dedication and craftsmanship, he continues to strive to bring creative value to his clients, teammates and individual being.
Born and raised in Hong Kong. Also spent several years living in Alberta. Lyric is currently living in North Vancouver. He is a huge Star Wars fan and ever since he was a kid he has dreamt of working on movies and tv shows because of his love and passion for Star Wars. He also enjoys gaming, soccer, swimming and hiking.
A designer who graduated from UFSM in Brazil, Thiago took different paths in his career throughout his life and got used to adapting himself to being what he needs to be. Whether he’s enjoying a medieval sword clash, a western Mexican standoff or a sci-fi dog fight, he likes to indulge in the great visual storytelling from other artists. When he is not busy being a weirdo, he also likes to hang out with friends and family and play video games.
Hey... I arrived in Vancouver about 2 years back and my love story with this place starts from that time. I am a recent graduate from Langara CEA, where I studied advanced Visual Effects. My job at Track VFX is my first, and I look forward to gaining a lot of experience.
My time in Vancouver so far has taught me that good things are often found, outside your comfort zone. So keeping that in mind, I am eager to discover what life has in hold for me...