Jason Michael Hall has been an artist in the Film Industry for ten years. Arriving in LA with a skillset in comics, illustration and web design, Jason's goal was to change his career path and get involved in Visual Effects. He restarted has career primarily as a Pre-Visualization artist on the first JJ Abrams’ Star Trek a few weeks before graduating from the Certificate Program at the Gnomon School of Visual Effects. Since then he has been creating amazing action sequences for many of the top big-budget Visual Effects films of the last decade; including Star Trek, Justice League, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Transformers, Mission Impossible, X-Men and Deadpool. While primarily working in Pre-Viz, he’s also contributed in areas such as concept design, storyboarding, animatics, and other pre-production needs that include Motion Tests, Postviz, Pitchviz, and VR media. He’s currently living in the Echo Park neighborhood in Los Angeles with his wife Nicky when not traveling with a production. There he keeps himself busy with various other creative pursuits like pitches for original IP’s, writing music, DJ'ing, and trying to get better at the didgeridoo.
I was lucky enough to work previs with Jason at 20th Century Fox on a
number of projects. Through those years, I was witness to his
brilliant attention to detail and constant professionalism. His eye
for layout, composition and animation was unmatched and he led the
charge on a number of production-saving turnarounds. I can say,
unequivocally, that I would not be where I am today without his
tireless work ethic, expert guidance, and true mentorship.
- Matt McClurg Previs Director at Pixomondo
Not only a complete pleasure to work with & someone I am grateful to
call not just a colleague, but a friend...an incredibly talented,
creative and passionate artist who's talents are not just
previs-specific, but extend in myriad, multi-faceted ways to the
beautiful world of art in general. You are dedicated to your craft as
a life-long endeavor, always excited about discovering and pursuing
new ideas, and have the vision and willingness to share your expansive
knowledge with other talented and likeminded artists who will thus be
able follow in your footsteps, and learn from one of the best!
- Jill Ambrosino Producer, Unit Eleven
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