Game On’s team Meet our staff

SamSam Girardin, CEO and Executive Producer

A visionary entrepreneur, Sam founded Game On after completing his studies and rapidly grew the business. His excellent interpersonal skills and ability to identify and embrace new trends and technologies in the gaming and multimedia industries, contributed to his success in both production and strategic development. Sam is a creative Executive Producer with an excellent understanding of the various issues specific to each project, and is able to effectively utilize all the resources at his disposal.

Thanks to Sam’s ability to develop new business models, Game On has been able to continually adapt to the changing requirements of the outsourcing industry. His vision and leadership combined with Game On’s commitment to extremely high standards in all that they do, have established Game On as a global industry leader.

 

 

 

JeremyJérémy Meunier, Mocap Supervisor

Jérémy has mastered the concepts and laws of bio-mechanics, and when combined with his extensive technical knowledge, you get one of the industry’s leading motion capture experts. His supervisory work on top projects like Heavy Rain and Life is Strange has earned him the recognition of his peers. In France he also works as a consultant to the sports and biomechanics departments of several universities.

In his constant quest for new and better ways of capturing performances, Jérémy has made some impressive breakthroughs in R&D. Due to his in-depth understanding of motion capture software and his dynamic approach he is able to explore new possibilities and find unique applications. Under his direction, his mocap team possess all the tools and knowledge they need to understand production issues and find effective solutions tailored to clients’ evolving needs.

 

 

 

JosianneJosianne Gagné, Associate Producer and Shoot Manager

Josianne began her journey in this industry studying 3D animation and getting her first job in the world of mocap. This experience helped her make the jump to becoming shoot manager at Ubisoft Montreal.

In April 2015 Josianne joined Game On, bringing with her four years of mocap experience, exceptional interpersonal skills and an organizational aptitude that always improves productivity.

Her contagious energy and commitment to every project that she’s involved with have made her an invaluable member of the Game On team.

 

 

 

FredMFred Malone, Audio Engineer

Fred has been working in the business for 21 years. In that time he has forged a reputation as a hard working and versatile professional. Fred is an integral part of both our Audio and Mocap teams with a wealth of experience in both fields. There often seems to be literally nothing he can’t do in a studio.

He has also developed a deep knowledge of the Montreal talent pool having worked with hundreds of different performers. Fred also teaches and trains others, ensuring the Game On team stays up to date with all the latest tools and techniques.

 

 

 

MarionMarion Guignolle, Mocap Specialist

Marion Guignolle is a leading mocap specialist at Game On. With a background in 3D animation, she cofounded a video game studio where she was technical art director. Marion has an excellent understanding of all aspects of mocap, whether they are creative or technical.

She has an exceptional eye for detail and is fully dedicated to her work. She is also in charge of all IT related projects at Game On.

 

 

 

 

NicoBNicolas Bédard, Audio Artist

Nicolas is a man of many abilities and roles at Game On. He handles session preparation, recording, dialog editing and file management.

To all these roles he brings his exceptional organizational skill, always finding the most efficient and effective ways to get a job done to the highest quality.

 

 

 

 

Nina_team_pageNina Tourigny, Production Coordinator

Nina has over 10 years experience in coordinating and managing various projects. Nina brings together all the elements required for recording and mocap sessions. She deals directly with talent agents and management using the strong relationships she has developed over the years.

She books all the required resources (studio, actors, stunt people, and technicians) handling all their contracts and logistical needs as well as coordinating the sessions. Able to adapt quickly and with superb managerial skills, Nina makes sure the sessions always run smoothly.

 

 

 

NancyNancy Brown, VP Finance

Nancy is a finance expert who has been working with numbers for close to 20 years. Specializing in the entertainment sector for the past 10 years, she was vice-president at Entertainment One and Alliance Films and masters the specifics of the industry.

Thanks to her keen mind and considerable analytical abilities, she can develop solutions that go beyond typical accounting conventions and devise effective strategies when establishing new areas of business.

A true leader, Nancy provides valuable advice to the Game On team when the time comes to deliver innovative projects.

 

 

 

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Véronique Fournie, Accountant

Véronique is a qualified accountant with over 20 years of practice to her credit. Always seeking for new challenges, she worked in various organisations and countries. Wether she works for an accounting firm, company or association, she will be in her element.

Her dynamism and strong communication skills are valuable assets for Game On.

 

 

 

 

Arnaud2Arnaud Barenne, Account Manager

Arnaud is a detail oriented account manager. Having studied international business and marketing, Arnaud has put his education into action in many countries around the world.

As a member of the Game On team his responsibilities include building and maintaining client relations, creating communication assets and managing special projects.

Arnaud has a curious mind and is constantly seeking ways to improve upon existing practices.