Director - Additive Manufacturing
Gentle Giant Studios
Having 19 years of Additive Manufacturing experience, Jason holds the position as Director of Additive Manufacturing for Gentle Giant Studios. Jason is the former lead systems engineer of Legacy Effects as well as Carbon's Technical Director. Jason helped create some of the biggest Hollywood blockbusters of all time utilizing Additive Manufacturing. Jason’s credits include Avatar, Terminator Genisys & Salvation, 2012, Thor, Iron Man 1,2, & 3, Cowboys & Aliens, Real Steel, Life of Pi, Captain America 2, Robocop and Pacific Rim; amongst other successful TV and film productions. Jason is a strong advocate of 3D Printing, which has proven to be an invaluable tool in his production workflow, along with 3D Scanning, 3D design and modeling. He has been operating numerous 3D printing technologies for several years to assist in the production of stunning special effects, products, theme park walk around suits and was awarded 3D Printing Industry’s Maker of The Year 2017 and the DINO (Distinguished Innovative Operators Award) in 2012 by the Additive Manufacturing Users Group. Since 2017.