JokerMartini showcases a portfolio of work and provides training material, tools and a variety of services and solutions for the Film, Television, & Marketing industries. Our goal is to strive for the highest quality of work while developing ideas and new innovative ways to quickly achieve stunning work. Here at JokerMartini we not only show you what is possible, but we breakdown techniques and workflows to easily explain how the process is executed in production environments. To help aid in some of these complex tasks, we develop innovative tools that improve speed, quality, versatility and flexibility in your everyday productions.
John grew up in New Philadelphia Ohio and attended college at the Art Institute of Pittsburgh where he graduated with a degree in Media Arts and Animation. He currently resides in California with his wife Marisa and side kick dog Marlee. He has over a decade of experience in 3D and digital art. His skills include vfx, along with several years of programming, design and development, lighting and shading, animation, modeling, sculpting, compositing, tool development, and Training. He enjoys pushing the boundaries, improving workflows and collaborating with teams to produce the highest quality of work. When John's not sitting behind the computer you'll find him hanging out with friends and family, playing sports, grilling out, working out, or playing video games (Halo). His favorite meal consists of italian sausage, french fries and ice cream.
Marisa graduated from Tuscarawas Central Catholic High School in 2006. She grauated with her Associates in Business Management with a concentration in Marketing from Kent State University and earned her Bachelor's degree in from Ohio University. She currently resides in Long Beach, California with John. Marisa is knowledgeable and experienced leader in management and marketing skills. Her skills include Time Management, Strong Communication and Writing skills, Strategic and Creative thinking, Analytic Skills, Budgeting, Public Speaking and Presenting, Photoshop, InDesign, and Business Development. Marisa prides herself in consistency and efficiency in making sure clients receive the highest quality of care and end results from start to finish.
Jason grew up in the suburbs of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania where he graduated from North Penn High School in 2006. From there, he ventured west to the city of Pittsburgh and attended Point Park University, where he received a bachelor’s degree in Cinema & Digital Arts with a concentration in Editing and Sound. Shortly following graduation, Jason moved to Burbank, California with his wife and pursued a career in the film and television industry. Since moving to Burbank, he has found himself working in post production for a multitude of different television and film productions. He takes extreme pride in professional quality and carries a passion of discovering new skills everyday. His love for the art of editing is forever growing and his dedication to his work is only one of his many notable traits. When not working you can find Jason at the movies, on a date with his wife, hanging out with friends, or kicking back with a beer. A die-hard Redskins fan, he hopes to see his team make it to the Super Bowl again one day.
CGwhat - Interview (April 1, 2010)
CGArena - Interview (February 25, 2010)
3D World - ‘Cobwebs’ plugin (August 1, 2012)
3dArtist-57 - Animators Tool Kit (July 2013)
3dArtist-62 - Animators Tool Kit (November 2013)
3dArtist-103 - Still Life Tutorial Series (February - September 2014)
InCG - Compositing Tutorial (March 2014)
7D Cannon DSLR
Blue Microphones Yeti Pro Microphone
There are many things going on behind the scenes at JokerMartini. If you would like to inquire about joining the team, contact JokerMartini here.