Born in Saigon, Vietnam, Nguyen-Anh arrived in Quebec at the age of six. A founding member of Cineground Media and GreenGround Productions, he has produced and directed a number of award-winning short films. After discovering ‘Akira’ at the age of 12, he has been a die-hard fan ever since.
JAN BELINA BRZOZOWSKI
Director of Photography
Jan Belina graduated from the Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema in 2007. He went on to complete a Master’s in Cinematography at the internationally recognized National Film School in Lodz, Poland. After 5 years of perfecting his skills, he will be able to bring to life the intricate world of Akira, a manga that he is passionate about.
Visual Effects Supervisor
Santiago has been developing his craft from a very young age. He has utilized the latest technologies in his own pursuit of artistic merit and personal innovations. These developments have translated into creative production workflows for numerous projects.
JOSÉ MIGUEL ARAGÜÉS
José Miguel is the founder of Vórtice, an audio visual company based in Spain, specializing in industrial 3D work. A huge fan of Akira, he has modeled the extremely detailed Kaneda’s bike that we are using on this project.
Laura is a graduate of the Set and Costume Design at John Abbott College and has a Business Degree from HEC Montreal. She has been working in film and theatre for the past 3 years. Her skills in scenic painting, props making and set construction allows her to be our hands-on person for the Akira project.
Simon studied Film Production at Concordia University from 2008 until 2011. There, he developed an affinity for film producing and photography. He is now in charge of post-production coordination at Cineground Media.
Sean has worked with the RED One, Scarlet and Epic cameras since their very early days back in 2008. He is one of the foremost Digital Imaging Technician in Montreal and will supervise everything camera-related on set and the management of the RED data workflow.