John Textor keeps amazing audiences with his talent and leadership in creating extremely realistic digital humans and other digital effects for feature films and videos. One of these creations that he is famous for it the extremely believable digital human actor in the movie The Curious Case of Benjamin Button. He received the Achievement in Visual Effects award in 2009 and the CLIO advertising award for this work in Benjamin Button. John Textor, along with his companies, was also behind the visual effects for a large number of films, 25 of which were made during his company leadership including Pirates of the Caribbean at World’s End, Flags of our Fathers, and Transformers.
John Textor is currently Chairman of the Board of Directors of Pulse Evolution Corporation. As Chairman he is responsible for Pulse Evolution’s special projects, strategic partnerships, vendor partnerships, rights aquisition, and relationships with major media companies. His recent projects include Ender’s Game, where he was both Producer and Executive Producer, and the new animated feature film Art Story, An Original Animated Film, where he is producer and working with Aaron Blaise of Disney who is currently developing the film. Art Story involves the characters in the film jumping into famous works of art and their adventures inside the artworks. John Textor was previously Chairman and CEO of Digital Domain Media Group and Digital Domain Productions.
John Dextor is very active in the development of a variety of modes of entertainment that reach across a broad range of technology platforms. He has branched out to many projects and venues including his creation of the digital Tupak Shakur at the 2012 Coachella Valley Music festival.