International Conference on Animation,
Effects, VR, Games and Transmedia
April 24 - 27, Stuttgart, Germany

Jean-Pascal Beaudoin, Co-Founder / Head of Sound, Headspace Studio/ Director of Sound Technology, Felix & Paul Studios

Jean-Pascal is a director of sound design, supervising sound editor, re-recording mixer and music supervisor based in Montreal.

With extensive experience in the world of audio post-production and driven by a combined passion for cinematic storytelling through sound and immersive audio technology, he established himself as a key pioneer in the emerging field of 3D audio for cinematic virtual reality.

Along with long time collaborators Felix & Paul Studios, a recognized creative and technology leader in cinematic VR, he co-founded Headspace Studio, the first sound studio entirely focused on virtual reality content.

With Headspace Studio, Jean-Pascal has worked with important partners on projects such as the Daytime Emmy® Award-winning Cirque du Soleil’s Inside the Box of Kurios, Jurassic World: Apatosaurus, Through the Ages: President Obama Celebrates America’s National Parks, the White House's first VR experience, and Miyubi, VR's first long-form scripted comedy in coproduction with Funny or Die and Oculus Studio. .

FMX is funded by the Ministry of Science, Research and the Arts and the Ministry of Economic Affairs, Labour and Housing of the State of Baden-Wuerttemberg, the City of Stuttgart and the MFG Film Funding, taking place in cooperation with VES Visual Effects Society, ACM SIGGRAPH and the World Building Institute, supported by Animation Media Cluster Region Stuttgart (AMCRS), AMD, AutodeskBackstage, Epic Games and Mackevision. FMX is an event by the Filmakademie Baden-Wuerttemberg, organized by the Animationsinstitut, hosting the Animation Production Day (APD), a joint venture with the Festival of Animated Film Stuttgart (ITFS).