Sven Martin joined the Pixomondo team in 2008 where he has since implemented a strong creature and character animation pipeline. Martin was brought on the HBO series Game of Thrones in Season 2 where he remained until the 8th and final season. His time on the ground-breaking show won Martin two Emmys, three VES statues and two Hollywood Post Alliance awards along the way.
With over 16 years of experience in the visual effects industry, Martin has worked with some of top filmmakers the world, in some cases, multiple times, including J.J. Abrams (Star Trek – Into Darkness, Super 8), Zack Snyder (Justice League, Suckerpunch), Jon Favreau (Iron Man II), Martin Scorsese (Hugo), Lars Von Trier (Melancholia) and Philipp Stölzl (The Physician) among others.
His work with Steven Spielberg on the director’s acclaimed Bridge of Spies earned Martin his fourth VES nomination. Martin’s other film credits include The Amazing Spider-Man, The Hunger Games, Fast Five and more.
A sought-after keynote speaker, Martin has spoken about his craft at such high-profile events as Comic-Con, SIGGRAPH, FMX, as well as at various conventions and schools all over the world including Singapore, Los Angeles, Sao Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, Italy, Poland, Sweden and Norway.