Greg LaSalle

Director of Visual Development

Greg LaSalle is a native of Bristol, CT and is a life-long lover of music and the performing arts. Greg studied music at the prestigious Berklee College of Music in Boston and the Hartt School of Music at the University of Hartford. While at the Hartt School, Greg created his own comprehensive major which included the study of musical theater accompaniment and conducting, acting, playwriting, as well as backstage theater craft and theatrical makeup. In 2000, Greg and his wife set out on a new adventure, moving to San Francisco, CA to help his friend invent new technology that would expand the uses of traditional motion and facial capture for films. Since, Greg has experienced an impressive career with a solid reputation of working with talent as a facial motion capture expert in the movie industry. He has worked on over 30 feature films, such as “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button” and “Harry Potter and the Deadly Hallows”, Marvel’s “The Avengers”, “Guardians of the Galaxy” and “Gravity.” Lasalle and his team won a Technical Achievement Award at the 87th Academy Awards for the innovative design and development of the MOVA Facial Performance Capture system. Greg is an extreme sports enthusiast. When not acting or playing the piano, he enjoys paragliding, running and snowboarding. Greg currently residesĀ in Los Angeles.