John Textor is presently an extremely active leader who is focusing so much on the increase and advancement of properties that pertains to entertainment as well as technology. In relation to the leadership responsibilities that Textor has in spearheading the wide utilization of photo-realistic, digital actors, he at the same time is working as a producer in charge of Art Story, which is a ground-breaking feature movie now being worked on by Disney experts and highly experienced film producers Aaron Blaise in collaboration with Chuck Williams. John Textor also served as the producer come senior director of a sci-fi fancy film called Ender’s Game, which was scheduled to debut on November 2013.
John Textor in the past worked in the office of the chairman and also chief executive officer of Digital Productions along with being chairman and chief executive officer of the corporation that birthed Digital Production called Digital Domain Media Group. The latter is termed as the founder of the former since it is the one that initiated its purchase and revivification from May 2006 to August 2012. Both corporations had mutual joint responsibility in the development of visual effects of over 80 world class films, 25 of these being released when Mr. Textor was at the helm of Digital Domain Productions. Among the 25 movies finalized during that time include; Transformers, Pirates of the Caribbean at World’s End, Flags of our Fathers, Tron: Legacy and Real Steel.
In John Textor’s leadership term, Digital Domain was revived as a champion in visual effects, thus scoping numerous Academy Awards and CLIO advertising awards. However, the most significant achievement that it made was being recognized as the first film corporation that deals with visual effects to innovatively create extremely convincing digital manlike personality in the movie titled The Curious Case of Benjamin Button. This triumph, usually known as “Holy Grail of Animation”, caused the corporation to be awarded the 2009 Academy Award for Achievement in Visual Effects. The performance that lasted one hour, which was entirely done by the corporation’s incredibly realistic digital actor amused viewers as well as Academy voters thus making the film to also scope an Academy Award for Best Make-up.
Other remarkable highlights that are seen during John Textor’s term of leadership comprised of having a breakthrough in the creation of a digital Tupac Shakur purposely for Coachella Valley Music festival in 2012. This was consummative progress of a joint undertaking for virtual rebirth of Elvis Presley.