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STARNO headquaters in Montreal, Canada

Creators of Digital Worlds

Starno is a Montreal, Canada based creative studio that focuses primarily on Visual Effects and high-end photo realistic images. With STARNO's along your side, you will find talent and expertise to support your every need. Including Digital Matte Painting, Concept Art, Compositing, Key Art, Poster Art, CG Environment, Promotional art and Advertisement.

VISUAL EFFECTS

We create all kind of VFX work. such as CG Environments, CG Assets, complex Camera Projection, Roto & Paint, Tracking & Match move

Matte Painting

We create Digital Matte Painting, 2.5D Camera Projection, CG Environment, Set Extension, Backdrop, Backlot, Cyclorama

Concept Art

We create Characters, Creatures, Environments, Costumes, Vehicules, Props

Advertising

We create promotional art such as Movie Posters, Key Arts, Advertising Prints of all kind

Who loves to work with us

Our clients are typically Visual Effects / VFX Studios, Film Productions, Game Studios, Advertising Agencies and Architecture Agencies. Together we collaborate to work on projects for companies such as :

regency entertainment    netflix    nbc    sony pictures    paramount television    abc    ubisoft    amazon studios

Film Industry

Matte Painting, Set Extension, 2.5D camera projection (Nuke and Maya), CG Environment, VFX, Previz and Postviz concept art, Backdrop, Cyclorama

Gaming Industry

Skybox, digital Matte Painting and CG Environment, Concept Art, Key art / Poster art, Cinematics, In-Game, Virtual Reality / VR projects

Advertising

Photo realistic illustration and digital Matte Painting for advertising purposes such as TV Commercials, Prints, Web, Magazines, Etc

Architecture

Architectural Previsualization, Photo-realistic integration, High-rise rendering



Superior results

We take pride in the work we do for our clients. We produce results rapidly and have one of the fastest development cycles in the industry. We invite you to browse our portfolio for a sample.

Professional experience

We have a wealth of knowledge and experience. Our team has more than 35 years of combined experience under our belts in our respective areas of expertise. Each of us brings a unique perspective to the table.

Availability

We work with companies of all shapes and sizes and recognize no two projects are the same. We make ourselves available for questions and schedule regular progress calls to check-in and make sure we’re all on the same page. And we’re always available via email.

Time Management

Managing your project's scope is about maximizing your budgeted time, money and resources to carry out the necessary steps on the way to reaching your goal.

We are proud of these numbers

203 Projects done
496 Shots created
4 Years as a team
89 Happy clients

More than 35 years of combined experience

Our team members were involved in many projects in the past. Here are some of them.

OUR SKILLS

MATTE PAINTING

MATTE PAINTING

Matte paintings (Matte arts) are used to create virtual sets. We use this term when we create an entire set using mostly photo manipulation and 2.5D techniques.
SET EXTENSION

SET EXTENSION

A set extension is the digital extension of an existing set or a part of a set built especially for a project using generally the same techniques than matte painting.
CG ENVIRONMENT

CG ENVIRONMENT

CG Environment is the application of computer graphics to create full 3 dimensional sets in visual effects / VFX (films) and video games.
CONCEPT ART

CONCEPT ART

A concept art is a form of illustration where the main goal is to convey a visual representation of an idea for use mostly in games and films or other media before it is put into the final product.
COMPOSITING

COMPOSITING

Our compositing services: Seamless Integrations, Rotoscopy, Chroma Key, Camera Mapping, Tracking and Camera match move, Color Grading and Matte Key.
SKYBOXES

POSTER | KEY ART

The term Key Art is used to describe an artwork used to advertise a film, stage production or tv series or a game. Key art is the art of high end illustration for marketing campaigns, including movie posters.
SKYBOX

SKYBOX | CYCLO

A skybox and a cyclo is a method of creating backgrounds to make a computer and video games level look bigger than it really is. We can also apply these techniques to VR (virtual reality) and VFX projects.
BACKDROP

BACKDROP

Also called back-cloth, a backdrop is a painted cloth hung at the back of a set or a stage as part of the scenery. Today, backdrops are digitally painted and then printed on canvas for multiple purposes.
CAREERS

Join Us

As we grow, we are always looking for talented individuals to join our team, whether they are recent graduates or experienced professionals. Are you an experienced artist looking for the next step in your career? Do you want to work on feature films, television shows, games and advertisement projects?


WE ARE LOOKING FOR:
3D ENVIRONMENT ARTIST - Canadian citizens or permanent residents only [OPEN POSITION]

SENIOR MATTE PAINTER - Canadian citizens or permanent residents only [CLOSED POSITION]

SENIOR VFX COMPOSITOR - Canadian citizens or permanent residents only [CLOSED POSITION]

MID / SENIOR CONCEPT ARTIST - Canadian citizens or permanent residents only [CLOSED POSITION]

VFX PRODUCER - Canadian citizens or permanent residents only [CLOSED POSITION]


jobs@starno.net
Contact Us

How to reach us

starno studio

Studio Address

4710 St-Ambroise street, #334-A
Montreal (Quebec), Canada, H4C 2C7
Phone: 1 (438) 375-7302

General Information

(General Information, Services request, Jobs Opportunities)

info@starno.net

Miriel Robidoux

Executive VFX Producer

miriel@starno.net

Frederic St-Arnaud

(Art Direction, Supervision, Business Information)

fstarnaud@starno.net

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