John Textor is known for his extremely complex and innovative media work in many movies we love today. These include: The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, Ender’s Game, Grand Turino, Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End, and many more. John Textor specializes and is a leader in photo-realistic, digital humans. While John has spent much of his career working on some of the biggest movies in modern times, he also has a unique skill in bringing to life digital, virtual versions of artists that have passed, such as Elvis, Tupac Shakur and Michael Jackson. In this new artform, John uses all of his talents developed over his long career in the movie and media industry.
At the 2014 Billboard Music Awards, John produced and managed the record breaking “Slave to the Rhythm” performance, which included a 3D re-creation of late performer Michael Jackson. John sat down with USA Today to talk about the future of this art form. He said that they were getting a lot of interest from promoters saying they would like to use this digital art on concerts and performances (USA Today, 2014). John went on to say that it is not as easy as one would think. This type of digital art during a performance is very difficult to accomplish and has to be done in a specific way. If if is not done correctly, it can come off as generic or fake.
Mr. Textor is currently the Executive Chairman of Pulse Evolution Corporation. This company is a leader in development of hyper-realistic digital humans for visual live performances. This also includes virtual reality, artificial intelligence, and augmented reality. He is widely accepted as the pioneer of this new holographic entertainment form. Mr. Textor is involved in many projects within the movie and media industry.
John Textor is an extremely gifted and talented artist that moves with the times and creates new art forms for all people to enjoy. His work can be seen on the big screen in some of the most visually appealing movies. His new art forms can be seen in cutting edge performances. Keep an eye out for Mr. Textor; there is no telling what he may come up with next to surprise the entertainment industry once again.