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Junior Lopez

Chief Creative Officer

Junior Lopez is the founder of Illworks Studios.  Growing up art was always a part of his world.  He attended Sheridan College taking Art and continued alomg a creative path in the Music Industry all the while still creating design and animation throughout that period.  In 2010 realizing Animation and Motion graphics was a path that could create a future for himself he has continued down this road working with many production companies and networks.

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Kevin Barton

Executive Producer

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Kevin Barton is a 20+ year, award-winning media industry veteran, who has spent his life immersed in creative industries. He began his career at Universal Music Group Canada, where he went on to direct record sales at the country’s largest Urban Music department.

 

As head of Mobile Marketing in the Caribbean for Cable & Wireless, Kevin drew on his unique take on marketing communications and content strategy to the task to redesign the marketing department to meet the industry face paced challenges.

 

Kevin’s passion for storytelling eventually led him shift careers to film. After pursuing further education, he quickly earned a reputation in the industry for innovative visual narratives, not to mention a track record of developing award-winning creative projects.

 

Constantly on the hunt for the next innovation, Kevin added User Experience and Design to his skill set and co-founded SnackableTV. He forged a creative partnership with Bell Media to build fresh entertaining on-the-go content for mobile audiences.

 

In his latest venture, he has partnered in a cutting-edge animation and design agency, IllWorks Studios, and developing cutting-edge content for some of North America’s biggest media networks.

Jody Laraya

Project Management Supervisor

Junior Lopez is the founder of Illworks Studios.  Growing up art was always a part of his world.  He attended Sheridan College taking Art and continued alomg a creative path in the Music Industry al the while still creating design and animation throughout that period.  In 2010 realizing Animation and Motion graphics was a path that could create a future for himself he has continued down this road working with many production companies andnetworks.

Kristian Mamaril

Lead Animator/Motion Graphics Artist

Kristian Mamaril has been with Illworks Studios from the start.  Creating anything using 2D/3D Kristian has always been on a creative path.  Drawing has always been something Kristian has always done from early days as child.  Moving his talent to the digital realm Kristian has been creating and designing along side Junior for the past 10 years, deep in the trenches of client feedback.

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Founded in 2010, Illworks Studios is an entertainment driven, motion graphics animation studio, designing projects within the realms of film, television and music.  Illworks Studios’ resume blankets the industry with experience in working with a multitude of companies.  From agencies to institutions, independents to commercial companies, Illworks Studios has something for everyone. 

Starting as a one man operation founded by Junior Lopez in 2010, Illworks Studios has grown to create numerous motion graphic animations for a variety of clients, such as: BBC, HGTV, Vice and Universal Music Canada to name a few.  

Looking to the future, Illworks Studios continues building on the imagination of a new generation sprouting from the seeds of influences of an era that included: Grandizer, Silverhawks, GI Joe, Starvengers, Voltron, Transformers and Thundercats.  

 

With that in mind, Illworks Studios’ is constantly creating something from nothing, for everyone to enjoy!  (Trying to Fit in the slogan somewhere.  Are we married to this slogan?)

 

“We just want to make cool s&*t.”

-Junior Lopez (Chief Creative Officer)

 

Stay tuned.