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Jean-Luc SALA
jean_luc_sala@hotmail.com
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35 years old - French nationality
Comicwriter and artist in the french comicbook industry
Professional illustrator with +10 years of experience in the field of graphic
productions.
Art Director, Story Boarder & Conceptual Designer for the video game industry.
Academic
Teacher for EMC School - Paris - France
"Ecole des Métiers de la Communication"
Story Board & Conceptual Design initiation for the students of the "Brevet de
Maîtrise d'Image"
1994
Bachelor of Fine Arts
(BFA) with honours "Graduat d'Illustration Narrative avec mention Grande Distinction"
Institut des Beaux Arts St Luc Liège -Belgium-
Illustration and Comics specialization.
1991
Illustrations
Freelance Artist for Role-Playing-Games and French RPG Publications.
Cyberpunk (Talsorian Games), Elric/Stormbringer, Hawkmoon, Runequest, Pendragon
(Chaosium/Oriflam)
1991 - 1995
4 illustrations on the UN Human Rights Annual
Copies delivered to UN country leaders.
1989
Comic books
2003
The "Cross-Fire" scenario is signed with Soleil. (Art by PM Chan)
Hardcover Graphic novel - Spy/Action Comedy - Catholic Fantasy -Work in progress-

Art for the "Athanor" Serie. (Story by Bruneau) -
Action Comedy - Heroic Fantasy -Project cancelled-
1998
Exibition of "La Légende de Kynan" artworks - Flandres Archeological Museum
1996
Graphic Bible for Raphael Films "Exoforce" -Animated Series- Raphael Films/AB Studio

"Hand Dub" for a Sitcom (The main actor was suposed to play a comicbook artist)
Gaumont Television - "Une famille pour deux" - Studios Gaumont - Paris - France
1995
Comicwriting and Inking for "La Légende de Kynan" 64 pages hardcover graphic
novel -
Le Lombard publisher - Brussel - Belgium
Original artworks displayed at the Comicbook Museum of Brussel
1991
1990
First Prize of the "best young european comic artist" Contest -Le Lombard
publisher
280 competitors
Video Games
Conceptual Designer for "HIGHLANDER the gathering"

Team Leader - Kalisto Entertainment - Bordeaux - France

Art Director and Conceptual Designer - Cryo Interactive - Paris - France
UBIK - Screenplay adaptation of the Philip K. Dick's masterpiece.

"FABLE" (Symbiosys/Telstar) and "Cities of Sin" - Symbiosys - Paris - France
"Disney-like" Character design and hand-painted textures.

Pre-Production Department Manager - Cryo Interactive - Paris - France
Management of 6 Conceptual artists... 5 game designs and edutainment designs
delivered to several publishers ( Mindscape - 20th Century Fox Interactive -
Réunion des Musées Nationaux - Canal+ ).

Conceptual designer on RAVEN (Mindscape) - Cryo Interactive - Paris - France
Art Direction for 3D artists- Story Boarder for 45 minutes of FMV (+200 pre-rendered
cutscenes with live actors and bluescreening)

Conceptual designer for DRAGON LORE (Mindscape) Cryo Interactive - Paris -
France
First 3D RPG on CD-ROM. Conceptual character and background designer. Hand
painted textures for 20 CGI characters.
conceptal designs for MEGARACE, COMMANDER BLOOD, ALIENS.
2001-2002
1998-2000
1996-1997
1995
1994
1993
Military
1992
Illustrator for French Air Force publications for pilots
French Air Force Headquarters - La Cité de l'Air - Paris - France
Softs
Painter 6
Poser 4
Writer's Dreamkit/Dramatica Pro
Misc
Role playing gamer
Greenpeace member