209 GROUP. INNOVATIVE VIRTUAL PRODUCTION SOLUTIONS
209 group is the leading resource for virtual production needs in television, film, gaming, advertising and automotive. By providing innovative virtual production solutions through their all-inclusive pipeline, 209 group creates an immersive experience for animation, visual effects and video game companies amongst all platforms. Their pipeline includes hardware, software, services and motion capture apparel solutions.
209 group: Execution Simplified
Give us the pieces and we will put it together…
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PRESIDENT & CEO
An expert in the field of entertainment technology, Tom has years of technical sales experience and long-standing relationships to help grow and streamline businesses, drawing on knowledge from the film, video games, life science and medical, automotive, defense and aerospace industries- with a particular emphasis on the vision science and human machine interface. Tom has very high standards for clients but low standards when it comes to lunchtime (he thrives on a diet of supermarket sushi and deli meat.)
Jaime is a finance and marketing specialist with 20+ years as a consumer research analyst and business development director across varied industries (Capital Markets, Mutual Funds, Retail Fashion, Retail Beauty, Home Design, Automotive and Entertainment. You can sum me up with in one sentence, “Stressed, blessed and coffee obsessed”.
GREG LA SALLE
Greg has experienced an impressive career in technology development for the entertainment industry. He also has a solid reputation of working with talent as a facial motion capture expert. He has been facial capture supervisor on over 25 feature films including “Beauty & The Beast, “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button”, “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows”, Marvel’s “The Avengers”, “Guardians of the Galaxy” and “Gravity.”
In 2014, Greg won a Technical Achievement Award at the 87th Academy Awards for the innovative design and development of MOVA, a breakthrough Facial Performance Capture system.
209 group has become the premiere resource for virtual production by solving our customers most demanding challenges. We do this by strategically utilizing our portfolio of high tech partners in performance capture hardware and services, super computing, VR/AR/XR and pre/post visualization and production
But … Don’t take our word for it. Here’s what our clients have to say!
- Just wanted to give a huge shout out and heart felt thanks for making today happen for us. You've picked up the phone every time we've called, no matter how late or how crazy the ask. You've marker'd our actors, loaned us tons of tech and landed a couples sales in the course.
You truly do go the extra mile...Really appreciate it all!
- Tom Armbruster was the driving force in our fastest growth market - Film. His ability to develop and maintain professional relationships with new customers, existing customers and our competitor’s customers positioned us with clear differentiation, purchase preference for our products and services, year on year growth consistently above forecast and the highest margins of any sector.
- I have been a client of 209 Group for many productive years. Their results are impressive. They provide creative solutions using the ‘best of the best’ hardware and software. The differentiators are their recommendations are rock solid and as bulletproof as you can get in high tech. I could recognize immediate value for my Company.
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209 group is a professional technology and services provider for virtual production and motion tracking. Founded in 2011, the company simplifies the execution of complex solutions, enabling creative studios, brands and corporations to realize immersive entertainment and design. From developing and sourcing hardware and software to providing on-site expertise and access to a network of specialized partners, 209 group solves the most demanding challenges of virtual production and motion tracking to enable customers across industries to deliver impactful visual content.