Joel Pennington

Game Credits


Fight Night Round 3 (2006)   (Motion Capture Team)
The Godfather: The Game (2006)   (Additional Motion Capture)
FIFA Street (2005)   (Additional Motion Capture)
MVP Baseball 2005 (2005)   (Additional Motion Capture)
UEFA Champions League 2004-2005 (2005)   (Motion Capture Team)
FIFA Soccer 2005 (2004)   (Motion Capture Team)
Fight Night 2004 (2004)   (Motion Capture)
NBA Live 2005 (2004)   (Motion Capture Team)
NHL 2005 (2004)   (Motion Capture Team)
UEFA Euro 2004 Portugal (2004)   (Motion Capture)
FIFA Soccer 2004 (2003)   (Motion Capture)
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)   (Operators)
NBA Street Vol. 2 (2003)   (Motion Capture Operators)
Need for Speed: Underground (2003)   (Motion Capture Talent)
NHL 2004 (2003)   (Motion Capture)
Tiger Woods PGA Tour 2004 (2003)   (Motion Capture Technicians)
007: Nightfire (2002)   (Trackers)
FIFA Soccer 2003 (2002)   (Operators,┬áMotion┬áCapture)
FIFA Soccer 2003 (2002)   (Operators, Motion Capture)
NBA Live 2003 (2002)   (Tracker)
NHL 2003 (2002)   (Tracker)
Tiger Woods PGA Tour 2002 (2002)   (Motion Capture Operators)
NBA Live 2002 (2001)   (OPERATOR)


The Godfather: Blackhand Edition (2007)   (Additional Motion Capture)

Developer Biography

Joel is currently the Lead Motion Capture Technical Director at ImageMovers Digital. He is in charge of motion capture and performance pipeline development and contributes to furthering motion capture technology in film and games.

Joel was employed in Motion Capture at Electronic Arts from April 2001 to August 2007. He was promoted to Lead Assistant Motion Capture Specialist in the fall of 2003, to Associate Motion Capture Specialist in the summer of 2004 and to Motion Capture Specialist in the Summer of 2006. Joel received the motion capture employee of the year award in 2004 for his contributions in production refinement, research and development, and craftsmanship.

Joel attended the Vancouver Film School where he graduated in 2001 with a Diploma in the Animation and Digital Effects program.

His short film, A Cheese Without Cause went on to win a YTV student film contest and was nominated for an award at the Victoria Film Festival. The film also appeared at the Los Angeles Film Festival and is part of the permanent CBC, new media archives.

Last updated: Mar 20, 2010