Aristomenis Tsirbas, Director, President
Aristomenis (Meni) Tsirbas has been directing film and TV for over 15 years and works in both live action and animation. He also has 20 years experience as a visual effects supervisor and digital artist.
Meni was born in Montreal, Canada and majored in film production at Concordia University. In 1996 he moved to Los Angeles to work on James Cameron’s Titanic and national advertising spots for Nike, 7UP and Coca-Cola. As a visual effects supervisor Meni worked on Miramax’sA Wrinkle in Time, Disneys’ My Favorite Martian and Paramount’s Star Trek: Deep Space Nine.
Between 2000 and 2003 Tsirbas wrote and directed a string of highly successful animated short films including SIGGRAPH’s Ray Tracey in Full Tilt, Microsoft’s Mech Warrior: Vengeance, Terra, and the acclaimed The Freak. In 2004 Tsirbas worked on two back-to-back music videos including Tears For Fears’ Closest Thing To Heaven before setting off to direct his first feature film, Battle for Terra. Meni is currently working on his second feature film.
Meni's films have received over two dozen international awards from film festivals such as Sundance, Hollywood and Palm Springs.
2011 PLUS MINUS (SHORT FILM, CO-DIRECTOR)
2010 ANTHRO (SHORT FILM)
2008 BATTLE FOR TERRA (FEATURE FILM)
2005 UDORA: FADE AWAY (MUSIC VIDEO)
2003 TERRA (SHORT FILM)
2002 THE FREAK (SHORT FILM)
2001 MECHWARRIOR (MICROSOFT VIDEO GAME CINEMATIC)
2000 RAY TRACEY IN FULL TILT (SIGGRAPH OPENING ANIMATION)
2000 E.T. I.D. (COMMERCIAL SPOT)
2005 CLOSEST THING TO HEAVEN (MUSIC VIDEO)
2004 HELLBOY (FEATURE FILM)
2003 A WRINKLE IN TIME (TV MOVIE)
2002 STAR TREK: ENTERPRISE (TV SERIES)
1999 MY FAVORITE MARTIAN (FEATURE FILM)
1999 STAR TREK: DEEP SPACE NINE (TV SERIES)
1998 TACO BELL MARIO KART 64 (TV SPOT)
1997 NIKE: VIRTUAL ANDRE (TV SPOT)
1996 TITANIC (FEATURE FILM)
1995 STAR TREK: VOYAGER (TV SERIES)