Simon Jacques – Bio, Career Highlights, Cause of Death

Simon Jacques

Simon Jacques was a visual effects artist. He worked on projects such as Assassins Creed, Versailles, and Ghost in a shell. After his death most people are been frustrated with the lack of information about him, although not much information is found about him we tried to gather some of the info that might be useful to you.

Simon Jacques Biography:

Even though not much of his biography is available, where are the ones we were able to gather. Simon Jacques was born in Montreal, Canada. Montréal is the largest city in Canada’s Québec province and It’s set on an island in the Saint Lawrence River. The city is known to be the home to the famous Cirque de Soleil (“Circus of the Sun” or “Sun Circus”) an entertainment company and the largest contemporary circus producer in the world.

One will ask how old was Simon Jacques before his painful exit from this world, well that has been confidential information kept away from his fans or blogs. From his appearance, one can suggest that Simon was around his early thirties before he passed away.

Due to his love of production of visual work, he studied in post-production at ATM (Art et Technologie des Médias) of Cégep de Jonquière. Simon was one of the most talented students during his days in school. After graduation, he worked in various studios inside Montreal and lived there for a few more years. From there he went to contribute to a number of projects.


The Visual Effects is a tough job to nail and yet people like Simon Jacques have done a great job and making it look easy, Simon Jacques’s works have been seen in most movies.

Simon Jacques was credited for his work in creating the visual effects of “Versailles” a French historical fiction drama Canal+ original television series, the series was set during the construction of the Palace of Versailles during the reign of Louis XIV, that premiered in 2015. The series runs for three seasons which includes thirty episodes.

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In 2016, Jacques was behind the visual effects of the video game franchise film “Assassin’s Creed” a science fiction action film. Also that same year he created the visual effects of “X-Men: Apocalypse” film which was based on the fictional X-Men characters and was the ninth installment in the X-Men film series. Simon Jacques also create the visual effects for the first installment of the Star Wars anthology series back in 2016.

In 2017, Simon create the visual effect of “Ghost in the Shell” a science fiction action film which was directed by Rupert Sanders. He was also credited for creating the effect of the film “The Shack” a Christian drama film directed by Stuart Hazeldine and stars Sam Worthington and Octavia Spencer. Simon was also behind the effects of Allied a war thriller film back in 2016, Fallen (2016), “Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children” (2016), “Race” (2016), “Blue Moon” (2016), and “Outcast” (2014).

Although he wasn’t credited for the visual effects of “Shadow Hunters” he tipped in some effects for the series.

Was Simon Jacques married?

Given his untimely death, Simon Jacques wasn’t married but it wasn’t known to us if he was in a relationship before he passed away.

What was Simon Jacques worth?

Not much about his earnings is known but from the point of view of those amazing effects of some of the movies he created, one would say, and be right, he wasn’t starving.

Simon Jacques Death

Simon Jacques died in the summer of 2017. The cause of the death has not yet been disclosed to the public. Our thoughts and prayers go out to his family and friends. His work and contribution to the entertainment industry will forever be remembered – and cherished.

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