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Daniel Langlois was a Canadian businessman, president and founder of the Daniel Langlois Foundation, Ex-Centris, and Media Principia Inc. He also founded Softimage Inc., serving as its president and chief technology officer from November 1986 to July 1998.
Langlois’s company is recognized in the fields of cinema and media creation for its digital technologies and especially its 3-D computer animation techniques. Softimage software was used to create 3-D effects in such films as Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace, The Matrix, Titanic, Men in Black, Twister, Jurassic Park, The Mask and The City of Lost Children.
Daniel Langlois was born in 1957 until his death on December 1, 2023. He was 66 years and was born in Quebec, Canada. He is the son of Candian parents.
Daniel Langlois earned a bachelor of design degree from the Université du Québec à Montréal. He also worked eight years as a film director and animator for private companies and the National Film Board of Canada. During this time, he made contributions to the film industry and especially to the field of computer graphics.
Langlois has gained recognition for his work on Transitions, the first stereoscopic 3-D computer animation in IMAX format (presented at Expo 86). He also had a hand in the 1985 film Tony de Peltrie, which has garnered several international awards.
He has received many honors throughout his career. In 1994, Ernst & Young chose him as Canada’s national entrepreneur of the year. The Université de Sherbrooke bestowed an honorary doctorate in administration on Mr. Langlois in 1996.
He also received honorary doctorates from McGill University (2002), Concordia University (2004), Université du Québec à Montréal (2005) and University of Ottawa (2008). In 1997, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences presented him with a Scientific and Technical Oscar.
In 1999, he became a Knight of the National Order of Quebec and was named as an Officer of the Order of Canada in 2000, and Great Montrealer in 2004. In recent years, Daniel Langlois has been involved in sustainable development and research projects to create self-sustainability for small communities and some industrial sectors such as the hospitality sector.
Coulibri Ridge (coulibriridge.com) which is part of this research process in Dominica, has been awarded Gold and Platinum Winner as well as Grand Winner in the Hotel and Tourism Development category at the 15th Edition of the Grands Prix du Design 2022.
Evaluated by a multidisciplinary international jury made up of professionals, academics and members of the press, Coulibri Ridge was the overall winner in the Hotel and Tourism Development category. The international award recognizes excellence in design and celebrates the talented professionals who inspire through their creative vision.
The Daniel Langlois Foundation is a non-profit, philanthropic organization endowed by Daniel Langlois and chartered in 1997 with the mission to support artistic and scientific projects and research dedicated to further general human awareness as well as the understanding of human relation with its natural and technological environment.
The purpose of the foundation is to further artistic and scientific knowledge by fostering the meeting of art and science in the field of technology and the environment. The Foundation seeks to nurture a critical awareness of technology’s implications for human beings and their natural and cultural environments and to promote the exploration of aesthetics suited to evolving human environments.
The Foundation Centre for Research and Documentation (CR+D) seeks to document history, artworks and practices associated with electronic and digital media arts and to make this information available to researchers in an innovative manner through data communications.
In 2005, the foundation initiated the development of DOCAM (Documentation and Conservation of the Media Arts Heritage). This international research alliance’s primary objective is to develop new methodologies and tools to address the issues of preserving and documenting technological and electronic works of art.
The Daniel Langlois Foundation, DOCAM, and its Centre for Research and Documentation are in Montreal. In 2011, the entire collection of the foundation was donated to the Cinémathèque québécoise. Resilient Dominica (RezDM.org) is a Non-Government Organisation (NGO) formed in 2018 shortly after Hurricane Maria by the Daniel Langlois Foundation in an attempt to rebuild and strengthen resilience in Dominica in the communities of Soufriere, Scotts Head, and Gallion.
Daniel Langlois Cause of Death
Daniel and his partner’s body were discovered on a road leading to their resort in Dominica. Their badly burned bodies were discovered on December 1, 2023.
Daniel Langlois was in a relationship with her partner whose name is yet disclosed.
Daniel Langlois net worth
How much was Daniel Langlois worth? Daniel Langlois net worth was estimated at around $10 million. His main source of income was from his primary work as a businessman. Daniel Langlois’s salary per month and other career earnings were over 500,000 dollars annually. His remarkable career achievements have earned him luxurious lifestyles and fancy car trips. He was one of the richest and most influential businessmen in Canada. He stood at an appealing height of 1.75m and had a good body weight which suited his personality.