An expertise that makes all the difference

Jacques Bilodeau
Founding President and Producer, Oasis Animation

Jacques Bilodeau has been working in the television industry for more than 30 years. He founded PMT Vidéo, a special effects and 3D animation company before joining Groupe TVA as Vice-President of the Techner Group. He was also the Founding President of Toon Boom Technologies Inc., the world leader in animation software whose customers include Walt Disney Animation, Warner Bros, Dreamworks and Nelvana, to name just a few. In 2003, he founded Oasis Animation and to this date, acts as President and Producer for the company.

Judith Beauchemin
Vice President Operations

Judith Beauchemin is Vice President Operations at Oasis Animation since January 2021. In this role, her main responsibility is to oversee the general operations of the company in order to increase its efficiency. Result oriented, Judith is an invaluable addition to the organization both operationally and strategically.
Over the past 20 years, Judith has held a number of key positions in major audiovisual production companies including as a producer over 500 hours of content for U.S. broadcasters such as the History Channel and Investigation Discovery, for which she produced 7 seasons of the Fatal Vows series.
Judith Beauchemin holds a Bachelor's degree in Communications from UQAM in Montreal.

Diane Dallaire
Vice-President Production and Producer

Diane Dallaire is Vice-President Production & Producer for Oasis Animation since 2008, supervising all aspects in the creation of animated productions. With more than 25 years of experience in animation in companies such as Cookie Jar Animation and Cinar, Diane Dallaire managed the production of more than 1000 half hours of animation. Over the years, she has won a Daytime Emmy Award, as well as two ‘Gémeaux’ awards.

Natasha Melillo
Vice-President, Finance and Administration

GA dynamic and committed manager, Natasha Melillo has nearly ten years of experience in the television production industry. She started her career in audit at Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton, then she moved to La Presse Télé, which became LP8 Média, then Attraction Images. Following the company’s growth, she is entrusted with increasing responsibilities within the finance and accounting department, acting as Financial Director, Productions. Since February 2017, she serves as Vice-President, Finance and Administration for Oasis Animation. Recognized for her leadership, her thoroughness and as a key team player, she brings focus on strategic planning and performance management.
Natasha Melillo holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from HEC Montréal and is a member of the Ordre des Comptables Professionnels Agréés du Québec.

Isabelle Bilodeau
Director of Business Development

Isabelle Bilodeau, Director of Business Development at Oasis Animation, is responsible for developing and growing business opportunities for the 2D Animation studio. She is a graduate from McGill University in Finance. Previously, she worked as a corporate financial analyst at comedy house Just for Laughs (Juste pour rire) and was responsible for the development and analysis of new investment opportunities. She formerly was a producer of live entertainment shows at Juste pour rire and the Operation Manager at Just for Laughs Theatrical.

Sonia Cacheleux
Human Ressources Director

Sonia Cacheleux is the Human Ressources Director of Oasis Animation. His role is to assist the Direction in the management of resources and provide support to employees and managers. For 15 years, she worked in many fields such as IT, industry (automotive, aerospace, petrochemical) and mobile telephony. His versatility, listening, analysis and availability allow him to work on many issues and understand the expectations of management and employees.
Sonia Cacheleux holds a Master’S degree in Human Resources and an MBA from the university of Sherbrooke. She is a member of the CRHA.

Mark Van Ee
Line Producer

Mark Van Ee graduated from The Art Institute of Vancouver with honours in Digital Film and Video and began his career in the Vancouver film industry. After a couple years on set, Mark made the move to VFX production, developing his skills at Method Studios, ILM, MPC and Prime Focus on over 10 feature films including Transformers, Sin City, Expendables, Cloud Atlas and Pacific Rim. His love for animation led him to Bardel Entertainment where he spent 5 years overseeing production on the Emmy Award winning show Rick and Morty and various animated projects. He has since moved to Montreal and has joined the Oasis Animation team as one of the studio’s producers.

Amanda Lomonaco
Production Manager

Amanda received her BA from the University of Auckland in New Zealand. Since the beginning of her career she has had the opportunity to work on a wide variety of productions and Independent Intellectual Properties from feature film, live action, VFX, 3D, and 2D animation. While most of her experience has been based in Toronto, Oasis Animation is her first opportunity to work in Montreal as the studio's Production Manager.