About Plasmalife Motion Graphics

About Plasmalife motion graphics and design

We believe in the pleasure principle, lightly enveloped in the reality principle. For us creativity is paramount, but never at the expense of a client's needs. We love to collaborate, explore, investigate, push the limits, find the solutions and, above all, play.

Our clients include Paramount+, CBS, CBC, Lone Eagle Productions, JST Productions, Big Green Hat Productions, the Canadian Space Agency, Arthur Dental, Guelph Village Dental, Jody Hewgill Illustration, Queensway Audi, XBeta, TVtropolis, CMT, the Canadian Country Music Association, and others.

Creative Head: Balvis Rubess

Creative Head of Plasmalife, Balvis Rubess

Balvis Rubess is a designer, illustrator, animator and motion artist based in Toronto.
His editorial clients include Fortune,, Time, Harpers, Chicago Tribune, Cottage Life and various others. Advertising clients include McDonalds, Esso, Coke, Molson, Nestlé, Arena Stage, etc. He has illustrated three Pop-up books with Melcher Media in New York: The Pop-up Book of Phobias, published by William Morrow, The Pop-up Book of Nightmares, published by St. Martin’s Press, and The Pop-up Book of Sex, published by Harper Collins.

His most recent projects included design, illustration, and animation for 3 seasons of the show Evil for CBS and Paramount+.

His illustration work has been published in Communication Arts, American Illustration, Society of Illustrators NYC, 3X3 Pro Show, Applied Arts, and Graphis annuals as well as “This Face you Got”, a compilation of portraiture. Silver medals from the Toronto Art Directors Club and 3-Dimensional Illustration Awards. Winner of the 2012, 2014, 2015, 2017, 2019, 2021 and 2023 AI/AP International Motion Art Awards, and two Platinum Pixie Awards for motion graphics. Please check out his illustation website at balvis.com