Zoic Studios is a Visual Effects Company based in Culver City, California and Vancouver, British Columbia. Our team has a proven track record of success, crafting innovative visual experiences for film, television, advertising, video game and interactive projects.“Visual Evolution” is our mission: to advance the story, art and technology of the moving image. Masters in the fields of design, animation, compositing, and production management, Zoic’s reputation attracts rising talent and encourages a strong work ethic.
Zoic prioritizes research and development in service of constant creative growth, from in-house virtual production to real time rendering using game engine technology.
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Sunday Night Football "Deconstruction"New York & San Francisco-based production studio Bodega’s Emmy Award-winning creative director Haley Geffen and Zoic Studios teamed up with NBC Sports for the fourth season running to deliver full-throttle football excitement in the open for NBC’s Sunday Night Football. The open, featuring Carrie Underwood and a host of NFL stars including Russell Wilson, Antonio… [read more]
Ford Aluminum CleatusThe start of the NFL season presented Zoic Studios with the opportunity to huddle with Team Detroit and Fox Sports to create a new Aluminum Cleatus. This opportunity led to the main question of the project: how would we effectively establish the differences between the older steel Cleatus and his new and improved aluminum replacement? Creating this new aluminum look would present… [read more]
GSK "Over the River"This haunting ad for GSK's whooping cough vaccination uses a familiar allegory to communicate an important message. Director Terry Rietta and Ogilvy relied on Zoic to design and animate the spot's crucial character: Big Bad Wolf. [read more]
Jeep "Polar Vortex"A mysterious polar vortex descends on the snowy mountains of Colorado, baffling meteorologists and anchormen. In thirty icy seconds, we get to the bottom of this mystery – the culprit is the brawny Jeep Wrangler X Edition, carving swaths through Telluride powder. With director and Zoic co-founder Loni Peristere at the helm, Zoic put together… [read more]
PlayStation "Friendly Competition"For Sony PlayStation’s latest series of commercials, “Friendly Competition,” Zoic Studios was tapped by MOFILM to place two live action actors into three iconic PlayStation 4 games. In sixty octane-fueled seconds, these two friends travel from a casual basketball game on a Venice court into NBA2K15 (2K), where they face off against game characters Kevin Durant and James… [read more]
Pizza Hut “Sneaky Turtles”Zoic Studios Senior Editor Dmitri Gueer infuses the re-launch of the wickedly delicious Pizza Hut “Cheesy Bites” with the resurgence of the much-esteemed Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles in the :30 “Sneaky Turtles” out of McGarryBowen, to cross-promote the Paramount film, produced by Michael Bay, that hits theaters August 8th. The spot, produced by Bullitt Branded… [read more]
To everyone who had a chance to visit #ZoicStudios at #sparkfx this weekend... A big thanks! #workatzoic
We are thrilled to announce the opening of our NY studio, with EP Colleen Bachman.
A look into what's to come from Once Upon a Time's 100th episode and Season 5 return in one month!
Vancouver artists: Come visit us tomorrow at the SPARK CG Festival and Career Fair at the Vancity Theatre from 9am - 5pm. http://bit.ly/1mZjqVL #sparkfx #sparkcgs #workatzoic
Looking forward to meeting all of the young artists at the Digital Media Youth Expo put on by the Digital Media Academy on February 13th. Our own Peter Hunt, CG Supervisor, will be talking to our next generation of potential VFX artists. #workatzoic #vancouver #DMYouthExpo2016
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