CULVER CITY, CA — Visual effects house Zoic Studios has signed veteran VFX supervisor Todd Shifflett to its team. He brings over 20 years of experience working at Rhythm & Hues, where he’s collaborated with directors such as Spike Lee, George Miller, Drew Goddard, Paul Weitz, Gary Winick and Rupert Sanders.
After earning a degree from New York University, Shifflett began his career as a technical director at R/GA, working on a number of commercial projects. He later headed to Los Angeles, joining Rhythm & Hues, where he initially worked on commercial projects for Coca-Cola and other brands before diving into feature films. In his time there, he worked on a wide range of feature films spanning the genres of live-action talking animals, action-packed adventures and fantastical journeys.
Shifflett is known for his critical and explorative approach. His work can be seen in films such as Happy Feet, Charlotte’s Web, Alvin and the Chipmunks, Little Fockers, Cabin in the Woods, and Snow White and the Huntsman.
“Todd has an amazing body of work under his belt and we’re so excited to work with him,” says Zoic co-founder/executive creative director Chris Jones. “He brings to the table a fresh level of enthusiasm and experience that will elevate the teams in both our Los Angeles and Vancouver offices. We’re thrilled to be working with him and be partners in the next chapter of his career.”