CULVER CITY, CA — Lou Pecora has joined Zoic Studios as VFX supervisor. He is an Academy Award-nominated VFX supervisor with more than two decades of experience in visual effects, working across commercials, feature films and series.
Pecora comes to Zoic from Digital Domain, where he spent 18 years working with top Hollywood directors on large-scale feature film projects as a visual effects supervisor and compositing supervisor. His credits include work on X Men: Apocalypse, Spider-Man: Homecoming, X-Men: Days of Future Past, Maleficent,
Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End, Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen, Transformers: Dark of the Moon, Star Trek, and G.I. Joe: Retaliation, among many others. He was nominated for an Academy Award for “Best Achievement in Visual Effects” for X-Men: Days of Future Past.
“Over the past few years, we’ve been fortunate to work with the top filmmakers during this very exciting time in television where shows like Game of Thrones and Series of Unfortunate Events require feature film quality for television,” says Zoic executive creative director/co-founder Chris Jones. “Lou is a perfect fit for us, as he clearly brings that eye towards quality, but also really connects with these filmmakers. We are lucky to have him.”
“There has been a major shift in the television landscape, with a much greater volume of work and substantially higher production values than ever before,” adds Pecora. “Zoic has their hands in a diverse range of high-end television projects, and I’m excited to bring my experience in the feature film space to this dynamic sector of the entertainment industry.”