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Zoic Studios Adds New Stage And Pyro Backlot5,000 square foot stage features a motion control rig, a full grip and lighting package, and more (September 08, 2005)
Zoic Studios is excited to announce that it has added a 5,000 square foot stage to its capabilities and creative palette. The stage, located adjacent to the NOHO Arts District in North Hollywood, CA, features a motion control rig with camera, a full grip and lighting package, green screen stage, green room and hair and make up room. It also has a parking lot and an outdoor area for pyrotechnical shoots.
To date, Zoic has utilized the stage for commercial projects for HP and Samsung, as well as shoots for the television episodic "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation."
"We have always worked to be a creative partner with clients and adding the stage allows us to do even more effects work for them at a cost that makes it an effective part of the process," says Zoic Visual Effects Supervisor Andrew Orloff. "Additionally, when we shoot we can provide quality control for the elements we need for our visual effects sequences thereby enabling a smoother process."
About Zoic Studios
Zoic is derived from the ancient Greek word for "being" or "life." As a suffix it is used to designate vast time periods eras, epochs, ages. The words "Visual Evolution" reflect both the current era and Zoic Studios' purpose to evolve the art and technology of the moving image.
Zoic Studios is a leader in visual effects and CG animation in the commercials, music videos, feature film and episodic television arenas. Since its inception, the company has created award-winning effects and digital animation for numerous television shows such as "Buffy the Vampire Slayer," "CSI," "Angel," and "Firefly" for which Zoic won the 2003 Emmy for Visual Effects. Zoic has also contributed to commercials for HP, Chevy, SBC, KIA, NAMCO, as well as broadcast packages for Jetix and NBA Live. Feature film audiences can see Zoic's visual effects creativity in the feature film releases Van Helsing, Day After Tomorrow, Spider-Man 2 and the upcoming, highly-anticipated feature film Serenity.
For more information visit www.zoicstudios.com.
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