VANCOUVER, BC — Emmy Award-winning visual effects company Zoic Studios is expanding its Vancouver studio, bringing on Craig Wentworth as VFX supervisor, Patricia Binga as animation supervisor and Adam Harrison as VFX producer.
L to R: Binga, Harrison, Wentworth
The hires come on the heels of a year of significant advancements at the intersection of creativity and technology for the company, despite the challenges amidst pandemic-spurred production shutdowns. In 2020, Zoic was awarded a coveted Epic MegaGrant to continue in-house virtual production R&D, furthering the company’s 20 year legacy in the space that originated with their proprietary ZEUS pipeline in 2009. Their innovations in LED technology for virtual filmmaking is already being leveraged on top series including the latest DC superhero drama for the CW, “Superman & Lois,” and the upcoming fantasy drama “Sweet Tooth” coming to Netflix.
Wentworth joins Zoic from Method Studios, bringing over 25 years of experience in visual effects production for feature films, television dramas, commercials, and documentaries, spanning work on top projects including the Lord of the Rings trilogy, and episodic hits like “The Boys” and “For All Mankind.” Binga boasts a diverse background in animation, coming to Zoic from Ziva Dynamics and Pixomondo where she led projects such as Midway, Goosebumps, and A Dog’s Way Home. Harrison comes to Zoic after several years at Pixomondo, where he worked on HBOMax's “Raised by Wolves” and the Apple TV+ series “SEE,” among other projects.