Culver City-based visual effects house Zoic Studios has signed VFX supervisor Todd Shifflett to its team. Coming to Zoic with over 20 years of experience at Rhythm & Hues, he has collaborated with numerous directors including Spike Lee, George Miller, Drew Goddard, Paul Weitz, Gary Winick and Rupert Sanders. His work includes the Oscar-winning film Happy Feet, as well as Charlotte’s Web, Alvin and the Chipmunks, Little Fockers, Cabin in the Woods and Snow White and the Huntsman.
After earning a BFA from New York University, Shifflett began his career as a technical director at R/GA, working on a number of commercial projects before moving to Los Angeles. He was hired by Rhythm & Hues, initially working on commercial projects for Coca-Cola and other brands before working on feature films.
“Todd has an amazing body of work under his belt and we’re so excited to work with him,” said 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 to be partners in the next chapter of his career.”