A STUDIO BUILT FOR BIG STORIES

Parallax is an entertainment production agency based in Los Angeles. Collectively, our team draws from diverse industry experience across film ideation, production, and concept art. We bring this intimate knowledge of the industry to bear through our work, crafting culture-piercing creative campaigns that amplify and broaden the reach of the stories and clients we support.

CONCEPT ART

  • Characters
  • Environments
  • Storyboards
  • Prop Design
  • Animatics

DIGITAL DESIGN

  • Digital Strategy
  • Identity Design
  • UI/UX
  • Packaging Design
  • Social Media/Display

TECHNOLOGY

  • Interactive Development
  • Mobile Experience
  • AR / VR
  • WebGL
  • CMS

OUR PARTNERS

OUR TEAM

  • Steve Jung

    Head of Studio

    Steve co-founded Parallax Studios in 2018. An 18-year veteran of the entertainment industry as an Art Director, Concept Artist, Entrepreneur and Director. Steve’s experience ranges from film, animation, video games and other entertainment genres. He has over 20 big screen credits as a member of the Art Directors Guild include Avengers, Transformers 2-5, Pirates of the Caribbean, Thor, Terminator, among others. Steve graduated from Pasadena Art Center. He has taught many years as an instructor at Pasadena Art Center, Otis College of Art and Design, as well as co-founding his own school, Red Engine Studio

  • Grant Derkac

    Director, Business Development

    A seasoned entertainment industry executive, Grant comes to Parallax from Perfect World Pictures (USA) where he also oversaw business development. Prior to that Grant was an agent in the International & Independent Film Department at ICM Partners for nearly six years and responsible for packaging creative elements, structuring and raising financing, and brokering distribution deals for independent films. Other stops along his career journey include stints at Le Grisbi and Anonymous Content. He holds a B.A. from Brown University and an M.F.A. from UCLA.

  • Jeff Walton

    Sr. Creative Producer

    A veteran Hollywood creative producer and screenwriter who has worked on film, TV and videogame projects for Sony Animation, Riot Games, Universal Studios, Mattel, 20th Century Fox and Netflix among others.

  • Gary Liu

    HR Manager

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  • Kacey Candido

    Finance Coordinator

    Kacey Candido has joined our team as our Finance Coordinator, she carries with her 25 plus years of Finance and Staff Accountant experience.

  • Tucker Martin

    Project Coordinator

    Hailing from deep in the heart of Texas, Tucker is a champion for good, impactful storytelling. He began his professional journey as part of the creative marketing team at Pop TV before joining Parallax. In his free time you can find him hiding in a nook somewhere, with a book and a strong cup of coffee.

  • Chesirae Barbano

    Creative Production Assistant

    Chesirae Barbano is an Emerson College graduate with a passion for diverse, representational, and inclusive animation, comedy, and coming-of-age stories. Since graduating with a B.A. in Media Production, she’s volunteered with the National Association of Latino Independent Producers and Asian Queens in Animation. When she’s not typing at her computer, you can find her writing to the Steven Universe soundtrack on her balcony with a cup of tea or playing Animal Crossing.