Optic Monster is a media content development, design, and production beast focusing on playful ideas and imaginative creations.

Conceptualization, Direction & Production

Merging our love of animation and classic cinema, we are creating unique visions into other worlds be they  magical, fantastic or frightening.

Feature & Television
Development

Partnering with talented writers as well as our own original content, our stories focus on the courage of unique individuals in remarkable circumstances  that not only inspire us, but lead us to challenge our established world view.

Animation & Visualization  
Consulting

Let the Monster animate! Optic Monster has over 20 years experience in highly nuanced animation and fast-paced pre/post visualization on a myriad of block-buster and academy award winning feature films.  


"Optic Monster is a wonderous yet perpexing creation hellbent on making fantastic little worlds come to life!"

Dr. Frankenstien

STATE CHANGE
Short Film

Based on the short story by Hugo Award winning author Ken Liu, "State Change” is a unique live-action coming of age story, An eloquent and powerful allegory for self realization set in an alternate universe.  In Development

THE SHADOW SERIES
ANIMATED WEB SERIES

Spectral tales from the dark side of reality. A lucious stop-motion series in short bursts of etherial dementia and charm.  In Development.

 JIHADI JOE
FEATURE FILM SCRIPT

Iraq 2014. During an attack on his base, Arab-American US Army Sergeant, Russ Gamil, recognizes his long-lost child-hood friend in the raiding British ISIS leader, Jihadi Joe.  Written by Ernesto Brawley, Lucia Brawley, & Victoria Livingstone

 ONE STEP AT A TIME
EPISODIC SERIES

Based on a true story, this episodic 1970’s dramedy captures the uproarious ups and downs of an incredible woman who takes her first step into life by losing her leg.  Written by Lenor Chappell & Victoria Livingstone

“I believe, Doctor, that I have found my new favorite monster! Creative, intelligent, and wholly original."

Madame Frankenstein

Victoria Livingstone

Animator, artist, director and award winning independent filmmaker, Victoria has over 20 years of feature film experience on some of the highest grossing movies in history. After spending a decade at the premiere VFX house, Industrial Light + Magic, where she helped push the boundaries of early Computer Graphics animation, Victoria has supervised animation and pre-visualization for MPC, Fox Studios, and Bad Robot (Kelvin Optical).  She is a highly skilled character and photo-real animator and is exceptional in pre-visualization and conceptualization, having a particularly keen eye for continuity and narrative flow.  
Optic Monster is her playground.

“By God! I believe this woman has created a monster! An OPTIC monster!"

Dr. Frankenstein

Contact

info@opticmonster.com

(323) 207-8241