A STUDIO BUILT FOR BIG STORIES

PS—LA is a digital & entertainment production agency based in Los Angeles. Collectively, our team draws from diverse industry experience across film ideation, production, and marketing. 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.

Digital Design

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

Concept Art

  • Characters
  • Environments
  • Storyboards
  • Prop Design
  • Animatics

Original IP

  • Blue Sky Ideation
  • World Building
  • Story Development
  • Teaser Videos
  • Pitch Books

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.

  • Bryce Travis

    Sr. Art Director

    A seasoned director and creative lead, with experience crafting branded campaigns for emerging and established brands alike. As Loot Crate’s Creative Director from 2012-2015, Bryce helped guide the startup to unprecedented growth, culminating in the top spot on Inc. Magazine’s feature on the fastest growing startups in the United States. Since then, Bryce has applied the same design-driven approach to his work for clients such as Adidas, Disney, Fox, and Gatorade to name a few.

  • Jeff Walton

    Head Writer

    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.

  • Edward Kil

    Concept Designer

    With a background in the gaming, theme park, & animation industries, Edward is skilled in keyframes, character, environment, and vehicle design. During Edward’s brief moments of free time, you will spot him fishing alongside his friends and family.

  • William Chung

    Concept Designer

    A lifelong fan of video games, movies, and doodling, William has been drawing ever since he’s had full control of his opposable thumbs. He attended Art Center College of Design to pursue his dream of making the imaginary into something real through the art of concept design. His artistic journey led him to work for various short films and clients including Disney Interactive, LuLulemon, Microsoft, USC, and Technicolor.

  • Elina Mushinskaya

    Concept Designer

    A Ukrainian born mutant from the depths of Chernobyl, Elina’s love for cartoons and comics led her down an artist’s path. After studying character animation at the California Institute of The Arts and hustling as a freelance artist, she’s made her way to Parallax Studios. When she’s not drawing storyboards or designing characters, she likes to tend to her overgrown house plants and watch poorly dubbed foreign horror movies.

  • Gary Liu

    HR Manager

    Gary Liu

  • Marie Tabarez

    Office Manager

    From humble Dr. Phil beginnings to the fast-paced world of MasterChef, Marie has met her fair share of unique and talented characters in the entertainment industry. She has also had the pleasure of collaborating with folks at CBS and PopTV before finding her current home at Parallax Studios. As much as she loves a detailed spreadsheet and meetings starting on time, it’s also important to note that she also enjoys the finer things in life like charcuterie and a fresh churro.

  • 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

    Creative Production Assistant

    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.

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