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Ian Unterreiner

Senior Vice President

Zoic Studios

LOS ANGELES, USA // Ian Unterreiner has nearly two decades of post-production experience and currently handles corporate strategy and studio oversight across Zoic Studios’ Los Angeles, New York and Vancouver locations as Senior Vice President.

Over his career, he has produced large scale projects in film, television, advertising, VR and gaming.  

Unterreiner joined Zoic Studios in 2010 as Executive Producer and Head of Production for advertising, games and VR, later advancing his role to Senior Vice President in 2016.

Throughout his career at Zoic Studios, he has fused his wide breadth of visual effects and business development expertise to curate top creative talent and generate innovative methods that enhance the company’s global VFX pipeline and keep it in sync with the evolving digital world.

Prior to joining Zoic Studios, Unterreiner served as Senior Producer at Radium where he lead production and guided broadcast design and VFX projects for top clients including Disney, Warner Bros., TBWA/Chiat Day, 72 & Sunny and Team One, among many others.

Other notable stints include Visual Effects Producer at Modern VideoFilm and Creative Executive at Digital Domain 3.0.

Unterreiner earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Cinema, Screenwriting and Film Production from Columbia College Chicago and jumpstarted his career by exchanging the windy city for sunnier skies in Los Angeles.

While in the entertainment capital of the world, he landed his first professional gig assisting renowned filmmaker James Cameron with production efforts, including post-production of the feature film Titanic.