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Aladino Debert Joins Zoic Studios as ECD

We’re excited to welcome, Aladino Debert, as a new Executive Creative Director at Zoic Studios, transitioning from a distinguished career spanning a decade and a half at the renowned creative studio Digital Domain. In his new capacity, he will play a pivotal role in overseeing Zoic’s overall output, while also taking on responsibilities as a Visual Effects Supervisor and Director for both short and long-form projects.

Aladino is a renowned VFX Supervisor/Director with a remarkable track record, earning  numerous accolades such as Clios, Emmys, Tellys, HPA, AICPs, and VES awards. With a solid background as a creative director, his expertise lies in crafting long-form entertainment for feature films, episodic, and limited series. Before joining Zoic, Aladino served as the Digital Domain visual effects supervisor for Marvel’s “Echo,” the first season of the Amazon series “Citadel,” garnering acclaim with a 2023 HPA Award. He also contributed as the visual effects supervisor for Marvel Studios’ Disney+ series “Ms. Marvel.”

In addition to his work as a VFX Supervisor, Aladino is also a director and has created game cinematics and launch pieces for high-profile clients such as Sucker Punch, and their blockbuster game “Ghost of Tsushima”, winner of a Clio and Telly Awards. Other clients include Treyarch, Bungie, Oculus Rift, Nike, and BMW. Furthermore, he has overseen several commercial pieces, including Nike’s “Biomorph,” Pokémon’s Super Bowl spot “Train On”, Halo’s “Master Chief Collection” and Call of Duty’s “The Vet & The NOOb”.

He has also worked on multiple episodes of the final season of Amazon’s and Legendary’s fantasy drama “Carnival Row,” creating complex character and creature animation and development, as well as traditional set extensions, animation, and effects work. He has led the visual effects team that brought Netflix’s “Lost In Space” Season 2 to the screen, and was the visual effects supervisor across multiple seasons and episodes for Netflix’s “Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events.” 

Aladino made significant contributions to STARZ’s hit shows, serving as the visual effects supervisor for multiple seasons of “Black Sails” and supervising visual effects for various sequences on “Outlander.” His work on “Black Sails” resulted in numerous awards and nominations, including Emmy, HPA, and VES awards, with a focus on creating realistic water simulations, environments, and digi-doubles across more than 200 shots in seasons 2 and 3. Similarly, his remarkable contributions to “Outlander” led to several HPA and VES nominations.

Aladino’s passion for his craft and unwavering commitment to perfection and collaboration have made him one of the most versatile creative minds in the entertainment industry.