Stratostorm is an independently owned creative studio, specializing in 3D and 2D Animation services for advertising and entertainment projects with offices in São Paulo and Los Angeles.
Stratostorm was founded in December 2014, and emerged from the combination of talents among the entrepreneurs and storytellers Helena Hilario and Mario Pece, who worked together between New York and Los Angeles for over 6 years.
We consist of a talented team of visual artists, designers, animators, storytellers, writers and producers, who together collaborate on the creative process to execute at the highest level.
But we go beyond this: our imagination, driven by passion, allows us to create with no limitations. We create and develop original IPs; from short and feature films to episodic series.
The facilities between Brazil and USA are equipped with workstations, render farm, screening room, color suite, sound stage and exclusive rooms designed for long term projects. Stratostorm acts as a creative hub for clients to work with international and local artists.
Responsible for executive management and business development of the company, Helena has more than 14 Years of experience in the entertainment area in Brazil and USA.
She has attended Harvard Business School Executive Education program for The Business of Entertainment, Media and Sports and has worked for companies like Ingenuity Studios (LA), KGB Films (Paramount Pictures), Academia de Filmes (SP), Downtown Reel (NYC) and Rede TV! Sul (SC).
Dedicate to the creative direction and supervision of all the projects, Mario has been working in the area for over 10 years, graduated from Filmmaking at New York Film Academy.
He was part of the VFX team at Ingenuity Studios in Los Angeles for years, as Lead compositor / 3D generalist. He also created visual effects for Katy Perry´s music video and TV series such as "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" and "Parks and Recreation", and 2014´s Academy Award Whiplash.