The ins and outs of

Mirari Films

Mirari Films is a TV and Visual Effects production company based in Los Angeles. Animation and Visual Effects are also done in our European facility in Brasov, Romania. Mirari Films employs between forty and one hundred animation and TV/film professionals, depending on project size, and has a state-of-the-art 2D/3D CGI and VFX pipeline, including departments for modeling, texturing, rigging, layout, animation, special effects, lighting, compositing and rendering.

Mirari, through its office in the US, works with directors, cinematographers, VFX supervisors, animation directors, character designers, storyboard artists, CG professionals, actors, and voice-over talent with extensive experience in US prime-time animation and features. This unique relationship allows Mirari to combine the efficiencies of overseas animation and CGI/VFX production with the highest artistic standards of the US.

Mirari Films is owned by Emmy award-winning writer Eric Kaplan, a writer-producer based in Los Angeles. He has worked as a writer/producer for hit shows on all major US channels and studios - CBS, Fox, HBO, NBC, Paramount, Sony, Cartoon Network, Disney Channel, and Comedy Central. The shows include "The Late Show with David Letterman," "Futurama," "Andy Richter Controls the Universe," "The Flight of the Conchords," and "Malcolm in the Middle," where he was Co-Executive Producer. He also worked as Executive Producer for "Out of Jimmy's Head" for Cartoon Network. He sold "Big Mouth" to Nickelodeon, "The Drinky Crow Show" to Adult Swim, "Dogopus" to the Disney Channel, and "Disgusting People" to the Fox Broadcasting Channel.

Eric Kaplan is currently Co-Executive Producer on the hit show "The Big Bang Theory," on CBS.

Jukka Montonen, partner in Mirari Films, works with Eric as producer, director, and visual-effects supervisor, as well as running the day-to-day operations of the studio.

Mirari Films produced "The Drinky Crow Show," a series for Adult Swim, "Little Digger" for Fox Sports, "Who's Your Daddy?" for MTV, "Mongo Wrestling Alliance," an animated series for Adult Swim, plus pilots for Adult Swim, Fox, Warner Bros, and Comedy Central.

Mirari Films just finished producing animated episodes of "Hey It's Fluffy!" for the hit show "Standup Revolution" with Gabriel Iglesias. In Visual Effects, Mirari just finished producing over 152 VFX shots for Disney for the show "Pair of Kings" on Disney XD.