Tippett Studio is a premier visual effects, animation, and media production studio based in Berkeley, California, USA.Animation pioneer Phil Tippett and partner Jules Roman founded Tippett Studio in 1984. From humble beginnings, Tippett Studio has become a world-class visual effects company. We produce a broad range of high quality media for a global market, from large format entertainment for motion based rides to feature films, commercials and apps for mobile devices. A multi-Academy Award winner, Phil’s career began with the Star Wars Trilogy. He designed, built and hand-animated sequences for Robocop 1&2, Honey, I Shrunk the Kids and Ghostbusters 2. The advent of CG animation arrived in the form of the legendary Steven Spielberg film, Jurassic Park. Phil and the studio played a central role in bringing the dinosaurs to life for the movie and it became a defining moment in the history of the industry as filmmakers turned to the possibilities presented by CG.