Parallax Studio
Key people
J. Allen Williams, CEO

Parallax Studio is an American animation studio based in Nixa, Missouri, created by J. Allen Williams.[1] The company is most known for the production of the science fiction computer game Darkstar: The Interactive Movie,[2] which starred the original cast of Mystery Science Theater 3000[3] the actor Clive Robertson,[4] and the actor Peter Graves in his final released work. The game also featured designs by the comic artist Richard Corben,[5] Darkstar was released November 5, 2010 through Strategy First, company website, and later in stores through Lace Mamba Global in 2011.[6]

On March 10, 2012, Parallax Studio announced via Facebook starting pre-production on a full-length fantasy film Everything.[7][8] The company later ran a Kickstarter to raise additional funds for the film.[9]

In 2020, Parallax Studio announced production on a second independent film To Meet the Faces You Meet, based on the underground comic Fever Dreams by Jan Strnad and Richard Corben, featuring the voice of Patton Oswalt.[10] On July 20, 2020, it was announced that the actors Patrick Warburton and Samuel Hunt had joined the cast.[11][12] In September 2020, it was announced that Robert Picardo had also joined the cast.[13]



  1. ^ Wilding, Robin (November 11, 2011). "Jeff Williams of Parallax Studio Discusses Sticking with the Basics in Animation Today". Retrieved September 8, 2013.
  2. ^ Doroski, Drummond (January 21, 2011). "DARKSTAR: The Interactive Movie review". Adventure Gamers. Retrieved September 8, 2013.
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  6. ^ "DarkStar: The Interactive Movie' Signed By Lace Mamba Global - Screens". January 7, 2011. Retrieved 16 September 2013.
  7. ^ Henry, Lindsey (May 2, 2014). "Locally produced movie, shot world wide". KY3. Archived from the original on May 6, 2014. Retrieved June 12, 2016.
  8. ^ "Community closeup: Springfield filmmaker on KSPR". KSPR. May 5, 2014. Archived from the original on May 6, 2015. Retrieved June 12, 2016.
  9. ^ "EVERYTHING". Kickstarter. May 10, 2014. Retrieved December 6, 2018.
  10. ^ "Patton Oswalt Joins Corben/Strnad for 'To Meet the Faces You Meet' Movie". Heavy Metal. May 14, 2020. Retrieved June 2, 2020.
  11. ^ "Warburton, Hunt join 'To Meet the Faces You Meet'". Reel 360. July 20, 2020. Retrieved July 20, 2020.
  12. ^ "Patrick Warburton, Samuel Hunt Join Cast of Indie Film, 'To Meet the Faces You Meet'". July 22, 2020. Retrieved July 22, 2020.
  13. ^ "Robert Picardo, Others Join 'To Meet the Faces You Meet' Film Cast". Creepy Kingdom. September 12, 2020. Retrieved December 3, 2020.