Todd Tucker moved to Los Angeles, California in 1990 and became highly respected amongst top special effects makeup and creature creators in the industry. While shaping his path in the entertainment industry, he surpassed working over 100 feature films and television shows. In addition, he masterfully created and acted in many of the creature characters for the hit supernatural television series Charmed.
As part of the creative team for movies such as Mrs. Doubtfire, Pirates of the Caribbean, Van Helsing, Hook, and many others, Todd collaboratively built prosthetic make-ups for the creatures and characters in those films. Tucker is now president of Illusion Industries Inc., a world-renowned, special-effects make-up studio based in Los Angeles, California, Louisiana, and Moscow. Additionally, Illusion Industries Inc. has received significant media recognition for its feature film, and television credits that include Smurfs 1 and Smurfs 2, G.I. Joe Retaliation, and The Iceman.
Tucker’s vast experience ensures that he will continue to be a driving force in the entertainment industry.
Chairman / CEO
Mr. Halvas graduated from California State University at Los Angeles with an MBA. In addition to his business focus, he is also a Certified Public Accountant, certified in the State of California. For the past thirty – eight years Ron has offered his accounting skills and experience to many clients including directors, actors, producers, animators, a studio president, and other industry personnel. Over the years Ron has owned and operated several multi-million dollar corporations. Concurrently for nine years, he co-owned and managed a multi-state general aviation company, which employed over 200 people. He currently is the Chairman, President, and majority shareholder of a high-tech company that has had international branches in Canada and Europe that have dealt with foreign countries, cites, and international companies. Their domestic headquarters are based here in Los Angeles where they handle projects with the US Government and Military, along with US cities and major companies.
Currently, Ron is Chairman/CEO of Illusion Industries Inc. and served as an executive producer on “Monster Mutt.” In addition to producing films, Mr. Halvas heads up the organizational, business planning, management, and financial aspects of Illusion Industries, Inc. and Twisted Productions, Inc. adding stability and direction by setting and focusing on the overall goals of the business group.