25 September 2012 7:01 PM, PDT | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

Oscar-winning production designer Robert Stromberg (Avatar, Alice in Wonderland) is currently filming his directorial debut, Maleficent, but already has his sights set on his next project.  Billed as a mash-up of Avatar and Jurassic Park is the large-scale adventure picture, Safari, which is set up at the new production company Hydra.  Stromberg recently joined the new banner along with established pre-vis company the Third Floor, Avatar concept artist and production designer Dylan Cole and veteran storyboard/comicbook artist Mark Moretti.  For more on what's in production at this unique alternative to studio development, hit the jump. Variety reports that Stromberg has joined the Hydra team and will sit the director's chair for Safari. The new production banner is set up to give filmmakers a head start in landing studio financing by developing pitch-vis presentations.  From Chris Edwards, the CEO of Third Floor: "Many of the 'pitch-vis' trailers we've created for »

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