Who We Are

Z23 Studios is a Creative Media & Entertainment Company dedicated to producing cutting edge visuals for the next generation, located in Pittsburgh, PA. Z23 Studios’ primary focus is the development of High-End Animation, HD, UHD and 4K Production through using our innovative workflows. We utilize our dynamic pipeline combined with our creative vision and unique style for Broadcast TV, Digital Cinema, Social Media & Photorealistic Product Visualization. We offer a variety of services that range from: Animation to Motion Graphics, Photography to Production, Post-Production to Visual Effects and everything in between.


It is Z23 Studios’ mission to provide our clients with the best solution for their business. We offer our clients the total package, which is proven to exceed their expectations and will build long working relationships. With our formula of creative vision, unique style and a broad spectrum of capabilities, we can bring much success to our clients. Please contact us for a free consultation or quote by completing the form on our contact page, or call us at 1-855-Z23-2300.


Anthony Holzwarth

  • CEO & CCO
  • VFX Supervisor
  • Director
  • Photographer

Anthony Holzwarth, is a man of many hats: CG Artist, Digital Motion Designer, Director, & Photographer based in Pittsburgh, PA. Anthony is the founder & owner of Z23 Studios, LLC.  Since Anthony’s childhood, he had always wanted to create a company that housed Animation, Production, and Visual Effects all in one,  Z23 Studios, is that dream vision. Anthony graduated from ITT Technical Institute with a degree in Information Technology Multimedia.


Through Anthony’s unique style and a broad spectrum of capabilities, his work has been displayed on major broadcast television networks with his commercial work. In this day and age having a digital presence is vital, Anthony has been featured on multiple blogs and websites for the (spoof) videos he and his clients have created. Anthony had obtained some pretty large Pittsburgh-based clients; Georgetown Centre, McKenzie Illustrations, Jim Krenn, PrimeCore Group, Hard Rock Cafe, Medicare Specialists of Pittsburgh, Patriot Physical Therapy & Wagner Chiropractic, along with a whole host of comedians, up-and comers and unique projects.


With over 10 years of experience, He has always had the creative vision that the industry requires. His passion & drive have aspired to bring amazing new concepts to life while telling a story through animation, production or motion graphics / VFX. Anthony & Z23 Studios work(s) on all facets of productions. Hire us or collaborate with us for your next production.