If you can imagine it, Dark Forge Studios can bring it to life. For over 10 years, Aaron Parkus has worked in the themed entertainment industry creating props, scenic design, and special effects, both in the U.S. and Internationally.
Striking out on his own, he now offers his services through Dark Forge Studios. His years of diverse experience allows him to offer a variety of customizable services.
Dark Forge Studios is a Custom Scenic Design & Prop Fabrication studio, serving the themed attraction, and film industries for over 10 years.
Aaron Parkus first discovered his love for scenic design with the release of Peter Jackson’s Lord of the Rings trilogy. Already possessing a background in construction, he decided to attend the Art Institute of Pittsburgh for special effects, scenic design, and prop fabrication.
He has spent over 10 years in the haunted attraction industry, designing for nationally recognized attractions such as ScareHouse and Hundred Acres Manor. While working with Hundred Acres Manor, Aaron traveled to Dubai, UAE, to build Hysteria Haunted Attraction. Located in The Dubai Mall, Hysteria was the first haunted attraction to be built in the city of Dubai.