Oculi Entertainment was formed as Gener8Xion Entertainment in 1993. Richard Cook, noted for his team's Oscar win for the Visual Effects on the movie Independence Day, was hired as the Executive Vice President in 2000 and named President in 2005. Richard Cook became the Chief Operating Officer in 2010. The public corporation's name was changed to Oculi Entertainment in 2015. It has produced dozens of television series and eight theatrical movies.