Eric has nineteen years' experience in the visual effects industry. His background in creating animation for scientific visualization provided a groundwork for his diverse client roster, as well as his creature modeling work for feature films such as 10 Cloverfield Lane and Star Trek: Beyond. He has been a guest lecturer at Harvard Medical School and has authored countless tutorials, video series, and books. His most recent work involves developing CG content for virtual reality. He also has a species of phorid fly named in his honor (Megaselia kelleri).


Star Trek: Beyond (Modeler)
10 Cloverfield Lane (Modeler)
Krampus (Title Artist)
E.O. Wilson’s Life on Earth (Lead 3D Artist)
Entomology Animated (Lead 3D Artist)

Work Experience

Creative Developer and Educator, Otoy Inc.
Modeler, Bad Robot
Visual Effects Artist, Imaginary Forces
Scientific Animator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Scientific Animator, Digizyme


Florida State University, BS in Music, 1989 - 1994

Awards & Recognition

Citizen Scientist at the Los Angeles Natural History Museum
Author of numerous titles including Introducing ZBrush and Mastering Maya