Mark Spatny is a 20-year veteran of visual effects, with over 400 episodes of television shows, 20 feature films, and two Emmy Awards. Mark has supervised shows with VFX budgets of up to $1 million/episode. His areas of expertise are in VFX for action/stunt sequences, and set extension heavy shows. He was a production designer in his early career, taking particular care in working with the art department to execute their vision in the digital realm. As the former VP of Digital Effects for a company with seven offices worldwide, he was involved in planning and executing all manner of shows, including virtual productions. Outside of production work, he has been a tireless advocate for the VFX industry, serving four terms as the Governor of the VFX peer group of the Television Academy, as well as helping create the Visual Effects Society Awards, and serving as its Co-Chair for three years.

Credits

Station 19 (TV Series) (Visual Effects Supervisor)
Runaways (TV series) (Visual Effects Supervisor)
Lethal Weapon (TV Series) (Visual Effects Supervisor)
Instinct (TV Series) (Visual Effects Supervisor)
The Defenders (TV Series) (Visual Effects Supervisor)
Timeless (TV Series) (Visual Effects Supervisor)
Pure Genius (TV Series) (Visual Effects Supervisor)
Heroes (TV Series) (Visual Effects Producer)
I, Robot (Visual Effects Producer)
The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (Visual Effects Producer)

Work Experience

Visual Effects Supervisor, CoSA VFX
Senior Visual Effects Supervisor, Encore Hollywood
VP Digital Effects/VFX Supervisor, Stargate Studios
Visual Effects Production Manager, Four Media Company
Visual effects Supervisor/Producer, Modern Videofilm
Associate Producer, Disney Interactive Studios
Producer, Knowledge Adventure

Education

University of Southern California, BFA in Set Design and Lighting, 1983-1987