Mark Scott Spatny 

Visual Effects Supervisor and Photographer

  • Doctor Who
    Doctor Who
  • Heroes
    Heroes
  • Touch
    Touch
  • Doctor Who
    Doctor Who
  • Heroes
    Heroes
  • Heroes
    Heroes
  • Nightmares and Dreamscapes
    Nightmares and Dreamscapes
  • League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
    League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
  • Doctor Who
    Doctor Who
  • Touch
    Touch
  • Heroes
    Heroes
  • Burn Notice
    Burn Notice
  • Phantom
    Phantom
  • Phantom - Test Render of CG Submarine
    Phantom - Test Render of CG Submarine
  • Heroes
    Heroes
  • Heroes
    Heroes
  • Doctor Who - Test Render of CG Cybermen
    Doctor Who - Test Render of CG Cybermen
  • Doctor Who
    Doctor Who
  • Heroes
    Heroes
  • Atlas Shrugged: Part 1
    Atlas Shrugged: Part 1
  • Heroes
    Heroes
  • League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
    League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
  • Heroes
    Heroes
  • Doctor Who
    Doctor Who
  • Heroes
    Heroes
  • Nightmares and Dreamscapes
    Nightmares and Dreamscapes
  • Atlas Shrugged: Part 1
    Atlas Shrugged: Part 1
  • Heroes
    Heroes
  • The Event
    The Event
  • The Book of Daniel
    The Book of Daniel
  • Birds of Prey
    Birds of Prey
  • Heroes
    Heroes
  • Phantom
    Phantom

Mark Spatny is a five time Emmy nominee and two time winner. Most recently he has worked as the visual effects supervisor on the FOX television series Gracepoint and USA's Dig, as well as having supervised effects for such iconic television series as the BBC's Doctor Who and NBC's Heroes. A graduate of the University of Southern California, he has worked in computer graphics for over 20 years, on more than 300 hours of television and 17 feature films. He is currently VP of Digital Effects for Stargate Studios.


Outside of work, Mark has been a tireless advocate for the VFX industry. He was a two term governor of the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, and served on the Academy's Engineering Awards, Membership, and Bylaws committees. He also helped create the Visual Effects Society Awards serving for thee years as its Co-Chair. He has lectured on television effects production for the DGA, SIGGRAPH, the University of Southern California, the San Diego Comic Con, and in London for the BBC Children's Festival


Mark also serves his community by volunteering with the American Red Cross and the LA County Sheriff's CERT program. He has managed evacuation shelters during several wildfire incidents, including Southern California's 160,000 acre Station Fire.