Mark Spatny is a five time Emmy nominee and two time winner. Most recently he has worked as a Visual Effects Supervisor on Amazon's THE PERIPHERAL, Paramount's SNAKE EYES: G.I. JOE ORIGINS, ABC's STATION 19, and FOX's LETHAL WEAPON. Other productions include the FOX television series GRACEPOINT and TOUCH, as well as such iconic series as the BBC's DOCTOR WHO and the original HEROES. A graduate of the University of Southern California and the Unreal Fellowship for Virtual Production, he has worked in visual effects for over 25 years, on more than 400 episodes of television and 20 feature films.
Outside of work, Mark has been a tireless advocate for the VFX industry. He is currently the Co-Chair of the Los Angeles section of the Visual Effects Society. He has been elected four times to the board of the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, and served on the Academy's Executive, Emmy Awards, Engineering Awards, and Governor's Award 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 Gnomon School, the DGA, SIGGRAPH, the University of Southern California, the San Diego Comic Con, and in London for the BBC Children's Festival