Mark Scott Spatny 

Visual Effects Supervisor and Photographer

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TV Academy 2017 Election

Posted on October 23, 2017 at 9:25 PM

To the members of the Special Visual Effects peer group of the Television Academy voting in the 2017 Governor's elections:

 Here are my Biographical and Position Statements. I hope you will see the hard work I have been doing for the Academy for the past few years, and give me the opportunity to continue serving and representing your interests to the Academy:


With 20+ years in the v...

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2016 Emmy SVE Short List

Posted on June 14, 2016 at 1:25 AM

Emmy voters and fans: Online voting for the 2016 Emmys is now open. The Television Academy didn't issue a press release announcing the short list of VFX entries for nomination voting. So here’s the list, which you will see when you go to your ballot to vote. These 30 shows were picked from over 70 entries, by the Peer Group Executive Committee, as representing the highest standards of visual effects work this year.

Outstanding Special Visual Effects

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New judging procedure for 2016 SVE Emmys

Posted on June 7, 2016 at 7:35 PM

For those of you who haven't read the Emmy Awards rule book this year, we've made a significant change to the way the Special Visual Effects categories are judged.


As visual effects have started to play a much more significant role in television productions over the past few years, we've seen the number of entries in this category rise from about 35-40 per year to over 70 this year. With each entry running up to 7 minutes, it was clear that some of our membership might not ...

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