Mark Scott Spatny 

Visual Effects Supervisor and Photographer

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Heroes Reborn Magazine interview

Posted on February 8, 2016 at 6:55 PM Comments comments (0)

Below is a transcript of an interview I did for Heroes Reborn magazine. I'm not sure this was ever published, because they didn't keep their end of the bargain and send me a copy of the magazine. the interest of sharing information, here's the text of the interview:


Stargate Studios and Tim Kring shows go hand in hand, apparently. The visual effects and production company has created the FX for Kring’s five most recent series, namel...

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Special Visual Effects Emmy voting now open

Posted on June 22, 2015 at 11:35 PM Comments comments (0)


This is a special message for members of the Television Academy Special Visual Effects peer group.

By now, you should have received many emails (and even snail mails) letting you know that voting is now open for the Emmy nominations in our categories. For many of you, this will be a first time opportunity. In the past, the nominations were determined by a small panel of viewers at a private screening in Los Angeles. Only thos...

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Why I am running for Governor of the TV Academy

Posted on October 21, 2014 at 1:55 PM Comments comments (0)

Some of you may have heard that I am running again for the positon of Governor of the Special Visual Effects peer group of the Television Academy. If you are a member, here is why I would like you to vote for me:

The Academy governor position is an important role in our industry. Although it is a volunteer position, we oversee a multi-million dollar annual budget that is spent on educational programs, screenings, seminars, internships, and of course, the Emmy awards. Its Vis...

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