Mark Scott Spatny 

Visual Effects Supervisor and Photographer

FXGuide Podcast #260: Mark Spatny on TV VFX

From August 2013, here is a 43 minute interview I did with FXGuide's Mike Seymour in response to my blog post criticizing the way the entertainment media reports about television visual effects, and how they should be reporting on artistry, not technology.  

Behind the Scenes on the Doctor Who episode 'Nightmare in Silver'.

A little insight into how we created one of the effects for the Doctor Who episode 'Nightmare in Silver', that aired on May 11, 2013.


ICG Magazine feature on Phantom

An article in the March 2013 issue of the International Cinematographers Guild monthly magazine featuring the cinematography and visual effects for the Soviet submarine drama Phantom.

Heroes VFX Team 'Completing The Scene'

April 29, 2010

The Heroes season 3 DVD set features a "behind the scenes" feature with the crew from Stargate Studios, detailing how they created the Emmy winning effects for the series. VFX Supervisors Eric Grenaudier and Jason Sperling, VFX Producer Mark Spatny, and their team of artists explain the work behind many of the series signature effects, and the process they go through to push the envelope on television effects week after week.


Behind the Scenes Making of the Emmy winning VFX for "Nightmares and Dreamscapes"

This is the "Before and After" section of our winning Emmy submission, showing a breakdown of how the effects were created.

Animation World Network: 'Heroes Season 3: More Villains, More VFX'

September 22, 2008

Animation World Network's Tara Bennett interviews Heroes VFX Producer Mark Spatny about the explosion of awesome work in the series new season. Read the article here. 

The Washington Post: 'It's a Bird! It's a Plane!'

November 4, 2007

The Washington Post's Amy Amatangelo details the evolving world of television effects, featuring interviews with Heroes VFX Producer Mark Spatny, as well as the creative teams behind Pushing Daisies, Supernatural, and Bones Read the article here. 

FXGuide podcast: Heroic VFX: 'Stargate Studios and NBC's Heroes'

May 29, 2007

FXGuide's Mike Seymour interviews VFX Supervisor Mark Kolpack and Mark Spatny about the challenges of creating the effects for Heroes season one. Click to listen to the 53 minute podcast here or View the printed article