June 2, 2005


LOS ANGELES - Stargate Digital has appointed Mark Spatny supervising producer in charge of managing the producers and coordinators at Stargate's LA facility. He will also help coordinate schedules and staffing company-wide, throughout Stargate's locations in Vancouver, London and LA.

Spatny will continue to work on select projects as a visual effects supervisor. His recent work for Stargate includes supervising the effects for the pilots "The Book of Daniel" and "Amy Coyne," and producing for the Fox feature "Idiocracy." Spatny is also working closely with Indian director Anubhav Sinha on visual effects for the Bollywood film "Dus."

Prior to working at Stargate, Spatny worked as a producer and digital effects supervisor at Modern Videofilm, on feature films such as "I, Robot," "The Last Samurai," and "The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen," as well as on episodic series for the WB network, including "Everwood," "Gilmore Girls," "Birds of Prey," and "Sabrina the Teenage Witch." At POP Film, Spatny was the production manager for their Oscar-winning work on "What Dreams May Come," in addition to "Armageddon," "Star Trek: Insurrection," and "Dr. Dolittle."