visual and special fx art director

DAVE CARSON, Suspended Belief's Visual and Special FX Art Director, was the Visual Effects Supervisor for both Titanic and Joe Versus the Volcano. He was Visual Effects Art Director for WillowWitches of EastwickEnemy MineYoung Sherlock HolmesThe GooniesStar Trek III: Search for Spock, dragon set designer for Dragonslayer, model maker and storyboard artist on Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back and a key sculptor on Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi. Other credits include CasperForrest GumpBaby's Day OutJurassic ParkAliveHook, and Total Recall.

Carson is a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

visual fx consultant 

PETER DAULTON, Suspended Belief's Visual FX Consultant, is a member of the Visual Effects Branch of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences with over 30 years of experience both as a Visual Effects Camera Operator and CGI Lead Animator.  With credits on over 50 major motion pictures Daulton is well versed in motion control, stop motion and miniature photography as well as computer graphics, pre-viz, layout and animation.

His credits include, Star Wars: Return of the JediThe Right StuffIndiana Jones and the Last Crusade*batteries not includedGhostbusters IIBack to the Future, Part IIThe Hunt for Red OctoberThe RocketeerDeath Becomes HerThe Meteor ManForrest GumpThe MaskDisclosureJumanjiTwisterMars Attacks!The Lost World: Jurassic ParkStar Wars: Episode ISleepy HollowThe Perfect StormJurassic Park IIIStar Wars: Episode IIDreamcatcherPeter PanJarheadThe Chronicles of Narnia; The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest and Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s EndTransformers, Super 8Red Tails, Battleship, The Avengers. Star Trek Into Darkness, Tomorrowland, Star Wars: The Force Awakens.

sfx and pyro

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GEOFF HERON does pyro, and there will be explosions. When the characters in Suspended Belief need to let off steam, there's no better way than with a little pyro. Practical FX supervisor Geoff Heron's credits include, The Lone RangerThe AvengersRed TailsElysiumThe Last AirbenderAvatarIndiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal SkullTerminator SalvationTransformersPirates of the Caribbean: At World's EndPirates of the Caribbean Dead Man's ChestPoseidonMission Impossible IIIHarry Potter and the Goblet of FireJarheadWar of the WorldsxXx: State of the UnionMaster and Commander: The Far Side of the WorldPirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black PearlHulkMinority ReportPlanet of the ApesJurassic Park IIIPearl Harbor, Galaxy QuestWild Wild WestThe MummySnake EyesSaving Private RyanDeep ImpactStarship TroopersMen in BlackThe Lost World: Jurassic Park, and Star Trek: Generations.

Heron is a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

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