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 Willow, Witches of Eastwick, Enemy Mine, Young Sherlock Holmes, The Goonies, Star 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 Casper, Forrest Gump, Baby's Day Out, Jurassic Park, Alive, Hook, 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 Jedi, The Right Stuff, Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, *batteries not included, Ghostbusters II, Back to the Future, Part II, The Hunt for Red October, The Rocketeer, Death Becomes Her, The Meteor Man, Forrest Gump, The Mask, Disclosure, Jumanji, Twister, Mars Attacks!, The Lost World: Jurassic Park, Star Wars: Episode I, Sleepy Hollow, The Perfect Storm, Jurassic Park III, Star Wars: Episode II, Dreamcatcher, Peter Pan, Jarhead, The 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 End, Transformers, Super 8, Red Tails, Battleship, The Avengers. Star Trek Into Darkness, Tomorrowland, Star Wars: The Force Awakens.
sfx and pyro
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 Ranger, The Avengers, Red Tails, Elysium, The Last Airbender, Avatar, Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, Terminator Salvation, Transformers, Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End, Pirates of the Caribbean Dead Man's Chest, Poseidon, Mission Impossible III, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Jarhead, War of the Worlds, xXx: State of the Union, Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World, Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl, Hulk, Minority Report, Planet of the Apes, Jurassic Park III, Pearl Harbor, Galaxy Quest, Wild Wild West, The Mummy, Snake Eyes, Saving Private Ryan, Deep Impact, Starship Troopers, Men in Black, The Lost World: Jurassic Park, and Star Trek: Generations.
Heron is a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.