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Mitchell S. Drain

Graduate of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Mitch Drain moved to California to pursue a career in computer graphic art. Now employed by shade as a visual effects supervisor, Mitch resides with his family north of Los Angeles. In addition to his passion for his career, Mitch continues his lifelong pursuit of playing guitar with local ... See full bio »
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 2016 Going in Style (visual effects supervisor) (post-production)
 2016 The Babysitter (visual effects supervisor: Shade VFX) (post-production)
  Jessica Jones (TV Series) (visual effects supervisor - 3 episodes, 2015) (VFX On-Set Supervisor - 1 episode, 2015)
- AKA Smile (2015) ... (visual effects supervisor: Shade VFX)
- AKA Take a Bloody Number (2015) ... (visual effects supervisor: Shade VFX)
- AKA I've Got the Blues (2015) ... (VFX On-Set Supervisor - Shade VFX)
- AKA 1,000 Cuts (2015) ... (visual effects supervisor: Shade VFX)
 2015 True Detective (TV Series) (visual effects supervisor - 5 episodes)
- Omega Station (2015) ... (visual effects supervisor: Shade VFX)
- Black Maps and Motel Rooms (2015) ... (visual effects supervisor: Shade VFX)
- Church in Ruins (2015) ... (visual effects supervisor: Shade VFX)
- Other Lives (2015) ... (visual effects supervisor: Shade VFX)
- Down Will Come (2015) ... (visual effects supervisor: Shade VFX)
 2015 Run All Night (visual effects supervisor)
 2014 Earth to Echo (visual effects supervisor)
 2012 This Means War (visual effects supervisor)
 2009 G-Force (visual effects supervisor: Asylum)
 2009 Duplicity (visual effects supervisor: Asylum - as Mitch Drain)
 2009 Friday the 13th (visual effects supervisor: Asylum)
 2009 The Unborn (visual effects supervisor: Asylum)
 2007 National Treasure: Book of Secrets (visual effects supervisor)
 2006 Apocalypto (digital effects supervisor: Asylum)
 2006 When a Stranger Calls (visual effects supervisor)
 2005 Sky High (visual effects supervisor: Asylum - as Mitchell Drain)
 2004 National Treasure (visual effects supervisor: second unit, Asylum)
 2004 Miracle (visual effects supervisor)
 2003 Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (visual effects supervisor)
 2002 Catch Me If You Can (Inferno artist: Asylum - as Mitch Drain)
 2002 Ticker (Short) (visual effects supervisor: Asylum - as Mitch Drain)
 2002 Unconditional Love (digital effects supervisor)
 2002 Minority Report (Inferno artist: Asylum - as Mitch Drain)
 2002 Rollerball (visual effects supervisor: Digital.Art.Media)
 2001 Black Hawk Down (Inferno artist - as Mitch Drain)
 2000-2001 V.I.P. (TV Series) (visual effects supervisor - 3 episodes)
- Valzheimer's (2001) ... (visual effects supervisor)
- Amazon Val (2001) ... (visual effects supervisor)
- Miss Con-Jeannie-Ality (2000) ... (visual effects supervisor)
 2001 Dr. Dolittle 2 (visual effects supervisor: Digital.Art.Media)
 2001 Swordfish (visual effects supervisor: Digital.Art.Media)
 2001 61* (TV Movie) (visual effects supervisor: CFX - as Mitchell Drain)
 2001 Blue Caviar (Short) (visual effects supervisor)
 2000 The Virginian (TV Movie) (visual effects supervisor - uncredited)
 1999 End of Days (digital effects supervisor: CFX)
 1999 The Thirteenth Floor (lead compositor - as Mitch Drain)
 1999 Providence (TV Series) (visual effects supervisor)
 1998/I Godzilla (compositing supervisor: CFX)
 1997 Flubber (compositing supervisor: CFX)
 1997 The Visitor (TV Series) (visual effects supervisor)
 1997 Volcano (supervising digital artist: Digiscope)
 1996 The Long Kiss Goodnight (supervising digital artist: Digiscope)
 1996 The Crow: City of Angels (supervising digital artist: Digiscope)
 1996 Kingpin (supervising digital artist: Digiscope)
 1996 Independence Day (supervising digital artist: Digiscope)
 1995 Cutthroat Island (supervising digital artist)
 1995 Wild Bill (digital artist: D.Rez Hollywood)
 1995 First Knight (supervising digital artist: CRC)
 1995 Judge Dredd (supervising digital artist: CRC - uncredited)
 1994 Stargate (Domino artist: CRC - as Mitch S. Drain)
 1994 The Little Rascals (digital effects compositor - as Mitch Drain)
 1994 Windrunner (digital effects supervisor - as Mitch Drain)
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First cousin of retired screen actress Jennifer Runyon Corman.

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