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William Mesa

Long considered one of the most innovative visual effects directors in the industry, William Mesa made his name as Vice-President of Introvision. While at Introvision, he was the supervisor/director of visual effects for such diverse films as Rob Reiner's Stand By Me, Stallone's Rambo III (1988); Sam Raimi's Darkman (1990) and Army of Darkness (... See full bio »
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Won 3 Primetime Emmys. Another 3 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »

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 2014 St. Sebastian (visual effects supervisor) (post-production)
 2014 Ghosts of the Pacific (visual effects supervisor: Flash Film Works) (completed)
 2013 A Belfast Story (visual effects supervisor)
 2013 The Wicked (Video) (visual effects supervisor)
 2012 Barricade (visual effects supervisor: Flash Film Works)
  Dragon Age: Redemption (TV Series) (visual effects supervisor - 5 episodes, 2011) (visual effects producer - 1 episode, 2011)
- Saarebas (2011) ... (visual effects supervisor)
- Mercenaries (2011) ... (visual effects supervisor)
- Nyree (2011) ... (visual effects supervisor)
- Josmael (2011) ... (visual effects producer)
- Cairn (2011) ... (visual effects supervisor)
 2011 Dolphin Tale (visual effects supervisor: Flash Film Works)
 2011/IV Wake (visual effects supervisor)
 2011 Night of the Little Dead (Short) (visual effects supervisor)
 2011/II Skin Deep (Short) (visual effects supervisor)
 2010 The Pacific (TV Mini-Series) (visual effects supervisor - 4 episodes)
- Peleliu Hills (2010) ... (visual effects supervisor: Flash Film Works)
- Peleliu Landing (2010) ... (visual effects supervisor: Flash Film Works)
- Basilone (2010) ... (visual effects supervisor: Flash Film Works)
- Guadalcanal/Leckie (2010) ... (visual effects supervisor: Flash Film Works)
 2010 Clash of the Titans (visual effects supervisor: Flash Film Works)
 2009 All About Steve (visual effects supervisor)
 2008/I Defiance (visual effects supervisor)
 2008 The Day the Earth Stood Still (visual effects supervisor: Flash Film Works)
 2006 Blood Diamond (visual effects supervisor: Flash Film Works)
 2006/I The Guardian (visual effects supervisor)
 2006 Glory Road (visual effects supervisor: Flash Film Works)
 2005 Into the Blue (visual effects supervisor: Flash Film Works - uncredited)
 2005 Ghost Whisperer (TV Series) (visual effects supervisor - 1 episode)
- Pilot (2005) ... (visual effects supervisor)
 2005 Elizabethtown (visual effects supervisor: Flash Film Works)
 2005 Dark Water (visual effects supervisor: Flash Film Works)
 2005/I Man of the House (visual effects supervisor)
 2004 White Chicks (visual effects supervisor: Flash Film Works)
 2004 The Perfect Score (visual effects supervisor: Flash Film Works)
 2003 The Last Samurai (visual effects supervisor: Flash Film Works)
 2003 Duplex (visual effects supervisor: Flash Film Works)
 2003 The Italian Job (visual effects supervisor: Flash Film Works)
 2003 Holes (visual effects supervisor)
 2002 The Adventures of Pluto Nash (visual effects supervisor: Flash Film Works)
 2002 Death to Smoochy (visual effects supervisor)
 2002 Collateral Damage (visual effects supervisor)
 2001 Delivering Milo (visual effects supervisor)
 2000 Red Planet (visual effects supervisor: Flash Film Works)
 1999 Deep Blue Sea (visual effects supervsior: Flash Film Works)
 1999 The Deep End of the Ocean (visual effects supervisor)
 1998 The Waterboy (visual effects producer)
 1998 Tale of the Mummy (visual effects supervisor)
 1997 Quicksilver Highway (TV Movie) (visual effects supervisor)
 1997 DNA (Video) (visual effects producer)
 1996 It Came from Outer Space II (TV Movie) (visual effects supervisor)
 1995 The Darkening (visual effects director)
 1995 Galaxis (visual effects director)
 1995 The Demolitionist (visual effects supervisor)
 1994 New Nightmare (visual effects supervisor)
 1994 The Chase (visual effects supervisor)
 1993 Fearless (visual effects supervisor)
 1993 The Fugitive (visual effects supervisor)
 1993 Monolith (visual effects supervisor)
 1993 The Tower (TV Movie) (visual effects supervisor)
 1992 Army of Darkness (visual effects supervisor)
 1992 Under Siege (visual effects supervisor)
 1991 Billy Bathgate (visual effects supervisor)
 1991 The Rapture (visual effects supervisor)
 1991 Black Robe (visual effects supervisor)
 1991 Blood Ties (TV Movie) (visual effects supervisor)
 1991 If Looks Could Kill (visual effects supervisor: Introvision)
 1991 Flight of the Intruder (visual effects supervisor)
 1990 Darkman (visual effects supervisor)
 1990 Miracle Landing (TV Movie) (special visual effects supervisor)
 1989 Driving Miss Daisy (visual effects supervisor - uncredited)
 1989 Lock Up (visual effects supervisor)
 1989 UHF (visual effects supervisor)
 1989 The Karate Kid, Part III (director of visual effects - as Bill Mesa)
 1988 976-EVIL (visual effects supervisor)
 1988 Distant Thunder (visual effects supervisor - uncredited)
 1988 Rambo III (special visual effects supervisor: Introvision Systems, Inc.)
 1988 Sunset (visual effects supervisor)
 1987 Housekeeping (visual effects supervisor - uncredited)
 1987 Poor Little Rich Girl: The Barbara Hutton Story (TV Movie) (visual effects supervisor)
 1987 Adventures in Babysitting (visual effects supervisor - uncredited)
 1987 Murder by the Book (TV Movie) (visual effects supervisor - uncredited)
 1986 Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (TV Series) (visual effects supervisor - 1 episode)
- The Christmas Star (1986) ... (visual effects supervisor)
 1986 Oceans of Fire (TV Movie) (visual effects supervisor)
 1986 Stand by Me (visual effects supervisor - uncredited)
 1986 Monster in the Closet (visual effects supervisor)
 1986 The Greatest American Hero (TV Series) (visual effects supervisor - 1 episode)
- The Greatest American Heroine (1986) ... (visual effects supervisor - uncredited)
 1985 The Hugga Bunch (TV Movie) (visual effects supervisor: Introvision)
 1984 The Night They Saved Christmas (TV Movie) (visual effects supervisor)
 1984 Oh, God! You Devil (visual effects supervisor)
 1984 Reckless (visual effects supervisor: Introvision)
 1983 Two of a Kind (visual effects supervisor: Introvision Systems, Inc.)
 1983 It's All Right, My Friend (visual effects supervisor)
 1982 Megaforce (visual effects supervisor: Introvision)
 1982 Inside the Third Reich (TV Movie) (visual effects supervisor)
 1981 Outland (supervisor: Introvision Systems, Inc.)
 1980 First Family (visual effects supervisor: Introvision)
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(1997-) Runs the visual effcts company "Flash Filmworks." See more »

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