Bio

A graduate of the Brooks Institute of Photography, Gary Hutzel has  developed his talents in visual effects in a variety of forms, including film,  television, commercials, music videos and theme park rides. He  has worked as a visual effects supervisor and director of photography for the effects  unit on Star Trek: The Next Generation, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, A Wrinkle  in Time, and Bionic Woman. His film credits include work on Spy Kids, Red Planet and The Green Mile. In his 25-year career, he has been nominated for 20  Emmy awards, winning four statues - twice for his work on Star Trek and twice for Battlestar Galactica. Hutzel has also been honored by the Visual Effects Society, winning six statues for his work on Galactica. He has established the "in house" visual effects facility on the NBC Universal lot which is now providing  all of the effects for "Defiance" and has done  other pilots and series for NBC,  including "Caprica", "Virtuality", and "Blood and Chrome". Hutzel is a member of the Directors Guild of America, the Visual Effects Society,  and the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.

Gary Hutzel
Visual Effects Supervisor
NBC Universal
United States