Biography for Scott Stokdyk
Visual Effects Supervisor
Sony Imageworks

Scott Stokdyk, an Academy Award®-winner and three-time Oscar® nominee, is a visual effects supervisor at Sony Pictures Imageworks just finished supervising the visual effects on Disney’s OZ THE GREAT AND POWERFUL, directed by Sam Raimi.

For almost a decade, Stokdyk worked with director Sam Raimi on all three of the SPIDER-MAN movies, winning the Academy Award® for Best Achievement in Visual Effects for his groundbreaking work on SPIDER-MAN 2. In 2003 he received an Academy Award® nomination for Best Achievement in Visual Effects for his contributions to SPIDER-MAN 2. For the first SPIDER-MAN™, Stokdyk's team created the digital characters of Spider-Man and the Green Goblin, as well as an innovative, synthetic Manhattan, which enabled the filmmakers to move Spider-Man through a virtual cityscape with complete freedom.

Between the SPIDER-MAN films and OZ THE GREAT AND POWERFUL, Stokdyk supervised the visual effects and animation for Disney’s G-FORCE.

Scott joined Imageworks in 1997 working as a digital artist on CONTACT and STARSHIP TROOPERS. He was CG Supervisor on both GODZILLA and STUART LITTLE. Stokdyk received his first Oscar® nomination in 2000 as digital effects supervisor for the creation of the incredible disappearing man and gorilla in HOLLOW MAN.

Prior to Imageworks, Stokdyk worked digital artist on TITANIC and TERMINATOR 2, and as a sequence supervisor on THE FIFTH ELEMENT.