Visual effects supervisor Pat McClung, a two-time Oscar-nominated artist, has joined FuseFX. McClung, who is a 30-year vet of the industry, will working on-set and and within Fuse in his role. His current projects include Scorpion and The Walking Dead.
McClung’s resume includes more than 30 feature film and television credits. Recent projects include McFarland, USA; Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day; X-Men Origins: Wolverine and Live Free or Die Hard.
He began his career as a model and miniature artist with Boss Film Studios. His early credits included Blade Runner, Star Trek: The Motion Picture, Star Wars: Episode V — The Empire Strikes Back and Ghostbusters. He joined Digital Domain in 1993 and earned his first credit as visual effects supervisor on Apollo 13. He later led visual effects teams at Sony Pictures Imageworks and Fox. His Oscar noms came in 1995 for True Lies and 1999 for Armageddon.
McClung described his decision to join FuseFX as flowing from his desire to focus on television after a career devoted primarily to feature films.
“There is a lot of great work being done in television today,” says McClung, who has primarily worked on feature films during his long career. “I like the quick turnaround and the opportunity to work on a variety of projects with talented crews.”