(written from a Production point of view)
Mark Wendell is a viual effects animator who worked for Santa Barbara Studios on episodes of Star Trek: The Next Generation, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, and Star Trek: Voyager and on the Star Trek films Star Trek Generations and Star Trek: Insurrection.
Other credits for Santa Barbara Studios include the short documentary Destiny in Space (1994, with Alan G. Markowitz, Eric Guaglione, and narrated by Leonard Nimoy), the television mini series 500 Nations (1995), the short film Marvin the Martian in the Third Dimension (1996, with Michael Backauskas and Eric Guaglione), the short documentary Cosmic Voyage (1996, with John Grower, Eric Guaglione, Alan G. Markowitz, Kathi Samec, and Peter G. Travers), the comic adaptation Spawn (1997), the horror film An American Werewolf in Paris (1997), and the comedy Paulie (1998).
Further credits as lighting and compositing technical director, CG supervisor, and animation supervisor include the animated adventure Shrek (2001), the science fiction comedy Evolution (2001), the animated movies Flushed Away (2006) and Surf's Up (2007), the adventure Beowulf (2007), the superhero movie Hancock (2008), the comic adaptation Watchmen (2009), the action comedy G-Force (2009), the fantasy film Alice in Wonderland (2010), and the fantasy sequel Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 (2010).
More recently, Wendell worked on the comedy Zookeeper (2011), the adventure Journey 2: The Mysterious Island (2012, starring The Rock), the science fiction film Prometheus (2012), the science fiction thriller Gravity (2013), and the comedy The Incredible Burt Wonderstone (2013).
Star Trek credits
- TNG: "Masks" - Digital Effects Artist (uncredited, Season 7)
- Star Trek films