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Steven Messing is known for his work on Avatar (2009), The Martian (2015) and Star Trek Into Darkness (2013). See full bio »

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Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 2 wins & 3 nominations. See more awards »

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Avatar Visual Effects
The Martian Visual Effects
Star Trek Into Darkness Visual Effects
Prometheus Visual Effects


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 2019 Avengers: Endgame (digital matte painter)
 2019 Alita: Battle Angel (lead concept designer: Lightstorm Entertainment)
 2018 Ant-Man and the Wasp (concept designer)
 2018 A Wrinkle in Time (digital matte painter: Method Studios)
 2017 Stranger Things (TV Series) (digital matte paintings and concepts - 9 episodes)
- Chapter Nine: The Gate (2017) ... (digital matte paintings and concepts)
- Chapter Eight: The Mind Flayer (2017) ... (digital matte paintings and concepts)
- Chapter Seven: The Lost Sister (2017) ... (digital matte paintings and concepts)
- Chapter Six: The Spy (2017) ... (digital matte paintings and concepts)
- Chapter Five: Dig Dug (2017) ... (digital matte paintings and concepts)
 2017 Alien: Covenant (senior concept designer)
 2016 X-Men: Apocalypse (visual effects concept designer)
 2015 The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2 (concept designer) / (digital matte painter)
 2015 The Martian (senior concept designer)
 2015 True Detective (TV Series) (matte painter - 1 episode)
- Church in Ruins (2015) ... (matte painter: Zoic)
  Game of Thrones (TV Series) (visual effects - 2 episodes, 2015) (matte painter - 1 episode, 2015)
- High Sparrow (2015) ... (visual effects: Crazy Horse Effects - as Steve Messing)
- The House of Black and White (2015) ... (visual effects: Crazy Horse Effects - as Steve Messing)
- The Wars to Come (2015) ... (matte painter)
 2014-2015 Black Sails (TV Series) (visual effects art director - 12 episodes)
- XVII. (2015) ... (visual effects art director)
- XVI. (2015) ... (visual effects art director)
- XV. (2015) ... (visual effects art director)
- XIII. (2015) ... (visual effects art director)
- XII. (2015) ... (visual effects art director)
 2014 Inherent Vice (digital matte artist)
  Boardwalk Empire (TV Series) (visual effects art director - 7 episodes, 2013 - 2014) (digital matte artist - 2 episodes, 2010)
- Cuanto (2014) ... (visual effects art director)
- What Jesus Said (2014) ... (visual effects art director)
- Golden Days for Boys and Girls (2014) ... (visual effects art director)
- Farewell Daddy Blues (2013) ... (visual effects art director)
- Havre de Grace (2013) ... (visual effects art director)
 2014 Maleficent (matte painter)
 2014 Godzilla (visual effects art director)
 2013 Star Trek Into Darkness (concept designer / digital matte painter - uncredited)
 2013 After Earth (matte painter: Pixomondo)
 2013 Oz the Great and Powerful (visual effects art director)
 2013 Gangster Squad (visual effects: Crazy Horse Effects)
 2012 Life of Pi (visual effects: Crazy Horse Effects)
 2012/I Prometheus (visual effects art director)
 2011 Water for Elephants (matte painter: Crazy Horse Effects)
 2010 The Pacific (TV Mini-Series) (matte painter - 1 episode)
- Iwo Jima (2010) ... (matte painter)
 2010/I Alice in Wonderland (digital matte artist: SPI - uncredited)
 2009 Avatar (concept illustrator)
 2009/I 2012 (digital matte artist)
 2009/I The Road (matte painter: Crazy Horse Effects)
 2009 G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra (digital matte artist: CIS Hollywood) / (digital matte artist: Digital Backlot)
 2009 Grey Gardens (TV Movie) (digital matte painter: Digital Backlot)
 2008 Four Christmases (concept artist)
 2008 Body of Lies (digital matte artist - uncredited)
 2008 The Express (matte painting supervisor: Digital Backlot)
 2008 Who Do You Love (digital matte painter)
 2008 John Adams (TV Mini-Series) (matte artist - 7 episodes)
- Peacefield (2008) ... (matte artist: Digital Backlot)
- Unnecessary War (2008) ... (matte artist: Digital Backlot)
- Unite or Die (2008) ... (matte artist: Digital Backlot)
- Reunion (2008) ... (matte artist: Digital Backlot)
- Don't Tread on Me (2008) ... (matte artist: Digital Backlot)
 2007 The Golden Compass (matte artist: Digital Backlot)
 2007 Spider-Man 3 (digital matte painter: Digital Backlot)
 2007 Zodiac (visual effects: Matte World Digital - as Steve Messing)
 2007 The Last Mimzy (digital matte painter: Digital Backlot)
 2006 Invincible (digital matte artist: Matte World Digital)
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