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Dan Smiczek

Dan Smiczek Dan is currently an Effects Supervisor at Rhythm & Hues Studios in Los Angeles. He received his BSc in Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering from Purdue University in 1997.and, after working as a NASA contractor for many years, he made the jump into the visual effects industry in Hollywood.

Dan has worked in many different roles ranging from an Animator on The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers to an effects technical director on X2, Elf, and The Chronicles of Riddick.

Most recently he was the massive battle supervisor on The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe and the effects supervisor for Rhythm & Hues on The Fast and Furious: Tokyo Drift as well as the Ben Stiller comedy, Night at the Museum.