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The Jim Henson Company

Jim and Jane Henson founded Muppets, Inc. in 1958. Now known as The Jim Henson Company, a leading innovator of puppetry, animatronics and digital animation, they created the iconic Muppet characters. The Muppet Show debuted in Britain in 1976 and ran for five seasons. Though headquartered in Los Angeles, The Jim Henson Company has additional offices in New York and London.

Mr. Roboto: Mike Elizalde

Eight words changed Mike Elizalde’s life: “I want you to open your own studio.” A special effects and animatronics expert who had done stints with FX legends like Kevin Yagher (Child’s Play, Hellraiser: Bloodline) and Ri

Optic Nerve Studios

Optic Nerve Studios is a special effects company founded by John Vulich and Everett Burrell and is now owned by special effects makeup artist Glenn Hetrick, judge on the debut season of the Syfy competition show Face Off.

Legacy Effects

Legacy Effects was formed in 2008 out of Stan Winston Studios, after the passing of Academy Award–winning special effects master Stan Winston. Shane Mahan, John Rosengrant, Lindsay MacGowan, and Alan Scott partnered to preserve the memory of their late mentor and continue his legacy of stunning special effects.