Hoyt Yeatman

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Hoyt Yeatman
Hoyt Horatio Yeatman Jr.

(1955-01-23) January 23, 1955 (age 64)
OccupationVisual effects artist, visual effects supervisor
Years active1977-present

Hoyt Yeatman (born January 23, 1955 in San Francisco, California, United States) is an American visual effects artist and supervisor. He has worked with Jerry Bruckheimer on a number of films, including Armageddon, Con Air, and The Rock.[1] He made his directorial debut with the film G-Force.[2]

Yeatman is an alumnus of the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television.[3]

In 1979 Yeatman, Scott Squires, Rocco Gioffre, Fred Iguchi, Tom Hollister and Bob Hollister co-founded Dream Quest Images, a groundbreaking visual effects house, winning the Academy Award for Visual Effects in 1989 for the motion control and underwater effects in The Abyss. In 1996 Dream Quest was purchased by The Walt Disney Company, which became Disney's "The Secret Lab" in 1999. The Secret Lab closed its doors in 2001.[4]


Year Film Role Notes
2009 G-Force Director Debut film


  1. ^ "Movie File: P. Diddy, 'The Fockers,' Ashton Kutcher, Motley Crue & More". MTV. 2004-12-08. Retrieved 2008-10-11.
  2. ^ "Action!". San Diego Union-Tribune. 2005-01-02. Retrieved 2008-10-11.
  3. ^ Hwang, Emilia (2000-09-25). "UCLA grad comes back to speak about experiences". Retrieved 2008-10-11.[permanent dead link]
  4. ^ Hill, Jim (2003-01-14). "The sad tale of Disney's Secret Lab". Retrieved 2012-10-31.

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