|Other names||Joel C. Hynek
|Occupation||Visual effects artist|
|Parent(s)||J. Allen Hynek (father, 1910-1986)|
Joel Hynek is a visual effects artist who has worked on over 30 films since 1980.
Both nominations are in the category of Best Visual Effects
- 60th Academy Awards-Nominated for Predator. Nomination shared with Richard Greenberg, Robert M. Greenberg and Stan Winston. Lost to Innerspace.
- 71st Academy Awards-What Dreams May Come. Shared with Nicholas Brooks, Kevin Mack and Stuart Robertson. Won.
Scientific and Engineering Academy Award 1987. Award shared with Robert M. Greenberg (R/Greenberg Associates, Inc.), Eugene Mamut (R/Greenberg Associates, Inc.), Alfred Thumim (Oxberry Division of Richmark Camera Service, Inc.), Elan Lipshitz (Oxberry Division of Richmark Camera Service, Inc.), Darryl A. Armour (Oxberry Division of Richmark Camera Service, Inc.) For the design and development of the RGA/Oxberry Compu-Quad Special Effects Optical Printer.
- "The 60th Academy Awards (1988) Nominees and Winners". oscars.org. Retrieved April 16, 2014.
- "The 71st Academy Awards (1999) Nominees and Winners". Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. AMPAS. Retrieved April 16, 2014.
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