Mitchell Deoudes holds a computer science degree from the University of California at Berkeley. He has worked in digital visual effects for (too?) many years, completing tours of duty at George Lucas' Industrial Light & Magic, Sony Pictures Imageworks, Centropolis Effects, and other facilities on such films as "Twister", "Godzilla", and "Hollow Man". His influences include Phillip K. Dick, Stanley Kubrick, and P.T. Anderson. He is an avid welded metal sculptor.