Mark “Crash” McCreery has worked in the entertainment business for nearly 30 years, designing some of the most fantastic creatures and monsters in film history. The first 11 years of his career he was the lead artist for make-up special effects legend Stan Winston. As creature concept designer, McCreery’s character designs can be seen in such well-known movies as the “Jurassic Park” series, the “Pirates of the Caribbean” series, “Edward Scissorhands,” “Terminator 2,” “Ghost Rider,” “The Relic,” “Batman Returns” (Academy Award nomination for best make-up design) and many more. He has designed for numerous high-profile directors including Steven Spielberg, James Cameron, Tim Burton, M. Night Shyamalan, Larry Kasdan and Ang Lee. McCreery was production designer on Gore Verbinski’s The Lone Ranger as well as the animated feature “Rango” which earned McCreery an Annie Animation Award for best character design and helped Verbinski garner his first Academy Award for best animated film.