Shaina Holmes

Assistant Professor
Syracuse University

Shaina Holmes is a Visual Effects Producer, Artist, and Supervisor with over 200 Feature Film and TV credits. Additionally, she is an Assistant Professor in the Television Radio & Film department in Newhouse at Syracuse University focusing on VFX and Post Production.

Full Bio
Shaina Holmes ( a Visual Effects Producer, Supervisor, and Artist with over 200 film and television credits ( While in Los Angeles, she was a VFX Artist on Chicago, The Notebook, Sideways, Tropic Thunder, and Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind among many others. In NYC, Holmes worked at the post production giant, Deluxe (, where she created and ran their Episodic TV Visual Effects division, Encore VFX (, and eventually merged with sister company, Method Studios ( She oversaw such projects as True Detective and Vinyl for HBO, The Get Down for Netflix, Blindspot for NBC, feature films Men In Black 3 and Swiss Army Man, as well as various Ken Burns documentaries including Vietnam, The Dustbowl, and Central Park Five.

Additionally, Holmes is an assistant professor in the Television, Radio, & Film department in the Newhouse School at Syracuse University (htt

Professional Credits
All Credits here:

Highlights include:

Episodic Television

2016-2017 The Get Down (S1) Netflix VFX Senior Producer

2016 Vinyl (S1) HBO VFX Supervising Producer

2016 Blindspot (S2) NBC VFX Senior Producer

2014 True Detective (S1) HBO VFX Supervising Producer

2014 Marco Polo (S1) Netflix VFX Supervising Producer

2014 Manhattan Love Story (S1) ABC VFX Supervising Producer

2012-2014 Blue Bloods (S2-4) CBS VFX Supervising Producer

2011-2014 Treme (S2-4) HBO Dailies Producer, VFX Supervising Producer

2011-2012 Pan Am (S1) ABC Dailies Producer

Documentary (Series/Feature Film)

2019 Country Music PBS Dailies Producer

2017 The Vietnam War PBS Dailies Producer

2016 Jackie Robinson PBS Dailies Producer

2014 Lambert & Stamp n/a VFX Supervising Producer

2014 The Roosevelts PBS Dailies Producer

Industry Awards
Holmes is an active member of The Visual Effects Society. Her team was nominated for a Visual Effects Society Award in the category Outstanding Supporting Visual Effects in a Motion Picture for their work on Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind in 2004.