Mitch Deoudes is a filmmaker and visual effects artist. He holds a computer science degree from the University of California at Berkeley. Over the past dozen years, Mitch has completed 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 sculptor in several media.

Andy Davis received a BFA in Illustration from Pasedena's respected Art Center College of Design. He has been involved in digital visual effects since 1997, working on feature films including "Moulin Rouge", "Pearl Harbor", and "X-Men", as well as dozens of high-end commercials and music videos. His influences include David Lynch, Marshall McLuhan, and David Mamet. When not working with film, Andy's medium of choice is plastic resin.


Having toiled in the mines of commercial art, both artists consider "Doctor Island" to be a welcome opportunity to apply considerable visual effects skills thus gained to a purely artistic project.