Having worked with Stan Winston for over two decades, it was only natural that Shane Mahan founded his own Practical Visual Effects Company, along with colleagues Lindsay Macgowan, Alan Scott and John Rosengrant.

Since opening their doors in 2008, Legacy Effects has been involved with a series of high profile films while striving to achieve a perfect marriage of Digital and Practical effects. Co-owner and FX Supervisor Shane Mahan has played an important role in bringing practical effects to life in over 75 films.

Mahan has been an important contributor Marvel’s ambitious cinematic undertaking. These films include “Iron Man (1-3)”, “Captain Marvel”, “Captain America: Winter Soldier”, “Guardians of the Galaxy: Vol. 2”, “Avengers: Infinity War”, and the recently completed “Avengers: Endgame”.  

Additionally, Shane has supervised various effects for recent films such as Guillermo Del Toro’s Academy Award winner “The Shape of Water”, “The Revenant”, “The Jungle Book” and more. Concurrently, the Legacy Effects studio has been involved in a wide range of film productions such as “Godzilla: King of Monsters”, “Pacific Rim (1-2)”, “Jurassic World” and many more. Additionally, Legacy’s work can be seen front-and-center in the upcoming Disney streaming series “The Mandalorian” as well as the Fox Searchlight Film “Antlers”, set to release in 2019.