Caleb R. Owens is a industry veteran with a professional career that spans 25 years as a visual effects artist, game artist, animator and educator. Caleb has held senior positions at Digital Domain, Disney's Dream Quest Images, Sony ImageWorks, Electronic Arts, Square Enix visual effects and game studios. Along his many published game credits such as James Bond, Final Fantasy, he has more than 40 film and hundreds of commercial credits. The Academy Award Winning film, "Twelve Years a Slave" features visual effects work by Owens. Throughout his career Caleb has lectured, taught and presented at professional conferences, seminars, distinguished universities and studios. He is published in several books, magazines, and online media. In 1993 Owens completed his BFA at Florida Atlantic University, one of the first Computer Animation Art programs in the country, and later studied in the MFA program. While working professionally Caleb was an important adviser to help shape FAU's MFA in Computer Art program.