'Mythbusters' Alum Tory Belleci Is Also an SF State Alum

Friday, January 29, 2021

THE CINEMAHOLIC -- After graduating magna cum-laude from San Francisco State University film school, he started working with Jamie Hyneman in 1994.

Within a few years serving as a stage manager and other positions, Tory gained enough experience to land a job at Industrial Light and Magic. At ILM, he bagged the chance to build models for films like “Star Wars: Episode 1 – The Phantom Menace” and “Star Wars: Episode 2 – Attack of the Clones.” There was no looking back for Belleci after he bagged Discovery Channel’s “MythBusters” in 2003, initially to perform behind the scenes and eventually as its co-host.