Dream Quest Images was an effects firm established in the early 1980s by Hoyt Yeatman and Scott Squires. The company worked on more than one hundred projects ranging from films, shows and commercials.

In the mid Nineties, they were bought out by Creator/{{Disney}}[[note]] [[OlderThanTheyThink this was before either]] Creator/{{Pixar}}, Creator/MarvelComics or Lucasfilm[=/=]ILM[=/=]LucasArts[=/=]Creator/SkywalkerSound[[/note]]. Their last movie under the Dream Quest banner was Creator/TimBurton's ''Franchise/PlanetOfTheApes'' remake. After which they were renamed The Secret Lab. Their last film under ''that'' name was ''Film/ReignOfFire''.

See also the aforementioned Pixar and Creator/IndustrialLightAndMagic. Two other effects studios bought by Disney (in 2006 and 2012, respectively).


!! Other movies and shows worked on by Dream Quest[=/=]The Secret Lab include:
* ''[[Disney/OneHundredAndOneDalmatians 102 Dalmatians]]''
* ''Film/TheAbyss'' (and a Behind-the-Scenes special)
* ''Film/TheAdventuresOfBuckarooBanzaiAcrossThe8thDimension''
* ''Film/{{Armageddon}}''
* ''Series/AmazingStories''
* ''Film/{{Beetlejuice}}'' ([[ScaleModelDestruction Provided Adam's model city]])
* ''Literature/BigTrouble''
* ''Film/BladeRunner''
* ''Film/TheBlob''
* ''Film/BlueThunder'' (their first project as the main effects house)
* ''BubbleBoy''
* ''Film/{{Caddyshack}}''
* ''Film/CaptainEO''
* ''Film/ConAir''
* ''Film/TheCrow''
* ''Deal of the Century'' (also co-produced with Creator/WarnerBros)
* ''Film/DeepRising''
* ''Disney/{{Dinosaur}}'' (were transformed into The Secret Lab around this time)
* ''Film/EscapeFromNewYork''
* ''Fat Man and Little Boy''
* ''Film/TheFly'' (1986)
* ''Film/GeorgeOfTheJungle''
* ''Film/GoneInSixtySeconds2000'' (remake)
* ''Film/{{Gremlins}}''
* ''Film/HotShots''
* ''Film/InspectorGadget''
* ''Series/{{JAG}}'' (season one)
* ''WesternAnimation/JonnyQuestTheRealAdventures''[[labelnote:List]]"Alien In Washington", "Race Against Danger"[[/labelnote]]
* ''KangarooJack''
* ''Series/LittleHouseOnThePrairie''
* ''Film/TheMask''
* ''Film/TheMightyDucks''
* ''Film/MightyJoeYoung''
* ''Film/{{Moonwalker}}''
* ''Film/NationalLampoonsVacation''
** ''National Lampoons European Vacation''
** ''Film/NationalLampoonsChristmasVacation''
* ''Film/ANightmareOnElmStreet3DreamWarriors''
** ''Film/ANightmareOnElmStreet4TheDreamMaster''
* ''Film/PeeWeesBigAdventure''
* ''Film/{{Predator}}''
* ''Film/PrimalFear''
* ''Film/ThePrincessDiaries''
* ''Film/TheRock''
* ''Film/ShanghaiNoon''
* ''Film/ShortCircuit'' (and its sequel)
* ''Film/SnowDogs''
* ''WesternAnimation/TheSwanPrincess'' (Scene enhancements; movie with Creator/HanhoHeungUp)
* ''Film/TotalRecall1990''
* ''Film/TwilightZoneTheMovie''
* ''Film/{{Unbreakable}}''
* ''Series/{{V}}''
* ''Film/{{Waterworld}}''
* ''VideoGame/WingCommander III: Heart of the Tiger''

!!Tropes Associated with Dream Quest[=/=]The Secret Lab:
* ExecutiveMeddling: Pretty much caused their downfall.
* IHaveManyNames
* TooGoodForThisSinfulEarth
* VisualEffectsOfAwesome: Say what you will about some of the films they worked on, but it's generally agreed they did awesome work.