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Editing (feature film)

1.
Reindeer Games (2000) as Visual Effects Editor
Just released from prison, all Rudy Duncan wants is to start a new life with Ashley, the girl of the his dreams, whom he met through pen pal letters in prison. But between them and happiness stands her crazy brother, Gabriel, and his motley crue of deadly criminals who think Rudy has some inside information about a casino where he once had a job--a casino Gabriel and his short-fused posse plan to take down. Now, just as Rudy is beginning his new life, he's caught in a high-velocity avalanche of temptations and surprises that could bury him, unless he can artfully dodge them.
2.
October Sky (1999) as Visual Effects Editor (Industrial Light & Magic)
The true story of a small town boy with big dreams, who goes against his father's will and follows his dream of building rockets.
3.
Small Soldiers (1998) as Visual Effects Editor (Industrial Light & Magic)
In the small suburban town of Winslow Corners, Ohio, life is quiet, people are friendly, and action figures are only toys. Then again, don't judge an action figure by its box. Meet the Commando Elite--action figures with an attitude. To them, everything else is just a toy...including the unsuspecting suburbanites of Winslow Corners who have somehow found themselves allied with the Commando's sworn enemies: the Gorgonites. The monstrous-looking but noble Gorgonites want only to hide from the Commandos long enough to find the lost island of Gorgon. Unfortunately, the Commando Elite is not interested in truces or negotiations...and they don't take prisoners.
4.
Flubber (1997) as Visual Effects Editor (Ilm)
Professor Phillip Brainard is a man so lost in thought that he appears, at times, not to pay attention. He's even forgotten two dates to marry his sweetheart Sara. But then this guy's got a lot on his mind. He's working with his high-voltage, over-amorous flying robot assistant, Weebo, on an idea for a substance that's not only a revolutionary new source of energy, but may well be the salvation of his financially troubled Medfield College, where his beloved Sara is the president. Late on the afternoon of his third attempt at a wedding, all of Professor Brainard's hard work in the lab comes together when he creates a miraculous goo that when applied to any object--cars, bowling balls, even people--enables them to fly thorugh the air at remarkable speeds. The stuff defies gravity and looks like rubber.
5.
Contact (1997) as Visual Effects Editor (Industrial Light & Magic)
An expert on interplanetary communication receives plans for a mysterious space vessel.
6.
Star Trek: First Contact (1996) as Visual Effects Editor (Ilm)
The USS Enterprise must travel back in time to fight an ominous alien race set to take over humanity.
7.
Congo (1995) as Visual Effects Editor (Ilm)
An expedition to a mysterious expanse of unexplored Africa unexpectedly brings primatologist Peter Elliot and Travicom Project Supervisor Karen Ross to a place where human greed and the laws of nature have gone berserk. Unlikely partners, Peter is the guardian of Amy, a remarkable gorilla he wants t
8.
American President, The (1995) as Visual Effects Editor (Industrial Light & Magic)
How does the widowed leader of the free world balance his many obligations to his country with the ordinary demands and everyday rites of courtship? When President Andrew Shepherd, quite unexpectedly, falls in love with Sydney Wade, an environmental lobbyist, he must overcome obstacles not faced by average citizens; he must worry that the public's right to know will collide with the desire for personal privacy. He must contend with approval ratings, an inquiring press and an aggressive political opponent just to go on a date. The President's advisors, chief of staff, domestic policy advisor, White House pollster and press secretary help him get through his busy schedule, deal with demands of congress and quell any global predicaments. But political crises are different than personal ones and somehow the American President alone must find a way to balance his love for his country with his love for an incredible woman.
9.
Baby's Day Out (1994) as Visual Effects Editor (Ilm)
Three Criminals have trouble holding onto a baby they have kidnapped.
10.
Forrest Gump (1994) as Co-Visual Effects Editor (Ilm)
A mentally challenged man stumbles through formative events in U.S. history.
11.
Star Trek: Generations (1994) as Visual Effects Editor (Industrial Light & Magic)
As the maiden voyage of the third Enterprise is occuring, it is called to save two ships from an energy ribbon, in which Kirk dies. However years later he is needed by Picard to stop an evil villian.
12.
Meteor Man, The (1993) as Visual Effects Editor (Ilm)
As a result of a meteor shower, an inner city school teacher acquires super-human powers that enable him to bring justice to his neighborhood.
13.
Death Becomes Her (1992) as Visual Effects Editor
Story about a vain actress, married to a plastic surgeon, and an author of beauty books, who both attempt to gain eternal youth, only to discover some unpleasant side effects.
14.
Rocketeer, The (1991) as Assistant Editor
A personal rocket pack designed by Howard Hughes causes an aviator to be seen as somewhat of a superhero.
15.
Star Trek VI: the Undiscovered Country (1991) as Visual Effects Editor (Ilm)
Captain Kirk andf his crew must uncover a Federation conspiracy to eliminate an alien race.
16.
Backdraft (1991) as Visual Effects Editor (Ilm)
Feuding firefighter brothers bury their differences to catch an arsonist.
17.
Hunt For Red October, The (1990) as Assistant Editor (Ilm)
A Russian commander decides to defect, taking Russia's newest nuclear sub with him. CIA agent Jack Ryan must track him down.
18.
Back To The Future (Part 3) (1990) as Visual Effects Editor Assistant (Ilm)
Marty McFly drives into the Old West to rescue Doc, whose blossoming romance makes him reluctant to return, from the clutches of the villainous Tannen Gang.
19.
Ghostbusters II (1989) as Effects Editor Assistant
The ghostbusters face the spirit of a warlock that lives in his self-portrait in a New York museum.
20.
Back To The Future (Part 2) (1989) as Effects Editor Assistant (Ilm)
Sequel to the 1985 hit "Back to the Future," where Marty McFly goes into the future.
21.
Cocoon: the Return (1988) as Effects Editor Assistant (Ilm)
Art, Ben, Joe and their wives, Bess, Mary and Alma have left Earth for a planet on which they never grow older. When they come back to their home planet to visit, they remember what it's like to be human.

Visual Effects (feature film)

22.
Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over (2003) as Visual Effects Editor (The Orphanage)
Under-age agents Juni and Carmen Cortez set out on their most mind-blowing mission yet: journeying inside the virtual reality world of a 3-D video game designed to outsmart them, as the awe-inspiring graphics and creatures of gaming come to real life. Relying on humor, gadgetry, bravery, family bonds and lightning-quick reflexes, the Spy Kids must battle through tougher and tougher levels of the game, facing challenges that include racing against road warriors and surfing on boiling lava, in order to save the world from a power hungry villain.
23.
Hudson Hawk (1991) as Visual Effects Supervisor (Rome/Budapest)
A man released from prison after ten years, plans to live a normal life. But his friend is in trouble and will be killed unless he steals some paintings by Leonardo Da Vinci.
24.
Caddyshack II (1988)
After his social-climbing daughter falls in love with one of the members, a self-made Armenian millionaire tries and fails to gain entry into Bushwood Country Club to please his social-climbing daughter. Snubbed by the hoity toity members, the man retaliates by purchasing Bushwood and turning it int

Post Production (feature film)

25.
Rocketeer, The (1991) as Negative Cutter
A personal rocket pack designed by Howard Hughes causes an aviator to be seen as somewhat of a superhero.

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