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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Visual Effects (feature film)

1.
Battleship (2012)
When scientists discover a planet in a nearby galaxy capable of sustaining life, they attempt to communicate with its inhabitants who respond by paying Earth a visit. When the alien spacecraft crash lands in the Pacific, near the naval station off the coast of Hawaii, a battle for supremacy unfolds on the water.
2.
Take Me Home Tonight (2011)
As the summer of 1988 winds down, three friends on the verge of adulthood attend an out-of-control party in celebration of their last night of unbridled youth.
3.
First Snow (2007)
After a fortune teller makes a frightening prediction, Jimmy Munson tries desperately to change the present in order to alter the future.
4.
John Grisham's A Painted House (2003)
Based on Grisham's novel of the same name that is a semi-autobiographical coming of age story about the grandson of a cotton farmer in rural Arkansas whose quiet life becomes complicated when he witnesses a murder.
5.
Summer Catch (2001)
This summer couldn't be more crucial for Ryan Dunne, a blue-collar kid with aspirations to become a major league baseball player. Every summer, the hottest college ball players descend upon Cape Cod to pursue their baseball dreams during the day and blow off steam in town at night. The first local boy in years to earn a slot in the team, Ryan finally got his shot...but the temptations off-field are getting in the way of his commitment to the game. Soon, Ryan is distracted by a beautiful young woman who summers in the town with her family. As the friction builds between his loyal townie friends and his cocky teammates, Ryan's rivalry with hot-shot teammate Eric comes to a head. When a major league scout comes along, however, he tries to push the pangs of romance and player rivalry aside, because his sports talent may be his only ticket out of the small industrial town.
6.
Black Knight (2001) as Special Effects Coordinator
A "Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court" like tale of a down-and-out theme restaurant employee who is transported back to medieval times.
7.
Happy Campers (2001) as Special Effects
The counselors at Camp Bleeding Dove decide to make summer a little more memorable for their young charges... A very diverse and troubled team of college freshmen are spending their summer as camp counselors. Anarchy rules when their tyrannical camp director is accidentally incapacitated, resulting in the counselors taking it upon themselves to spice up the traditional, monotonous daily activities with their own irreverent brand of teenage leadership. Through their experiences in guiding the young campers, the teens ultimately learn unforgettable lessons about life, love and pandemonium.
8.
Freedom Song (2000)
Dramatic account of the grass-roots civil rights movement in a small Mississippi town in 1959. Focuses on a couple under government scrutiny for their activist stance against the Jim Crow laws and their teenage son who is becoming an activist. Inspired by the arrival of an organizer of the Student N
9.
Color of Love: Jacey's Story, The (2000)
Television movie about a white grandmother and a black grandfather, not married to each other, who must overcome their differences to raise their suddenly orphaned granddaughter. Georgia Porter's life is changed when her estranged daughter and her daughter's husband die in an automobile accident on
10.
Legend of Bagger Vance, The (2000) as Special Effects Assistant
Rannulph Junuh has returned to Savannah a damaged, tortured soul, his youthful innocence shattered by the trauma of World War I. While he's been gone, his former fiancee, Adele Invergordon, has devoted herself to fulfilling her late father's dream of building a world-class golf course on a nearby island. To keep the dream alive in the depths of the Great Depression, she proposes an exhibition tournament featuring golf superstars Bobby Jones and Walter Hagen. When city officials insist that the match can only take place if a local golfer participates, Hardy turns to Junuh to defend his hometown's honor. Along the way he faces down his demons, fights for the love of the woman he abandoned and hits a hole in one with the help of a black caddie named Bagger who offers down-home folk wisdom, spiritual guidance and the secret to a perfect swing.
11.
Muppets From Space (1999) as Special Effects Coordinator (Muppet Workshop/New York)
The entire Muppet cast, led by Kermit and Miss Piggy, must save Gonzo and make the world safe for a friendly alien invasion.
12.
Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland, The (1999) as Special Effects Coordinator
Grouchland's nasty Huxley steals Elmo's blanket and the Sesame Street crew must track it down.
13.
Day Lincoln Was Shot, The (1998)
Minute-by-minute account of the moments leading up to the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln, from the perspective of Lincoln and his murderer, John Wilkes Booth. On April 14, 1865, Abraham Lincoln met with his cabinet and signed an executive order lifting the blockade of the South. That evening, he took wife Mary Todd Lincoln to see a new play, "Our American Cousin," at Ford's Theatre in downtown Washington. While watching the play, he was shot and mortally wounded by John Wilkes Booth, an actor and Southern patriot. Also recreates Booth's dash for freedom and the showdown that ended in his death.
14.
I Know What You Did Last Summer (1997) as Special Effects Foreman/Welder
Three friends accidently hit and kill someone while they are driving drunk. They opt not to tell anyone about the murder and, in time, they pretend to forget about it. Their crime comes back to haunt them the following summer when they each start receiving mysterious letters from someone who knows what they've done.
15.
Kiss the Girls (1997) as Special Effects Coordinator (Durham-North Carolina Crew)
Forensic detective and best-selling crime author Alex Cross is cool and professional about his work, passionate and protective about his family. A widower with a teenage son and a daughter, the bonds of blood are all important to him. So when his niece Naomi turns up missing from her college campus in North Carolina, Cross knows he must apply his formidable investigative skills to search for her. But unlike his previous cases, this one is personal and there's no room for error. Arriving in Durham, where the antebellum ruins of the Old South meets the modern buildings of the New South's Research Triangle, Cross learns a special Task Force Officer is already operating and that Naomi isn't the only victim. Seven other girls are missing and two bodies have been found, with a note left at the second murder scene signed "Cassanova." Cross receives only gruging cooperation from the local detectives who are wary of big city specialists and view Cross' investigation as unwelcome infringement.
16.
Miracle in the Woods (1997)
After the death of their mother, Sarah and Wanda, two very different sisters, are reunited. When they discover an old woman living in a run-down shack on the property they have inherited, a struggle over the land begins. Sarah wants to sell the land, but Wanda is hesitant after realizing that this w
17.
Three Lives of Karen, The (1997)
A young woman, Karen, suffers from fugue amnesia, causing her to forget years of her life due to the stress related to circumstances of her present existence. Karen experiences this twice in her life and, both times, travels to a new area to start over, leaving trauma which is too difficult for her
18.
What the Deaf Man Heard (1997)
Sammy, a 10-year-old boy pretends to be a deaf mute after his mother abandons him at the Barrington, Georgia, bus station. There, he spends twenty-six years in secret silence, realizing the benefits of pretending he cannot hear or speak. Thinking he is deaf, the townsfolk have blurted out their true
19.
Buried Alive II (1997)
Laura and Randy Riskin receive a large inheritance when an uncle dies. While Laura is hoping to start a family, Randy is plotting to buy a yacht and sail off with his secret lover. When Randy attempts to kill his wife, a stranger who shares a mysterious common bond, comes to her rescue.
20.
Any Place But Home (1997)
A young couple becomes inadvertently entangled in a kidnapping. When they rescue the child to return him to his influential and powerful father, they discover he has been physically abused. Suddenly, they are on the run with the young boy.
21.
Stephen King's The Night Flier (1997)
A tabloid reporter pursues a vampire who flies a small plane into desolate airports where he attacks his victims.
22.
Clover (1997)
Clover, a young African-American girl, has difficulty coping with the death of her father Gaten, which has left her in the care of Sara Kate, her white stepmother. Despite protests from Clover's two aunts, Everleen and Katie, Sara Kate is determined to mother Clover in the way Gaten would have wante
23.
To Dance With Olivia (1997)
A couple's marriage falls apart after the accidental death of their young son. The father, a succesful lawyer, has moved on with his life, but his wife, Olivia, still spends all of her days in mourning. They reexamine their relationship when they become involved in the murder case of the young son o
24.
Crying Child, The (1996)
After the miscarriage of their first child, Madeline and Ran Jeffreys retreat to their isolated 19th century island vacation home. When Madeline begins to hear a child's cries, everyone thinks she is crazy, but soon they also hear the wailing. Their pain has awakened a child's ghost in the house and
25.
Sophie and the Moonhanger (1996)
Set in the South during the 1950s, explores the relationship between the wife of a Ku Klux Klan wizard and her longtime black housekeeper.
26.
Perfect Daughter, The (1996)
A heroin addict involved in a car accident is returned to her family with no memory of her drug history. Yet, she is haunted by serious misdeeds from her past.
27.
Summer of Ben Tyler, The (1996)
Set in the Deep South in 1942, a white man and his wife open their home to the young, mildly retarded son of their black housekeeper after her sudden death, but this simple act of compassion causes problems for the couple when some members of the community express their prejudice and hatred.
28.
Down Periscope (1996) as Special Effects Coordinator
Nuclear submarine captain wannabe Tom Dodge's dream command turns out to be an underseas nightmare when he's handed the reigns of the U.S.S. Stingray, a decrepit rustbucket of a diesel sub. The just-out-of-mothballs, World War II-vintage tub is only the beginning of Tom's problems as he embarks on a
29.
Stepford Husbands, The (1996)
In this sequel to the 1975 theatrical film "The Stepford Wives," a group of women in Stepford, Connecticut, are seeking to create the perfect husbands (a reversal of the plot in the film). Men are sent to The Stepford Institute for Human Behavior to "cure" their problems. One couple is duped into th
30.
Waterworld (1995) as Special Effects Coordinator (2nd Unit)
In a world completely covered by water, a lone band of humans search for land using a girl who has a mysterious map tattoed on her back.
31.
Beyond The Law (1994)
True story of a Justice Department official who goes undercover in a motorcycle gang.
32.
Chasers (1994) as Special Effects Coordinator
Two Navy military policemen escort a feisty and beautiful female prisoner across the country.
33.
Dead Connection (1994) as Special Effects Supervisor
Posing as a journalist, a vindictive woman trails a serial killer.
34.
It's Pat (1994) as Special Effects Supervisor
Feature film based upon actress and comedienne Julia Sweeney's infamous "Saturday Night Live" character, in which the sexually ambiguous Pat finds a soulmate of equally indeterminate sex.
35.
Kalifornia (1993) as Special Effects
A Midwestern couple are touring the sites of famous murders for a coffee-table book. Unwittingly, they are sharing the ride with a homicidal maniac and his girlfriend.
36.
Dream Lover (1993) as Special Effects
A successful architect meets the woman of his dreams and starts a relationship that will change his life.
37.
Public Eye, The (1992) as Special Effects Crew
Set in early 1940s New York, a tabloid photographer gets involved in a black-market gas rationing coupon scandal. The story is very loosely based on the life of the famous tabloid photographer, Weegee.
38.
For The Boys (1991) as Special Effects Crew
The story of two USO entertainers whose performing careers span from World War II through Vietnam.
39.
Tremors (1990) as Special Effects Foreman 2nd Unit (2nd Unit)
Two country handymen, Earl Basset and Valentine McKee, discover that their desolate town of Perfection, Nevada is infested with gigantic man-eating wormlike creatures that live below ground. The slightest vibration caused by movement attract the creatures to attack without warning, exploding out of the ground with jaws opened to swallow with deadly precision. The race is on to overcome these slimy subterraneans as the two unlikely heroes team up with a couple of zany characters, Burt and Heather Gummer, along with a shapely seismology student.
40.
Prayer Of The Rollerboys (1990) as Special Effects Crew
A desolate city of the future is plagued by a demonic, rollerblade gang and must depend on a young renegade idealist for salvation.

Stunts (feature film)

41.
Kalifornia (1993) as Stunts
A Midwestern couple are touring the sites of famous murders for a coffee-table book. Unwittingly, they are sharing the ride with a homicidal maniac and his girlfriend.

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

42.
Twilight Man (1996) as Orderly

Visual Effects (TV Mini-Series)

43.
Funny Valentines (1999) as Special Effects
44.
Twilight Man (1996) as Special Effects Coordinator

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