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Robert Skotak

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Art Director (feature film)

Stepford Wives, The (2004)
Joanna Eberhart thinks she's made it to the top of her world. The youngest president in the history of the EBS television network, she also has an attentive husband and two beautiful children. On the surface, Joanna's life appears to be, well, perfect--until one catastrophic day when it all comes cr

Animation (feature film)

Anamorph (2008)
When reclusive Detective Stan Aubray is called in to investigate a series of increasingly spectacular murders, he is thrust into a dark and unsettling underworld that threatens to reveal the secrets of his tormented past. As elaborate as they are gruesome, the murders are a paean to the mysteries of

Visual Effects (feature film)

Harbinger Down (2015)
Graduate students studying global warming in the Bering Sea dredge up Soviet space wreckage containing experimental creatures created by the Russians that have survived and mutated.
Starship Troopers 3: Marauder (2008)
Col. Johnny Rico is back to lead his team on a secret mission to rescue a small crew of troopers stranded on the remote planet of OM-1. Battling bugs, both new and old, the new "Marauder" advanced weapons technology may be their only hope against a treasonous element operating within the Federation itself. As Captain Lola Beck and the rest of the starship crew fight to survive in the harsh conditions, it begins to dawn on them that something on OM-1 is very, very wrong. This time the bugs have a secret weapon that could destroy humanity.
Charlie Wilson's War (2007)
Charlie Wilson was a bachelor congressman from Texas who had a habit of showing up in hot tubs with strippers and cocaine. His "Good Time Charlie" exterior, however, masked an extraordinary mind, a deep sense of patriotism and a passion for the underdog, and in the early 1980s the underdog was Afgha
Trapped Ashes (2006)
Seven strangers are trapped inside an infamous 'House of Horrors' during a Hollywood movie studio tour and forced to tell their most terrifying personal stories to get out alive.
House on Haunted Hill (1999) as Digital/Visual Effects Supervisor (4-Ward Productions Digital/Visual Effects)
Unspeakable things happened at the Vannacutt Psychiatric Institute for the Criminally Insane- experiments that brought human torture to new depths of depravity... secrets that died with their victims and the practioners of the demonic acts that masqueraded as medicine. Now there are no living witnesses. Nothing survived Dr. Vannacutt''s excesses; nothing endures except the building in which they occurred. But that building holds all the secrets of its terrible past. Decades after the Vannacutt Institute was shuttered, five strangers are invited to spend a night there. Their reward is a million dollars each. All they have to do is stay alive. It''s going to be a long night.
Hard Rain (1998) as Visual Effects Supervisor (4-Ward Productions)
Tom has taken a job with his uncle as an armoured car courier. They currently have $3 million entrusted to their care when they are caught in the rising waters of the Mississippi during a major flood. Jim is a career criminal who hopes to get out of crime by pulling off one last job: stealing the $3 million. His plan goes terribly wrong when Tom refuses to do the easy thing and give up the money. However, both face the sheriff of the small town who has plans of his own for the cash.
Titanic (1997) as Visual Effects Supervisor (4-Ward Productions)
Lovers from opposite sides of the tracks find their love tested during the maiden voyage of the doomed ocean liner.
Tank Girl (1995) as Visual Effects Supervisor (4wp)
Set in the year 2033, when an ecological cataclysm has ravaged the land, leaving water the most rare and coveted resource. Out of this brutal landscape emerges Rebecca Buck, a warrior-chick with an attitude... and a tank. Sexy, smart and outspoken, with a completely irreverent sense of humor, Tank G
Clifford (1994) as Visual Effects Supervisor
A devilish 10-year-old boy wreaks havoc when he visits his bachelor uncle in Los Angeles.
Pagemaster, The (1994) as Visual Effects Supervisor (4-Ward Productions)
Taking refuge from a storm in an empty library, a timid young boy is sent on an amazing animated adventure by The Pagemaster, keeper of the books and guardian of the written word. Making the acquaintance of three books, each representing the timeless themes of Adventure, Fantasy and Horror, the boy takes a breathtaking journey as his new friends lead him through their limitless world of imagination.
No Escape (1994) as Visual Effects Supervisor (2nd Unit)
In the year 2022, a ruthless prison warden has created the ultimate solution for his most troublesome and violent inmates: Absolom, a secret jungle island where prisoners are abandoned and left to die. But Marine Captain John Robbins, convicted of murdering a commanding officer, is determined to esc
Heart and Souls (1993) as Visual Effects Supervisor (4-Ward Productions Inc)
At the scene of a fatal bus crash, the souls of four deceased passengers enter into the body of a woman's newborn baby.
Batman Returns (1992) as Visual Effects Supervisor (4-Ward)
Batman''''s fight against The Penguin is complicated by the appearance of Catwoman.
Captain Ron (1992) as Special Miniature Effects (4-Ward)
The story of one family''s adventure on an old rickety boat under the command of a crazed captain.
Honey, I Blew Up the Kid (1992) as Special Effects (4-Ward Productions)
Wayne Szalinski inadvertently zaps his two year old son with an enlarging contraption and the overgrown tot sets out on his own.
Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991) as Visual Effects Supervisor (4-Ward)
Sequel to the sci-fi adventure about a near-indestructible cyborg.
Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991) as Special Visual Effects Sequences
Sequel to the sci-fi adventure about a near-indestructible cyborg.
Cast a Deadly Spell (1991)
The world comes close to destruction when a private detective tries to locate a priceless book of magic. Set in Los Angeles circa 1948.
Darkman (1990) as Visual Effects Supervisor (4ward)
Dr. Peyton Westlake is on the verge of realizing a major breakthrough in synthetic skin when a gang led by sadistic crime boss Robert G. Durant obliterates his laboratory and leaves Westlake beaten, mutilated and left for dead. An experimental medical procedure saves his life, but Westlake is both physically and psychologically scarred by the event, unable to continue a normal life with his girlfriend. Westlake''s only salvation, and his all-consuming purpose in life, becomes the successful pursuit of the synthetic skin formula. To finance his experiments, he takes on a shadowy, enigmatic identity--Darkman, a phantom figure who terrorizes and steals from criminals in the night. But it is only a matter of time before he eventually crosses paths with Durant, the one responsible for his suffering.
Tremors (1990) as Visual Effects Director
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.
Abyss, The (1989) as Visual Effects Supervisor (Los Angeles Surface Unit)
A group of civilian divers are pressed into service by the United States Navy to search out and rescue a stricken nuclear submarine.
Aliens (1986) as Visual Effects Supervisor
Space marines mount a mission to rescue a colony invaded by deadly creatures.
City Limits (1985) as Special Visual Effects Director (La Effects Group)
Creature (1985) as Visual Effects Director
Battle Beyond The Stars (1980) as Miniature Design; Miniature Effects
Battle Beyond The Stars (1980) as Optical Design

Art Department (feature film)

Anamorph (2008)
When reclusive Detective Stan Aubray is called in to investigate a series of increasingly spectacular murders, he is thrust into a dark and unsettling underworld that threatens to reveal the secrets of his tormented past. As elaborate as they are gruesome, the murders are a paean to the mysteries of
Escape From New York (1981) as Matte Artist
Set in the future, Manhattan becomes a prison and an ex-bank robber is in charge of rescuing the president.

Production Designer (feature film)

Forbidden World (1982) as Production Designer (Special Visual Effects)
While working on a project to avert a food crisis, a genetic research team creates a new lifeform that they name Subject 20. Unfortunately, Subject 20 mutates very quickly and eats ravenously, and soon has killed all of the laboratory animals. An investigator is called in to help solve the problem,
Galaxy of Terror (1981) as Production Designer
Members of a space mission are attacked by their deepest fears.

Film Production - Main (feature film)

Wicked Stepmother (1989) as Technical Advisor (Special Effects)
A couple comes home from vacation to find that their grandfather has re-married. The stepmother (a witch) takes over and the couple plot to get rid of her.
Jupiter Menace, The (1982) as Technical Director

Misc. Crew (feature film)

Failure to Launch (2006)
Tripp has never been able to leave the nest. He''s always had some reason or other to stay, but now, his desperate parents have finally had enough. They hire the gorgeous and talented girl of his dreams to get him to move out of the house.
Creature (1985)
Creature (1985)
Slapstick Of Another Kind (1984) as Special Visual Consultant
Strange Invaders (1983) as Visual Effects Consultant

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