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Producer (feature film)

Get Back (1991) as Associate Producer
A film based on Paul McCartney's 1989/1990 world tour, including interviews, live concert footage and archival material.
Finders Keepers (1984) as Associate Producer

Assistant Direction (feature film)

Little Shop of Horrors (1986) as 1st Assistant Director
A timid shop clerk discovers a plant from outer space that lives on blood.
Spies Like Us (1985) as Assistant Director
A pair of naive guys with aspirations to become government spies have their wish come true only to find out that they''re being used as decoys for a real spy team.
Superman III (1983) as 1st Assistant Director
Superman battles a supercomputer and the evil businessman exploiting it.
Dark Crystal, The (1982) as 1st Assistant Director
The last of the Gelfings, Jen and Kira join forces and embark on a dangerous journey to "heal" a precious Dark Crystal and restore order to their planet.
Great Muppet Caper, The (1981) as 1st Assistant Director
Final Conflict, The (1981) as 1st Assistant Director
The anti-Christ Damien has grown up to be a rich and powerful man, and the American ambassador to Great Britain. When the stars align in a certain way, Damien recognizes this as a sign of the Second Coming of Christ. Believing that the Christ-child has been born in Anglia on March 24, 1982, he sends
Superman II (1981) as Assistant Director
On the verge of giving up his powers for love, the man of steel is confronted with three super-criminals.
Ritz, The (1976) as Assistant Director
Heterosexual Cleveland businessman Gaetano Proclo is hiding from his murderous mobster brother-in-law in a gay bathhouse in Manhattan. There, Gaetano meets a colorful variety of characters, including aspiring entertainer Googie Gomez. Googie thinks that Gaetano is a famous producer, he thinks that she is a man in drag. Things become even more complicated when Gaetano's wife locates his hideout and believes that her husband must be gay.
Jesus Christ Superstar (1973)
Rock singers reenact the Passion of the Christ.

Film Production - Main (feature film)

Witches, The (1990) as Line Producer
A little boy and his kindly grandmother thwart the efforts of a coven of witches to rid Britain of children by turning them into mice.
Superman:The Movie (1978) as Production Manager
The legendary man of steel fights to save the world and his true love from Lex Luthor''''s criminal plots.

Film Production - Unit (feature film)

Phantom of the Opera, The (2004) as Unit Production Manager
Based on the hit musical by Andrew Lloyd Webber, the tale tells the story of a disfigured musical genius who haunts the catacombs beneath the Paris Opera, waging a reign of terror over its occupants. When he falls fatally in love with the lovely Christine, the Phantom devotes himself to creating a n
Sleepy Hollow (1999) as Unit Production Manager
Ichabod Crane, a discredited professor is exiled to Sleepy Hollow because of his outrageous theories. Once there he learns of a local myth and uncovers a headless horseman, who has killed four people in search of a suitable replacement for his own missing head.
Jakob the Liar (1999) as Unit Production Manager
In Nazi-occupied Poland, Poor Jewish cafe owner Jakob overhears a confidential radio news bulletin signalling Soviet military advances against the Germans. It's the first bit of news the depressed ghetto has received in five years and to keep spirits alive, Jakob conjures up fictitious news bulleti
Knight in Camelot, A (1998) as Unit Production Manager
A modern Connecticut woman travels back in time to 6th century England during the reign of King Arthur and finds herself at odds with Merlin the magician. Wise-cracking, independent-minded scientific researcher Vivien Morgan, is hurled from her New England laboratory into the dark ages of England wh
Event Horizon (1997) as Unit Production Manager
The year is 2047 and a rescue mission has been sent to salvage the Event Horizon, a ship missing for the last seven years. Only when the rescue team is in deep space, does Dr Weir, the ship's designer, reveal that everything they know about the ship is a lie. He explains that that Event Horizon wa

Location Manager (feature film)

Lady Vanishes, The (1979) as Location Manager
On an express train travelling through pre-World War II Germany, American heiress Amanda Kelly (Cybill Shepherd) befriends a cute old nanny, Miss Froy (Angela Lansbury). But when Miss Froy disappears, everyone Amanda questions denies having ever seen her. Eventually Amanda persuades American photographer Robert Condon (Elliot Gould) to help her search the train, during which they discover that Miss Froy wasn't quite what she seemed.
Bitch, The (1979) as Location Manager

Film Production - Main (special)

Jesus Christ Superstar (2000) as Line Producer
Australian director Gale Edwards' take on the 1971 Tim Rice/Andrew Lloyd Webber musical is based on the London revival, which also played Broadway. Redefined for a contemporary audience, the production rejects quasi-Biblical costumes, psychedelic lighting and hand-mikes for a gritty, police-state wo

Producer (TV Mini-Series)

Dinotopia (2002) as Producer
Miniseries based on the first two "Dinotopia" books by James Gurney. Frank Scott, a wealthy American, crashes his plane into the Caribbean. He appears to perish, but his two troubled sons, Karl and David, survive and wind up on a fantastic lost continent where humans and dinosaurs happily co-exist.

Assistant Direction (TV Mini-Series)

Catherine the Great (1996) as 1st Assistant Director (European)

Assistant Direction (TV Mini-Series)

Sherlock Holmes and the Leading Lady (1992) as 1st Assistant Director

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