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Birth Place: Profession: Visual Effects ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Visual Effects (feature film)

1.
Midsummer Night's Dream, A (1996) as Special Photographic Effects
A fantasy about a group of artisans who put on a play for the royal court's wedding of Theseus, Duke of Athens, and Hippolyta, Queen of the Amazons. While the royal drama plays out, the artisans, including Bottom, Flute, Quince and Snout, rehearse their play in the forest as supernatural faeries com
2.
Hellbound: Hellraiser II (1988) as Optical Effects Supervisor
Picking up where Clive Barker's "Hellraiser" (United Kingdom/1987) ended, heroine Kirsty Cotton plunges headfirst into the dripping tunnels and torture chambers of hell in search of her father, who was murdered in the first film.
3.
Sword Of The Valiant (1984) as Visual Effects
4.
Clash of the Titans (1981) as Special Miniatures
A Greek hero fights a series of monsters, including the dreaded gorgon, to win the woman he loves.
5.
Candleshoe (1977) as Special Effects
A street urchin infiltrates a noblewoman's impoverished household in search of hidden treasure.
6.
The Deserter (1971) as Optical Effects
A young soldier's resilience is tested and his loyalties divided when he joins the French Foreign Legion during the Algerian uprising against France.
7.
Zeppelin (1971) as Matte photog
The outbreak of World War I places Scots officer Geoffrey Richter-Douglas in an uncomfortable position. Although his allegiance is to Britain, his mother was from an aristocratic Bavarian family, and he spent his summers in Germany as a child. When Geoffrey is approached by a German spy who offers him a chance to defect, he reports the incident to his superiors, but instead of arresting the spy they suggest that he accept her offer--and become an Allied agent. In Germany, among old friends, Geoffrey discovers that loyalty is more complicated than he expected, especially when he finds himself aboard the maiden voyage of a powerful new prototype Zeppelin, headed for Scotland on a secret mission that could decide the outcome of the war.
8.
Jane Eyre (1971)
A lavish, first color filming of Charlotte Bronte's classic Gothic romance with Emmy-nominated performances by George C. Scott and Susannah York highlighting this ninth screen version of the tale. It also had been staged several times on live television -- a "Studio One" adaptation in 1949, for one, starred Charlton Heston at the very beginning of his career. John Williams' score for this TV film earned him an Emmy nomination in addition to those given to its two stars for acting.
9.
Khartoum (1966) as Special Photography Effects
Epic story of the British general who fell to the Arabs in 1885.
10.
Night Ambush (1958) as Special Effects
Two British soldiers are assigned to kidnap a key Nazi commander.

Art Department (feature film)

11.
Orphans (1998) as Matte/Scene Artist
Four grown up children come together the night before the funeral of their mother in Glasgow. While Thomas sings a tribute in the local pub, a fight breaks out and Michael is stabbed. John wants to avenge his brother, while Thomas goes to chapel with his sister Sheila for an all-night vigil. Even he
12.
Kid in King Arthur's Court, A (1995) as Matte Artist (Westbury Design & Optical)
Fourteen-year-old Calvin Fuller is an otherwise bright, typical Southern California kid. But when it comes to confidence and bravery, he's batting zero. Until something intense and unexpected happens. As an earthquake rumbles through the ballpark during a Little League game, Calvin begins the most extraordinary journey of the millennium when a crack opens in the earth and he falls back into time--to the mythical kingdom of Camelot, and the court of legendary King Arthur. Inadvertently conjured to the 12th century by the great sorcerer Merlin, Calvin finds he's been summoned to help restore "the once and future king" Arthur's fading glory, and to prevent the realm from falling into the clutches of the sinister Lord Belasco. Now, as this exciting challenge begins for Calvin he must find the courage to face the odious Belasco, and prove himself that in any age he has what it takes to be a worthy knight.
13.
City on Fire (1979) as Matte Artist
After an oil refinery explodes, two doctors and a nurse work to save the victims, in spite of the personal danger they face in doing so.

Film Production - Main (feature film)

14.
Unidentified Flying Oddball, The (1979) as Special Effects Photography
A NASA spacecraft proves Einstein right when, travelling faster than light, it ends up near King Arthur's Camelot. On board are big-hearted Tom Trimble and Hermes, the look-alike robot he built. Tom immediately makes friends with pretty Alisande and enemies with the awful knight Sir Nordred. It seems Nordred is out to oust Arthur, while Alisande's father is not the goose she believes him to be but is also a victim of Nordred's schemes. It's as well the Americans have arrived.
15.
One of Our Dinosaurs Is Missing (1975) as Special Photography Effects
A group of spies hide a microfilm inside a dinosaur in The British Museum. Some children enroll a group of nannies to thwart the spies and Save England !!

Post Production (feature film)

16.
Blind Date (1984) as Titles And Opticals

Misc. Crew (feature film)

17.
Nightbreed (1990)
A doctor who has massacred several families attempts to frame a teenage patient who's been suffering terrible hallucinations. The teenager, pursued by the evil doctor and authorities, flees to Midian, home of the lost tribes of the moon, and is accepted into their fold.
18.
Witness For The Prosecution (1982)
With its high-powered cast, this remake of Billy Wilder's 1957 screen classic offers Ralph Richardson in his final TV role, as the shrewd but ill-tempered defense counsel, and Deborah Kerr in her first, as the garrulous nurse with the thankless task of seeing to his well-being. The ubiquitous John G
19.
Witness For The Prosecution (1982)
With its high-powered cast, this remake of Billy Wilder's 1957 screen classic offers Ralph Richardson in his final TV role, as the shrewd but ill-tempered defense counsel, and Deborah Kerr in her first, as the garrulous nurse with the thankless task of seeing to his well-being. The ubiquitous John G
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Warlords Of Atlantis (1978)
McClure and the father-and-son exploration team of Bisset and Gilmore take a jaunt under the ocean to the lost continent of Atlantis. They encounter all sorts of obstacles, including a gigantic octupus, until their adventure takes them to high priestess Charisse, playing a cameo role.
23.
Warlords Of Atlantis (1978)
McClure and the father-and-son exploration team of Bisset and Gilmore take a jaunt under the ocean to the lost continent of Atlantis. They encounter all sorts of obstacles, including a gigantic octupus, until their adventure takes them to high priestess Charisse, playing a cameo role.

Misc. Crew (TV Mini-Series)

24.
War and Remembrance (1988)
A 12-part miniseries continuing Herman Wouk's epic two-volume saga which began with "The Winds of War." The first 17-hour installment begins one week after Pearl Harbor. The family of career naval officer Captain Victor "Pug" Henry is scattered around the globe. Pug and his son, Byron, are fighting
25.
War and Remembrance (1988)
A 12-part miniseries continuing Herman Wouk's epic two-volume saga which began with "The Winds of War." The first 17-hour installment begins one week after Pearl Harbor. The family of career naval officer Captain Victor "Pug" Henry is scattered around the globe. Pug and his son, Byron, are fighting

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