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Cast (feature film)

1.
Men in Black II (2002) as Postman
Kay and Jay reunite to provide our best, last and only line of defense against a sinister seductress who levels the toughest challenge yet to the MIBs untarnished mission statement: protecting the earth from the scum of the universe. It's been four years since the alien-seeking agents averted an intergalactic disaster of epic proportions. Kay has since returned to the comforts of civilian life while Jay continues to work for the Men In Black, the highly funded yet unofficial government agency that regulates all things alien on earth. While investigating a seemingly routine crime, Jay uncovers a diabolical plot masterminded by Serleena, an evil Kylothian monster who disguises herself as a sexy lingerie model. When Serleena takes the entire MIB building hostage, there is only one person left Jay can turn to-his former MIB partner who is now a drone in another large government office, the U.S. postal service, and prefers simple pleasures like his wife's cookies over standoffs with mammoth alien insects. It's a race against the clock as Jay must convince Kay-who not only has absolutely no memory of his time spent with the Men In Black, but is also the only living person left with the expertise to save the galaxy-to reunite with the MIB before the earth submits to ultimate destruction.

Visual Effects (feature film)

2.
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (2011)
The battle between the good and evil forces of the wizarding world escalates into an all-out war. But it is Harry who may be called upon to make the ultimate sacrifice as he draws closer to the climactic showdown with Lord Voldemort.
3.
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 (2010)
When the dark forces of Voldermort attempt to take over the wizarding world and capture Harry Potter, he and his friends are forced to face them on their own.
4.
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009)
Voldemort is tightening his grip on both the Muggle and wizarding worlds and Hogwarts is no longer the safe haven it once was. Harry suspects that dangers may even lie within the castle, but Dumbledore is more intent upon preparing him for the final battle that he knows is fast approaching. Together
5.
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2007)
As his fifth year at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry approaches, 15-year-old Harry Potter is in full-blown adolescence, complete with regular outbursts of rage, a nearly debilitating crush, and the blooming of a powerful sense of rebellion. It's been yet another infuriating and boring sum
6.
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005)
Beset by nightmares, Harry Potter is all too happy to escape his disturbing dreams by attending the Quidditch World Cup. But something sinister ignites the skies at the Quidditch campsite--the Dark Mark, the sign of the evil Lord Voldemort. It's conjured by his followers, the Death Eaters, who haven
7.
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004) as Special Effects Supervisor
Thirteen year-old Harry Potter has reluctantly spent yet another summer with the Dursleys, his dismal relatives, "behaving himself" and not practicing any magic. That is, until Uncle Vernon's bullying sister, Aunt Marge, comes to visit. Aunt Marge has always been particularly horrible to Harry and t
8.
Men in Black II (2002) as Creature Coordinator
Kay and Jay reunite to provide our best, last and only line of defense against a sinister seductress who levels the toughest challenge yet to the MIBs untarnished mission statement: protecting the earth from the scum of the universe. It's been four years since the alien-seeking agents averted an intergalactic disaster of epic proportions. Kay has since returned to the comforts of civilian life while Jay continues to work for the Men In Black, the highly funded yet unofficial government agency that regulates all things alien on earth. While investigating a seemingly routine crime, Jay uncovers a diabolical plot masterminded by Serleena, an evil Kylothian monster who disguises herself as a sexy lingerie model. When Serleena takes the entire MIB building hostage, there is only one person left Jay can turn to-his former MIB partner who is now a drone in another large government office, the U.S. postal service, and prefers simple pleasures like his wife's cookies over standoffs with mammoth alien insects. It's a race against the clock as Jay must convince Kay-who not only has absolutely no memory of his time spent with the Men In Black, but is also the only living person left with the expertise to save the galaxy-to reunite with the MIB before the earth submits to ultimate destruction.
9.
Die Another Day (2002) as Model Effects Supervisor
A high-speed hovercraft chase, through a minefield in the demilitarized zone separating North and South Korea, marks the beginning of James Bond (Agent 007) embarking on his latest mission. From Hong Kong, to Cuba to London, Bond circles the world in his quest to unmask a traitor, and prevent a war
10.
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002) as Special Effects Supervisor
Harry Potter has not had a good summer. Not only has he had to put up with his overbearing Aunt Petunia and Uncle Vernon Dursley and their dread of his magical abilities, but it seems as if Harry's best friends Ron Weasley and Hermione Granger have forgotten him as they haven't replied to a single o
11.
Enough (2002) as Special Effects
Working class waitress Slim finds her life transformed when she marries wealthy contractor Mitch. She settles into an idyllic suburban life and seems to have everything she wants: loving husband, beautiful home, and Gracie, an adorable 5-year-old daughter. Her dream is shattered when she discovers her husband is anything but perfect. His abusive behavior forces her to go on the run, eluding an increasingly obsessive Mitch and his lethal henchmen. When, despite Slim's efforts to make a new life, Mitch finds her and threatens her again, she puts Gracie in safe keeping, toughens herself mentally and physically and sets out to prove to Mitch she's had enough.
12.
World Is Not Enough, The (1999) as Miniatures
Sir Robert King, an oil magnate friend of James Bond (Agent 007), is murdered during a bombing at his M16 Headquarters. The tycoon's only heir, the beautiful Elektra King, inherits billions of dollars worth of oil deposits in the Caspian sea--as well as some very unwanted attention. Elektra is threatened with the same deadly fate as her father, unless she changes the route of Sir Robert's proposed pipeline. Feeling somewhat responsible for the death, as he was unable to fully secure M16 from the bomb, Bond takes on the role of bodyguard for Elektra. Now the world's oil supply is in peril as 007 battles the assassin, Renard, a rabid anti-capitalist terrorist. He is a hateful, dying, psychopath who feels no pain, due to the fact that he lives with a bullet lodged in his brain. Renard is intent on using the resources of King Enterprises as revenge against his hated enemies at M16. Bond must race to defuse this international power struggle with the world's oil supply hanging in the balance, aware that he's the only man who can take the heat between a beautiful heiress, a malicious sociopath, and a world-threatening diabolical plan.
13.
Deep Blue Sea (1999) as Special Effects Supervisor
In her efforts to find a cure for Alzheimer's disease, Dr. Susan McAlester implants human brain tissue into sharks. The experiment backfires, producing a horrifying species of killer sharks with the capacity to think like humans.
14.
Tomorrow Never Dies (1997) as Miniatures
Someone is pitting the world's superpowers against each other--and only the legendary James Bond (Agent 007) can stop it. When a British warship is mysteriously destroyed in Chinese waters, the world teeters on the brink of World War III--until 007 zeros in on the true criminal mastermind. Bond's do-or-die mission takes him to Elliot Carver, a powerful industrialist who manipulates world events as easily as he changes headlines from his global media empire. After soliciting help from Carver's sexy wife, Paris, Bond joins forces with a stunning yet lethal Chinese agent, Wai Lin. In a series of explosive chases, brutal confrontations and impossible escapes, including a motorcycle pursuit through Saigon, Bond and Wai race to stop the presses on Carver's next planned news story--global pandemonium.
15.
Starship Troopers (1997) as Special Effects Supervisor
Military enlistees fight off an invasion by alien insects.
16.
Bushwhacked (1995) as Special Effects Supervisor
Max Grabelski is a delivery guy living in a world all his own. With his leather jacket, Italian shoes and a self-confidence that's more a product of his imagination than anything else, he might bend the rules, but his heart is always in the right place. Unfortunately, he also has a knack for ending up in the wrong place at the wrong time. When he finds himself set up for a murder he didn't commit, he's forced to go on the lam. Fate (and a stolen automobile) bring Max together with six kids in need of a leader for their Ranger Scout troop. Seeing a golden opportunity to hide out, Max takes on the cover, albeit reluctantly, as the youngsters' Troop Leader. With the law hot on his trail, Max and his troop must together overcome the odds, and survive in a place Max has never been before... Outdoors.
17.
Love Affair (1994) as Visual Effects Supervisor
After meeting and falling in love, a couple plan a rendezvous six months later. When one of them is injured on the way to the meeting, the other waits without knowing what happened.
18.
Cliffhanger (1993) as Special Effects Coordinator
Gabe Walker is the leader of a mountain rescue team who loses his nerve after witnessing an amateur climber fall to her death. When a group of ingenious fugitives survive a plane crash, and take his ex-girlfriend and his former climbing partner hostage, Walker must overcome his fears and climb the mountain to take on the well-armed gang.
19.
Cliffhanger (1993) as Jetstar Model Sequence
Gabe Walker is the leader of a mountain rescue team who loses his nerve after witnessing an amateur climber fall to her death. When a group of ingenious fugitives survive a plane crash, and take his ex-girlfriend and his former climbing partner hostage, Walker must overcome his fears and climb the mountain to take on the well-armed gang.
20.
Aces: Iron Eagle III (1992) as Model And Special Effects Creator
"Chappy" Sinclair takes to the unfriendly skies once again, this time to battle a German drug lord in South America.
21.
Far And Away (1992) as Special Effects Supervisor (Ireland Crew)
A turn-of-the-century story of two young Irish immigrants, he poor and she rich, who flee their homeland to settle in the American West.
22.
Christopher Columbus: The Discovery (1992) as Special Effects Supervisor
The story of Christopher Columbus' discovery of America.
23.
Highlander 2: The Quickening (1991) as Special Effects Supervisor
Christopher Lambert reprises his role in "Highlander II: The Quickening" (1991), re-packaged as "Highlander 2: Renegade Version." The sequel to the 1986 hit finds Lambert returning as the immortal Connor MacLeod who saves Earth from a depleting ozone layer by building a shield that deflects sunlight. Sean Connery, Virginia Madsen, and Michael Ironside also star.
24.
Treasure Island (1990)
A television movie based on Robert Louis Stevenson's adventure novel "Treasure Island." Pirate Captain Billy Bones leaves a young innkeeper's son, Jim Hawkins, a map indicating the location of a priceless treasure. Joining with his friends, Doctor Livesey and Squire Trelawney, Jim sets sail for the Caribbean in search of the treasure. But they do not realize that the ship's crew has been replaced by a band of cutthroats under the leadership of the infamous pirate Long John Silver.
25.
Licence to Kill (1989) as Special Visual Effects
Drug lord Franz Sanchez exacts his brutal vengeance on Felix Leiter, the recently married friend James Bond (Agent 007). In defiant response, Bond resigns from the British Secret Service and begins a fierce vendetta against the master criminal. Bond won't be satisfied until Sanchez is defeated, and to accomplish this aim he allies himself with a beautiful pilot and Sanchez's sexy girlfriend. But Bond, relegated to outlaw status, must battle agents on both sides of the law as he discovers the horrifying extent of his prey's resources. In order to bring Sanchez down, Bond must survive a ferocious boat chase, a mid-air brawl over the landing gear of an out-of-control airplane, and a dramatic confrontation in the Mexican desert.
26.
Willow (1988) as Special Effects Supervisor
A little man and a swordsman battle an evil witch and her army to save a child with special powers.
27.
Living Daylights, The (1987) as Special Visual Effects
After James Bond (Agent 007) helps Russian officer Georgi Koskov make a daring defection to the West, the intelligence community is shocked when Koskov is abducted from his remote hiding place. Bond leaps into action, following a trail that leads to the gorgeous Kara, who plays Bond as easily as she plays her Stradivari cello. As they unravel a complex weapons scheme with global implications, they are forced into soaring chases, a dangerous jailbreak, and an epic battle in the Afghanistan desert with tanks, airplanes, and a legion of freedom fighters on horseback.
28.
Aliens (1986) as Special Effects Supervisor
Space marines mount a mission to rescue a colony invaded by deadly creatures.
29.
View To A Kill, A (1985) as Special Effects Supervisor
When James Bond (Agent 007) is sent to investigate a security leak at the high-tech Zorin Industries, he discovers a hotbed of murder and deception. The company's mysterious owner, Max Zorin has devised a plan to corner the world's microchip market--even if he has to kill millions to do it. But before Bond can stop Zorin, he must confront the madman's beautiful and deadly companion May Day. With help from the gorgeous Stacey, Bond launches an all-out assault on Zorin's deadly scheme, which leads to a treacherous duel against May Day on the upper spans of the Golden Gate Bridge.
30.
Ladyhawke (1985)
During medieval times an evil bishop cast a spell on two lovers--turning the woman into a hawk by day and the man into a wolf by night--and the only person who can help undo it is a young petty thief.
31.
Slayground (1984) as Special Effects Supervisor
32.
Octopussy (1983) as Special Effects Supervisor
James Bond (Agent 007) must investigate the murder of a fellow agent who was clutching a priceless Faberge egg at the time of his death. The trail leads to the mysterious Octopussy, whose traveling circus features a company of gorgeous, athletic women. Bond and Octopussy share a passionate attraction, but soon 007 discovers that the elegant Kamal Khan is working with a mad Russian officer to hurl mankind into World War III. As Bond tries to stop the nightmarish scheme, his exploits include a tense chase through the streets of India, a deadly brawl on top of a speeding train, and a treacherous mid-air knife fight on an airplane wing.
33.
Five Days One Summer (1982) as Special Effects Supervisor
In 1932, a middle-aged Scottish doctor named Douglas goes on a mountain climbing excursion in the Alps with the lovely, young Kate, whom he introduces as his wife. In fact, Kate is the doctor's niece, and has been in love with him since she was a little girl. While staying in this idyllic setting at the mountain lodge, the couple's happiness is marred by bouts of melancholy. So when their young guide Johann becomes attracted to Kate, there is a possibility that she might respond to him.
34.
Raise The Titanic (1980) as Mechanical Effects Supervisor
When the United States learns that the Titanic contains radioactive cargo that would be valuable in the manufacture of weapons, a group of experts is sent down to raise the sunken ship. While the team is working on the case, the Soviet Union hears about their efforts, and decides to send a group of
35.
Ffolkes (1980) as Special Effects Supervisor
36.
Watcher in the Woods, The (1980) as Special Effects
When an American family moves into a beautiful old English house in a wooded area, strange, paranormal things happen. One daughter sees, and the other daughter hears, the voice of a teenage girl who mysteriously disappeared during a total solar eclipse decades before.
37.
Escape To Athena (1979) as Special Effects
During the World War II, the prisoners of a German camp in a greek island are trying to escape. They don't want only their freedom, but they also seek for an ineffable treasure hidden in a monastery at the top of the island's mountain.
38.
Moonraker (1979) as Special Effects
When a U.S. space shuttle is stolen in a midair abduction, only James Bond (Agent 007) can find the evil genius responsible. The clues point to billionaire Hugo Drax, who has devised a scheme to destroy all human life on earth. As Bond races against time to stop Drax's evil plot, he joins forces with Dr. Holly Goodhead, a NASA scientist who is as beautiful as she is brilliant. And 007 needs all the help he can get, for Drax's henchman is none other than Bond's old nemesis Jaws, the indestructible steel-toothed giant. Their adventure leads them all the way to a colossal, orbiting space station, where the stage is set for an epic battle which will determine the fate of all mankind.
39.
Warlords Of Atlantis (1978) as Special Effects Supervisor
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.
40.
Superman:The Movie (1978) as Special Effects (Canada/New York)
The legendary man of steel fights to save the world and his true love from Lex Luthor's criminal plots.
41.
The People That Time Forgot (1977) as Special Effects (United Kingdom)
An Army major fights to rescue his friend from a prehistoric jungle beneath the South Pole.
42.
A Bridge Too Far (1977) as Special Effects
Epic re-staging of the Allies' heroic airdrop behind Nazi lines in Holland.
43.
Omen, The (1976)
The young son of an American diplomat and his wife, living in London, turns out to be marked with the sign of Satan, the infamous "666". It soon becomes apparent that he could be the Anti-Christ incarnate and possesses the evil powers to stop anyone who stands in his way.
44.
Lucky Lady (1975) as Special Effects
Walker and Kibby run a liquor smuggling operation in Mexico during Prohibition. They team up with Claire, a cabaret singer with connections to some nightclub owners. Things get complicated when Walker and Kibby both fall in love with Claire who can't decide which one she likes the best. But while th
45.
Juggernaut (1974) as Special Effects Technician
Two demolitions experts race the clock to find and disarm a set of bombs placed on an ocean liner at sea.
46.
The Day of the Jackal (1973)
British and French agents join forces to save President De Gaulle from a deadly assassin.
47.
Railway Children, The (1970) as Special Effects
The film opens in a happy, comfortable upper middle-class home in Victorian London. One night the three children see their father usher two strangers into his study. After an argument he leaves with them and does not return. They and their mother fall on hard times and eventually move to a cottage in the country. Yet they keep their spirits up and find ways to help others. Fascinated by the nearby railroad, they wave to the passengers faithfully every day, and their vigilance and courage prevent an accident. Their kindness makes friends of some important people who can help solve the mystery of their missing father.

Film Production - Construction/Set (feature film)

48.
Stand Up Guys (2012)
Three aging con men reunite, but one has a debt to the mob that endangers them all.

Misc. Crew (feature film)

49.
Broken Arrow (1996) as Special Effects Consultant
Once close friends, Stealth bomber pilots Vic Deakins and Riley Hale become engaged in an explosive battle against time, and each other. In the air and on the ground, in planes, on the tops of trains, and clinging to careening Humvees, theirs is a no-holds-barred race to recover a stolen nuclear weapon that threatens a major American city. National Park Ranger Terry Carmichael must guide the grounded and stranded Hale across the demanding desert landscape--and ends up fighting beside him against an unimaginable menace.
50.
Ghost in the Machine (1993) as Special Effects Consultant (Matte World)
An electrical storm causes a power surge in a hospital's MRI machine, killing the crash victim--a computer repairman cum serial killer--being scanned, but sending his soul into the city's electrical circuitry and computer systems. Thus liberated, he resumes stalking his next victims.
51.
Raise The Titanic (1980)
When the United States learns that the Titanic contains radioactive cargo that would be valuable in the manufacture of weapons, a group of experts is sent down to raise the sunken ship. While the team is working on the case, the Soviet Union hears about their efforts, and decides to send a group of
52.
Ffolkes (1980)

Art Department (special)

53.
CELEBRITY DAREDEVILS (2002) as Graphics
Celebrities perform daredevil stunts.

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