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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Cinematography (feature film)

1.
Escape From New York (1981) as Elicon Camera Operator
Set in the future, Manhattan becomes a prison and an ex-bank robber is in charge of rescuing the president.

Visual Effects (feature film)

2.
Ultraviolet (2006)
Set in the late 21st century, a subculture of humans has emerged with a genetic mutation causing enhanced speed, incredible stamina and acute intelligence. As more people are infected and the government becomes increasingly terrified of their growing power, those with the mutation are treated as outcasts, subjected to terrifying tests and put into quarantine. The government sets out to destroy them, but one woman is determined that that doesn't happen: ultra-beautiful, ultra-lethal Violet. With eyepopping martial arts skills and chameleon-like abilities, Violet becomes a rogue warrior bent on protecting her new race--and seeking revenge on those who created it.
3.
Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over (2003) as Visual Effects Supervisor (Cis Hollywood)
Under-age agents Juni and Carmen Cortez set out on their most mind-blowing mission yet: journeying inside the virtual reality world of a 3-D video game designed to outsmart them, as the awe-inspiring graphics and creatures of gaming come to real life. Relying on humor, gadgetry, bravery, family bonds and lightning-quick reflexes, the Spy Kids must battle through tougher and tougher levels of the game, facing challenges that include racing against road warriors and surfing on boiling lava, in order to save the world from a power hungry villain.
4.
Ghosts of the Abyss (2003) as Visual Effects Supervisor (Cis Hollywood)
Director James Cameron journeys back to the site of his greatest inspiration--the legendary wreck of the Titanic. With a team of the world's foremost historic and marine experts and friend Bill Paxton, he embarks on an unscripted adventure back to the final grave where nearly 1,500 souls lost their
5.
2 Fast 2 Furious (2003) as Visual Effects Supervisor (Cis Hollywood)
Speed--it's easy to get and it's as close as the nearest set of high-performance wheels. Brian O'Connor, now a disgraced cop, fell victim to it--and now he's paying the price. As far as his bosses and the FBI brass are concerned, the hothead undercover officer threw one of their largest investigations ever. After losing his badge and any chance of redemption along with it, O'Connor is given one last chance when the feds in Miami need his help to collar Carter Verone, a flashy businessman whose using his import/export business as a cover for an international money laundering cartel. Cutoms has had Verone under intense surveillance for over a year with nothing more to show for it than the kingpin's link to illegal street racing. With their backs against the wall and time running out, officials put out a call for O'Connor to do what he does best--talk the talk and push the metal. But the rule-breaking loner has his own demands before taking on the job. He insists on recruiting his childhood friend and ex-con Roman Pearce as his partner. The Feds and Agent Markham offer Pearce, an accomplished criminal with an aptitude for barrier-shattering speed, a deal--work with O'Connor and his impressive rap sheet will disappear. Now, it's last chance for both, ex-con and ex-cop, and their ticket out of disgrace is bringing down Verone. But the lines become blurred once again for O'Connor with the appearance of undercover agent Monica Fuentes, the key to entering Verone's world who may herself be in bed with the shady entrepreneur.
6.
Simone (2002) as Visual Effects Supervisor
Viktor Taransky is a down and out Academy Award-nominated director who just lost his last shot at a comeback when his temperamental flesh and blood actress walked off his movie Sunrise, Sunset. And when she left, so did Taransky's self-respect. Fired by his ex-wife and studio head Elaine Christian, Taransky just lost any hope of recapturing his former life with Elaine and their daughter Lainey. But then computer genius Hank Aleno shows up Although Hank is not long for this world, he is certain his creation will be in the right hands - Taransky's. Although Taransky initially rebuffs Hank's insane proposal, Hank has the last say. He bequeaths the software to Taransky that will change his life forever: Simulation One. Just a few key strokes and an overnight sensation is born: S1MONE. Suddenly, Taransky has a taste of the success he always craved and the world's most beloved star under his thumb. Or d s he? An intrepid tabloid reporter, Max Sayer, is doing his best to challenge that. And his pursuit becomes a little sweeter when Taransky's immaculate matrix starts to take on a life of her own.
7.
Star Trek: Nemesis (2002) as Visual Effects Supervisor (Cis Hollywood)
After years of traveling the universe preserving tranquility and promoting goodwill towards humans and aliens alike, the intrepid Starship crew that Captain Jean-Luc Picard has long thought of as his family is breaking up. Officer William Riker has married Counselor Deanna Troi and now Riker will as
8.
We Were Soldiers (2002) as Digital Effects Supervisor
A fact-based tale of men under fire, their common acts of uncommon valor, and their loyalty to and love for one another during one of the most savage military battles in U.S. history. On November 14, 1965, in the Ia Drang Valley of Vietnam, in a small clearing called Landing Zone X-Ray, Lieutenant Colonel Hal Moore and 400 troopers from the U.S. 7th Air Cavalry are surrounded by 2000 enemy soldiers in what would become the first, and perhaps the worst, major battle of the Vietnam War.
9.
Scary Movie 2 (2001) as Visual Effects Supervisor
A follow-up spoof that picks up from where the original satire left off, taking aim at supernatural thrillers such as "The Exorcist" and "Stigmata" among others. This time around, Shorty, Ray, Cindy and Brenda are tricked by their professor into visiting a haunted house as part of a school project.
10.
Score, The (2001) as Visual Effects Supervisor
Nick Wells is ready to retire from crime. He'll settle down with his girlfriend Diane and focus on running his legitimate business: a Montreal jazz club. But Max, his fence, friend and financial partner, has other plans for him. Persuading Nick to violate two of his most important rules- always work alone and never operate in the city where you live -Max teams him up with Jack Teller. A young, aggressive and talented thief, Jack needs Nick's safe-cracking talents to make his first big score: a prize worth millions locked behind the walls of Montreal's Custom's House. It's a volatile combination in which egos clash and sparks fly, but the thrill of the heist has a grip on all three men, who won't give up no matter what the risk.
11.
Planet of the Apes (2001) as Visual Effects Supervisor (Cis Hollywood/Special Visual Effects)
Story of humans living in a society controlled by simians.
12.
Kate & Leopold (2001)
When two strangers meet in New York City, a century's worth of differences come crashing together. Kate McKay is a modern-day executive, a 21st century woman driven to succeed in the corporate world. Leopold, the Third Duke of Albany, is a charming 19th century bachelor. Each has grown weary of waiting for love. But when a dramatic twist of fate lands Leopold in present-day New York, they must confront the prospect of a love affair 100 years in the making.
13.
What Women Want (2000) as Visual Effects Supervisor (Cis Hollywood/Additional Special Visual Effects)
Nick Marshall, a Chicago advertising executive, gets a whole new outlook on life when a fluke accident gives him the ability to read women's minds. At first, this "gift" provides Nick with way too much information, but he begins to realize that he can use it to good effect, especially when it comes to outwitting his new boss, Darcy Maguire. In spite of his best efforts to finesse Darcy, he soon finds himself falling in love and truly understanding what women want.
14.
Men of Honor (2000) as Visual Effects Supervisor (Cis Hollywood/Special Visual Effects)
The story of Carl Breshear, who made U.S. military history when he combated racism to become the Navy's first black deep-sea diver.
15.
Charlie's Angels (2000) as Visual Effects Supervisor (Cis Hollywood/Additional Visual Effects)
Three beautiful private detectives who work for a suave playboy boss are called in to rescue soon-to-be billionaire software mogul Eric Knox, when he is kidnapped from his office at Knox Technologies. While rough-and-tumble Alex, wild-child Dylan, and nerdy Natalie use an impressive array of high-tech gadgetry and martial arts moves to retrieve Knox from the clutches of rival Roger Corwin and his goons, they unwittingly become embroiled in a battle to protect the world from a wide-scale invasion of privacy that threatens to occur when good technology falls into the hands of bad people.
16.
Mission to Mars (2000) as Visual Effects Supervisor (Cis Hollywood/Additional Visual Effects)
A team of astronauts must rescue several explorers lost on the surface of Mars.
17.
Mafia! (1998) as Cis Visual Effects Supervisor (Cis Hollywood/Special Visual Effects)
As the story of the Cortino family unfolds over nearly a century, young and innocent Vincenzo Cortino is driven from his home in Sicily and forced to swim to America. There he grows up to become the infamous patriarch of a powerful crime family. However, in his twilight years Vincenzo realizes the r
18.
Deep Impact (1998) as Visual Effects Supervisor (Cis Hollywood/Digital Visual Effects)
After it's discovered that a comet is heading toward Earth, a U.S. spaceship is launched to blow it up. The plan fails, splitting the comet into two pieces, both hurtling towards different parts of North America. One is expected to trigger catastrophic tidal waves on the eastern seaboard and the other to create dense clouds of dust that could wipe out all life.
19.
PARENT TRAP, THE (1998) as Cis Visual Effects Supervisor
The tale of identical twin sisters who were separated shortly after birth by the break-up of their different continents by their two successful parents. Hallie is growing up in Napa Valley with her vineyard-owner father, Nick Parker. Annie is raised in fashionable London by her mother, Elizabeth Jam
20.
What Dreams May Come (1998) as Visual Effects Supervisor (Cis Hollywood/Digital Visual Effects)
After a man dies in a car accident, he searches for his children and his wife in the afterlife.
21.
Rush Hour (1998) as Visual Effects Supervisor (Cis Hollywood)
As the FBI scrambles to save the life of the kidnapped daughter of the Chinese Consul, the diplomat hires trusted Hong Kong police detective Lee to find the girl. Unwilling to have their investigation invaded by a meddling outsider, the FBI assigns a rogue LAPD detective to keep Detective Lee away from the case at any cost. Carter, the detective, covertly embarks on a one-man crusade to solve the case, having first distracted Lee. Within hours, Carter realises he has greatly underestimated his Hong Kong counterpart, who has seen through his ruse, given Carter the slip, and landed in the middle of the FBI's investigation. Both excluded by the FBI, these two cops from very different worlds must join forces to save the young girl.
22.
Dante's Peak (1997) as Cis Visual Effects Supervisor
USGS volcanologist Harry Dalton travels to the small Pacific Northwest town of Dante's Peak to investigate recent seismic episodes in the area. Expecting to find little other than the routine rumblings common to this region, Dalton becomes alarmed by what he sees as evidence of the kind of activity
23.
Titanic (1997) as Visual Effects Supervisor (Cis/Hollywood)
Lovers from opposite sides of the tracks find their love tested during the maiden voyage of the doomed ocean liner.
24.
Contact (1997) as Visual Effects Supervisor (Cis Hollywood)
An expert on interplanetary communication receives plans for a mysterious space vessel.
25.
Aurora Encounter, The (1986) as Visual Effects
An eccentric 19th century Texan claims to have been visited nightly by an alien from space. The local newspaper editor writes up the story, and reports the sightings to the governor. The Governor expresses his disbelief, but sends a ranger to investigate, with orders to shoot any aliens if he does see them. The alien is in fact a friendly one, and rescues three local citizens when a mine caves. After this, the townspeople try to communicate their peaceful intentions toward him, but the ranger's intent is in conflict with them.
26.
Slapstick Of Another Kind (1984) as Special Visual Effects Technical Director

Film Production - Main (feature film)

27.
Jupiter Menace, The (1982) as Technical Director
This film predicts that the world will come to an end at the beginning of the year 2000, due to the gravitational pull of the largest planet in the Solar System, Jupiter.
28.
Battle Beyond The Stars (1980) as Technical Director Miniatures
A group of mercenaries from outer space is assembled to defend a peaceful planet when it is attacked by marauding aliens.

Post Production (feature film)

29.
Core, The (2003)
When the Earth's core stops rotating, a team of scientists must tunnel to the center and detonate a nuclear bomb before the core superheats and destroys all life on the surface.

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