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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Cinematography (feature film)

1.
Room to Rent (2000) as Opticals Cameraman
An Egyptian man relocates to London and soon finds that immigration laws pose a serious threat to his screenwriting aspirations. He runs into another stymied artist, a young actress who makes a living impersonating Marilyn Monroe.
2.
Edge, The (1997) as Effects Camera (Peerless Camera/London)
A bookish billionaire, Charles Morse, accompanies his younger model wife, Mickey, to Alaska for a photo shoot. When fashion photographer Robert Green and his assistant Stephen set out on a private plane in search of an Indian to pose for the shoot, Charles comes along for the ride. Stranded after the plane crashes into a lake, the men must formulate a strategy to survive and it is Charles, with his book smarts, who devises many of the best ideas. Stephen, whose bleeding leg attracks a Kodiak bear, is killed leaving only Charles and Robert to continue. Both have become suspicious of each other with Charles beginning to suspect Robert of trying to kill him so that he can continue an affair with Mickey.
3.
Supergirl (1984) as Camera Operator
Superman's young cousin Kara is also known as Supergirl. When a ring that is a Krypton power source is lost, she is sent to Earth to find it and learns that it is being used as a paperweight. Disguised as meek-mannered high-school student Linda Lee, she faces off against the evil villain Zaltar, who
4.
Dark Crystal, The (1982) as Matte Camera Operator
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.
5.
Outland (1981) as Camera Operator Optical Matte
HIGH NOON in outer space. Connery is the marshal on Io, Jupiter's third moon, home for a mining colony. His investigation of some strange outbreaks of violence uncovers a plot involving the managing company, led by Boyle, and a drug that increases productivity but has dangerous side effects. Connery wants to bring the culprits to justice, but no one else on Io wants anything to do with the battle, so he is left to face company henchmen alone.

Animation (feature film)

6.
Edge of Darkness (2010)
Boston cop Thomas Craven assumes that the bullet that killed his daughter was meant for him. But the investigation leads him, instead, into a shadowy realm where money and politics intersect. If Craven wasn't a target before, he is now.
7.
Tourist, The (2010)
Frank, a mild-mannered American on vacation in Venice, Italy, is befriended by Elise, a breathtakingly beautiful woman with a mysterious secret. Soon, their playful romantic dalliance turns into a complicated web of dangerous deceit as they are chased by Interpol, the Italian police, and Russian hit men.
8.
Push (2009)
The Division, a shadowy government agency, is genetically transforming citizens into an army of psychic warriors and brutally disposing of those unwilling to participate. Nick Gant, a second-generation telekinetic or mover, has been in hiding since the Division murdered his father more than a decade earlier. He has found sanctuary in densely populated Hong Kong, the last safe place on earth for fugitive psychics like him, but only if he can keep his secret a gift. Nick is forced out of hiding when Cassie Holmes, a 13-year-old clairvoyant or watcher, seeks his help finding Kira, an escaped pusher who may hold the key to ending the Divisions program. Pushers possess the most dangerous of all psychic powers: the ability to influence others actions by implanting thoughts in their minds. But Cassies presence soon attracts the attention of the Divisions human bloodhounds, forcing Nick and Cassie to flee for their lives. With the help of a team of rogue psychics, the unlikely duo traverses the seedy underbelly of the city, trying to stay one step ahead of the authorities as they search for Kira. But they find themselves square in the crosshairs of Division Agent Henry Carver, a pusher who will stop at nothing to keep them from achieving their goal.
9.
Inkheart (2008)
When Mo Folchart reads a story, the characters leap off the page. Literally. And that's a problem. Mo, aided by his daughter Meggie, must somehow use his special powers to send the interlopers back to their world and save ours
10.
Secret of Moonacre, The (2008)
A young, orphaned girl goes to live with her uncle at Moonacre Manor. There, she discovers a magical world torn apart by an ancient feud and inhabited by mythical beasts. Now, Maria must unearth the secrets of her past and save Moonacre Manor.
11.
Golden Compass, The (2007)
Centers on two children who live in parallel worlds surrounded by a huge cast of shape-shifting creatures.
12.
Legend of Zorro, The (2005)
With a family to consider, the courageous Zorro must now weigh the consequences of his secretive, crime-fighting, swashbuckling life: he has become estranged from both his wife, Elena, and child, Joaquin. His son, only knowing that 'papa is away on business' has a difficult time dealing with his father's absence. And his adventure-loving wife must maintain a level of normalcy for the trio's home-life, much to her frustration. However, while Zorro tries to pull himself away from dangerous crusading, his heart speaks to him of a great darkness, and he prays for the courage and strength to, once again, put on the mask--realizing that there is a major threat brewing in California. However, his family falls into peril as he fights the dark forces, and thus, Zorro, is once again called to save the day against a new nemesis.
13.
Tideland (2005)
A young girl, Jeliza-Rose, is transported to a farm following her mother's drug overdose; there, she embarks on a fantastic voyage into a world of bog men and disembodied Barbie heads.
14.
Brothers Grimm, The (2005)
Legendary fairytale scribes, brothers Will and Jake Grimm, travel around the Napoleonic countryside vanquishing monsters and demons in exchange for quick money. But when the French authorities figure out their scheme, the con men are forced to contend with a real magical curse when they enter an enc
15.
Racing Stripes (2005) as Digital Paint & Roto (Peerless Camera Company)
In the middle of a raging thunderstorm, a traveling circus accidentally leaves behind some very precious cargo--a baby zebra. The gangly little foal is rescued by horse farmer Nolan Walsh, who takes him home to his young daughter Channing. Once a champion thoroughbred trainer, Walsh has given up h
16.
Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle Of Life (2003)
Archaeologist and explorer extraordinaire, Lara Croft, journeys to a temple which has sunken underwater in search of lost treasures. During her expedition, Croft happens upon a sphere that contains the mythical Pandora's Box, only to have it stolen from her by Chen Lo, the leader of a Chinese crime syndicate. Chen Lo is in league with a bad guy named Reiss, who wants to use the priceless Box as a doomsday weapon.

Visual Effects (feature film)

17.
Green Lantern (2011)
In a universe as vast as it is mysterious, a small but powerful force has existed for centuries. Protectors of peace and justice, they are called the Green Lantern Corps. A brotherhood of warriors sworn to keep intergalactic order, each Green Lantern wears a ring that grants him superpowers. But when a new enemy called Parallax threatens to destroy the balance of power in the Universe, their fate and the fate of Earth lie in the hands of their newest recruit, the first human ever selected: Hal Jordan. Hal is a gifted and cocky test pilot, but the Green Lanterns have little respect for humans, who have never harnessed the infinite powers of the ring before. But Hal is clearly the missing piece to the puzzle, and along with his determination and willpower, he has one thing no member of the Corps has ever had: humanity. With the encouragement of fellow pilot and childhood sweetheart Carol Ferris, if Hal can quickly master his new powers and find the courage to overcome his fears, he may prove to be not only the key to defeating Parallax...he will become the greatest Green Lantern of all.
18.
Lara Croft: Tomb Raider (2001) as Digital Effects Producer (Peerless Camera Company/Digital Visual Effects)
Lara Croft was born into wealth and groomed at the most elite schools. She travels to dangerous and mysterious locales around the globe in search of rare, lost crypts and long-forgotten empires. She speaks numerous languages, is highly trained for combat and answers to no one, obeying only a desire for adventure. But now she must face her greatest challenge yet: to find two halves of an ancient artifact buried in space and time. To possess it means ultimate power for its possessor. But to get there, she must first take on a powerful and dangerous secret society.
19.
Darkest Light, The (1999) as Digital Effects (Peerles Camera Co/Visual Effects)
One day, while roaming about the local Yorkshire moorlands, 10-year-old Catherine and her new Hindu classmate, Uma, experience a flash of blinding white light that the former interprets as a divine sign that her 8-year-old brother will recover from leukemia. As the news of their "vision" spreads amo
20.
Loch Ness (1997) as Digital Compositing (Peerless Camera Company)
Dr. Jonathan Dempsey's formerly brilliant career as a zoologist is fading into distant memory. Years of gambling his reputation on 'mythical' animals has all but destroyed his credibility. Now his scheming boss has blackmailed him into taking over the late Dr. Abernathy's Loch Ness project--disprovi
21.
Some Mother's Son (1996) as Digital Artist (Peerless Camera Company)
Could you stand by and watch your son starve himself to death for his beliefs? Or would you go against his wishes and save his life even though it meant the defeat of the cause he was willing to die for? A widowed schoolteacher and life-long pacifist, Kathleen Quigley has been careful to stay clear of the war in her native Northern Ireland, instead devoting herself to the care of her three children. She is shaken out of her comfortable existence when her son Gerard is captured along with the fugitive IRA leader Frank Higgins, after a shoot-out with the British army. Gerard's imprisonment and his subsequent participation in the IRA prisoners' protest to be treated as prisoners of war draws Kathleen into Northern Ireland's political conflict and into contact with Higgins' mother Annie, a hardworking farmer and fervent IRA supporter.
22.
12 Monkeys (1995) as Digital Compositing
Sent back in time to end a deadly plague, one man's journey results in the destruction of the future.
23.
Muppet Christmas Carol, The (1992) as Digital And Optical Effects (Peerless Camera Company)
The muppets take on the Dicken's classic about the miserly Scrooge learning the true meaning of Christmas after being visited by the ghosts of Christmas past, present and future.
24.
Erik The Viking (1989) as Optical Effects Coordinator
Spoof about a viking warrior who did not want to rape and pillage.
25.
Adventures of Baron Munchausen, The (1989) as Optical Effects Coordinator
A comedic look at the life of Baron Munchausen.

Art Department (feature film)

26.
Vertical Limit (2000) as Rotoscoping Artist (Peerless Camera Company)
Photographer Peter Garrett, an ex-mountain climber who retired from the sport after his father was killed in a climbing accident, finds himself in a challenging position when his sister and her entrepreneurial-minded partner Elliot become trapped in a in a vertical cave atop the perilous K2, the world's second highest mountain. Can Peter find the strength to overcome his emotional blockage to climbing, and if so, does he still have what it takes to scale the mighty mountain to save his sister and her summit crew?

Film Production - Main (feature film)

27.
Labyrinth (1986) as Matte Photography (Optical Film Effects)
Teenage Sarah is left to babysit her baby brother Toby and he will not stop crying. So Sarah tries to put the baby to sleep by reading him a story. When she accidentally conjures up the Goblin King from the fantasy, he steals the baby and takes him to his castle, which is in the middle of a labyrint
28.
Superman III (1983) as Matte Photography
Superman battles a supercomputer and the evil businessman exploiting it.
29.
Outland (1981) as Matte Photography
HIGH NOON in outer space. Connery is the marshal on Io, Jupiter's third moon, home for a mining colony. His investigation of some strange outbreaks of violence uncovers a plot involving the managing company, led by Boyle, and a drug that increases productivity but has dangerous side effects. Connery wants to bring the culprits to justice, but no one else on Io wants anything to do with the battle, so he is left to face company henchmen alone.

Misc. Crew (feature film)

30.
Devil's Double, The (2011)
During the regime of Saddam Hussein, Latif Yahia was forced to become the double for Saddam's eldest son Uday. After undergoing plastic surgery, he participated in affairs of state and made public appearances for Uday who lived safely in Switzerland.
31.
Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time (2010)
Set in Persia during the 9th century, a rogue prince reluctantly teams up with a rival princess to safeguard a magical dagger that gives its possessor the power to reverse time and rule the world.
32.
Casino Royale (2006)
The story examines James Bond's formative years and how he developed his penchant for Aston Martins, martinis and beautiful women.
33.
Ravenous (1999)
An army captain rescues a man who tells a disturbing tale of his near death encounter with a canibal.
34.
Ravenous (1999)
An army captain rescues a man who tells a disturbing tale of his near death encounter with a canibal.
35.
Portrait of A Lady, The (1996)
The tale of a young woman, Isabel Archer, who challenges the confines of her sheltered existence on the hermetically closed American expatriate circuit in late 19th century Europe. Hungry to experience the world, Isabel rejects a lucrative marriage proposal, stunning both her suitor and the relative
36.
Portrait of A Lady, The (1996)
The tale of a young woman, Isabel Archer, who challenges the confines of her sheltered existence on the hermetically closed American expatriate circuit in late 19th century Europe. Hungry to experience the world, Isabel rejects a lucrative marriage proposal, stunning both her suitor and the relative
37.
Superman III (1983)
Superman battles a supercomputer and the evil businessman exploiting it.
38.
Superman III (1983)
Superman battles a supercomputer and the evil businessman exploiting it.

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