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Visual Effects (feature film)

1.
From Hell (2001) as Special Effects Senior Technician (Illusion Arts/Special Visual Effects)
Jack the Ripper was the first tabloid star of the twentieth century and remains the most notorious and enigmatic serial killer in history. After five heinous, ritualistic murders are committed during a ten-week span in London in the Fall of 1888, Scotland Yard Inspector Frederick Abberline's new ass
2.
Lost in Space (1998) as Special Effects Floor Supervisor (2nd Unit)
Professor John Robinson, his wife Maureen, their daughters Judy and Penny, and son Will are selected to be the first family to colonize outer space. Piloted by Major Don West, the Jupiter 2 takes off to Alpha Prime, the only other habitable planet in the galaxy. En route, their spacecraft is sabotaged by arch villain Dr. Zachary Smith, who is intent on foiling their plan. When the Jupiter 2 strays dangerously off course, the Robinson family must band together and use their unique skills to complete their mission for face certain death while they remain "lost in space."
3.
Saint, The (1997)
A rich and sophisticated criminal, who is also a master of disguises, falls for a pretty young scientist whose life is in terrible danger. She has discovered the key to a Russian billionaire's overwhelming ambition--to crown himself the first Czar of the new Russian Empire--and he will stop at nothi
4.
Space Truckers (1996)
A futuristic tale of three people who work as transporters of dangerous cargo between the galaxies.
5.
First Knight (1995) as Special Effects Technician
With no ties, no enemies and no fear, Lancelot is the perfect warrior. He comes to Camelot not for glory or knighthood, although he finds both, but for the love of the one woman he cannot have, the beautiful and honorable Lady Guinevere of Leonesse. Guinevere has promised to marry King Arthur not only because his army will protect her country, but because she truly loves him for his wise and gentle ways. As she prepares to enter Camelot as its new queen, a chance encounter with Lancelot awakens conflicting and powerful emotions within her. For Arthur, she represents a once-in-a-lifetime chance at true love and a beloved queen for his kingdom. Likewise, the king comes to see Lancelot as possessing the honor and bravery of a true Knight. He welcomes them both into his city and into his heart, never foreseeing how his great capacity for love and trust opens the doors for his betrayal.
6.
Princess Bride, The (1987) as Special Effects Technician
A fairy tale about a beautiful girl who is to be married to a nasty prince, but who is in love with another.
7.
Legend (1986) as Mechanical Effects Floor Supervisor
Fairy-tale romance about a princess and the young man who takes her into an enchanted forest to view the magical unicorns, but things go awry when the malevolent King of Darkness seks to ensnare the princess for himself.
8.
Jewel of the Nile (1985)
An adventurer comes to the aid of a romance novelist kidnapped by an Arab potentate.
9.
Neverending Story, The (1984)
A sensitive little boy, still grieving for his mother, finds respite in a book which chronicles the plight of Fantasia, a magical land created by the dreams and imagination of humankind, now threatened with destruction by The Nothing, a shapeless, ominous force created by human despair.
10.
Dragonslayer (1981)
In spite of the fact that it is terrorized by a fire-breathing dragon, the sixth-century kingdom of Urland seems to be at peace. This is because their king has entered into a pact with the beast, promising to sacrifice virgins twice a year if it will leave rest of the citizens alone. Usually, the virginal victims are taken from poor families. But when the king''s daughter is to be the next sacrifice, a wizard and his apprentice are recruited to use their magic to kill the dragon.
11.
Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
Luke Skywalker and his loyal band team up to do battle with Empire's forces who decide to enact revenge. Luke is taught by the Jedi master Yoda to master the "Force," something he will need when he meets Darth Vader in a startling confrontation.
12.
Alien (1979) as Special Effects Technician
The crew of a broken down space ship accidentally picks up a deadly alien life form.

Misc. Crew (feature film)

13.
Slipstream (1989)
A futuristic film which takes place after disasters have irrevocably changed and destroyed the world.

Visual Effects (feature film)

14.
Judith Krantz's Till We Meet Again (1989)
A two-part miniseries about the lives and loves of Eve de Lancel and her two daughters. Based on the Judith Krantz novel of the same name. Eve is a star in the Paris music halls prior to World War I, but gives up her career when she falls in love and marries Paul de Lancel, a wealthy widowed diploma

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