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Visual Effects (feature film)

1.
Death Race (2008)
Terminal Island, New York: 2020. Overcrowding in the U.S. penal system has reached a breaking point. Prisons have been turned over to a monolithic Weyland Corporation, which sees jails full of thugs as an opportunity for televised sport. Adrenalized inmates, a global audience hungry for violence and
2.
Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause, The (2006)
It's Christmas time once again and Scott Calvin juggles a full house of family and the mischievous Jack Frost, who is trying to take over the "big guy's" holiday. At the risk of giving away the secret location of the North Pole, Scott invites his in-laws to share in the holiday festivities, and upco
3.
Just Like Heaven (2005)
When David sublets his quaint San Francisco apartment, the last thing he expects--or wants--is a roommate. He begins to make a complete mess of the place when a pretty young woman, named Elizabeth, suddenly shows up, adamantly insisting the apartment is hers. David assumes that there''s been a giant misunderstanding, until Elizabeth disappears just as mysteriously as she had appeared. Changing the locks does nothing to deter Elizabeth, who begins to appear and disappear at will--mostly to rebuke David for his personal living habits in her apartment. Convinced that she is a ghost, David tries to help Elizabeth cross over to the "other side." But while Elizabeth has discovered she does have a distinctly ethereal quality--she can walk through walls--she is equally convinced that she is somehow still alive and isn''t crossing over anywhere. As Elizabeth and David search for the truth about who Elizabeth is and how she came to be in her present state, their relationship deepens into love. Unfortunately, they have very little time before their prospects for a future together permanently fade away.
4.
Sky High (2005)
It all begins at a secret school in the clouds like none on earth: Sky High, the first and only high school for kids with super-human powers going through crime-fighting puberty. At Sky High, the student body throw flames with their footballs, study Villainy with their Chemistry and are divided into "Heroes" and "Sidekicks" instead of jocks and geeks. It''s an out-of-this-world yet completely recognizable place where cool gadgetry, rampant bravery and awe-inspiring magical skills mix it up with parental battles, peer pressure and dating trouble--with explosively fun results. This year''s class features some of the best, brightest and most powerfully gifted super-teens ever assembled. And then there''s Will Stronghold. When you''re the son of the world''s most legendary super heroes, The Commander and Jetstream, people expect you to live up to the family name The problem is that Will is starting with no superpowers of his own and, worst of all, instead of joining the ranks of the "Hero" class, he finds himself relegated to being a "Sidekick." Now he must somehow survive his freshman year while dealing with an overbearing gym coach, a bully with super speed and a dangerous rebel with a grudge (and the ability to shoot fire from his hands)--not to mention the usual angst, parental expectations and girl problems that accompany teenage life. But when an evil villain threatens his family, friends and the very sanctity of Sky High, Will must use his newfound superpowers to save the day and prove himself a "Hero" worthy of the family tradition.
5.
Day After Tomorrow, The (2004)
What if we are on the brink of a new Ice Age? This is the question that haunts climatologist Jack Hall. Hall''s research indicates that global warming could trigger an abrupt and catastrophic shift in the planet''s climate. While Jack warns the White House of the impending climate shift, his 17 year-old son Sam finds himself trapped in New York City where he and some friends have been competing in a high school academic competition. He must now cope with the severe flooding and plummeting temperatures in Manhattan. Having taken refuge inside the Manhattan Public Library, Sam manages to reach his father by phone. Jack only has time for one warning: stay inside at all costs. As full-scale, massive evacuations to the south begin, Jack heads north to New York City to save Sam. But not even Jack is prepared for what is about to happen--to him, to his son, and to his planet.
6.
Freaky Friday (2003)
Dr. Tess Coleman and her fifteen-year-old daughter, Anna, are not getting along. They don''t see eye-to-eye on clothes, hair, music and certainly not in each other''s taste in men. One Thursday evening, their disagreements reach a fever pitch--Anna is incensed that her mother doesn''t support her musical aspirations and Tess, a widow about to remarry, can''t see why Anna won''t give her fiance a break. Everything soon changes when two identical Chinese fortune cookies cause a little mystic mayhem. On the next morning, their Friday gets freaky when Tess and Anna find themselves inside the other''s body. As they literally walk a mile in each other''s shoes, they gain a little newfound respect for each other''s point of view. But with Tess'' wedding coming on Saturday, the two have to find a way to switch back (and fast).
7.
Matrix Reloaded, The (2003)
In this second chapter of the "Matrix" trilogy, Neo assumes greater command of his extraordinary powers as Zion falls under siege to the Machine Army. Only a matter of hours separates the last human enclave on Earth from 250,000 Sentinels programmed to destroy mankind. But the citizens of Zion, emboldened by Morpheus'' conviction that the One will fulfill the Oracle''s Prophecy and end the war with the Machines, rest all manner of hope and expectation on Neo, who finds himself stalled by disturbing visions as he searches for a course of action. Strengthened by their love for each other and their belief in themselves, Neo and Trinity choose to return to the Matrix with Morpheus and unleash their arsenal of extraordinary skills and weaponry against the systematic forces of repression and exploitation. But there exist powerful figures within the Matrix who refute the artifice of choice, evading the responsibility it brings as they feed on the emotional truths of others. Meanwhile, there are exiles like Agent Smith, whose inexorable connection to Neo compels him to disobey the system that has called for his deletion. Driven by the humanity he once despised, Smith will consume everything in his path on his quest for revenge. On his treacherous journey toward further insight into the construct of the Matrix and his pivotal role in the fate of mankind, Neo will confront greater resistance, an even greater truth and a more impossible choice than he ever imagined. At the confluence of love and truth, faith and knowledge, purpose and reason, Neo must follow the course he has chosen.
8.
Live From Baghdad (2002)
A dramatization of CNN's coverage of the Gulf War. In August 1990, CNN producer Robert Wiener, along with his producing partner and alter ego Ingrid Formanek, led their group of journalists and crew to the Iraqi capital of Baghdad, a few months before the U.N.-imposed deadline for the Iraqis to with
9.
Bubble Boy (2001)
Jimmy Livingston is happy enough and has all the same experiences of other boys and girls growing up... except he's lived his whole life in a hermetically sealed bubble. However, when Jimmy realizes that he's in love with Chloe, the girl next door, he has no choice but to build a mobile "bubble suit
10.
Dinosaur (2000)
A three-ton Iguanodon named Aladar, who is raised from the egg by a clan of lemurs and eventually reunited with his own kind, finds himself and the other dinosaurs in trouble when flaming meteors devastate the landscape and the water supply diminishes. In a race against time, the dinosaurs attempt t
11.
U-571 (2000)
April 1942: Hitler''s U-Boats are wreaking havoc in the Atlantic and destroying Allied shipping up and down the United States'' East coast. Unable to crack the U-Boat radio codes, the U.S. struggles blindly against the German onslaught -- that is until the crew aboard the S-33, a vintage World War I submarine, is assigned a dangerous mission that, if successful, will have the power to turn the tide of battle permanently. Led by Commander Mike Dahlgren and Lt. Andrew Tyler, the S-33 crew is ordered to capture Enigma, the German''s top-secret coding device. To bait the Germans, the S-33 is rigged to resemble a stranded Nazi U-Boat. If all goes according to plan, the crew will take the Germans as prisoners and steal Enigma if the plan fails, nine U.S. soldiers will be trapped in a submarine in the middle of hostile, enemy waters with little or no chance of survival.
12.
Blue Streak (1999)
Miles Logan is a professional jewel thief who is forced to hide $20 million worth of diamonds in a construction site when a heist goes bad. Logan is sent away to jail for three years. When he finally returns to the site, Logan finds that the area has become the new home of a Los Angeles police department precinct and decides that impersonating a detective may be the only way to retrieve his loot.
13.
Judgment Day (1999)
The world faces Armaggedon when an outer-space collision sends huge chunks of debris straight for Earth. A scientist who created a device that could stop the largest meteor is abducted by a religious cult with other plans. It's up to a female FBI agent and a convicted murderer with a terrible connec
14.
Godzilla (1998)
A blinding flash of white light fills the sky above the French Polynesian islands. Giant footsteps plow an ominous path through miles of Panamanian forests and beaches. Ships off the U.S. coast capsize, dragged into a rolling sea where they are instantly demolished. This incessant, inexplicable dest
15.
Speed 2: Cruise Control (1997)
Annie Porter''s last boyfriend Jack--a daredevil cop--didn''t turn out to be too much of a romantic type and they have long since parted ways. She''s now dating a much quieter, relaxed guy. To be sure, Alex Shaw also works in law enforcement, but he drives a ten-speed bike, and his most perilous duty is busting teenage pickpockets at Venice Beach. Alex, who''s actually a member of an elite SWAT unit, hides the nature of his actual duties, for fear of losing Annie. He will do anything to make it up to her and when he gets caught by Annie in the midst of making a fearless arrest, Alex quickly produces a pair of tickets for what promises to be the ultimate vacation. Destination: the Caribbean... on board the world''s most luxurious cruise liner. Six days of romance, rest and relaxation in paradise. It almost sounds to good to be true. It is...
16.
Volcano (1997)
Los Angeles. It is perhaps best known as the entertainment capital of the world--a sun-kissed golden metropolis of glitz and glamour. To others it represents something very different. Millions more recognize The City of Angels as the unwilling epicenter of virtually every natural disaster--including earthquakes, firestorms and mudslides. Now the city which has become almost a byword for disaster is about to experience its most cataclysmic event ever, one that will ultimately test its ability to survive. A vent in the earth''s crust has unleashed an incredible force of nature. The literally earth-shattering product: an erupting Volcano... and ground zero is L.A.''s famed La Brea Tar Pits. An unprepared Los Angeles is facing its worst nightmare as an endless stream of fiery, deadly lava insidiously creeps across traffic-choked streets while wreaking havoc below ground in the labyrinth of man-made natural tunnels.
17.
Specialist, The (1994)
Set in contemporary Miami, an explosives expert helps a seductive beauty avenge the murder of her parents, teaming up against a formidable trio of villains: a powerful Cuban-American crime boss, his son, and their merciless hit man.
18.
Blown Away (1994)
A member of a city bomb squad is the target of a villain from his past.
19.
Shout (1991) as Special Effects
Musical set in Texas in 1955, focusing on young rebels in a boys home during the birth of rock n'' roll.
20.
Deepstar Six (1989) as Special Effects Technician
A prehistoric monster living on the ocean floor comes up for air and wreaks havoc.
21.
Presidio, The (1988)
Ex-military policeman Jay Austin is a San Francisco detective. When his former MP partner is killed at a military base, he takes the case. But after arriving at the crime scene, he realizes he must look to his old rival, Lt. Col. Alan Caldwell, for help. Austin falls for Caldwell''s daughter, Donna, further complicating matters. Still, the two men push on in their search learning to respect one another as they pursue the killer.
22.
Near Dark (1987) as Special Effects Assistant
A young man reluctantly joins a travelling family of evil vampires, when the girl he''''d tried to seduce is part of that group.
24.
Innerspace (1987)
25.
Country (1984)
A midwestern farm family struggles to stay together when the government attempts to foreclose on their loan and take their land away.
26.
Love Is Forever (1983)
This film dramatizes the exploits of Australian journalist John Everingham and his efforts to snatch the Laotian girl, left behind following the Vietnam war, from under the noses of the Pathet Lao in 1978. It wended its reportedly trouble-plagued way to TV after a theatrical version premiered earlie
27.
Comeback (1982) as Special Underwater Effects
Fact-based story of John Everingham, an Australian reporter who rescued his Laotian fiancée in the time following the Vietnam War. Everingham undertook the dangerous mission to save the woman after being imprisoned in Laos, expelled from the country, and threatened with murder if he ever returned.
28.
Modern Problems (1981)
Max is an air traffic controller who is having problems at his job and in his love life. After he is exposed to nuclear waste, Max finds that he has developed telekinetic powers and uses them to settle some scores and improve his life.

Film Production - Arial (feature film)

29.
Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle, The (2000)
Rocky the Flying Squirrel and his erudite friend Bullwinkle J. Moose are living in the now desolate Frostbite Falls, barely surviving on diminishing residual checks from re-runs of their old television series. Meanwhile, back in Pottsylvania, Fearless Leader and his notorious spies Boris Badenov an

Misc. Crew (feature film)

30.
Turbulence (1997)
On a stormy Christmas Eve, a young female flight attendant is forced to land a 747 jumbo jet after the crew is murdered by an escaping prisoner en route to Los Angeles International Airport.
31.
Mimic (1997)
Three years ago, two young scientists teamed up to save New York City from an roach-borne epidemic that was killing thousands of children. Their miracle of genetic engineering was the Judas Breed, an insect whose enzimes proved deadly to the disease-carrying roaches. However, their creation has come back to haunt them, altering the balance of nature and tipping the scales in favor of the insects. The thing created in the lab has changed, and now, out there in the city it has begun to mimic the most dangerous predator of all---humans.
32.
Independence Day (1996)
It is an ordinary summer day. But then, without warning, something very extraordinary happens. Enormous shadows fall across the land. Strange atmospheric phenomena, ominous and mesmerizing, surface around the globe. All eyes turn upward. The question of whether we''re alone in the universe has finally been answered. And, in a matter of minutes, the lives of every person across the globe are forever changed. With the fate of our planet at stake, the Fourth of July is about to take on an entirely new meaning. No longer will it be an American holiday. It will be known as the day the entire world fought back. The day we did not go gentle into the good night... The day all of us on planet Earth celebrated our independence day.

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