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Leslie Ekker

Leslie Ekker was born on August 15, 1955 in Hollywood, California, USA. He is known for his work on Titanic (1997), Edward Scissorhands (1990) and Ghostbusters (1984). See full bio »

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Titanic Visual Effects
Edward Scissorhands
Edward Scissorhands Visual Effects
Ghostbusters Visual Effects
Apollo 13
Apollo 13 Visual Effects


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 2015 South of Hell (TV Series) (visual effects supervisor - 2 episodes)
- Blood Relations (2015) ... (visual effects supervisor)
- Demons Are Forever (2015) ... (visual effects supervisor)
 2014 State of Affairs (TV Series) (visual effects supervisor - 1 episode)
- Pilot (2014) ... (visual effects supervisor)
 2012 Midnight Sun (TV Movie) (visual effects supervisor: Pixomondo)
 2012 Mockingbird Lane (TV Movie) (visual effects supervisor)
 2002 Adaptation. (visual effects supervisor: Digital Domain)
 1997 Titanic (model supervisor: Digital Domain)
 1995/I Apollo 13 (model crew chief: Digital Domain)
  Tales from the Crypt (TV Series) (miniature crew chief - 2 episodes, 1989 - 1992) (model crew chief - 1 episode, 1995)
- You, Murderer (1995) ... (model crew chief: opening sequence, Boss Film Studios)
- What's Cookin' (1992) ... (miniature crew chief: opening sequence, Boss Film Studios)
- The Man Who Was Death (1989) ... (miniature crew chief: opening sequence)
 1994 True Lies (mechanical effects chief: Stetson Visual Services, Inc.)
 1994 Cabin Boy (chief model maker: Stetson Visual Services, Inc.)
 1992 Dracula (chief modelmaker: miniature unit - as Leslie G. Ekker)
 1991 Hook (chief model maker - as Leslie George Ekker)
 1991 Life Stinks (model shop crew chief - uncredited)
 1990 Edward Scissorhands (key model maker: Stetson Visual Services, Inc.)
 1990 Solar Crisis (chief model maker)
 1988 Vibes (modelshop crew chief: Boss Film Corporation)
 1987 Masters of the Universe (model maker) / (visual effects project leader: flying disks)
 1986 The Boy Who Could Fly (model maker)
 1986 Poltergeist II: The Other Side (model maker: Boss Film Corporation)
 1984 2010 (miniatures crew: Entertainment Effects Group)
 1984 Ghostbusters (model maker)
 1982 Blade Runner (model maker - uncredited)
 1979 Star Trek: The Motion Picture (animation and graphics)
 1977 Close Encounters of the Third Kind (animator - 1980 special version, uncredited)
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Alternate Names:

Leslie G. Ekker | Leslie George Ekker

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