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John Coats

John Coats is known for his work on The Host (2013), Deep Blue Sea (1999) and Red Planet (2000). See full bio »

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The Host
The Host Visual Effects
Deep Blue Sea
Deep Blue Sea Visual Effects
Red Planet
Red Planet Visual Effects
Rambo III
Rambo III Visual Effects


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 2013 The Host (production engineering: RotoFactory - as Jon Coats)
 2012 The Oregon Files Trailer (TV Mini-Series) (digital compositor - 2012)
 2011 Dragon Age: Redemption (TV Series) (technical consultant: water simulation - 2011)
 2011 Dolphin Tale (digital compositor - uncredited)
 2010 Clash of the Titans (digital compositor: Flash Film Works)
 2008 The Love Guru (on-set visual effects supervisor)
 2008 Semi-Pro (digital artist) / (visual effects supervisor: second unit)
 2007 I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry (digital artist)
 2006 Blood Diamond (digital compositor: Flash Film Works - uncredited)
 2006 Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny (digital artist - as John Coates)
 2006/I The Guardian (visual effects design supervisor: Flash Film Works) / (co-visual effects on-set supervisor)
 2005 Elizabethtown (matte painting supervisor: Flash Film Works)
 2005 Dark Water (3D animator: Flash Film Works) / (matte painting supervisor: Flash Film Works)
 2005 Kicking & Screaming (visual effects supervisor: second unit)
 2005/I Man of the House (digital compositor: Flash Film Works)
 2004 Sideways (digital artist)
 2004 White Chicks (digital compositor: Flash Film Works - uncredited)
 2004 Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story (visual effects supervisor: second unit)
 2004 Starsky & Hutch (visual effects supervisor: second unit)
 2004 The Perfect Score (digital compositor)
 2003 The Last Samurai (matte painting supervisor: Flash Film Works)
 2003 Holes (digital artist)
 2002 The Adventures of Pluto Nash (co-visual effects supervisor: Flash Film Works)
 2002 Austin Powers in Goldmember (digital artist: Pacific Vision Productions)
 2002 Death to Smoochy (visual effects storyboard artist)
 2002 Collateral Damage (concept design supervisor: Flash Film Works)
 2001 Delivering Milo (visual effects compositing artist)
 2000 Red Planet (conceptual designs: Flash Film Works)
 1999 Power Rangers Lost Galaxy (TV Series) (visual effects animator - 1 episode)
- Journey's End: Part 2 (1999) ... (visual effects animator)
 1999 Mystery, Alaska (visual effects)
 1999 Deep Blue Sea (visual effects match move supervisor: Flash Film Works - as John Coates)
 1999 Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me (digital artist: Pacific Vision Productions)
 1999 The Deep End of the Ocean (visual effects animator - as John Coates)
 1998 Tale of the Mummy (visual effects animator - as John Coates)
 1998 Honey, I Shrunk the Kids: The TV Show (TV Series) (visual effects supervisor - 1 episode)
- Honey, I'm Streakin' (1998) ... (visual effects supervisor)
 1997 Robinson Crusoe (visual effects cameraman - as John Coates)
 1996 DNA (Video) (digital compositor) / (visual effects animator)
 1996 Downdraft (TV Movie) (optical effects supervisor)
 1996 It Came from Outer Space II (TV Movie) (visual effects camera operator - as John Coates)
 1995 The Darkening (dust removal - restoration, uncredited)
 1994 New Nightmare (visual effects technical supervisor)
 1991 If Looks Could Kill (visual effects camera: Introvision)
 1989 Lock Up (visual effects camera: Introvision)
 1989 Breaking In (visual effects cinematographer: Introvision)
 1989 The Karate Kid Part III (producer: visual effects - as John Coates)
 1989 UHF (visual effects producer - as John Coates)
 1988 Rambo III (associate producer: Introvision Systems, Inc.)
 1987 Adventures in Babysitting (visual effects cameraman - uncredited)
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