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Roger Cowland

Roger Cowland was born in London in 1943. He joined the Motion Picture Industry in 1963 at George Humphries Film Laboratory, London, UK. He relocated to Film House, Canada in 1967 then to Australia in 1968, where he worked for Atlab, first in their negative department before moving into their optical effects department. In 1974 he moved to ... See full bio »

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Babe Visual Effects
The Piano
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Lorenzo's Oil
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 1999 Kick (visual effects)
 1999 Two Hands (optical effects manager: Dfilm Services)
 1998 José Rizal (optical effects manager: Dfilm)
 1998 Babe: Pig in the City (visual effects)
 1998 The Interview (visual effects)
 1998 The Sugar Factory (visual effects)
 1998 Head On (visual effects)
 1997 Oscar and Lucinda (optical effects manager: Dfilm)
 1997 Doom Runners (TV Movie) (optical effects manager)
 1997 The Wiggles Movie (film opticals)
 1997 Thank God He Met Lizzie (visual effects)
 1997 Road to Nhill (visual effects)
 1997 Under the Lighthouse Dancing (optical effects)
 1997 Paws (optical effects manager: Dfilm)
 1997 Heaven's Burning (visual effects)
 1997 The Well (optical effects)
 1997 Welcome to Woop Woop (visual effects)
 1997 Blackrock (visual effects)
 1997 Kiss or Kill (opticals)
 1997 Paradise Road (optical effects manager: Dfilm)
 1997 Epsilon (optical effects supervisor)
 1996 Fistful of Flies (visual effects)
 1996 Dating the Enemy (opticals)
 1996 Hotel de Love (visual effects)
 1996 Dead Heart (visual effects)
 1996 Idiot Box (visual effects - uncredited)
 1996 Brilliant Lies (visual effects - uncredited)
 1996 Love and Other Catastrophes (opticals)
 1996 Children of the Revolution (optical effects manager)
 1996 Fu sheng (visual effects)
 1996 The Phantom (visual effects - uncredited)
 1996 Love Serenade (optical effects)
 1996 Lilian's Story (visual effects)
 1996 Cosi (visual effects)
 1996 The Quiet Room (visual effects - uncredited)
 1996 Shine (visual effects - uncredited)
 1995 Back of Beyond (opticals)
 1995 Billy's Holiday (visual effects)
 1995 Babe (opticals)
 1995 Blackwater Trail (film opticals)
 1995 Dad and Dave: On Our Selection (visual effects)
 1995 Mushrooms (visual effects)
 1995 Rough Diamonds (opticals)
 1994 Gino (visual effects)
 1994 Little Women (opticals)
 1994 Mary (Documentary) (visual effects)
 1994 Dallas Doll (visual effects)
 1994 Ebbtide (visual effects)
 1994 Muriel's Wedding (opticals)
 1994 Spider & Rose (visual effects)
 1994 Traps (visual effects)
 1994 Country Life (visual effects)
 1994 The Sum of Us (visual effects)
 1994 The Seventh Floor (visual effects)
 1994 Redheads (visual effects)
 1994 Rapa Nui (visual effects)
 1994 Police Rescue (visual effects)
 1994 Lightning Jack (opticals)
 1993 Bedevil (visual effects)
 1993 Shotgun Wedding (visual effects)
 1993 Gross Misconduct (visual effects)
 1993 Corrupt Justice (TV Movie) (visual effects)
 1993 Frauds (visual effects)
 1993 The Nostradamus Kid (visual effects)
 1993 Say a Little Prayer (visual effects)
 1993 The Piano (opticals)
 1993 Broken Highway (visual effects)
 1993 No Worries (visual effects)
 1993 Reckless Kelly (visual effects)
 1992 Greenkeeping (visual effects)
 1992 Wet and Wild Summer! (visual effects)
 1992 Lorenzo's Oil (desaturation effects) / (opticals)
 1992 The Last Days of Chez Nous (opticals)
 1992 Mr. Baseball (visual effects)
 1992 Alex (opticals)
 1992 The Girl Who Came Late (visual effects)
 1992 My Grandpa Is a Vampire (visual effects)
 1992 Strictly Ballroom (opticals)
 1992 Map of the Human Heart (visual effects)
 1992 Over the Hill (visual effects)
 1992 Turtle Beach (optical effects)
 1992 Backsliding (visual effects)
 1992 Hurricane Smith (opticals)
 1992 The Efficiency Expert (visual effects)
 1992 Resistance (visual effects)
 1991 Dingo (visual effects)
 1991 Hunting (visual effects)
 1991 Fatal Bond (optical effects)
 1991 Black Robe (opticals)
 1991 Waiting (visual effects)
 1991 Till There Was You (optical effects)
 1991 Deadly (visual effects)
 1991 Sweet Talker (visual effects)
 1991 Flirting (opticals)
 1991 Which Way Home (TV Movie) (visual effects)
 1991 Strangers (TV Movie) (visual effects)
 1990 Sher Mountain Killings Mystery (visual effects)
 1990 Green Card (optical)
 1990 Weekend with Kate (visual effects)
 1990 Boys in the Island (visual effects)
 1990 Heaven Tonight (visual effects)
 1990 Harbour Beat (visual effects)
 1990 The Crossing (visual effects)
 1990 Quigley Down Under (opticals)
 1990 Struck by Lightning (visual effects)
 1990 Night Cries: A Rural Tragedy (Short) (opticals)
 1990 Ruby and Rata (visual effects - uncredited)
 1990 Father (visual effects)
 1990 ...Almost (visual effects)
 1990 Prisoners of the Sun (opticals)
 1990 Raw Nerve (visual effects)
 1990 Bloodmoon (visual effects)
 1990 Dead Sleep (visual effects)
 1989 Candy Regentag (visual effects)
 1989 Glass (visual effects)
 1989 Kokoda Crescent (visual effects - uncredited)
 1989 The Delinquents (visual effects)
 1989 The Punisher (visual effects)
 1989 Outback (visual effects)
 1989 Sweetie (visual effects)
 1989 Trouble in Paradise (TV Movie) (visual effects)
 1989 Luigi's Ladies (visual effects)
 1989 A Case of Honor (opticals)
 1989 Dead Calm (special visual effects & opticals)
 1989 Tender Hooks (visual effects)
 1989 The Siege of Firebase Gloria (opticals)
 1988 Boundaries of the Heart (visual effects)
 1988 Midnight Dancer (visual effects)
 1988 Two Brothers Running (visual effects)
 1988 Young Einstein (visual effects)
 1988 Emerald City (visual effects)
 1988 Breaking Loose: Summer City II (visual effects)
 1988 A Cry in the Dark (visual effects)
 1988 Grievous Bodily Harm (visual effects)
 1988 Boulevard of Broken Dreams (visual effects)
 1988 The Navigator: A Medieval Odyssey (visual effects)
 1988 Crocodile Dundee II (visual effects)
 1988 Rikky and Pete (visual effects)
 1988 The Dreaming (visual effects)
 1988 Sons of Steel (visual effects)
 1988 The First Kangaroos (visual effects)
 1988 Around the World in Eighty Ways (visual effects)
 1988 Incident at Raven's Gate (opticals)
 1987 Bullseye (visual effects)
 1987 Dangerous Game (visual effects)
 1987 Hard Knuckle (TV Movie) (visual effects)
 1987 Initiation (visual effects)
 1987 Jilted (visual effects)
 1987 The Time Guardian (visual effects)
 1987 The Year My Voice Broke (visual effects)
 1987 The Place at the Coast (visual effects)
 1987 The Lighthorsemen (visual effects)
 1987 Slate, Wyn & Me (visual effects)
 1987 High Tide (visual effects coordinator)
 1987 The Right Hand Man (visual effects)
 1987 Echoes of Paradise (visual effects)
 1987 Travelling North (visual effects)
 1987 Dark Age (visual effects)
 1987 Howling III (visual effects)
 1987 Les Patterson Saves the World (visual effects)
 1987 Peter Kenna's The Good Wife (visual effects)
 1987 Pandemonium (visual effects)
 1986 Army Wives (TV Movie) (visual effects)
 1986 Departure (visual effects)
 1986 The Fringe Dwellers (visual effects)
 1986 The Last Frontier (TV Movie) (visual effects)
 1986 Touch and Go (visual effects)
 1986 Playing Beatie Bow (optical effects)
 1986 Dead End Drive-In (visual effects)
 1986 Fair Game (visual effects)
 1986 For Love Alone (visual effects)
 1986 The Blue Lightning (TV Movie) (visual effects - uncredited)
 1986 The Quest (visual effects)
 1986 Crocodile Dundee (opticals: Australia)
 1986 Sky Pirates (opticals)
 1985 Bliss (opticals)
 1985 Emoh Ruo (opticals)
 1985 The Empty Beach (visual effects)
 1985 Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome (opticals)
 1985 An Indecent Obsession (visual effects)
 1985 Robbery Under Arms (visual effects)
 1984 Second Time Lucky (visual effects)
 1984 Street Hero (visual effects)
 1984 Run Chrissie Run! (visual effects)
 1984 Razorback (visual effects)
 1984 Stanley: Every Home Should Have One (visual effects)
 1983 Buddies (visual effects)
 1983 The Winds of Jarrah (visual effects)
 1983 BMX Bandits (optical effects)
 1983 The Return of Captain Invincible (visual effects)
 1983 Double Deal (visual effects)
 1983 Phar Lap (visual effects)
 1983 Goodbye Paradise (visual effects)
 1983 Now and Forever (visual effects)
 1983 Kitty and the Bagman (visual effects)
 1983 Midnite Spares (visual effects)
 1982/II Fighting Back (visual effects)
 1982 The Year of Living Dangerously (visual effects - uncredited)
 1982 Ginger Meggs (visual effects)
 1982 Lonely Hearts (visual effects - uncredited)
 1982 Crosstalk (visual effects)
 1982 Norman Loves Rose (visual effects)
 1982 Dead Easy (visual effects)
 1982 We of the Never Never (visual effects)
 1982 The Pirate Movie (visual effects)
 1982 Far East (visual effects)
 1982 Monkey Grip (visual effects)
 1982 The Highest Honor (visual effects)
 1982 The Man from Snowy River (opticals)
 1982 Turkey Shoot (opticals)
 1982 Heatwave (opticals)
 1982 Duet for Four (visual effects)
 1981 Doctors & Nurses (visual effects)
 1981 The Road Warrior (visual effects - uncredited)
 1981 Treasure of the Yankee Zephyr (opticals)
 1981 Hoodwink (visual effects)
 1981 Strange Behavior (opticals)
 1981 The Killing of Angel Street (visual effects)
 1981 Gallipoli (visual effects - uncredited)
 1981 Winter of Our Dreams (visual effects)
 1981 The Survivor (opticals)
 1981 Road Games (visual effects)
 1981 Attack Force Z (visual effects)
 1981 ...Maybe This Time (visual effects)
 1980 Fatty Finn (visual effects - uncredited)
 1980 Hard Knocks (visual effects)
 1980 Manganinnie (visual effects)
 1980 Harlequin (opticals)
 1979 The Journalist (visual effects)
 1979 Thirst (visual effects - uncredited)
 1979 Tim (visual effects - uncredited)
 1979 Cathy's Child (visual effects)
 1979 One More Minute (visual effects)
 1979 Dimboola (visual effects)
 1979 My Brilliant Career (visual effects)
 1979 Mad Max (visual effects - uncredited)
 1979 The Odd Angry Shot (visual effects)
 1978 Long Weekend (visual effects)
 1978 Patrick (optical effects)
 1978 Newsfront (visual effects)
 1978 Mouth to Mouth (visual effects)
 1978 The Night, the Prowler (visual effects)
 1978 The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith (visual effects - uncredited)
 1978 Weekend of Shadows (visual effects)
 1978 The Irishman (visual effects)
 1977 The Mango Tree (visual effects)
 1977 Blue Fire Lady (visual effects)
 1977 Summerfield (visual effects)
 1977 The Getting of Wisdom (visual effects - uncredited)
 1977 Journey Among Women (visual effects - uncredited)
 1977 High Rolling in a Hot Corvette (visual effects - uncredited)
 1977 The Picture Show Man (visual effects)
 1977 The F.J. Holden (visual effects)
 1977 Raw Deal (visual effects)
 1976 Break of Day (visual effects)
 1976 Summer of Secrets (visual effects)
 1976 The Trespassers (visual effects)
 1976 The Devil's Playground (visual effects)
 1976 20th Century Oz (visual effects - uncredited)
 1976 Mad Dog Morgan (visual effects)
 1976 Caddie (visual effects)
 1975 The Removalists (visual effects)
 1975 Scobie Malone (visual effects)
 1975 The Great MacArthy (visual effects)
 1975 Dragon Flies (visual effects)
 1975 The True Story of Eskimo Nell (visual effects)
 1975 Promised Woman (optical effects)
 1973 The Sex Therapist (optical effects)
 1972 Sunstruck (optical effects)
 1972 The Adventures of Barry McKenzie (visual effects)
 1971 Stork (optical effects)
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