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Jim Danforth

Jim Danforth is known for his work on The Prophecy (1995), The NeverEnding Story (1984) and The Stuff (1985). See full bio »
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Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 1 win. See more awards »

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Filmography

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 1995 The Prophecy (matte artist: angel effects and Mesa mattes, Effects Associates, Inc.) / (matte photographer: angel effects and Mesa mattes, Effects Associates, Inc.)
 1993 Dark Universe (Video) (matte painter)
 1993 Body Snatchers (matte artist)
 1993 Robot Wars (additional stop-motion)
 1992 Memoirs of an Invisible Man (matte artist - uncredited) / (matte photographer - uncredited) / (matte supervisor)
 1991 Bugsy (matte artist - uncredited)
 1990 The Neverending Story II: The Next Chapter (additional matte paintings: from The NeverEnding Story)
 1990 Flatliners (matte artist - uncredited)
 1989 Friday the 13th Part VIII: Jason Takes Manhattan (special photographic effects: Effects Associates, Inc.)
 1989 DeepStar Six (matte artist) / (miniature effects)
 1988 The Wizard of Speed and Time (optical effects - uncredited)
 1988 Dominick and Eugene (matte artist)
 1987 Prince of Darkness (matte artist - uncredited) / (matte painter)
 1985 The Fantasy Film Worlds of George Pal (Documentary) (main title graphics)
 1985 Runaway Train (matte artist - uncredited) / (matte photographer - uncredited)
 1985 Commando (matte artist - uncredited) / (matte photographer - uncredited)
 1985 Day of the Dead (matte artist - uncredited) / (matte photographer - uncredited)
 1985 The Stuff (matte artist) / (miniature photography) / (optical effects)
 1984 It Came Upon the Midnight Clear (TV Movie) (matte artist)
 1984 The Ewok Adventure (TV Movie) (matte artist) / (matte photographer)
 1984 Ninja III: The Domination (matte artist) / (matte supervisor)
 1984 The NeverEnding Story (matte painter: ILM)
 1983 Sahara (matte photographer) / (matte supervisor)
 1983 Twilight Zone: The Movie (effects photography - uncredited) / (matte artist - uncredited) / (visual effects - segment "4")
 1982-1983 Bring 'Em Back Alive (TV Series) (matte artist - 8 episodes)
- Storm Warning (1983) ... (matte artist - uncredited)
- Dead Run (1983) ... (matte artist - uncredited)
- The Best of Enemies (1982) ... (matte artist)
- The Warlord (1982) ... (matte artist)
- The Reel World of Frank Buck (1982) ... (matte artist)
 1983 Murder Me, Murder You (TV Movie) (matte supervisor)
 1982 The Blue and the Gray (TV Mini-Series) (matscene effects - 1982)
 1982 The Shadow Riders (TV Movie) (matte artist - uncredited)
 1982 Megaforce (matte artist - uncredited) / (matte photographer - uncredited)
 1982 The Thing (matte artist - uncredited)
 1982 Creepshow (matte artist - uncredited)
 1982 Conan the Barbarian (matte artist - uncredited)
 1982 The Aftermath (additional space effects)
 1981 Clash of the Titans (animator - uncredited) / (assistant to Ray Harryhausen)
 1981 Caveman (dinosaur and effects designer - uncredited)
 1980 The Scarlett O'Hara War (TV Movie) (matte artist - uncredited)
 1979 Salvage 1 (TV Series) (iceberg photo effects - 2 episodes)
- Hard Water: Part 2 (1979) ... (iceberg photo effects - uncredited)
- Hard Water: Part 1 (1979) ... (iceberg photo effects - uncredited)
 1979 The Day Time Ended (The "City of Light" by) / (matte artist - uncredited) / (matte photographer - uncredited)
 1979 Winter Kills (effects consultant - uncredited)
 1979 Supertrain (TV Series) (matte artist - pilot episode)
 1977 Planet of Dinosaurs (matte artist)
 1977 The Crater Lake Monster (assistant model animator - uncredited)
 1975 The Reincarnation of Peter Proud (matte artist - uncredited)
 1975 Dick Down Under (matte artist)
 1974 Flesh Gordon (creator: special visual effects - as Mij Htrofnad) / (matte artist - uncredited) / (stop-motion animator - uncredited)
 1974 Dark Star (matte painter - uncredited)
 1973 Jonathan Livingston Seagull (animator - uncredited) / (matte supervisor - uncredited)
 1972 Portnoy's Complaint (matte artist - uncredited) / (matte supervisor - uncredited)
 1971 Diamonds Are Forever (model animator: submarine - uncredited)
 1971 Earth II (TV Movie) (special effects coordinator - uncredited)
 1971 Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (model animator: Wonkavator - uncredited) / (optical effects - uncredited)
 1970 When Dinosaurs Ruled the Earth (effects cameraman - uncredited) / (matte artist - uncredited) / (process projectionist - uncredited) / (special visual effects) / (stop-motion animator - uncredited) / (visual effects designer/director - uncredited)
 1970 Little Fauss and Big Halsy (effects crew - uncredited)
 1970 Equinox (cel animator - uncredited) / (matte artist - uncredited) / (special equipment - uncredited) / (special photographic effects)
 1966/I Around the World Under the Sea (miniature crew - uncredited) / (scenic artist - uncredited)
 1965 The War Lord (model maker - uncredited)
 1965 That Funny Feeling (animator - uncredited) / (matte artist - uncredited)
 1965 Strange Bedfellows (model maker - uncredited)
 1964 Father Goose (miniature maker - uncredited)
 1964 I'd Rather Be Rich (animator - uncredited)
 1963-1964 The Outer Limits (TV Series) (special photographic effects - 24 episodes)
- The Forms of Things Unknown (1964) ... (special photographic effects: Project Unlimited, Inc.)
- The Chameleon (1964) ... (special photographic effects: Project Unlimited, Inc.)
- Production and Decay of Strange Particles (1964) ... (special photographic effects: Project Unlimited, Inc.)
- The Special One (1964) ... (special photographic effects: Project Unlimited, Inc.)
- Fun and Games (1964) ... (special photographic effects: Project Unlimited, Inc.)
 1964 7 Faces of Dr. Lao (special visual effects) / (stop-motion animator - uncredited)
 1963 It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World (miniature maker - uncredited) / (stop-motion animator - uncredited)
 1962 The Wonderful World of the Brothers Grimm (stop-motion animator - uncredited) / (visual effects technician - uncredited)
 1962 Jack the Giant Killer (stop-motion animator - uncredited)
 1962 Journey to the Seventh Planet (stop-motion animator: cyclops - uncredited)
 1961 Flight of the Lost Balloon (stop-motion animator - uncredited)
 1961 Atlantis, the Lost Continent (stop-motion animator - uncredited)
 1961 Master of the World (miniature maker - uncredited)
 1960 The Time Machine (assistant animator - uncredited) / (visual effects assistant - uncredited)
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