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John 'D.J.' Des Jardin

Often referred to as the Don Quixote of the visual effects industry, Mr. DesJardin (aka "DJ") has been viewing the world askance for years. With an illustrious career that began by shooting stereoscopic films with Charlie Chapin and extending to the forthcoming Ultraman tv-to-film adaptation, DJ continues to wow and amaze audiences, filmmakers, and... See full bio »
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 2017 The Justice League Part One (visual effects supervisor) (filming)
 2016 Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (visual effects supervisor)
 2013 Man of Steel (visual effects supervisor - as John 'DJ' Desjardin)
 2011 Sucker Punch (visual effects supervisor - as John 'DJ' DesJardin)
 2009 Watchmen (visual effects supervisor)
 2007 The Kingdom (visual effects supervisor - as John DJ Desjardin)
 2006 X-Men: The Last Stand (additional visual effects supervisor - as John 'DJ' Desjardin)
 2005/I Fantastic Four (visual effects supervisor - as John 'DJ' Desjardin)
 2004 Friday Night Lights (on-set visual effects supervisor - as John 'DJ' Desjardin)
 2003 The Matrix Revolutions (visual effects supervisor)
 2003 Enter the Matrix (Video Game) (visual effects supervisor)
 2003 The Matrix Reloaded (visual effects supervisor - as John DesJardin)
 2000 Almost Famous (3D supervisor: MVFX - as John Desjardin)
 2000 Mission: Impossible II (CG supervisor)
 2000 Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (3D supervisor)
 1999 End of Days (visual effects supervisor)
 1999 The Astronaut's Wife (visual effects supervisor: VIFX)
 1998 Firestorm (visual effects supervisor - as John 'DJ' Desjardin)
 1997 The Relic (digital effects supervisor: VIFX)
 1996 Down Periscope (CG effects development)
 1996 Broken Arrow (digital supervisor)
 1996 From Dusk Till Dawn (digital supervisor: VIFX - as John 'D.J.' Desjardin)
 1995 Sudden Death (digital effects supervisor - as John Des Jardin)
 1994 Timecop (digital supervisor: VIFX - as John Des Jardin)
 1993 Ghost in the Machine (digital effects crew: VIFX - as John Desjardin)
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John 'DJ' DesJardin | John DesJardin | John 'D. J.' Desjardin | John 'D.J.' Desjardin | John 'DJ' Desjardin | John DJ Desjardin | John Desjardin | John Des Jardin

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