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Richard Edlund


Richard Edlund was born on December 6, 1940 in Fargo, North Dakota, USA. He is known for his work on Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977), Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980) and Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981). See full bio »
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 2012 Bullet to the Head (visual effects supervisor)
 2012 21 Jump Street (visual effects supervisor: DuMonde Visual Effects)
 2007 Charlie Wilson's War (visual effects supervisor)
 2007 Anamorph (senior visual effects supervisor)
 2004 The Stepford Wives (visual effects consultant: Tippett Studio)
 2003 Angels in America (TV Mini-Series) (visual effects supervisor - 2 episodes)
- Part 2 Perestroika (2003) ... (visual effects supervisor)
- Part 1 Millennium Approaches (2003) ... (visual effects supervisor)
 2000 Bedazzled (visual effects supervisor)
 1998 Desperate Measures (visual effects plate supervisor: Boss Film Studios)
 1997 Air Force One (visual effects supervisor)
 1997 Turbulence (visual effects co-supervisor: Boss Film Studios)
 1996 Multiplicity (visual effects supervisor: Boss Film Studios)
 1995 Species (visual effects supervisor)
 1989-1995 Tales from the Crypt (TV Series) (producer - 3 episodes)
- You, Murderer (1995) ... (producer: opening sequence, Boss Film Studios)
- What's Cookin' (1992) ... (producer: opening sequence, Boss Film Studios)
- The Man Who Was Death (1989) ... (producer: opening sequence)
 1992 Alien³ (visual effects producer)
 1990 The Judas Project (visual effects producer)
 1990 Ghost (visual effects supervisor: Boss Film Studios)
 1988 Vibes (visual effects producer)
 1988 Big Top Pee-wee (visual effects)
 1988 Die Hard (visual effects producer)
 1988 Earth Star Voyager (TV Mini-Series) (visual effects producer - 1988)
 1987 Leonard Part 6 (visual effects supervisor)
 1987 Date with an Angel (visual effects producer)
 1987 The Monster Squad (executive visual effects supervisor: Boss Film Studios)
 1987 Masters of the Universe (executive visual effects supervisor: Boss Film Studios)
 1986 Solarbabies (visual effects producer)
 1986 The Boy Who Could Fly (visual effects supervisor)
 1986 Big Trouble in Little China (visual effects producer)
 1986 Legal Eagles (visual effects supervisor)
 1986 Poltergeist II: The Other Side (visual effects supervisor)
 1985 Fright Night (visual effects producer)
 1984 2010 (visual effects supervisor)
 1984 Ghostbusters (visual effects)
 1982 Poltergeist (visual effects supervision)
 1981 Raiders of the Lost Ark (visual effects supervisor)
 1980 Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (special visual effects)
 1979 The China Syndrome (miniature photography)
 1978 Battlestar Galactica (special effects photography: miniature and optical effects unit)
 1978 The Manitou (mechanical special effects - uncredited)
 1977 Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (first cameraman: miniature and optical effects unit)
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Board member of the Academy since 1995, Chair of its Scientific & Technical Awards Committee. See more »

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