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Steve Grumette

Steve Grumette pioneered the field of computer/video special effects for motion pictures. "WarGames" was the first application for his special technique which eliminates the "frame flicker" that occurs when a computer monitor is filmed. In "Sneakers", Grumette shot second unit video in additional to carrying out his technical duties. He also ... See full bio »


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Known For

Beverly Hills Cop
Beverly Hills Cop Visual Effects
WarGames Visual Effects
Sneakers Visual Effects
Singles Visual Effects


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 2000 Girl Gone Bad (Documentary) (graphics effects)
 1995 Fair Game (computer effects supervisor)
 1992 Leap of Faith (computer effects supervisor - uncredited)
 1992 Singles (computer effects supervisor)
 1992 Sneakers (computer effects supervisor)
 1992 Brain Donors (computer effects supervisor)
 1992 Memoirs of an Invisible Man (computer effects supervisor)
 1991 Not of This World (TV Movie) (video graphics - as Steve Grummette)
 1990 Another 48 Hrs. (computer effects supervisor - uncredited)
 1988 Little Nikita (computer effects supervisor)
 1987 Black Widow (computer effects supervisor - as Steve Grummette)
 1986 Jumpin' Jack Flash (computer effects supervisor)
 1984 Beverly Hills Cop (computer effects supervisor)
 1984 The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension (computer video consultant - as Stephen Grummette)
 1983 WarGames (computer video consultant)
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Other Works:

Mr. Grumette is also the author of "ELIZA", a full implementation for microcomputers of the classic artificial intelligence demonstration program originally written for a mainframe computer by Dr. Joseph Weizenbaum of MIT.

Alternate Names:

Steve Grummett | Stephen Grummette | Steve Grummette


5' 11" (1.8 m)

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Personal Quote:

The most interesting films are those which make a serious attempt to explore and illuminate the human condition


He is still involved in creating computer effects for the film industry and is now in pre-production for a low-budget independent feature film which he will direct.



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