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Leonard Nimoy: 1931-2015

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 2015 He Never Died (special effects coordinator)
 2015 The Lizzie Borden Chronicles (TV Mini-Series) (special effects supervisor - 6 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (2015) ... (special effects supervisor)
- Episode #1.5 (2015) ... (special effects supervisor)
- Episode #1.3 (2015) ... (special effects supervisor)
- Episode #1.4 (2015) ... (special effects supervisor)
- Episode #1.2 (2015) ... (special effects supervisor)
 2013-2014 Reign (TV Series) (special effects supervisor - 21 episodes)
- Slaughter of Innocence (2014) ... (special effects supervisor)
- Long Live the King (2014) ... (special effects supervisor)
- Higher Ground (2014) ... (special effects supervisor)
- Toy Soldiers (2014) ... (special effects supervisor)
- No Exit (2014) ... (special effects supervisor)
 2013 Carrie (special effects supervisor)
 2013/I Mama (special effects rigger)
 2012 Copper (TV Series) (special effects key - 10 episodes)
- A Vast and Fiendish Plot (2012) ... (special effects key)
- A Day to Give Thanks (2012) ... (special effects key)
- Better Times Are Coming (2012) ... (special effects key)
- The Hudson River School (2012) ... (special effects key)
- Arsenic and Old Cake (2012) ... (special effects key)
 2012 The Lesser Blessed (special effects coordinator)
 2012 Cosmopolis (special effects rigging supervisor)
 2012 The Vow (special effects supervisor)
 2011 Bag of Bones (TV Mini-Series) (special effects coordinator - 2 episodes)
- Part 2 (2011) ... (special effects coordinator)
- Part 1 (2011) ... (special effects coordinator)
 2011/I The Thing (special effects foreman)
 2011 Falling Skies (TV Series) (special effects foreman)
 2010 Casino Jack (special effects coordinator)
 2009 Saw VI (special effects shop supervisor - as John McGillivray)
 2009 Defendor (special effects first assistant)
 2008 Killshot (special effects supervisor)
 2008 Max Payne (special effects snow crew key) / (special effects supervisor)
 2008 The Love Guru (special effects supervisor)
 2008 The Rocker (special effects coordinator)
 2007 Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium (special effects foreman - uncredited)
 2007 Saw IV (special effects - uncredited)
 2006 Skinwalkers (special effects coordinator)
 2006 The Sentinel (special effects coordinator)
 2006 Ultra (TV Movie) (special effects coordinator)
 2005 Get Rich or Die Tryin' (special effects foreman)
 2005 Four Brothers (pyrotechnician - uncredited)
 2005 Assault on Precinct 13 (special effects coordinator)
 2004 Against the Ropes (special effects coordinator)
 2004 Redemption: The Stan Tookie Williams Story (TV Movie) (special effects coordinator)
 2003/I Wrong Turn (special effects supervisor: Amce F/X - as John McGillivray)
 2003 Sounder (TV Movie) (special effects coordinator)
 2002 The Glow (TV Movie) (special effects coordinator)
 2001 Jane Doe (TV Movie) (special effects supervisor)
 2001 Angel Eyes (special effects foreman)
 2001 The Judge (TV Movie) (special effects coordinator)
 2001 Exit Wounds (pyrotechnician)
 2000 Dracula 2000 (rigging key)
 2000 Bait (special effects technician)
 2000 Bless the Child (special effects key)
 2000 American Psycho (special effects technician)
 1999 The Last Witness (TV Movie) (key special effects)
 1999 The Third Miracle (special effects technician)
 1999 In Too Deep (special effects key)
 1999 The Boondock Saints (special effects key)
 1999 eXistenZ (rigging key, special effects technician - uncredited)
 1999 Storm of the Century (TV Mini-Series) (key special effects)
 1997-1998 Due South (TV Series) (special effects coordinator - 13 episodes)
- Mountie on the Bounty: Part 2 (1998) ... (special effects coordinator)
- Mountie on the Bounty: Part 1 (1998) ... (special effects coordinator)
- Dead Guy Running (1998) ... (special effects coordinator)
- Perfect Strangers (1997) ... (special effects coordinator)
- Asylum (1997) ... (special effects coordinator)
 1996 Moving Target (key special effects)
 1996 Sweet Angel Mine (special effects - as Jim MacGillvray)
 1996 Terminal Rush (special effects supervisor)
 1996 Balance of Power (special effects)
 1995 Tommy Boy (special effects)

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