Shane Mahan is known for his work on Big Fish (2003), The Avengers (2012) and Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991). See full bio »

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Big Fish
Big Fish Special Effects
The Avengers
The Avengers Special Effects
Terminator 2: Judgment Day
Terminator 2: Judgment Day Special Effects
Jurassic Park
Jurassic Park Special Effects


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 2013 Pacific Rim (pilot suits and conn pod arms: Legacy Effects - as Shane Patrick Mahan)
 2013 Iron Man 3 (suit construction supervisor: Legacy Effects - as Shane P. Mahan)
 2012 Life of Pi (project supervisor: Legacy Effects)
 2012/I Total Recall (effects supervisor: Legacy Effects)
 2012 The Bourne Legacy (studio coordinator: Legacy Effects - uncredited)
 2012/I The Watch (studio coordinator: Legacy Effects)
 2012 The Avengers (physical suit effects supervisor)
 2012 John Carter (studio coordinator: Legacy Effects - uncredited)
 2011 The Muppets (coordinator: Legacy Effects)
 2011 The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1 (studio coordinator: Legacy Effects)
 2011 Real Steel (studio coordinator: Legacy Effects)
 2011 Cowboys & Aliens (animatronics)
 2011 Thor (suit construction supervisor: Legacy Effects)
 2011 I Am Number Four (studio coordinator: Legacy Effects - as Shane P. Mahan)
 2010 Passion Play (practical effects)
 2010 Iron Man 2 (physical suit effects supervisor)
 2009 G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra (accelerator suit effects: Stan Winston Studio)
 2009 Terminator Salvation (shop coordinator: Legacy Effects)
 2008 Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (key artist: Stan Winston Studio)
 2008 Iron Man (physical suit effects supervisor - as Shane Patrick Mahan)
 2008 Nosebleed (Short) (special effects makeup)
 2007 The Deaths of Ian Stone (effects supervisor: Stan Winston Studio)
 2006 Skinwalkers (creature effects supervisor)
 2006 Eight Below (live action animatronic effects supervisor: Stan Winston Studio)
 2005 Zathura: A Space Adventure (animatronic supervisor: Stan Winston Studio - as Shane P. Mahan)
 2005 War of the Worlds (special effects coordinator: Stan Winston Studio)
 2005 Constantine (makeup and animatronics supervisor: Stan Winston Studio)
 2003 Big Fish (key artist: Stan Winston Studio) / (puppeteer)
 2002 Teenage Caveman (TV Movie) (conceptual art designer - as Shane P. Mahan) / (special effects supervisor - as Shane P. Mahan)
 2001 Mermaid Chronicles Part 1: She Creature (TV Movie) (effects supervisor: Stan Winston Studio)
 2001 Earth vs. the Spider (TV Movie) (effects supervisor: Stan Winston Studio)
 2001 A.I. Artificial Intelligence (key technician: Stan Winston Studio)
 2001 Pearl Harbor (key artist: Stan Winston Studio)
 2000 What Lies Beneath (special effects supervisor: Stan Winston Studio)
 1999 Galaxy Quest (effects supervisor: Stan Winston Studio - as Shane Patrick Mahan)
 1999 Inspector Gadget (effects supervisor: Stan Winston Studio - as Shane Patrick Mahan)
 1999 Instinct (effects supervisor: Stan Winston Studio)
 1998 Creature (TV Movie) (effects coordinator: Stan Winston Studios)
 1997 The Lost World: Jurassic Park (effects supervisor: Stan Winston Studio)
 1995 Congo (production supervisor: Stan Winston Studio)
 1994 Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles (vampire makeup design and coordination: Stan Winston Studio)
 1993 Jurassic Park (art department coordinator: Stan Winston Studio)
 1991 Terminator 2: Judgment Day (art department coordinator: Stan Winston Studio)
 1990 Predator 2 (art department coordinator: Stan Winston Studio)
 1990 A Gnome Named Gnorm (key art department: Stan Winston Studio)
 1989 Leviathan (creature effects: Stan Winston Studios)
 1988 Alien Nation (aliens creator: Stan Winston Studio)
 1987 The Monster Squad (head monster maker: Mummy, Stan Winston Studio)
 1987 Predator (creature effects crew)
  Amazing Stories (TV Series) (alien design and creation - 1 episode, 1987) (headless special effects - 1 episode, 1986)
- Miss Stardust (1987) ... (alien design and creation: Stan Winston Studios)
- Go to the Head of the Class (1986) ... (headless special effects)
 1986 Aliens (creature effects coordinator)
 1986 The Vindicator (frankenstein suit and effects crew: Stan Winston Studios) / (vindicator suit and effects crew: Stan Winston Studio)
 1984 The Terminator (terminator special effects)
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Audio commentary for the film The Day the World Ended (2001) with Stan Winston.

Alternate Names:

Shane P. Mahan | Shane Patrick Mahan

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