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Michael Manza (–2017)

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 2016 Miracles from Heaven (lighting artist)
 2012 Toy Story Toons: Partysaurus Rex (Short) (lighting & compositing)
 2011 Toy Story Toons: Small Fry (Short) (lighting/compositing)
 2010 Shrek Forever After (lead lighter: DreamWorks Animation)
 2009 Monsters vs. Aliens (lead lighter: DreamWorks Animation)
 2008 Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa (lead lighter: DreamWorks Animation)
 2007 Bee Movie (lead lighter - as Michael J. Manza)
 2006 Flushed Away (lead lighter: DreamWorks Animation)
 2006 Over the Hedge (lighter: DreamWorks Animation)
 2005 Madagascar (lighter: DreamWorks Animation)
 2004 Shark Tale (lighter: DreamWorks Animation)
 2004 Shrek 2 (additional lighting - as Michael J. Manza)
 2003 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (3D lighting technical director: Weta Digital)
 2002 The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (3D technical director/lighter: Weta Digital)
 2001 The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (effects animator: Weta Digital)
 1999 Fight Club (3D animator - uncredited)
 1999 Happy Face Murders (TV Movie) (digital effects 3D animator ToyBox)
 1999 eXistenZ (3D animator: Toybox)
 1998 Bride of Chucky (3D animator: Toybox)
 1996-1997 Lexx: The Dark Zone Stories (TV Mini-Series) (digital effects 3D animator ToyBox - 4 episodes)
- Giga Shadow (1997) ... (digital effects 3D animator ToyBox)
- Eating Pattern (1997) ... (digital effects 3D animator ToyBox)
- Super Nova (1997) ... (digital effects 3D animator ToyBox)
- I Worship His Shadow (1996) ... (digital effects 3D animator ToyBox)
 1997 The Planet of Junior Brown (CGI animator)

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