Tom Martinek was born on May 2, 1967 in Hackensack, New Jersey, USA. He is known for his work on The Avengers (2012), Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983) and Iron Man (2008). See full bio »
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 2016 Deepwater Horizon (lead digital artist: Industrial Light & Magic) (post-production)
 2016 Warcraft (sequence supervisor: ILM) (completed)
 2015 Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens (sequence lighting lead)
 2014 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (sequence supervisor)
 2014 Noah (senior digital effects artist)
 2013 Pacific Rim (lead artist: Industrial Light & Magic)
 2012 The Avengers (sequence supervisor: ILM)
 2011 Transformers: Dark of the Moon (lead digital artist: Industrial Light & Magic)
 2011 Star Tours: The Adventures Continue (Short) (senior digital effects artist: ILM)
 2011 Rango (sequence supervisor: ILM)
 2010 The Last Airbender (senior digital effects artist: ILM)
 2008 Iron Man (sequence supervisor: ILM)
 2007 Transformers (sequence supervisor: ILM)
 2006 The Colbert Report (TV Series) (visual effects supervisor - 1 episode)
- George Lucas (2006) ... (visual effects supervisor: ILM - segment "Stephen Colbert's Green Screen Challenge, George L.'s entry", uncredited)
 2006 Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest (sequence supervisor: ILM)
 2005 Code Breakers (TV Movie) (senior technical director: ILM)
 2005 Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (lead digital artist: ILM)
 2005 Chicken Little (senior technical director)
 2005 xXx: State of the Union (sequence supervisor: ILM)
 2005 The Pacifier (senior digital effects artist)
 2005 Son of the Mask (CG supervisor: ILM)
 2003 Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (senior digital effects artist: ILM)
 2003 Hulk (sequence supervisor: ILM)
 2002 Minority Report (sequence supervisor: ILM - as Thomas Martinek)
 2001 A.I. Artificial Intelligence (sequence supervisor: ILM)
 2000 Space Cowboys (senior digital effects artist: ILM)
 1998 Deep Impact (sequence supervisor: ILM)
 1997 The Lost World: Jurassic Park (digital effects artist: ILM)
 1996 Daylight (digital effects artist: ILM)
 1996 Mission: Impossible (digital effects artist/animator: ILM)
 1996 Twister (digital effects artist: ILM)
 1995 Batman Forever (digital effects artits/modeler: Pacific Data Images - uncredited)
 1995 Congo (digital effects artist: ILM)
 1994 Double Dragon (digital effects artist: PDI)
 1993 Freaked (digital I/O supervisor: PDI)
 1993 Heart and Souls (digital I/O supervisor: Pacific Data Images, Inc.)
 1993 Dennis the Menace (digital scanning technician)
 1993 Cliffhanger (digital I/O supervisor: PDI)
 1992 Gas Planet (Short) (digital i/o supervisor: PDI)
 1992 Toys (film recordist: PDI)
 1992 Hellraiser III: Hell on Earth (film scanner: component video - uncredited)
 1992 Honey I Blew Up the Kid (film scanner: component video - uncredited)
 1991 Back to the Future... The Ride (Short) (model maker: Apogee - uncredited)
 1991 Nothing But Trouble (model maker: Apogee - uncredited)
 1990 Die Hard 2 (model maker: Apogee - uncredited)
 1983 Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (lead digital effects artist: ILM - special version)
 1977 Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (senior digital effects artist: ILM - 1997 special version, uncredited)
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