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Pat McClung

Pat McClung is known for his work on Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980), Aliens (1986) and Die Hard (1988). See full bio »
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Aliens Visual Effects
Die Hard
Die Hard Visual Effects
Ghostbusters Visual Effects


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 2015 Harbinger Down (visual effects consultant)
 2015 McFarland, USA (visual effects supervisor)
 2014 Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day (visual effects supervisor - as Patrick McClung)
 2011 Le jeu des soldats (Short) (visual effects supervisor)
 2010 Knight and Day (additional visual effects supervisor - as Patrick McClung)
 2009 X-Men Origins: Wolverine (visual effects supervisor - as Patrick McClung)
 2007 Live Free or Die Hard (visual effects supervisor - as Patrick McClung)
 2007 Mr. Brooks (visual effects supervisor - as Patrick McClung)
 2006 Trapped Ashes (modeler: 4 Ward Productions - as Pat Mcclung)
 2006 X-Men: The Last Stand (miniature supervisor - as Patrick McClung)
 2004 The Day After Tomorrow (studio staff - uncredited)
 2002 The Tuxedo (visual effects supervisor - as Patrick McClung)
 2000 Charlie's Angels (senior visual effects supervisor: SPI - as Patrick McClung)
 2000 What Planet Are You From? (visual effects supervisor)
 1998 Armageddon (visual effects supervisor)
 1997 Dante's Peak (visual effects supervisor - as Patrick McClung)
 1996 Chain Reaction (visual effects supervisor)
 1996 Sgt. Bilko (visual effects supervisor - as Patrick McClung)
 1995 Apollo 13 (model supervisor: Digital Domain - as Patrick McClung)
 1994 True Lies (miniature supervisor: Digital Domain - as Patrick McClung)
 1993 Cliffhanger (helicopter models)
 1990 Solar Crisis (supervising model maker)
 1989 The Abyss (model shop supervisor)
 1988 Vibes (modelshop crew chief: Boss Film Corporation)
 1988 Die Hard (chief model maker: Boss - as Patrick McClung)
 1988 Invasion Earth: The Aliens Are Here (visual effects second unit director)
 1987 Masters of the Universe (visual effects project leader: weapons)
 1986 Aliens (miniatures technical supervisor: visual effects unit)
 1986 Poltergeist II: The Other Side (model maker: Boss Film Corporation)
 1985 Creature (special thanks: The L.A. Effects Group Inc.)
 1984 2010: The Year We Make Contact (miniatures crew: Entertainment Effects Group - as Patrick McClung)
 1984 Ghostbusters (model maker)
 1982 Firefox (model maker: Apogee, Inc.)
 1982 The Aftermath (model builder)
 1980 Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (model maker: miniature and optical effects unit)
 1979 Star Trek: The Motion Picture (effects props and miniatures: Apogee, Inc.)
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Alternate Names:

Patrick McClung | Pat Mcclung

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Has a twin brother, Gerald McClung, who also works in the film industry.

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