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Austin McKinney

Austin McKinney is known for his work on The Terminator (1984), The Skydivers (1963) and Escape from New York (1981). See full bio »

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Known For

The Terminator
The Terminator Visual Effects
The Skydivers
The Skydivers Cinematographer
Escape from New York
Escape from New York Visual Effects
Isle of the Snake People
Isle of the Snake People Cinematographer


Hide Hide Show Show Cinematographer (31 credits)
 1988 After School
 1985 Rockin' Road Trip (director of photography)
 1983 Getting It On
 1983 Jaws 3-D (uncredited)
 1981 Galaxy of Terror (uncredited)
 1976 Date with a Kidnapper (director of cinematography)
 1974 Axe
 1971 Alien Terror
 1971 Isle of the Snake People (director of photography)
 1969 Dr. Masher
 1969 Scream Free!
 1969 From Nashville with Music (unconfirmed, uncredited)
 1969 Pit Stop (director of photography)
 1968 House of Evil
 1968 Fear Chamber
 1963 The Skydivers
 1961 Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1951 Toast to Our Brother (Short)
Show Show Sound department (20 credits)
Show Show Visual effects (9 credits)
Show Show Camera and Electrical Department (5 credits)
Show Show Editor (3 credits)
Show Show Special effects (2 credits)
Show Show Production manager (2 credits)

Personal Details

Alternate Names:

A. McKinney | Austin H. McKinney

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While at UCLA, Austin invented a camera mechanism that was used by director Tom Graeff on three of his films. The machine played audio that had been pre-recorded so that actors could mime to themselves on set. See more »

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