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Sam Nicholson (I)

Sam Nicholson is known for his work on CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2000), Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan (1982) and Ghostbusters II (1989). See full bio »

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Won 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 2 wins & 16 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

CSI: Crime Scene Investigation
(2000)
Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan
(1982)
Ghostbusters II
Ghostbusters II Visual Effects
(1989)
The Running Man
The Running Man Visual Effects
(1987)

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 2012 Smash (TV Series) (visual effects producer - 1 episode)
- Pilot (2012) ... (visual effects producer)
 2012 Beauty and the Beast: A Dark Tale (TV Movie) (visual effects supervisor)
 2011 Pan Am (TV Series) (visual effects supervisor)
 2010 The Walking Dead (TV Series) (vfx supervisor - 1 episode)
- Days Gone Bye (2010) ... (vfx supervisor)
 2010 Outsourced (TV Series) (visual effects supervisor)
 2009 Private Practice (TV Series) (visual effects supervisor - 1 episode)
- The Hard Part (2009) ... (visual effects supervisor - uncredited)
 2009 Defying Gravity (TV Series) (visual effects supervisor - 1 episode)
- Solitary (2009) ... (visual effects supervisor - uncredited)
 2009 General Hospital (TV Series) (visual effects supervisor - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.11852 (2009) ... (visual effects supervisor)
- Episode #1.11851 (2009) ... (visual effects supervisor)
 2001-2009 ER (TV Series) (visual effects supervisor - 3 episodes)
- And in the End... (2009) ... (visual effects supervisor)
- Scoop and Run (2006) ... (visual effects supervisor)
- Supplies and Demands (2001) ... (visual effects supervisor)
 2009 24 (TV Series) (visual effects supervisor - 1 episode)
- Day 7: 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m. (2009) ... (visual effects supervisor - uncredited)
 2009 Maggie Hill (TV Movie) (visual effects supervisor)
  Knight Rider (TV Series) (visual effects producer - 1 episode, 2008) (visual effects supervisor - 1 episode, 2008)
- A Knight in Shining Armor (2008) ... (visual effects producer)
- Knight Rider (2008) ... (visual effects supervisor)
 2007 CSI: NY (TV Series) (visual effects supervisor - 1 episode)
- Buzzkill (2007) ... (visual effects supervisor)
 2006-2007 Heroes (TV Series) (supervising visual effects producer - 21 episodes)
- Chapter Twenty-Three 'How to Stop an Exploding Man' (2007) ... (supervising visual effects producer)
- Chapter Twenty-Two 'Landslide' (2007) ... (supervising visual effects producer)
- Chapter Twenty-One 'The Hard Part' (2007) ... (supervising visual effects producer)
- Chapter Twenty 'Five Years Gone' (2007) ... (supervising visual effects producer)
- Chapter Nineteen '.07%' (2007) ... (supervising visual effects producer)
 2006-2007 Ugly Betty (TV Series) (supervising visual effects producer - 22 episodes)
- East Side Story (2007) ... (supervising visual effects producer)
- A Tree Grows in Guadalajara (2007) ... (supervising visual effects producer)
- Secretaries Day (2007) ... (supervising visual effects producer)
- Petra-Gate (2007) ... (supervising visual effects producer)
- Punch Out (2007) ... (supervising visual effects producer)
 2007 Grey's Anatomy: Every Moment Counts (TV Movie) (visual effects supervisor - uncredited)
 2007 Raines (TV Series) (visual effects supervisor - 1 episode)
- Pilot (2007) ... (visual effects supervisor: Stargate Digital)
 2007 Grey's Anatomy (TV Series) (visual effects supervisor - 2 episodes)
- Drowning on Dry Land (2007) ... (visual effects supervisor - uncredited)
- Walk on Water (2007) ... (visual effects supervisor - uncredited)
 2006 Nightmares & Dreamscapes: From the Stories of Stephen King (TV Mini-Series) (visual effects supervisor - 1 episode)
- Battleground (2006) ... (visual effects supervisor)
 2003-2006 Las Vegas (TV Series) (visual effects producer - 70 episodes)
- Father of the Bride (2006) ... (visual effects producer)
- Fidelity, Security, Delivery (2006) ... (visual effects producer)
- Chaos Theory (2006) ... (visual effects producer)
- All Quiet on the Montecito Front (2006) ... (visual effects producer)
- Cash Springs Eternal (2006) ... (visual effects producer)
 2005 Into the West (TV Mini-Series) (visual effects supervisor - 3 episodes)
- Dreams and Schemes (2005) ... (visual effects supervisor: Stargate Digital)
- Manifest Destiny (2005) ... (visual effects supervisor: Stargate Digital)
- Wheel to the Stars (2005) ... (visual effects supervisor: Stargate Digital)
 2005 Earthsea (TV Mini-Series) (visual effects producer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.2 (2005) ... (visual effects producer: Stargate Digital Vancouver)
- Episode #1.1 (2005) ... (visual effects producer: Stargate Digital Vancouver)
 2004 5ive Days to Midnight (TV Mini-Series) (visual effects producer - 5 episodes)
- Day 5 (2004) ... (visual effects producer)
- Day 4 (2004) ... (visual effects producer)
- Day 3 (2004) ... (visual effects producer)
- Day 1 (2004) ... (visual effects producer)
- Day 2 (2004) ... (visual effects producer)
 2004 Spartacus (TV Movie) (visual effects supervisor)
 2004 Traffic (TV Mini-Series) (visual effects producer - 3 episodes)
- Episode #1.3 ... (visual effects producer: Stargate Digital - 2004)
- Episode #1.2 ... (visual effects producer: Stargate Digital - 2004)
- Episode #1.1 ... (visual effects producer: Stargate Digital - 2004)
 2003 Helen of Troy (TV Mini-Series) (visual effects supervisor - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.2 (2003) ... (visual effects supervisor)
- Episode #1.1 (2003) ... (visual effects supervisor)
 2002 Second String (TV Movie) (visual effects supervisor)
 2002 Carrie (TV Movie) (visual effects supervisor)
 2002 Fastlane (TV Series) (visual effects producer)
 2001 Boycott (TV Movie) (visual effects supervisor - uncredited)
 2000 The Wonderful World of Disney (TV Series) (visual effects supervisor - 1 episode)
- Santa Who? (2000) ... (visual effects supervisor)
 2000 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (TV Series) (visual effects producer)
 2000 Running Mates (TV Movie) (visual effects producer)
 2000 Quarantine (TV Movie) (visual effects supervisor)
 2000 Race Against Time (TV Movie) (visual effects supervisor)
 1999 Millennium Man (TV Movie) (visual effects supervisor)
 1999 Y2K (TV Movie) (visual effects supervisor)
 1999 The Soul Collector (TV Movie) (visual effects supervisor)
 1999 Pirates of Silicon Valley (TV Movie) (visual effects supervisor)
 1999 The Thirteenth Year (TV Movie) (visual effects producer - uncredited)
 1999 Can of Worms (TV Movie) (visual effects producer - uncredited)
 1998 Brimstone (TV Series) (visual effects supervisor)
 1998 Houdini (TV Movie) (visual effects supervisor)
 1998 The Lake (TV Movie) (visual effects producer)
 1997 Volcano: Fire on the Mountain (TV Movie) (visual effects producer)
 1997 Asteroid (TV Movie) (special visual effects supervisor - uncredited) / (visual effects producer - uncredited)
 1995-1996 The Secret World of Alex Mack (TV Series) (visual effects executive producer - 26 episodes)
- Images (1996) ... (visual effects executive producer)
- The Neighbor (1996) ... (visual effects executive producer)
- Operation: Breakout (1996) ... (visual effects executive producer)
- Working (1996) ... (visual effects executive producer)
- The Other Side: Part 2 (1996) ... (visual effects executive producer)
 1995 Sliders (TV Series) (visual effects executive producer - 1 episode)
- Pilot (1995) ... (visual effects executive producer)
 1994 Island City (TV Movie) (visual effects producer)
 1994 M.A.N.T.I.S. (TV Movie) (visual effects producer)
 1993 Lifepod (TV Movie) (visual effects supervisor)
 1992 The Water Engine (TV Movie) (visual effects)
 1992 Afterburn (TV Movie) (visual effects supervisor: Stargate Films)
 1990 The Dreamer of Oz (TV Movie) (special visual effects)
 1987 Future Flight (TV Movie) (spacecraft photography)
 1987 Max Headroom (TV Series) (miniatures)
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Member, American Society of Cinematographers (ASC).

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