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Douglas Smith is known for his work on Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977), Independence Day (1996) and True Lies (1994). See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 3 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »

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Independence Day
Independence Day Visual Effects
True Lies
True Lies Visual Effects
Spaceballs Visual Effects


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 2016 Independence Day: Resurgence (additional visual effects supervisor)
 2015 Mojin - The Lost Legend (visual effects supervisor)
 2014/I The Crossing (visual effects supervisor)
 2014 Winter's Tale (visual effects supervisor: consultant - uncredited)
 2013 Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters (visual effects supervisor: 2nd unit)
 2011 Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked (visual effects supervisor)
 2009 Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel (visual effects supervisor)
 2009 Aliens in the Attic (visual effects supervisor)
 2008/III Metamorphosis (Short) (visual effects supervisor)
 2007 Evan Almighty (visual effects supervisor - as Douglas Hans Smith)
 2006 Garfield 2 (plate supervisor: Rhythm & Hues Studios - as Douglas Hans Smith)
 2005 The Longest Yard (visual effects supervisor)
 2003 The Cat in the Hat (visual effects supervisor)
 2003 Gigli (visual effects supervisor - uncredited)
 2001 Dr. Dolittle 2 (visual effects supervisor - as Douglas Hans Smith)
 2000 The Flintstones in Viva Rock Vegas (visual effects supervisor)
 1999 Liberty Heights (visual effects supervisor)
 1999 The Out-of-Towners (visual effects supervisor: R & H Studios - as Douglas Hans Smith)
 1997 Flubber (visual effects supervisor - as Douglas Hans Smith)
 1996 Independence Day (visual effects supervisor)
 1994 True Lies (visual effects photography: Digital Domain - as Doug Smith)
 1992 From Time to Time (Short) (visual effects supervisor)
 1992 Grand Tour: Disaster in Time (visual effects supervisor)
 1991 Back to the Future... The Ride (Short) (special effects consultant - as Doug Smith)
 1988 My Stepmother Is an Alien (supervising camera operator - as Doug Smith)
 1988 Shakedown (visual effects supervisor)
 1987 Spaceballs (motion control camera operator: Apogee, Inc. - as Doug Smith)
 1985 Lifeforce (special visual effects crew)
 1983 Never Say Never Again (optical chief camera operator)
 1982 Firefox (first camera operator: Apogee, Inc. - as Doug Smith)
 1979 Star Trek: The Motion Picture (photographic effects camera: Apogee, Inc. - as Doug Smith)
 1978 Battlestar Galactica (camera: miniature and optical effects unit)
 1977 Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (assistant cameraman: miniature and optical effects unit)
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Alternate Names:

Douglas H. Smith | Douglas Hans Smith | Doug Smith

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One of 115 people invited to join AMPAS in 2007.

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