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Joel Whist

Joel Whist is known for his work on Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016), The BFG (2016) and War for the Planet of the Apes (2017). See full bio »

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Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice
The BFG Special Effects
War for the Planet of the Apes
Godzilla Special Effects


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 2018 Bad Times at the El Royale (special effects supervisor) (filming)
 2018 Skyscraper (special effects supervisor) (post-production)
 2018 Altered Carbon (TV Series) (special effects supervisor - 6 episodes)
- The Killers (2018) ... (special effects supervisor)
- Rage in Heaven (2018) ... (special effects supervisor)
- Fallen Angel (2018) ... (special effects supervisor)
- Force of Evil (2018) ... (special effects supervisor)
- In a Lonely Place (2018) ... (special effects supervisor)
 2017 Death Note (special effects coordinator) / (special effects supervisor)
 2017 War for the Planet of the Apes (special effects supervisor)
 2016 The BFG (special effects supervisor)
 2016 Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (special effects supervisor)
 2015/I Hidden (special effects coordinator)
 2014 Godzilla (special effects coordinator)
 2014 RoboCop (special effects supervisor: additional photography, Vancouver)
 2013 Man of Steel (special effects coordinator: Vancouver)
 2013 A Single Shot (special effects coordinator)
 2012 The Cabin in the Woods (special effects coordinator)
 2012 Underworld Awakening (special effects coordinator)
 2011 Sucker Punch (special effects coordinator)
 2011 Red Riding Hood (special effects coordinator)
 2010 The Charlie Da Clown Show (Short) (special effects consultant)
 2009/I 2012 (pyrotechnician)
 2009 Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian (special effects rigger)
 2009 Watchmen (special effects coordinator)
 2008 Possession (special effects coordinator)
 2007 War (special effects coordinator)
 2007/I Shooter (special effects coordinator)
 2007 Full of It (special effects coordinator)
 2007 Code Name: The Cleaner (special effects coordinator)
 2006 The Butterfly Effect 2 (Video) (special effects coordinator)
 2006 Underworld: Evolution (special effects coordinator)
 2005 Two for the Money (special effects coordinator)
 2005 Are We There Yet? (special effects coordinator)
 2004 The Five People You Meet in Heaven (TV Movie) (special effects coordinator)
 2004 Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed (special effects coordinator)
 2004 The Perfect Score (special effects coordinator)
 2003 Final Destination 2 (special effects coordinator: second unit)
 2002 Ballistic: Ecks vs. Sever (special effects coordinator: second unit)
 2002 Monk (TV Series) (special effects coordinator - 2 episodes)
- Mr. Monk and the Candidate: Part 2 (2002) ... (special effects coordinator)
- Mr. Monk and the Candidate: Part 1 (2002) ... (special effects coordinator)
 2001 Freddy Got Fingered (special effects coordinator)
 2001 Texas Rangers (special effects coordinator: Mexico)
 2001 Say It Isn't So (special effects coordinator: Vancouver)
 1999 Heaven's Fire (TV Movie) (additional special effects)
 1999 Lake Placid (first assistant special effects)
 1998 Disturbing Behavior (special effects coordinator)
 1998 Creature (TV Mini-Series) (effects coordinator: St. Lucia - uncredited)
 1998 The Wonderful World of Disney (TV Series) (special effects supervisor - 1 episode)
- Goldrush: A Real Life Alaskan Adventure (1998) ... (special effects supervisor)
 1998 Deep Rising (second unit special effects assistant)
  Super Dave's All Stars (TV Series) (special effects - 3 episodes, 1997 - 1998) (special effects coordinator - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.4 (1998) ... (special effects)
- Episode #1.3 (1998) ... (special effects)
- Episode #1.1 (1997) ... (special effects)
- Episode #1.2 ... (special effects coordinator)
 1997 The Sixth Man (special effects first assistant)
 1997 Volcano: Fire on the Mountain (TV Movie) (best boy special effects)
 1996 Carpool (set supervisor)
 1996 Big Bully (special effects assistant)
 1995 Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls (special effects rigger)
 1995 The Amazing Panda Adventure (effects set supervisor)
 1994 Timecop (special effects - as Joel Shist)
 1993 Digger (effects set supervisor)
 1993 Another Stakeout (special effects assistant)
 1993 Cliffhanger (aerial rigger)
 1992 Stay Tuned (special effects second assistant)
 1992 Leaving Normal (special effects foreman)
 1991 And the Sea Will Tell (TV Movie) (special effects foreman)
 1991 Run (special effects assistant - uncredited)
 1990 Heaven and Earth (effects second assistant)
 1990 Bird on a Wire (special effects assistant - uncredited)
 1989 The Fly II (special effects assistant)
 1988 Shoot to Kill (special effects assistant - uncredited)
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