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Sam Longoria

Sam Longoria, (born March 12, 1956 in Seattle Washington USA), is an American Producer-Director and Visual Effects Engineer. He Produces independent feature movies, (digital and 35mm and 65mm film), and serves as Writer, Director, Actor, Editor and Cinematographer. Longoria began making movies in 1970 at the age of 14. He made a feature-length 35mm... See full bio »

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 1999 Five Aces (Super 8mm blowup)
 1994 Terminal Velocity (camera electronics)
 1992 Mona Lisa Descending a Staircase (Short) (camera engineer & rigs)
 1989 The Abyss (visual effects technician - uncredited)
 1988 Candyjam (Short) (camera engineer & rigs - uncredited)
 1987 Spaceballs (visual effects machinist: Apogee Inc. - uncredited)
 1986 Captain EO (Short) (65mm 3D animation camera engineer)
 1986 Big Trouble in Little China (engineer/machinist - uncredited)
 1985 Return to Oz (claymation camera - uncredited) / (motion control engineer - uncredited)
 1985 The Adventures of Mark Twain (front projection designer/camera) / (motion control designer/camera)
 1984 2010: The Year We Make Contact (assistant cameraman: Entertainment Effects Group - uncredited)
 1984 The Terminator (stop-motion electronics - uncredited)
 1984 Ghostbusters (assistant matte cameraman - uncredited) / (engineer/machinist - uncredited) / (special projects - uncredited)
 1982 The Great Cognito (Short) (camera engineer - uncredited)
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Sam Longoria's Two Rules Of Success: 1) Never tell anyone everything you know.

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