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Simon Hansen is a South African born film maker. Hansen has been working in the Film and entertainment industry since 1992. He is best known for producing Alive in Joburg, the film on which District 9 is based. Hansen discovered and mentored long-time collaborators and friends Sharlto Copley and Neill Blomkamp. Blomkamp was still in high school ... See full bio »
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Chronicle Visual Effects
Fantastic Four
Fantastic Four Visual Effects
Eye in the Sky
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 2017 Accident (visual effects supervisor)
 2016 Tutankhamun (TV Mini-Series) (visual effects producer - 4 episodes)
- Episode #1.4 (2016) ... (visual effects producer)
- Episode #1.3 (2016) ... (visual effects producer)
- Episode #1.2 (2016) ... (visual effects producer)
- Episode #1.1 (2016) ... (visual effects producer)
  Roots (TV Mini-Series) (visual effects producer - 1 episode, 2016) (visual effects supervisor - 1 episode, 2016)
- Part 1 (2016) ... (visual effects producer: inspired minority) / (visual effects supervisor)
 2015 Eye in the Sky (visual effects supervisor)
 2015 Fantastic Four (visual effects consultant)
 2014 Sophia Grace & Rosie's Royal Adventure (Video) (visual effects producer)
 2013 Heatstroke (visual effects supervisor)
 2012 The Girl (TV Movie) (visual effects producer)
 2012 Chronicle (visual effects supervisor)
 2011/I Spoon (visual effects producer)
 2009 Pumzi (Short) (visual effects producer)
 2008 Lost City Raiders (TV Movie) (visual effects supervisor: Atomic Visual Effects)
 2008 Crusoe (TV Series) (visual effects supervisor - 2 episodes)
- Gunpowder (2008) ... (visual effects supervisor: 42 - uncredited)
- Rum (2008) ... (visual effects supervisor: 42 - uncredited)
 2006 The Breed (visual effects supervisor)
 2004 What the #$*! Do We (K)now!? (Documentary) (visual effects producer)
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