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 2017 Bastards (special effects tech) (completed)
 2017 24: Legacy (TV Series) (special effects technician - 1 episode)
- 2:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m. (2017) ... (special effects technician - uncredited)
 2015 Sleepy Hollow (TV Series) (special effects technician - 4 episodes)
- Novus Ordo Seclorum (2015) ... (special effects technician)
- This Red Lady from Caribee (2015) ... (special effects technician)
- The Sisters Mills (2015) ... (special effects technician - uncredited)
- Blood and Fear (2015) ... (special effects technician)
 2014 Satisfaction (TV Series) (special effects coordinator - 5 episodes)
- ...Through Resolution (2014) ... (special effects coordinator)
- ...Through Security (2014) ... (special effects coordinator)
- ...Through Exposure (2014) ... (special effects coordinator)
- ...Through Self Discovery (2014) ... (special effects coordinator)
- ...Through Competition (2014) ... (special effects coordinator)
 2014 Apnea (Short) (special effects technician)
 2014 Sabotage (special effects technician)
 2013 A Madea Christmas (special effects technician)
 2013 Headed South for Christmas (special effects)
 2013 The Watsons Go to Birmingham (TV Movie) (special effects technician)
 2013 Prisoners (special effects technician - as Edward S. Backus)
 2012/II The Collection (special effects technician - as Scanlen Backus)
 2012 Lawless (special effects technician - as Scanlon Backus)
 2012 Joyful Noise (special effects technician)
 2010-2011 The Walking Dead (TV Series) (special effects technician - 8 episodes)
- Pretty Much Dead Already (2011) ... (special effects technician)
- Secrets (2011) ... (special effects technician)
- Chupacabra (2011) ... (special effects technician)
- Cherokee Rose (2011) ... (special effects technician)
- Bloodletting (2011) ... (special effects technician)
 2009-2011 The Vampire Diaries (TV Series) (special effects technician - 17 episodes)
- Disturbing Behavior (2011) ... (special effects technician)
- The End of the Affair (2011) ... (special effects technician)
- The Hybrid (2011) ... (special effects technician)
- The Birthday (2011) ... (special effects technician)
- As I Lay Dying (2011) ... (special effects technician)
 2011 X: First Class (special effects technician)
 2011 Fast Five (special effects technician)
 2011 Big Mommas: Like Father, Like Son (special effects technician)
 2010 Christmas Cupid (TV Movie) (special effects technician)
 2010 Life as We Know It (special effects technician)
 2010/I Lottery Ticket (special effects technician)
 2010 Past Life (TV Series) (special effects technician - 1 episode)
- Regressing Henry (2010) ... (special effects technician - uncredited)
 2009 Get Low (special effects technician - uncredited)
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Alternate Names:

Edward S. Backus | Scanlen Backus | Scanlon Backus

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