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Won 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 1 win. See more awards »

Known For

The Abyss Visual Effects
Blade Runner Visual Effects
The Hunt for Red October Visual Effects
Masters of the Universe Visual Effects


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 2015 Mohammad Rasoolollah (visual effects editor: Digital Sandbox)
 2013 R.I.P.D. (visual effects editor: Rhythm & Hues)
 2012 Chronicle (visual effects editor: Rhythm & Hues Studios - uncredited)
 2011 Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked (visual effects editor: Rhythm & Hues)
 2011 Moneyball (visual effects editor: Rhythm & Hues Studios)
 2011 Hop (visual effects editor: Rhythm & Hues - uncredited)
 2011 Red Riding Hood (visual effects: Rhythm & Hues)
 2010 Little Fockers (visual effects editor: Rhythm & Hues - uncredited)
 2010 Marmaduke (visual effects editor: Rhythm & Hues)
 2010 Hot Tub Time Machine (visual effects editor: Rhythm & Hues - uncredited)
 2010 Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief (visual effects editor: Rhythm & Hues - uncredited)
 2009 Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel (visual effects editor: Rhythm & Hues)
 2009 Land of the Lost (visual effects editor: Rhythm & Hues)
 2007 The Golden Compass (visual effects editor: Rhythm & Hues)
 2006 Night at the Museum (editor: Rhythm & Hues)
 2004 Catwoman (visual effects editor)
 2003 Looney Tunes: Back in Action (visual effects editor)
 2002 Scooby-Doo (visual effects editor: Rhythm + Hues)
 2001 The Man from Elysian Fields (optical lineup - uncredited)
 2001 Novocaine (optical digital lineup: The Image Resolution, Inc.)
 2001 Bully (digital line-up - uncredited)
 2001 CQ (optical digital lineup)
 2001 Monkeybone (visual effects editor)
 1999 Siegfried & Roy: The Magic Box (Documentary) (optical lineup - uncredited)
 1999 The BFI London Imax Signature Film (Short) (optical digital lineup: Imagica USA Inc. - uncredited)
 1998 Babe: Pig in the City (visual effects editor: Rhythm & Hues)
 1997 Titanic (visual effects editor: Digital Domain)
 1996 Marvin the Martian in the Third Dimension (Short) (visual effects producer)
 1995 Star Trek: Voyager (TV Series) (visual effects coordinator - 9 episodes)
- Elogium (1995) ... (visual effects coordinator)
- The 37's (1995) ... (visual effects coordinator)
- Learning Curve (1995) ... (visual effects coordinator)
- Faces (1995) ... (visual effects coordinator)
- Heroes and Demons (1995) ... (visual effects coordinator)
  Star Trek: The Next Generation (TV Series) (visual effects coordinator - 10 episodes, 1993 - 1994) (visual effects supervisor - 2 episodes, 1994)
- All Good Things... (1994) ... (visual effects coordinator)
- Firstborn (1994) ... (visual effects supervisor)
- Genesis (1994) ... (visual effects supervisor)
- Masks (1994) ... (visual effects coordinator)
- Lower Decks (1994) ... (visual effects coordinator)
 1993 Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman (TV Series) (visual effects coordinator - 1 episode)
- Pilot (1993) ... (visual effects coordinator)
 1993 Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (TV Series) (visual effects coordinator - 1 episode)
- Emissary (1993) ... (visual effects coordinator)
 1992 Honey I Blew Up the Kid (visual effects: The Chandler Group)
 1991 Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare (visual effects editorial supervisor: The Chandler Group)
 1991 Muppet*vision 3-D (Short) (visual effects optical line-up)
 1990 Ghost Dad (visual effects editor)
 1990 The Hunt for Red October (line-up: The Chandler Group)
 1989 The Abyss (visual effects optical line-up)
 1989 Fletch Lives (visual effects optical line-up)
 1988 Moonwalker (visual effects optical line-up)
 1988 Who Framed Roger Rabbit (optical lineup)
 1988 Big Business (visual effects optical line-up)
 1987 The Hidden (optical line-up - uncredited)
 1987 The Monster Squad (visual effects editor)
 1987 Masters of the Universe (visual effects editor)
 1986 Solarbabies (visual effects optical line-up)
 1986 Big Trouble in Little China (visual effects optical line-up)
 1986 Poltergeist II: The Other Side (visual effects editor: Boss Film Corporation)
 1986 Discovery (Short) (visual effects optical line-up)
 1983 Never Say Never Again (visual effects assistant editor - uncredited)
 1983 Brainstorm (optical line-up: Entertainment Effects Group)
 1982 Blade Runner (assistant effects editor: EEG - as Michael Bakauskas)
 1979 Star Trek: The Motion Picture (special editorial)
 1970 Woodstock (Documentary) (visual effects editor: Warner Brothers Imaging Technology - directors cut, uncredited)
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Show Show Editor (5 credits)
Show Show Animation department (1 credit)

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