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Sean C. Cunningham

Sean grew up mostly in little towns in West and South Texas, the son of a Baptist preacher. In high school he started teaching himself CGI techniques and "turned pro" before graduation, thanks to the gift of the amazingly low-cost but powerful Amiga. After graduation Sean fooled around at the local community college, taking art and RTV classes. He ... See full bio »

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The Day After Tomorrow Visual Effects
Strange Days Visual Effects
X-Men Visual Effects
The Fifth Element Visual Effects


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  Don't Stand So Close to Me (visual effects supervisor) (pre-production)
 2012 Un Regalo (Short) (visual effects) (completed)
 2017 Empire of the Heart (visual effects supervisor)
  Kings of Atlantis (TV Series) (effects animation supervisor - 6 episodes, 2017) (fx animation supervisor - 5 episodes, 2017)
- Return of the Kings (2017) ... (fx animation supervisor)
- Cody's Cursed! (2017) ... (fx animation supervisor)
- High Reef Drifter (2017) ... (fx animation supervisor)
- Pikalus Smash (2017) ... (fx animation supervisor)
- Saving Tides Day (2017) ... (effects animation supervisor)
 2016 Dag II (cg supervisor: Mighty Coconut)
 2016 Red vs. Blue (TV Series) (visual effects producer - 1 episode)
- Red vs. Blue vs. Rooster Teeth (2016) ... (visual effects producer)
 2016 Found Footage 3D (cg supervisor: Mighty Coconut)
 2015 Hardcore Henry (cg supervisor: Mighty Coconut)
 2013 Killing Kennedy (TV Movie) (visual effects artist)
 2012 Sick Boy (visual effects supervisor)
 2012 Nuclear Family (TV Movie) (digital effects artist)
 2012 The Millionaire Tour (visual effects artist)
 2009/I 2012 (technical director: pre-production)
 2008 The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor (cg effects supervisor)
 2008 The Jack Horner Mysteries: The Case of the Spoon (Short) (visual effects supervisor)
 2008 Speed Racer (visual effects animator)
 2007 Jekyll (digital artist: Creative Light Entertainment)
 2007 Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End (technical director: Digital Domain)
 2007 Meet the Robinsons (cg effects supervisor: stereoscopy, Digital Domain)
 2007 Ghost Rider (digital artist: Gray Matter Effects)
 2006 The Insatiable (digital effects supervisor)
 2006 All the King's Men (digital effects artist: Gray Matter Effects)
 2006 Superman Returns (digital effects artist: Rhythm & Hues - as Sean Cunningham)
 2005 Fun with Dick and Jane (computer graphics artist: Gray Matter FX - as Sean Cunningham)
 2004 The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou (digital artist: Gray Matter Effects)
 2004 Spider-Man 2 (digital effects artist: SPI)
 2004/I Duel (Short) (digital effects artist)
 2004 The Day After Tomorrow (digital effects artist: Digital Domain)
 2003 God in the Machine (visual effects)
 2003 Xtracurricular (visual effects supervisor)
 2003 Peter Pan (digital effects artist: SPI)
 2003 Big Fish (digital effects artist: SPI)
 2003 And Starring Pancho Villa as Himself (TV Movie) (digital artist: Gray Matter Effects)
 2003 Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (digital artist: Gray Matter Effects)
 2003 Dracula II: Ascension (Video) (digital effects artist - uncredited)
 2002 S1m0ne (digital artist: Gray Matter Effects)
 2002 Queen of the Damned (digital artist: Gray Matter Effects)
 2000 Dracula 2000 (digital artist)
 2000 How the Grinch Stole Christmas (digital artist - uncredited)
 2000 X-Men (technical director: Digital Domain)
 2000 O Brother, Where Art Thou? (digital artist - uncredited)
 1999 End of Days (digital artist)
 1999 The Pogie King (Short) (digital effects artist)
 1999 The Thirteenth Floor (effects supervisor - as Sean Cunningham)
 1998 The Faculty (effects supervisor: CFX)
 1998/I Godzilla (effects animation supervisor: CFX - as Sean Cunningham)
 1997 The Fifth Element (digital sequence supervisor)
 1996 T2 3-D: Battle Across Time (Short) (sequence supervisor)
 1995 Strange Days (cg effects supervisor)
 1995/I Apollo 13 (digital artist: Digital Domain)
 1994 Color of Night (digital artist - uncredited)
 1994 True Lies (missiles and smoke animation: Digital Domain - as Sean Cunningham)
Show Show Producer (2 credits)
Show Show Writer (2 credits)
Show Show Cinematographer (2 credits)
Show Show Director (1 credit)
Show Show Camera and Electrical Department (1 credit)
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