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Volker Engel

Volker Engel was born on February 17, 1965 in Bremerhaven, Germany. He is known for Independence Day (1996), 2012 (2009) and Godzilla (1998). See full bio »

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Known For

Independence Day Visual Effects
2012 Visual Effects
Godzilla Visual Effects
White House Down Visual Effects


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 2016 Independence Day: Resurgence (production visual effects supervisor)
 2013 White House Down (production visual effects supervisor)
 2012 Here Comes the Boom (visual effects supervisor: Uncharted Territory)
 2011 Hugo (visual effects and digital environments: Uncharted Territory)
 2011/I Anonymous (visual effects supervisor)
 2009/I 2012 (production visual effects supervisor)
 2005 The Triangle (TV Mini Series) (visual effects supervisor - 3 episodes)
- Episode 3 (2005) ... (visual effects supervisor: Uncharted Territory)
- Episode 2 (2005) ... (visual effects supervisor: Uncharted Territory)
- Episode 1 (2005) ... (visual effects supervisor: Uncharted Territory)
 2004 Sword of Xanten (TV Movie) (visual effects director)
 2003 Coronado (visual effects supervisor)
 1998/I Godzilla (visual effects supervisor)
 1996 Independence Day (production visual effects supervisor)
 1994 Der letzte Kosmonaut (TV Movie) (visual effects supervisor)
 1992 Universal Soldier (model unit)
 1990 Moon 44 (visual effects supervisor)
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Provides visual effects in most of Roland Emmerich films.

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