Mick Garris


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Born in Santa Monica, California, on December 4, 1951, Mick Garris grew up with his mother in the San Fernando Valley neighborhood of Van Nuys from age 12, following his parents' divorce. Garris was making his own 8mm home movies around that time, and when he got older be became a freelance critic for a number of film and music celebrities. He ... See full bio »

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(1985-1987)
Critters 2 Writer
(1988)
Sleepwalkers Director
(1992)
Hocus Pocus Writer
(1993)

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  Hocus Pocus (TV Movie) (characters) (announced)
 2010-2016 Post Mortem with Mick Garris (TV Series) (created by - 11 episodes)
- Joe Dante (2016) ... (creator)
- Rob Zombie (2011) ... (creator)
- William Friedkin (2011) ... (creator)
- John Carpenter (2011) ... (creator)
- John Landis (2010) ... (creator)
  Fear Itself (TV Series) (creator - 11 episodes, 2008 - 2009) (written by - 1 episode, 2008)
- Echoes (2009) ... (creator)
- The Spirit Box (2009) ... (creator)
- Chance (2009) ... (creator)
- Skin and Bones (2008) ... (creator)
- Community (2008) ... (creator)
  Masters of Horror (TV Series) (creator - 24 episodes, 2005 - 2007) (teleplay - 3 episodes, 2005 - 2006) (written by - 1 episode, 2006) (short story - 1 episode, 2005)
- Dream Cruise (2007) ... (creator)
- The Washingtonians (2007) ... (creator)
- The Black Cat (2007) ... (creator)
- We All Scream for Ice Cream (2007) ... (creator)
- The Screwfly Solution (2006) ... (creator)
 2004 Riding the Bullet (screenplay)
 2000 The Others (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Don't Dream It's Over (2000) ... (writer)
 1998 Host (TV Movie) (teleplay)
 1997 Michael Jackson's Ghosts (Short) (screenplay) / (story)
 1997 Quicksilver Highway (TV Movie) (teleplay)
 1996 Ghosts (Short) (screenplay) / (story)
 1993 Hocus Pocus (screenplay) / (story)
  She-Wolf of London (TV Series) (creator - 20 episodes, 1990 - 1991) (written by - 1 episode, 1990)
- Eclipse (1991) ... (creator)
- Mystical Pizza (1991) ... (creator)
- Heart Attack (1991) ... (creator)
- Bride of the Wolfman (1991) ... (creator)
- Habeas Corpses (1991) ... (creator)
 1989 The Fly II (screenplay) / (story)
 1988 Critters 2 (written by)
 1987 *batteries not included (story by)
  Amazing Stories (TV Series) (teleplay - 7 episodes, 1985 - 1987) (story - 2 episodes, 1986) (written by - 1 episode, 1987)
- Without Diana (1987) ... (written by)
- Such Interesting Neighbors (1987) ... (teleplay)
- Go to the Head of the Class (1986) ... (story) / (teleplay)
- Life on Death Row (1986) ... (story)
- The Greibble (1986) ... (teleplay)
 1986 The Magical World of Disney (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Fuzzbucket (1986)
 1982 Coming Soon (Video documentary)
 1982 The Making of 'The Thing' (TV Movie documentary)
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After leaving Avco Embassy, Garris became much in demand to shoot behind-the-scenes footage on various films, and was hired for, among others, Videodrome (1983), Gremlins (1984) and Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984). See more »

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Strong overhead lighting of pink and green

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