James Isaac (I) (1960–2012)


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James Isaac was born on June 5, 1960 in San Francisco, California, USA. He is known for his work on Jason X (2001), Pig Hunt (2008) and Enemy Mine (1985). He was married to Harriet Isaac. He died on May 6, 2012 in Sausalito, California. See full bio »

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Known For

Jason X Director
(2001)
Pig Hunt Director
(2008)
Enemy Mine Special Effects
(1985)
Virtuosity Special Effects
(1995)

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 1999 eXistenZ (special effects - as Jim Isaac)
 1995 Virtuosity (project supervisor: Chris Walas Inc. - as Jim Isaac)
 1990 Look Who's Talking Too (project supervisor: Chris Walas, Inc. - as Jim Isaac)
 1987 House II: The Second Story (special effects coordinator - as Jim Isaac)
 1985 Enemy Mine (creature technician: Chris Walas Inc.)
 1984 Gremlins (creature crew)
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Alternate Names:

Jim Smash Isaac | Jim Isaac
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About his mentor David Cronenberg: "David knew I wanted to direct and it was my goal. He let me into his world and I could ask him any questions I wanted on what he was doing. I'd ask, 'Why did you block it like that,' or 'What were you thinking here?' He really allowed me to pick his brain."

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Cites famous director David Cronenberg as his mentor and idol.

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