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Brian Johnson is a award winning special and visual effects designer and director who for over 40 years provided his services to a multitude of film and television productions. Johnson's career began in 1957 when he joined Anglo Scottish Pictures after meeting veteran effects artist and skilled matte painter Les Bowie moving on to become a clapper ... See full bio »

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Known For

Aliens Visual Effects
Alien Special Effects
DragonHeart Special Effects


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 1996 Space Truckers (special effects supervisor)
 1996 DragonHeart (microlight coordinator)
 1989 Slipstream (special effects - uncredited)
 1985 Spies Like Us (special effects supervisor)
 1984 The NeverEnding Story (director of special effects)
 1983 The Pirates of Penzance (special effects supervisor)
 1982 Cosmic Princess (TV Movie) (special effects designer) / (special effects director)
 1981 Dragonslayer (supervisor of special mechanical effects)
 1979 Alien (special effects supervisor)
 1978 Destination Moonbase-Alpha (TV Movie) (special effects designer and director)
 1978 Revenge of the Pink Panther (special effects)
 1978 The Medusa Touch (special effects supervisor)
  Space: 1999 (TV Series) (special effects director - 24 episodes, 1976 - 1977) (special effects - 24 episodes, 1975 - 1976) (special effects designer - 18 episodes, 1976 - 1977) (special effect designer - 6 episodes, 1976)
- The Dorcons (1977) ... (special effects designer) / (special effects director)
- The Immunity Syndrome (1977) ... (special effects designer) / (special effects director)
- Devil's Planet (1977) ... (special effects designer) / (special effects director)
- Dorzak (1977) ... (special effects designer) / (special effects director)
- The Seance Spectre (1977) ... (special effects designer) / (special effects director)
 1976 Alien Attack (TV Movie) (special effects)
 1976 Journey Through the Black Sun (TV Movie) (special effects)
 1975 NBC Special Treat (TV Series) (special effects - 1 episode)
- Into Infinity (1975) ... (special effects)
 1970 When Dinosaurs Ruled the Earth (special effects - as Brian Johncock)
 1970 Taste the Blood of Dracula (special effects - as Brian Johncock)
 1969 Moon Zero Two (special effects assistant - uncredited)
 1968 2001: A Space Odyssey (special effects assistant - uncredited)
  Thunderbirds (TV Series) (special effects director - 21 episodes, 1965 - 1966) (special effects assistant - 1 episode, 1965)
- Martian Invasion (1966) ... (special effects director: second unit - uncredited)
- The Duchess Assignment (1966) ... (special effects director: second unit - as Brian Johncock)
- Move - And You're Dead (1966) ... (special effects director: second unit - as Brian Johncock)
- Danger at Ocean Deep (1966) ... (special effects director: second unit - as Brian Johncock)
- Cry Wolf (1966) ... (special effects director: second unit - as Brian Johncock)
 1963 The Kiss of the Vampire (special effects assistant - uncredited)
 1961 The Day the Earth Caught Fire (special effects assistant - uncredited)
 1957 Enemy from Space (special effects assistant - uncredited)
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Alternate Names:

Brian Johncock | Brian Johnston


5' 11" (1.8 m)

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Changed his surname from Johncock to Johnson in the 1960s or 1970s.

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