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Hiroshi Katagiri was born in Japan. Enamored by the artistry of film at a young age, he moved to the US at age 18 to pursue a career in special makeup effects. He became a primary artist at Stan Winston Studios, where he was a go-to effects guy for 3 films directed by Steven Spielberg - Jurassic Park, A.I., and War of the Worlds. Over time, he ... See full bio »

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Avatar 2 Special Effects
Gehenna: Where Death Lives Makeup Department
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 2022 Avatar 2 (sculptor) (post-production)
 2019 Hellboy (sculptor)
 2019 Captain Marvel (Legacy FX artist)
 2016 The Monkey King 2 (sculptor: Smith FX)
 2014 Exists (creature crew: Spectral Motion)
 2013 R.I.P.D. (sculptor: Spectral Motion)
 2013 Pacific Rim (sculptor: Spectral Motion - uncredited)
 2013 Hansel & Gretel (Video) (sculptor)
 2012 Looper (sculptor: Spectral Motion)
 2012 Battleship (sculptor: Ironhead Studios - uncredited)
 2012 The Hunger Games (sculptor: Optic Nerve Studios - as Hiroshi Katigari)
 2011 Green Lantern (sculptor: Hallow FX)
 2011 Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (key artist: Hallow FX)
 2010 Don't Be Afraid of the Dark (sculptor: Spectral Motion)
 2009 Cirque du Freak: The Vampire's Assistant (designer/sculptor: Amalgamated Dynamics Inc.)
 2009 Blood Creek (sculptor: Patrick Tatopoulos Designs)
 2009 X-Men Origins: Wolverine (designer/sculptor: Amalgamated Dynamics Inc.)
 2009 Race to Witch Mountain (designer/sculptor: Amalgamated Dynamics Inc.)
 2009 Dragonball Evolution (designer/sculptor: Amalgamated Dynamics Inc.)
 2007 Aliens vs. Predator: Requiem (creature effects: Amalgamated Dynamics)
 2007 The Deaths of Ian Stone (key artist: Stan Winston Studio)
 2006 Charlotte's Web (key artist: Stan Winston Studio)
 2006 Skinwalkers (key artist: Stan Winston Studio - uncredited)
 2005 Doom (key artist: Stan Winston Studio)
 2005 The Cave (sculptor: Patrick Tatopoulos Designs)
 2005 War of the Worlds (key artist: Stan Winston Studio)
 2004 Blade: Trinity (sculpting department: Spectral Motion, Inc.)
 2003 The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (sculptor: Steve Johnson's Edge FX)
 2002 Teenage Caveman (TV Movie) (key artist)
 2002 The Time Machine (key artist: Stan Winston Studio)
 2001 She Creature (TV Movie) (key artist: Stan Winston Studio)
 2001 Jurassic Park III (key artist: Stan Winston Studio)
 2001 A.I. Artificial Intelligence (art department key artist: Stan Winston Studio)
 2001 Monkeybone (special makeup effects artist: Steve Johnson's XFX inc.)
 1999 Bicentennial Man (sculptor: Steve Johnson's XFX, Inc.)
 1998 The Wacky Adventures of Ronald McDonald: Scared Silly (Video short) (sculptor: Optic Nerve Studios)
 1998 Deep Rising (sculptor: Rob Bottin Studio)
 1998 Phantoms (cosmetics: Steve Johnson's X.F.X. Inc.)
 1997 Star Kid (sculptor: Burman Studio)
 1997 Warriors of Virtue (sculptor: Alterian Inc.)
 1996 Escape from L.A. (special makeup effects artist: The Character Shop)
 1996 The Outer Limits Phenomenon (TV Special documentary) (special makeup effects artist: Steve Johnson's XFX inc.)
 1995 Castle Freak (Video) (special makeup effects artist: Optic Nerve Studio Inc.)
 1995 Children of the Corn III: Urban Harvest (key effects: S.M.G. Effects Inc.)
 1995 Scanner Cop II (Video) (lab and mechanical technician) / (sculptor)
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