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Peter Kuran

Peter Kuran is known for RoboCop (1987), RoboCop 2 (1990) and Starship Troopers (1997). See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 BAFTA Film Awards. Another 4 wins & 4 nominations. See more awards »


Known For

RoboCop Visual Effects
RoboCop 2 Visual Effects
Starship Troopers Visual Effects
Beetlejuice Visual Effects


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 2021/I Land (visual effects artist: Moving Target - as Pete Kuran)
 2016 The Founder (visual effects artist)
 2016 Jack Reacher: Never Go Back (digital supervisor)
 2016 Blood Father (digital artist: Moving Target)
 2014 Pawn Sacrifice (visual effects supervisor: & VCE, Inc. - as Pete Kuran)
 2013 August: Osage County (visual effects - uncredited)
 2012 Get the Gringo (visual effects artist)
 2010 Love & Other Drugs (visual effects artist: VCE Inc., Moving Target)
 2010 The Company Men (additional visual effects: VCE)
 2009 Repo Chick (visual effects supervisor: Visual Concept Entertainment)
 2008/I Defiance (visual effects: VCE, swamp matte)
 2007 Searchers 2.0 (visual effects supervisor)
 2007 Delta Farce (visual effects)
 2007 Norbit (visual effects)
 2007 Wonders Are Many (Documentary) (digital restoration)
 2004 Starship Troopers 2: Hero of the Federation (Video) (visual effects)
 2004 Welcome to Mooseport (visual effects)
 2003 The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (visual effects:
 2003 Deliver Us from Eva (visual effects:
 2001 Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back (visual effects:
 2001 Session 9 (visual effects supervisor)
 2000 Thirteen Days (producer: atom bomb sequences: / (visual effects supervisor: VCE)
 2000 The 6th Day (visual effects supervisor: VCE)
 1999 Idle Hands (visual effects: VCE) / (visual effects supervisor)
 1999 Lake Placid (visual effects producer: VCE)
 1998 The Siege (digital compositor: Moving Target) / (digital scanning: Moving Target)
 1997 Starship Troopers (visual effects producer: VCE)
 1997 Men in Black (visual effects: VCE)
 1996 Bogus (visual effects producer: VCE Inc.)
 1996 Joe's Apartment (visual effects supervisor)
 1996 Courage Under Fire (digital effects: VCE) / (optical effects: VCE)
 1996 Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Movie (optical and digital effects producer: silhouette, blue screen and wire removal - as Pete Kuran)
 1995 Nixon (visual effects)
 1994 The Shadow (additional visual effects producer)
 1994 Hercules: The Legendary Journeys - Hercules and the Lost Kingdom (TV Movie) (visual effects producer: VCE)
 1994 Hercules and the Amazon Women (TV Movie) (visual effects producer: VCE)
 1993 Addams Family Values (digital visual effects: VCE) / (optical visual effects: VCE)
 1993 Witchboard 2 (digital visual effects: VCE) / (opticals: VCE)
 1993 Last Action Hero (visual effects: VCE)
 1993 Cliffhanger (additional visual and digital effects)
 1993 Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story (special visual effects supervisor)
 1993 RoboCop 3 (special photographic effects: VCE)
 1993 The Dark Half (special visual effects producer)
 1993 Best of the Best II (special optical & digital effects)
 1992 Toys (digital effects)
 1992 Bram Stoker's Dracula (additional visual effects)
 1992 Amityville 1992: It's About Time (Video) (visual effects creator: VCE, Inc.)
 1992 Basic Instinct (opticals: V.C.E., Inc.)
 1992 House IV (Video) (special photographic effects)
 1991 Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country (photographic effects: VCE)
 1991 The Addams Family (optical composites: VCE - as Pete Kuran)
 1991 Harley Davidson and the Marlboro Man (optical effects)
 1991 Drop Dead Fred (visual effects producer: VCE - as Pete Kuran)
 1990 Edward Scissorhands (visual effects: VCE)
 1990 RoboCop 2 (visual effects)
 1990 Gremlins 2: The New Batch (visual effects animation)
 1990 By Dawn's Early Light (TV Movie) (special optical effects)
 1990 Nightbreed (animated optical effects)
 1989 Tango & Cash (visual effects)
 1989 After Midnight (visual effects producer: VCE)
 1989 A Nightmare on Elm Street 5: The Dream Child (special optical effects photography)
 1989 Honey, I Shrunk the Kids (special visual effects animation)
 1989 Ghostbusters II (visual effects producer: VCE)
 1989 Star Trek V: The Final Frontier (additional optical effects: VCE)
 1989 The 'Burbs (special visual effects)
 1988 Critters 2: The Main Course (visual effects)
 1988 Beetlejuice (visual effects)
 1988 Brain Damage (optical services - as Peter Kuran: Visual Concepts Engineering)
 1987 RoboCop (special photographic effects: VCE)
 1986 The Wraith (visual effects producer: VCE)
 1984 Dreamscape (visual effects creator)
 1983 Twilight Zone: The Movie (visual effects - segment "4")
 1983 Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (effects animator - uncredited)
 1983 Zu: Warriors from the Magic Mountain (visual effects consultant)
 1982 Q: The Winged Serpent (special visual effects)
 1982 The Thing (visual effects designer: main title sequence, VCE)
 1982 Conan the Barbarian (animated visual effects: VCE)
 1981 Dragonslayer (additional animator: VCE)
 1981 The Howling (love scene and main title animation: VCE)
 1981 Fear No Evil (special visual effects supervisor: VCE)
 1980 Airplane! (visual effects: VCE)
 1980 Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (animation and rotoscope supervisor: miniature and optical effects unit)
 1979 The Day Time Ended (special animation effects supervisor - as Pete Kuran)
 1979 The Dark (special animation effects)
 1978 Piranha (photographic effects)
 1978 Battlestar Galactica (animator: miniature and optical effects unit)
 1977 Star Wars (animator: miniature and optical effects unit)
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