Joseph J. Lawson

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Over his career, Joe Lawson has filled many roles as a filmmaker: director, writer, practical and digital visual effects supervisor and artist, storyboard artist, voice-over artist and actor as well as directing animated and live action productions including five features, commercials, Dan Dare: Pilot of the Future, Animal Armageddon and ... See full bio »

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Red Tails Visual Effects
Age of Dinosaurs Visual Effects
Ardennes Fury Visual Effects


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  On Fire (visual effects supervisor) (post-production)
 2022 The Wrong High School Sweetheart (TV Movie) (visual effects) (completed)
 2022 The Wrong Blind Date (TV Movie) (visual effects)
 2021 Writing Around the Christmas Tree (TV Movie) (visual effects supervisor)
 2021 Welcome to the Christmas Family Reunion (TV Movie) (visual effects supervisor)
 2021/II All iWant for Christmas (digital compositor) / (visual effects supervisor)
 2021 A Picture Perfect Holiday (TV Movie) (visual effects artist)
 2021 The Wrong Cheer Captain (TV Movie) (visual effects)
 2021 Killer Cheer Mom (TV Movie) (visual effects)
 2021 Keeping Up with the Joneses (TV Mini Series) (visual effects - 3 episodes)
- The Wrong Blackmail (2021) ... (visual effects)
- The Wrong Letter (2021) ... (visual effects)
- The Wrong Family (2021) ... (visual effects)
 2021 The Killer in My Backyard (TV Movie) (visual effects)
 2021 Mommy's Deadly Con Artist (TV Movie) (visual effects)
 2021 Deceived by My Mother-In-Law (TV Movie) (visual effects)
 2021 The Wrong Valentine (TV Movie) (visual effects)
 2021 Dark Corners (visual effects supervisor)
 2021 The Wrong Prince Charming (TV Movie) (visual effects)
 2021 The Wrong Mr. Right (TV Movie) (visual effects)
 2021 The Wrong Fiancé (TV Movie) (visual effects)
 2021 The Wrong Real Estate Agent (TV Movie) (visual effects)
 2020 FraXtur (TV Series) (visual effects supervisor - 1 episode)
- Episode 1 (2020) ... (visual effects supervisor)
  Space Command (TV Series) (digital compositor - 2 episodes) (visual effects supervisor - 2 episodes)
- Redemption Part 2 ... (digital compositor) / (visual effects supervisor)
- Redemption Part 1 ... (digital compositor) / (visual effects supervisor)
 2020/I Christmas Together (TV Movie) (visual effects)
 2020 A Royal Christmas Engagement (TV Movie) (visual effects)
 2020 A Mother's Secret (TV Movie) (visual effects supervisor)
 2020 The Wrong Cheerleader Coach (TV Movie) (visual effects)
 2020 The Wrong Stepfather (TV Movie) (visual effects)
 2020 The Wrong Wedding Planner (TV Movie) (visual effects)
 2019-2020 Dan Dare (Podcast Series) (visual effects supervisor - 3 episodes)
- Prisoners of Space (2020) ... (visual effects supervisor)
- Operation Saturn (2020) ... (visual effects supervisor)
- Reign of the Robots (2019) ... (visual effects supervisor)
 2019 Carole's Christmas (TV Movie) (visual effects)
 2019 2nd Chance for Christmas (visual effects supervisor)
 2019 One Fine Christmas (TV Movie) (visual effects)
 2019 The Stranded (TV Series) (visual effects artist - 1 episode)
- The Gate (2019) ... (visual effects artist)
 2019 The Road Home for Christmas (TV Movie) (visual effects supervisor)
 2019 The Wrong Tutor (TV Movie) (visual effects)
 2019 The Wrong Mommy (TV Movie) (visual effects)
 2019 The Wrong Boy Next Door (TV Movie) (visual effects artist)
 2019 The Wrong Stepmother (TV Movie) (visual effects artist)
 2019 Deadly Assistant (visual effects artist)
 2019/II Benjamin (digital compositor)
 2018 The Wrong Teacher (TV Movie) (visual effects artist)
 2018 A Christmas in Royal Fashion (TV Movie) (visual effects)
 2018 A Wedding for Christmas (TV Movie) (visual effects)
 2018 A Christmas Arrangement (TV Movie) (digital compositor)
 2018 Dick Dickster (digital compositor)
 2018 The Perfect Mother (TV Movie) (digital compositor)
 2018 6-Headed Shark Attack (TV Movie) (visual effects artist)
 2018 Alien Siege (visual effects artist)
 2018 Minutes to Midnight (digital compositor)
 2018 Flight 666 (visual effects artist)
 2018 Deadly Matrimony (TV Movie) (digital compositor) / (visual effects artist)
 2018 Lost Fare (digital compositor)
 2017-2018 Mr. Student Body President (TV Series) (digital compositor - 10 episodes)
- Spring Break: Part 2 (2018) ... (digital compositor)
- Spring Break: Part 1 (2018) ... (digital compositor)
- Dress Code (2018) ... (digital compositor)
- Power Couple (2018) ... (digital compositor)
- Seven Minutes in Heaven (2017) ... (digital compositor)
 2017 A Wedding Wonderland (digital compositor)
 2017 Christmas Connection (TV Movie) (digital compositor)
 2017 A Royal Christmas Ball (TV Movie) (digital compositor)
 2017 F*&% the Prom (digital compositor)
 2017 Troy the Odyssey (visual effects supervisor)
 2017 Circus Kane (digital compositor)
 2017/I Limelight (additional vfx)
 2017 Death House (digital compositor) / (visual effects artist) / (visual effects supervisor)
 2017 Doomsday Device (TV Movie) (digital compositor) / (visual effects) / (visual effects supervisor)
 2017 Global Meltdown (TV Movie) (digital compositor) / (visual effects supervisor)
 2017 Garlic & Gunpowder (digital compositor) / (visual effects) / (visual effects supervisor)
 2017 Operation Dunkirk (Video) (visual effects supervisor)
 2017/I Locked Up (Video) (digital compositor)
 2017 The Man from Earth: Holocene (visual effects)
 2017 King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table (visual effects supervisor)
 2017 The Fast and the Fierce (visual effects supervisor)
 2017 Jurassic School (visual effects artist) / (visual effects supervisor)
 2017 Dances with Werewolves (visual effects)
 2016 Evil Nanny (TV Movie) (visual effects supervisor)
 2016 Sinbad and the War of the Furies (visual effects supervisor)
 2016 A Christmas in Vermont (TV Movie) (digital compositor)
 2016 Nightmare Wedding (TV Movie) (visual effects supervisor)
 2016 10 Year Reunion (TV Movie) (visual effects supervisor)
 2016 Isle of the Dead (visual effects supervisor)
 2016 2 Lava 2 Lantula! (TV Movie) (visual effects artist)
 2016 In the Name of Ben Hur (visual effects supervisor)
 2016 Sharknado 4: The 4th Awakens (TV Movie) (visual effects on-set supervisor) / (visual effects supervisor)
 2016 Honeymoon From Hell (TV Movie) (visual effects supervisor)
 2016 Independents' Day (Video) (visual effects supervisor)
 2016 Izzie's Way Home (visual effects supervisor)
 2016 Sniper: Special Ops (visual effects artist)
 2016 Dead 7 (visual effects supervisor)
 2016 The Other Wife (TV Movie) (visual effects)
 2016 Terror Birds (compositor) / (visual effects supervisor)
 2016 Zoombies (visual effects coordinator)
 2015 Angels Apocalypse (visual effects artist)
 2015 Stormageddon (TV Movie) (compositor) / (visual effects supervisor)
 2015 Martian Land (Video) (visual effects supervisor)
 2015 Night of the Wild (TV Movie) (visual effects supervisor)
 2015 Lavalantula (TV Movie) (digital compositor - as Joseph James Lawson) / (visual effects artist)
 2015 Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No! (TV Movie) (visual effects artist) / (visual effects department supervisor) / (visual effects supervisor)
 2015 3-Headed Shark Attack (Video) (visual effects supervisor)
 2015 Flight World War II (compositor)
 2015 Mega Shark vs. Kolossus (visual effects)
 2015 San Andreas Quake (Video) (visual effects supervisor)
 2015 Avengers Grimm (Video) (visual effects supervisor)
 2015 ZK: Elephant's Graveyard (visual effects supervisor)
 2015/I Bound (visual effects supervisor)
 2015 Jurassic City (compositing) / (lighting: and visual effects) / (visual effects supervisor)
 2014 Ardennes Fury (digital compositor) / (visual effects supervisor)
 2014 Santa Claws (compositing) / (visual effects department supervisor)
 2014 Spidora (Short) (digital effects)
 2014 Mercenaries (visual effects supervisor)
 2014 Hercules Reborn (visual effects supervisor)
 2014 Sharknado 2: The Second One (TV Movie) (visual effects department supervisor)
 2014 Blood Lake: Attack of the Killer Lampreys (TV Movie) (visual effects supervisor)
 2014 Age of Tomorrow (Video) (visual effects supervisor)
 2014/II Sleeping Beauty (visual effects supervisor)
 2014 Asteroid vs Earth (TV Movie) (visual effects supervisor)
 2014 The Coed and the Zombie Stoner (visual effects supervisor)
 2014 Asian School Girls (Video) (visual effects department surpervisor)
 2014 Bermuda Tentacles (TV Movie) (visual effects supervisor)
 2014 Airplane vs. Volcano (Video) (visual effects)
 2014 Apocalypse Pompeii (visual effects)
 2014 Android Cop (visual effects artist) / (visual effects supervisor)
 2013 Attila (visual effects)
 2013 A Snow Globe Christmas (TV Movie) (visual effects supervisor)
 2013 Abner, the Invisible Dog (special digital effects) / (visual effects supervisor)
 2013 Alone for Christmas (Video) (compositing) / (opening credits animation) / (visual effects supervisor)
 2013 13/13/13 (visual effects supervisor)
 2013 Age of Dinosaurs (visual effects supervisor)
 2013 Sharknado (TV Movie) (visual effects supervisor)
 2013 From the Sea (Video) (visual effects supervisor)
 2013 AE: Apocalypse Earth (Video) (visual effects)
 2013 Battledogs (TV Movie) (visual effects supervisor - as Joe Lawson)
 2013 Jack the Giant Killer (lead digital artist) / (visual effects supervisor)
 2012 12/12/12 (visual effects)
 2012 40 Days and Nights (visual effects supervisor)
 2012 Clash of the Empires (Video) (visual effects supervisor)
 2012 Rise of the Zombies (visual effects supervisor - as Joseph L. Lawson)
 2012 Hold Your Breath (visual effects supervisor)
 2012 The Silicon Assassin Project (TV Series) (visual effects artist - 2 episodes)
- The Wall (2012) ... (visual effects artist)
- Problem Child (2012) ... (visual effects artist)
 2012 Golden Winter (visual effects supervisor)
 2012 Super Cyclone (Video) (visual effects supervisor)
 2012 Shark Week (visual effects supervisor)
 2012 Bigfoot (TV Movie) (visual effects supervisor)
 2012 Bikini Spring Break (Video) (visual effects supervisor)
 2012 Abraham Lincoln vs. Zombies (Video) (visual effects supervisor)
 2012 Nazis at the Center of the Earth (Video) (visual effects supervisor)
 2012 American Warships (Video) (visual effects supervisor)
 2012 Fortress (Video) (cgi artist)
 2012 Air Collision (Video) (visual effects supervisor)
 2012 Grimm's Snow White (Video) (visual effects supervisor)
 2012 Red Tails (pre-visualization artist: Radical 3D)
 2012 2-Headed Shark Attack (Video) (visual effects supervisor)
 2011 The Amityville Haunting (Video) (visual effects supervisor - uncredited)
 2011 11/11/11 (Video) (compositor) / (visual effects artist)
 2011 Zombie Apocalypse (TV Movie) (visual effects supervisor)
 2011 3 Musketeers (Video) (visual effects supervisor)
 2011 Dragon Crusaders (Video) (compositor) / (visual effects supervisor)
 2011 A Haunting in Salem (Video) (motion graphic artist)
 2011 Born Bad (Video) (compositor)
 2011 2012: Ice Age (Video) (visual effects supervisor)
 2011 Almighty Thor (TV Movie) (visual effects lead) / (visual effects supervisor)
 2011 Battle of Los Angeles (Video) (digital compositor) / (visual effects supervisor)
 2011 Mega Python vs. Gatoroid (TV Movie) (digital compositor) / (visual effects supervisor - as Joe Lawson)
 2010 Mega Shark vs. Crocosaurus (Video) (digital compositor) / (visual effects artist)
 2010 2010: Moby Dick (Video) (compositor) / (visual effects artist)
  Caprica (TV Series) (cgi artist - 4 episodes, 2010) (CGI artist - 3 episodes, 2010) (visual effects artist - 3 episodes, 2009 - 2010) (cg artist - 2 episodes, 2010)
- The Dirteaters (2010) ... (cgi artist - uncredited)
- Retribution (2010) ... (cg artist - as Joseph Lawson)
- Unvanquished (2010) ... (cg artist - as Joseph Lawson)
- End of Line (2010) ... (cgi artist - uncredited)
- Ghosts in the Machine (2010) ... (cgi artist - uncredited)
 2010 Titanic II (Video) (compositor) / (visual effects artist)
 2010 Airline Disaster (Video) (digital compositor) / (visual effects artist)
 2010 The 7 Adventures of Sinbad (Video) (digital compositor) / (visual effects artist)
 2010 Brace for Impact: The Chesley B. Sullenberger Story (TV Movie documentary) (digital compositor) / (visual effects supervisor)
 2009 Beyond All Boundaries (Short) (visual effects artist)
 2009 Alien Earths (TV Movie documentary) (cgi artist)
 2009 Infestation (digital effects artist)
  Animal Armageddon (TV Series documentary) (vfx/cg supervisor - 7 episodes, 2009) (digital compositor - 4 episodes, 2009) (visual effects supervisor - 1 episode, 2009)
- Panic in the Sky (2009) ... (digital compositor) / (vfx/cg supervisor)
- Doomsday (2009) ... (digital compositor) / (vfx/cg supervisor)
- Hell on Earth (2009) ... (visual effects supervisor)
- Death Rays (2009) ... (vfx/cg supervisor)
- Strangled ... (digital compositor) / (vfx/cg supervisor)
 2008 Eli Stone (TV Series) (visual effects artist - 1 episode)
- Grace (2008) ... (visual effects artist)
 2008 Shorts (visual effects artist: Hybride)
 2008 Ghost Voyage (TV Movie) (visual effects supervisor)
 2007 Bats: Human Harvest (TV Movie) (visual effects artist: U.S. unit)
 2007 Return to House on Haunted Hill (Video) (digital effects artist)
 2007 Lake Placid 2 (TV Movie) (visual effects artist: U.S.) / (visual effects supervisor)
 2007 Reign of the Gargoyles (TV Movie) (digital effects artist)
 2007 Grendel (TV Movie) (digital effects artist)
 2006 Basilisk: The Serpent King (TV Movie) (visual effects artist: U.S.)
 2006 Dragon Dynasty (TV Movie) (additional matte painter) / (visual effects artist) / (visual effects supervisor)
 2006 S.S. Doomtrooper (TV Movie) (visual effects artist)
 2005 Locusts: The 8th Plague (TV Movie) (visual effects artist)
 2005 Roach Approach: The Mane Event (Video) (digital compositor) / (visual effects artist)
 2004 Star Trek: The Experience - Borg Invasion 4D (Short) (visual effects artist)
 2003 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (digital artist: Rhythm & Hues)
 2003 Star Trek: Enterprise (TV Series) (visual effects artist - 2 episodes)
- Horizon (2003) ... (visual effects artist)
- Judgment (2003) ... (visual effects artist)
 2000-2001 Max Steel (TV Series) (visual effects - 17 episodes)
- Breakout (2001) ... (visual effects)
- The Race (2001) ... (visual effects)
- Best Friend (2001) ... (visual effects)
- Extreme (2001) ... (visual effects)
- Old Friend, New Enemy (2001) ... (visual effects)
 2000 Roughnecks: The Starship Troopers Chronicles (TV Series) (CGI director - 1 episode)
- Funeral for a Friend (2000) ... (CGI director - as Montana Joe Lawson)
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Alternate Names:

Joe Lawson | Joseph James Lawson | Joseph L. Lawson | Joseph Lawson | Montana Joe Lawson


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