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Alan McFarland

Alan McFarland was born on August 24, 1962 in Dallas, Texas, USA. He is known for Star Trek: First Contact (1996), Iron Man (2008) and The Fifth Element (1997). See full bio »

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Star Trek: First Contact Special Effects
Iron Man Special Effects
The Fifth Element Visual Effects
Watchmen Special Effects


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 2015 Other Space (TV Series) (special effects electronics - 8 episodes)
- Finale (2015) ... (special effects electronics)
- Ted Talks (2015) ... (special effects electronics)
- First Contact (2015) ... (special effects electronics)
- Powerless (2015) ... (special effects electronics)
- Trouble's Brewing (2015) ... (special effects electronics)
 2011 Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance (special effects lighting)
 2011 Apollo 18 (special effects electronics - uncredited)
 2010 TRON: Legacy (special effects electronics: Quantum Creations)
 2010 127 Hours (special lighting effects)
 2009 Land of the Lost (special effects electronics)
 2009 Race to Witch Mountain (special effects electronics)
 2009 Watchmen (special lighting effects: Dr. Manhattan: Global Effects Inc.)
 2008 Iron Man (special effects electronics)
 2007 The Last Mimzy (animatronic electronics)
 2005 Stealth (miniature pyro control electronics)
 2004 Spider-Man 2 (animatronic lighting electronics)
 2004 Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed (animatronic electronics)
 2002 xXx (special effects electronics)
 2002 Spider-Man (special effects electronics engineering)
 1999 Bicentennial Man (special fiber optic laser effects: Steve Johnson's XFX, Inc. - uncredited)
 1999 Crusade (TV Series) (special effects electronics - 12 episodes)
- Each Night I Dream of Home (1999) ... (special effects electronics - uncredited)
- Visitors from Down the Street (1999) ... (special effects electronics - uncredited)
- The Needs of Earth (1999) ... (special effects electronics - uncredited)
- The Memory of War (1999) ... (special effects electronics - uncredited)
- Racing the Night (1999) ... (special effects electronics - uncredited)
 1999 Universal Soldier: The Return (special effects electronics: KNB - uncredited)
 1999 Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me (FemmeBot electronics)
 1999 Babylon 5: A Call to Arms (TV Movie) (special effects electronics - uncredited)
 1998 Babylon 5: The River of Souls (TV Movie) (special effects electronics - uncredited)
 1998 Babylon 5: Thirdspace (TV Movie) (special effects electronics - uncredited)
 1998 Meet the Deedles (animatronic electronics)
 1997 Star Kid (special effects electronics)
 1997 Titanic (miniature lighting - uncredited)
 1997 The Devil's Advocate (miscellaneous animatronic electronics - uncredited)
 1997 Wishmaster (special effects lighting electronics)
 1997 Chairman of the Board (costume electronics)
 1997 Men in Black (fiber optic lighting - uncredited)
 1996 Star Trek: First Contact (Borg suit & space suit electronics design)
 1996 From Dusk Till Dawn (animatronic electronics: KNB - uncredited)
 1994 Speed (special effects lighting: Sessums Engineering)
 1993 Freaked (special effects lighting)
 1991 Servants of Twilight (effects lighting - uncredited)
 1990 Silent Night, Deadly Night 4: Initiation (Video) (effects photography)
 1990 Bride of Re-Animator (special lighting effects)
 1989 Tabloid (special effects)
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