Prop Master Reveals Movie Secrets Behind Iconic Props

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Known For

The Saint
The Saint Visual Effects
(1997)
Mission: Impossible
Mission: Impossible Visual Effects
(1996)
Masters of the Universe
Masters of the Universe Visual Effects
(1987)
Die Hard
Die Hard Visual Effects
(1988)

Filmography

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 2010 The Special Relationship (TV Movie) (visual effects supervisor - uncredited)
 2009 Margaret (TV Movie) (visual effects supervisor - uncredited)
 2009 Jonathan Creek (TV Series) (visual effects supervisor - 1 episode)
- The Grinning Man (2009) ... (visual effects supervisor)
 2008 Generation Kill (TV Mini-Series) (visual effects supervisor - 3 episodes)
- Stay Frosty (2008) ... (visual effects supervisor)
- A Burning Dog (2008) ... (visual effects supervisor)
- Combat Jack (2008) ... (visual effects supervisor)
 2007 The Deaths of Ian Stone (visual effects supervisor)
 2007 Hustle (TV Series) (visual effects supervisor - 1 episode)
- Signing Up to Wealth (2007) ... (visual effects supervisor - uncredited)
 2004 Pride (TV Movie) (visual effects supervisor)
 2003 Good Boy! (visual effects: pre-production - uncredited)
 2002 John Doe (TV Series) (visual effects: Rainmaker - uncredited)
 2001 The Overcoat (TV Movie) (visual effects: Rainmaker - uncredited)
 2000 Just Deal (TV Series) (visual effects: Rainmaker - uncredited)
 1999 In Dreams (visual effects: CFC - uncredited)
 1998 The Avengers (visual effects: CFC - uncredited)
 1998 Paulie (visual effects supervisor: CFC)
 1998 Lost in Space (visual effects: CFC - uncredited)
 1997 Tomorrow Never Dies (visual effects: CFC - uncredited)
 1997 The Borrowers (visual effects: CFC - uncredited)
 1997 Photographing Fairies (digital effects: CFC)
 1997 Swept from the Sea (visual effects: CFC - uncredited)
 1997 Fever Pitch (visual effects: CFC - uncredited)
 1997 The Saint (digital effects: CFC)
 1996 Jude (visual effects: CFC - uncredited)
 1996 Mission: Impossible (visual effects producer: CFC)
 1996 Executive Decision (digital effects producer: CFC) / (visual effects: CFC)
 1996 Muppet Treasure Island (visual effects: CFC - uncredited)
 1994 On Deadly Ground (visual effects supervisor)
 1993 Matinee (visual effects supervisor)
 1992 Memoirs of an Invisible Man (visual effects production liaison)
 1990 Gremlins 2: The New Batch (visual effects supervisor)
 1988 Vibes (visual effects editor: Boss Film Corporation)
 1988 Die Hard (visual effects editor: Boss)
 1988 Vice Versa (visual effects: Boss Film)
 1988 Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (TV Series) (visual effects editor - 1 episode)
- Earth Star Voyager: Part 1 (1988) ... (visual effects editor: Boss Film Corporation)
 1987 Leonard Part 6 (visual effects - uncredited)
 1987 Planes, Trains & Automobiles (visual effects - uncredited)
 1987 Date with an Angel (visual effects editor)
 1987 Masters of the Universe (visual effects editor)
 1986 Solarbabies (visual effects editor)
 1986 Big Trouble in Little China (visual effects editor)
 1986 Legal Eagles (visual effects - uncredited)
 1986 Poltergeist II: The Other Side (visual effects editor: Boss Film Corporation)
 1984 2010 (assistant effects editor: Entertainment Effects Group)
 1984 The Last Starfighter (visual effects: Digital Productions - uncredited)
 1984 Ghostbusters (assistant effects editor: EEG)
 1982 Firefox (special effects editorial: Apogee, Inc.)
 1979 Star Trek: The Motion Picture (console display animation - uncredited)
 1979 Meteor (visual effects unit)
 1979 Buck Rogers in the 25th Century (TV Series) (visual effects editor - uncredited)
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Dennis Michaelson
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Member of Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (visual effects branch), Directors Guild of America (director member), British Academy of Film and Television Arts, Visual Effects Society (membership committee), Royal Television Society, Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers, British Kinematograph Sound and Television Society. See more »

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