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Jeffrey A. Okun

Jeffrey A. Okun has contributed visual effects and 2nd unit direction to a wide-range of films such as the award winning sci-fi hit _Stargate (1994)-, and Deep Blue Sea (1999), The Last Starfighter (1984), Lolita (1997), Cutthroat Island (1995), Sphere (1998) and Wes Craven's Shocker (1989). His credits also include music videos from such varied ... See full bio »

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Known For

Stargate Visual Effects
The Last Samurai Visual Effects
Deep Blue Sea Visual Effects


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 2021 Being the Ricardos (visual effects supervisor)
 2020 Cosmos: Possible Worlds (TV Mini Series documentary) (visual effects supervisor - 13 episodes)
- Seven Wonders of the New World (2020) ... (visual effects supervisor)
- Coming of Age in the Anthropocene (2020) ... (visual effects supervisor)
- Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors (2020) ... (visual effects supervisor)
- A Tale of Two Atoms (2020) ... (visual effects supervisor)
- Magic Without Lies (2020) ... (visual effects supervisor)
 2018/II Alpha (visual effects supervisor)
 2017 Geostorm (visual effects supervisor)
 2012 Hitchcock (senior visual effects supervisor: Prana Animation)
 2011 Red Riding Hood (visual effects supervisor)
 2010 Clash of the Titans (3D consultant - as Jeff Okun)
 2008 The Day the Earth Stood Still (visual effects supervisor)
 2006 Blood Diamond (visual effects supervisor)
 2006/I The Guardian (visual effects animatics co-supervisor: Flash Film Works - uncredited)
 2005 Elizabethtown (visual effects supervisor - as Jeff Okun)
 2005/I Fantastic Four (additional visual effects supervisor)
 2004 The Perfect Score (visual effects consultant)
 2003 The Last Samurai (visual effects supervisor)
 2003 Duplex (visual effects supervisor - as Jeff Okun)
 2002 Birds of Prey (TV Series) (visual effects supervisor - 2 episodes)
- Premiere (2002) ... (visual effects supervisor)
- Unaired Pilot (2002) ... (visual effects supervisor)
 2002 Death to Smoochy (visual effects supervisor)
 2001 'Twas the Night (TV Movie) (visual effects consultant - as Jeff Okun)
 2001 The Drew Carey Show (TV Series) (visual effects supervisor - 2 episodes)
- Drew Carey's Back-to-School Rock 'n' Roll Comedy Hour: Part 2 (2001) ... (visual effects supervisor)
- Drew Carey's Back-to-School Rock 'n' Roll Comedy Hour: Part 1 (2001) ... (visual effects supervisor)
 2001 Delivering Milo (visual effects supervisor)
 2000 Red Planet (visual effects supervisor)
 1999 Deep Blue Sea (visual effects supervisor)
 1998 Sphere (visual effects supervisor)
 1997 Lolita (visual effects)
 1996 Mistrial (TV Movie) (visual effects - as Jeff Okun)
 1996 The Long Kiss Goodnight (special visual effects)
 1996 The Crow: City of Angels (visual effects consultant)
 1995 Cutthroat Island (digital and visual effects)
 1995 Last of the Dogmen (visual/digital effects supervisor)
 1994 Stargate (digital effects supervisor: Kleiser-Walczak)
 1993 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III (visual effects supervisor)
 1992 Sleepwalkers (visual effects supervisor)
 1991 Suburban Commando (visual effects producer)
 1991 The Dark Backward (montage optical designer - as Jeff Okun)
 1990 Die Hard 2 (visual effects coordinator - as Jeffrey Okun)
 1989 Shocker (visual effects wrangler - as Jeff Okun)
 1984 The Last Starfighter (visual effects coordinator)
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Alternate Names:

Jeffrey Okun | Jeff Okun


5' 10" (1.78 m)

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Was the inspiration for Dr. Okun, in Independance Day, portrayed by Brent Spiner.

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