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John Palmer entered the entertainment industry over forty-five years ago as a performer on the original Walt Disney production of the Mickey Mouse Club. He came back to the film industry in the early 80s when he joined WonderWorks. Late in the 1990s, along with several other Hollywood professional he formed a production company, now called ... See full bio »

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Known For

The Day After Tomorrow Special Effects
The Core Special Effects
Deep Impact Special Effects
The Abyss Special Effects


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 2020 Chuang 2020 (TV Series) (special effects - 1 episode)
- Episode 8: Part 1 (2020) ... (special effects: Mercury Capsule Provider)
 2017 Geostorm (fabricator: Space Suits)
 2017/I The Space Between Us (special effects crew - uncredited)
 2015 Scorpion (TV Series) (special effects crew - 1 episode)
- The Old College Try (2015) ... (special effects crew: space suits)
 2015 Bridge of Spies (special effects: High Altitude Suit)
 2015 The Martian (special effects crew - uncredited)
 2011 Apollo 18 (special effects crew - uncredited)
 2006 The Astronaut Farmer (special effects coordinator: WonderWorks)
 2005 The Hollow Men (TV Series) (special effects: WonderWorks)
 2004 Space Odyssey: Voyage to the Planets (TV Movie documentary) (project supervisor: WonderWorks)
 2004 The Day After Tomorrow (special effects supervisor: WonderWorks)
 2003 The Core (special effects project supervisor: WonderWorks)
 2002 The Twilight Zone (TV Series) (special effects supervisor: Joy Ride, WonderWorks)
 2002 Odyssey 5 (TV Series) (special effects project supervisor - 1 episode)
- Pilot (2002) ... (special effects project supervisor: WonderWorks)
 2001 Race to Space (project supervisor: WonderWorks)
 2001 Stranded (special effects coordinator: WonderWorks)
 2000 Rocket's Red Glare (TV Movie) (special effects project supervisor: WonderWorks)
 2000 Space Cowboys (special effects project supervisor: WonderWorks)
 1999 Battlestar Galactica: The Second Coming (Short) (special effects supervisor: WonderWorks)
 1998 Martian Law (TV Movie) (project supervisor: WonderWorks)
 1998 Max Q (TV Movie) (special effects project supervisor: WonderWorks - uncredited)
 1998 Armageddon (special effects supervisor: WonderWorks - uncredited)
 1998 Deep Impact (special effects project supervisor: WonderWorks)
 1998 Species II (special effects: WonderWorks)
 1998 Scorpio One (special effects project supervisor: WonderWorks)
 1997 Time Under Fire (special effects project supervisor: WonderWorks)
 1997 McHale's Navy (special effects project supervisor: WonderWorks)
 1997 Turbo: A Power Rangers Movie (special effects project supervisor: WonderWorks)
 1996 Apollo 11 (TV Movie) (special effects supervisor: WonderWorks - uncredited)
 1995 Fallout (special effects project supervisor: WonderWorks)
 1995/I Apollo 13 (special effects supervisor: Apollo Capsule & LEM, WonderWorks - uncredited)
 1995 Gentlemen's Club (Video) (special effects supervisor: pyrotechnic set)
 1995 Star Trek: Voyager (TV Series) (special effects project supervisor - 1 episode)
- Caretaker (1995) ... (special effects project supervisor: WonderWorks)
 1994 Blown Away (special effects foreman)
 1994 Secret Sins of the Father (TV Movie) (special effects technician - uncredited)
 1991 Grand Canyon (special effects foreman)
 1990 American Dreamer (TV Series) (special effects foreman)
 1989 Back to the Future Part II (special effects project supervisor: WonderWorks)
 1989 The Abyss (model shop manager: Wonderworks)
 1989 The Road Raiders (TV Movie) (special effects coordinator - uncredited)
 1989 Friday the 13th (Video Game) (special effects foreman: pyro-model)
 1988 Moonwalker (special effects foreman: models, sets, claymation, motion control)
 1988 Tucker: The Man and His Dream (special effects project supervisor: WonderWorks - uncredited)
 1988 Journey to the Center of the Earth (special effects foreman)
 1988/II Something Is Out There (TV Mini Series) (special effects project supervisor: WonderWorks - uncredited)
 1987 Captain Power and the Soldiers of the Future (TV Series) (special effects coordinator)
 1987 Shy People (special effects foreman)
 1987 Project X (special effects technician)
 1986 Allan Quatermain and the Lost City of Gold (special effects technician)
 1986 Pee-wee's Playhouse (TV Series) (special effects foreman)
 1986 Captain EO (Short) (special effects crew)
 1986 SpaceCamp (special effects: WonderWorks - uncredited)
 1983 Something Wicked This Way Comes (special effects: WonderWorks - uncredited)
Show Show Producer (6 credits)
Show Show Visual effects (3 credits)
Show Show Writer (1 credit)
Show Show Costume and Wardrobe Department (1 credit)
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