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David Penikas

David Penikas is known for his work on Starship Troopers (1997), Spider-Man (2002) and AVP: Alien vs. Predator (2004). See full bio »

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Known For

Starship Troopers Special Effects
Spider-Man Special Effects
AVP: Alien vs. Predator Special Effects
Hollow Man Special Effects


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 2015 Unnatural (mechanical design)
 2012 Harry's Law (TV Series) (puppeteer - 1 episode)
- Gorilla My Dreams (2012) ... (puppeteer)
 2009 Race to Witch Mountain (mechanical supervisor: Amalgamated Dynamics)
 2007 Aliens vs. Predator: Requiem (animatronics supervisor: Amalgamated Dynamics - as Dave Penikas)
 2006 Failure to Launch (mechanical supervisor: Amalgamated Dynamics Inc.)
 2004 AVP: Alien vs. Predator (mechanical supervisor: Amalgamated Dynamics)
 2003 Scary Movie 3 (mechanical supervisor: Amalgamated Dynamics, Inc.)
 2002 The Santa Clause 2 (mechanical supervisor: Amalgamated Dynamics Inc.) / (puppeteer)
 2002 Spider-Man (mechanical supervisor: Amalgamated Dynamics Inc. - as Dave Penikas)
 2002 John Q (mechanical supervisor: Amalgamated Dynamics - as Dave Penikas)
 2001 Tremors 3: Back to Perfection (Video) (mechanical supervisor)
 2001 Evolution (mechanical supervisor: alien primates)
 2000 The 6th Day (mechanical supervisor: Amalgamated Dynamics - as Dave Penikas)
 2000 Hollow Man (mechanical supervisor: Amalgamated Dynamics) / (puppeteer)
 1999 Stigmata (mechanic: makeup & monsters)
 1997 Starship Troopers (mechanical department: Amalgamated Dynamics, Inc.)
 1996 Michael (key animatronic bull mechanic: Amalgamated Dynamics Inc.) / (puppeteer: Amalgamated Dynamics Inc. - as Dave Penikas)
 1996 Tremors II: Aftershocks (Video) (mechanical department coordinator: Amalgamated Dynamics, Inc.) / (puppeteer: Amalgamated Dynamics, Inc.)
 1995 Jumanji (key mechanical designer: Amalgamated Dynamics, Inc. - as Dave Penikas)
 1993 Full Eclipse (TV Movie) (mechanical designer: Alterian Creature Crew)
 1992 Army of Darkness (mechanical designer: Alterian Studios)
 1991 Cast a Deadly Spell (TV Movie) (mechanical designer: gargoyle)
 1990 Gremlins 2: The New Batch (creature crew: Rick Baker's Cinovation Studio)
 1985 ABC Weekend Specials (TV Series) (animation electronics - 1 episode)
- The Adventures of Teddy Ruxpin (1985) ... (animation electronics)
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