Max Poolman is known for his work on Escape Room (2019), District 9 (2009) and Chappie (2015). See full bio »

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Escape Room Special Effects
District 9 Special Effects
Chappie Special Effects
Dredd Special Effects


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 2020 Monster Hunter (special effects supervisor) (post-production)
 2019/I Escape Room (special effects supervisor)
 2018 Origin (TV Series) (special effects supervisor - 9 episodes)
- I Am (2018) ... (special effects supervisor)
- A Total Stranger (2018) ... (special effects supervisor)
- Funeral Blues (2018) ... (special effects supervisor)
- The Wasteland (2018) ... (special effects supervisor)
- Fire and Ice (2018) ... (special effects supervisor)
 2018 Deep Blue Sea 2 (Video) (special effects supervisor)
 2018 Tomb Raider (special effects supervisor)
 2017 The Dark Tower (special effects supervisor)
 2016 Roots (TV Mini-Series) (special effects supervisor - 1 episode)
- Part 1 (2016) ... (special effects supervisor)
 2015 Chappie (special effects supervisor)
 2013-2014 SAF3 (TV Series) (special effects supervisor - 11 episodes)
- Smoke Pipe (2014) ... (special effects supervisor)
- Who I Am (2014) ... (special effects supervisor)
- Father's Day (2014) ... (special effects supervisor)
- Barriers (2014) ... (special effects supervisor)
- Sacrifices (2014) ... (special effects supervisor)
 2012 Andrew Marr's History of the World (TV Series documentary) (special effects - 1 episode)
- The Word and the Sword (2012) ... (special effects: drama unit)
 2012 Dredd (special effects supervisor)
 2011 Gettysburg (TV Movie documentary) (special effects supervisor)
 2010 America: The Story of the US (TV Series documentary) (special effects supervisor - 1 episode)
- Rebels (2010) ... (special effects supervisor)
 2009 District 9 (special effects supervisor)
 2008/I The Deal (special effects supervisor)
 2007 The Three Investigators and the Secret of Skeleton Island (special effects supervisor)
 2007 Sleepwalking Land (special effects)
 2006 The Librarian: Return to King Solomon's Mines (TV Movie) (special effects supervisor)
 2004 Curse of the Ring (TV Movie) (special effects supervisor)
 2004 Skilpoppe (TV Movie) (special effects coordinator)
 2004 Charlie (special effects supervisor)
 2003 Dissonances (key special effects)
 2002 Pavement (TV Movie) (special effects designer)
 2002 Promised Land (special effects: title sequence)
 2001 The Diamond Hunters (TV Mini-Series) (special effects designer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.2 (2001) ... (special effects designer)
- Episode #1.1 (2001) ... (special effects designer)
 2001 Ali (special effects supervisor: South Africa)
 2000 Shark Attack 2 (Video) (special effects: South Africa)
 2000 Boesman and Lena (key special effects)
 2000 Kin (special effects coordinator)
 1999 Pirates of the Plain (special effects coordinator)
 1999 After the Rain (special effects coordinator)
 1999 Clowns (Short) (practical effects supervisor)
 1998 Ernest in the Army (special effects coordinator)
 1995 The Mangler (special effects coordinator)
 1993 A Far Off Place (special effects technician)
 1991 Pursuit (special effects coordinator)
 1990 Simon en Sandra (TV Series) (special effects - 1990)
 1989 Dirty Games (special effects coordinator)
 1989 Easy Kill (special effects coordinator)
 1989 Forced Alliance (special effects)
 1988 Back to Freedom (special effects)
 1988 The Emissary (model builder)
 1987 Dragonard (special effects)
 1987 Master of Dragonard Hill (special effects man)
 1986 Tekwan (TV Movie) (special effects)
 1986 You Must Be Joking! (special effects)
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