STARmeter
SEE RANK
Up 8,106 this week

Douglas Trumbull


Legendary filmmaker and visual effects pioneer, Douglas Trumbull, was one of the Special Photographic Effects Supervisors for 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968). He went on to become the Visual Effects Supervisor for such classics as Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977), Star Trek: The Motion Picture (1979), and Blade Runner (1982), each of which ... See full bio »

7 TIFF Films That Could Be Oscar Contenders

We gaze into our crystal ball to look at seven Toronto International Film Festival titles to watch for come awards season.

Watch the video

Around The Web

 | 

Powered by ZergNet

On Prime Video

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 25 people
created 09 May 2018
 
a list of 106 people
created 08 Apr 2015
 
a list of 4 people
created 12 Jun 2018
 
a list of 3759 people
created 03 Apr 2017
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Douglas Trumbull's work have you seen?

User Polls

Nominated for 3 Oscars. Another 15 wins & 8 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Blade Runner Visual Effects
(1982)
(1979)
Brainstorm Producer
(1983)

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Producer (7 credits)
 1993 In Search of the Obelisk (Short) (producer)
 1990 To Dream of Roses (Short) (executive producer)
 1983 Brainstorm (producer)
 1980 The Starlost: Deception (TV Movie) (executive producer)
  The Starlost (TV Series) (producer - 12 episodes, 1973 - 1974) (executive producer - 4 episodes, 1973)
- Space Precinct (1974) ... (producer)
- The Beehive (1973) ... (producer)
- Farthing's Comet (1973) ... (producer)
- The Return of Oro (1973) ... (producer)
- The Implant People (1973) ... (producer)
 1972 Silent Running (producer - uncredited)
Show Show Director (13 credits)
Show Show Visual effects (11 credits)
Show Show Actor (1 credit)
Show Show Writer (1 credit)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (10 credits)
Show Show Self (40 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (1 credit)
Edit

Personal Details

Other Works:

Directed and largely wrote "Back to the Future: The Ride" for Steven Spielberg and Universal Studios Theme Parks. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 1 Article | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Official Sites:

Twitter

Alternate Names:

Doug Trumbull
Edit

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I had to personally make a life decision many years ago when Natalie Wood died under very suspicious circumstances during the making of Brainstorm (1983). I just had to stop. I had been a writer-director all my life, and I decided it wasn't for me because I was put through a really challenging personal experience. I do not think the story has ever been told. I don't know the story myself, but I ... See more »

Trivia:

Quit directing feature films after Brainstorm (1983) due to Natalie Wood's death during the film's production. See more »

Star Sign:

Aries

Contribute to This Page

Stream Action and Adventure Titles With Prime Video

Explore popular action and adventure titles available to stream with Prime Video.

Start your free trial

Free Movies and TV Shows You Can Watch Now

On IMDb TV, you can catch Hollywood hits and popular TV series at no cost. Select any poster below to play the movie, totally free!

Browse free movies and TV series



Recently Viewed