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Mike Rotella

Mike Rotella was born on November 25, 1981 in West New York, New Jersey, USA as Michael John Rotella. He is known for his work on Star Trek: Beyond (2016), X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009) and Dragonball: Evolution (2009). See full bio »

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Star Trek: Beyond
Star Trek: Beyond Makeup Department
X-Men Origins: Wolverine
X-Men Origins: Wolverine Special Effects
Dragonball: Evolution
Dragonball: Evolution Special Effects
Race to Witch Mountain
Race to Witch Mountain Special Effects


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 2019 Future Punks (special effects technician) (filming)
 2019 Hellboy (sculptor: creature effects) (post-production)
 2018 The Predator (sculptor: creature effects) (post-production)
 2018 Slay Belles (sculptor: Vincent Guastini Productions)
 2017 Star Trek: Discovery (TV Series) (sculptor - 6 episodes)
- Lethe (2017) ... (sculptor: Creature effects)
- Choose Your Pain (2017) ... (sculptor: Creature effects)
- The Butcher's Knife Cares Not for the Lamb's Cry (2017) ... (sculptor: Creature effects)
- Context is for Kings (2017) ... (sculptor: Creature effects)
- Battle at the Binary Stars (2017) ... (sculptor: Creature effects)
 2017/I It (sculpture department - as Mikey Rotella)
 2017 Scales: Mermaids Are Real (sculptor: Spectral Motion)
 2017 Kong: Skull Island (sculptor: Schell Sculpture Studio)
 2016 Feng shen bang (special effects makeup: sculptor)
 2016 Independence Day: Resurgence (sculptor: Amalgamated Dynamics Inc.)
 2016 Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (sculptor: Schell Sculpture Studio)
 2016 Cozmo's (TV Movie) (creature sculptor)
 2015 Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials (sculptor: Amalgamated Dynamics Inc.)
 2015 Harbinger Down (sculptor)
 2014 V/H/S Viral (head sculptor - segment "Bonestorm", as Mikey Rotollo)
 2014 Jim Henson's Creature Shop Challenge (TV Series) (sculptor - 8 episodes)
- Tavern at the Crossroads (2014) ... (sculptor: opening sequence)
- Alien Transformation (2014) ... (sculptor: opening sequence)
- Swamp Things (2014) ... (sculptor: opening sequence)
- Life in Motion (2014) ... (sculptor: opening sequence)
- Heads Up! (2014) ... (sculptor: opening sequence)
 2013 Man of Steel (sculptor: Film Illusions FX - uncredited)
 2011 Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol (special effects technician: AFX Studio)
 2011/I The Thing (sculptor: Amalgamated Dynamics Inc.)
 2011 Cowboys & Aliens (assistant sculptor: Schell Sculpture Studio - uncredited)
 2011 X: First Class (sculptor: Amalgamated Dynamics Inc.)
 2010 Tron (seaming department: Quantum Creation FX)
 2009 Cirque du Freak: The Vampire's Assistant (special effects technician: Amalgamated Dynamics Inc.)
 2009 Staunton Hill (Video) (special effects makeup - as Mikey Rotella)
 2009 House of the Wolf Man (monster sculptor/technician)
 2009 True Blood (TV Series) (special effects technician - 1 episode)
- Scratches (2009) ... (special effects technician - uncredited)
 2009 The Hills Run Red (Video) (sculptor)
 2009 X-Men Origins: Wolverine (special effects technician: Amalgamated Dynamics Inc.)
 2009 Bled (creature effects crew)
 2009 Super Capers: The Origins of Ed and the Missing Bullion (special effects technician: Amalgamated Dynamics Inc.)
 2007-2009 Pushing Daisies (TV Series) (special effects technician - 18 episodes)
- Kerplunk (2009) ... (special effects technician - uncredited)
- Water & Power (2009) ... (special effects technician - uncredited)
- Window Dressed to Kill (2009) ... (special effects technician - uncredited)
- The Norwegians (2008) ... (special effects technician - uncredited)
- The Legend of Merle McQuoddy (2008) ... (special effects technician - uncredited)
 2009 Race to Witch Mountain (seaming and finishing: Amalgamated Dynamics - as Mikey Rotella) / (special effects technician: Amalgamated Dynamics Inc.)
 2009 Dragonball: Evolution (design assistant: Amalgamated Dynamics Inc.)
 2008 Tropic Thunder (special effects technician - uncredited)
 2008 Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (special effects technician: WM Creations)
 2008 Meet the Spartans (special effects technician: W.M. Creations)
 2007 Am I Evil (special effects makeup)
 2007 NCIS (TV Series) (special effects technician - 1 episode)
- Identity Crisis (2007) ... (special effects technician: W.M. Creations - uncredited)
 2007 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (TV Series) (special effects technician - 1 episode)
- A La Cart (2007) ... (special effects technician: W.M. Creations. - uncredited)
 2007 On the Lot (TV Series) (special effects technician - 1 episode)
- 14 Cut to 13 & 13 Directors Compete (2007) ... (special effects technician: Sota FX)
 1999 Dogma (additional effects artist: Vincent Guastini Productions)
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Alternate Names:

Michael Rotella | Mikey Rotella | Mikey Rotollo

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