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Production - Indian Production (Title unknown)

Company - SRCM

Position - Freelance

Manufacture and operation of model Bell Jet Ranger helicopter and model motor launch for collision sequence between both models.

1/6 sc practical Bell Jet Ranger Helicopter

 

 

Production - North Sea Hijack

Company - SRCM

Position - Freelance

Manufacture and operation of model Bolkow BO 105 helicopter for bomb dropping sequence over oil rig.

 

 

Production - High Road to China (1st production)

Company - SRCM

Position - Freelance

Design and manufacture of 16 quarter scale aircraft ranging from 6' to 10' wingspan within time limit of approx. 2 months. 1st production cancelled before filming.

 

 

Production - Raise the Titanic

Company - SRCM

Position - Freelance

Reconstruction and operation of model helicopters for ship raising sequence in Malta.

 

 

Production - Rough Cut

Company - SRCM

Position - Freelance

Supplier of wide variety of aircraft for museum setting.

 

 

Production - High Road to China (2nd production)

Company - SRCM

Position - Freelance

Designed, manufactured and operated 2 x model aircraft to match full size used in Yugoslavia.

 

 

Production - Octopussy

Company - SRCM

Position - Freelance

Manufacture and operation of model Bede 5 jet aircraft used in opening sequence.

 

 

Production - Lifeforce

Company - Canon Films

Position - Engineer

Prosthetics engineer for make-up effects, designing and manufacturing limbs, hands and heads for various effects. Designed and developed new radio control systems to work in conjunction with the aforementioned items. Operation of same on set.

 

 

Production - Gunbus (1st production)

Company - London Front

Position - Modeller

Initial development of first stage of models to be used, also manufacture of the first 2 models (in storage).

 

 

Production - Hyper-Sapien

Company - Roger Shaw

Position - Freelance

Design and manufacture of new remote control system for mechanical head mechanism to required specification.

 

 

Production - Lady Jane

Company - Ace Fx

Position - Freelance

Assisted in location snow effects and smoke effects with 1st Unit.

 

 

Production - Labyrinth

Company - Henson Org

Position - Engineer

Manufacture of various types of mechanical hands for puppet operation.

 

 

Production - Revolution

Company - Ace Fx

Position - Freelance

Manufactured variety of rifles from original provided.

 

 

Production - Sweet Dreams

Company - Carol Films

Position - Modeller

Painting and detailing of model aircraft for crash sequence into mountain side.

 

 

Production - Full Metal Jacket

Company - Kubrik Films

Position - Sfx Modeller

Manufacture of large scale helicopter for Vietnam based script. Model never used.

1/8 sc practical Bell Huey Helicopter

 

 

Production - Gunbus (2nd production)

Company - London Front

Position - Modeller

Designed and manufactured model aircraft, including liaison with art department.

 

 

Production - Aliens

Company - 20th Century Fox

Position - Senior Fx Modeller

Running model shop for L.A. Effects, designing and manufacturing mechanics.

Fully practical “Jordan Tractor”

One of many “Drop Ships”

 

Fully practical “APC”

 

Production - Princess Bride

Company - Roger Shaw

Position - Freelance

Manufacture of custom designed radio control system.

 

 

Production - Little Shop of Horrors

Company - Richard Conway

Position - Freelance

Supplied variety of model helicopters for aerial sequence ( not used).

 

 

Production - Nightbreed

Company - Morgan Creek

Position - Animatronic Engineer

Animatronic Designer for Image Animation.

 

 

Production - Memphis Belle

Company - Enigma Films

Position - Senior Fx Modeller

Co-manufacture of B17 aircraft 1/24th & 1/6th scale and additional model items. Operation of same models on stage and location.

One of many 1/6 sc Boeing B17 Bombers.

 

 

Production - Map of the Human Heart

Company - Working Titles

Position - Senior Fx Modeller

Co. construction of 1/3rd scale 16ft flying replica 1920’s Vickers Viking. Also operation of models and main unit effects on location in the Arctic.

Fully practical Vickers Viking.

 

 

Production - Dust Devils

Company - Dream Machine

Position - Supervisor

Fx Supervisor and mechanical designer for small effects.

 

 

Production - Invisible

Company - Image Animation

Position - Supervisor

Manufacture of 2 x F117 Stealth fighters (1/24th), large 1/6th scale model section of undercarriage sequence, also location shoot in Andorra.

 

 

Production - American Cyborg

Company - Image Animation

Position - Senior Fx Technician

Manufacture of working props and dressing, also location shooting in Israel.

 

 

Production - Devil Dolls

Company - Image Animation

Position - Animatronic Designer

Animatronic designer, constructing Devil Doll creatures, limbs, heads etc.

 

 

Production - Young Buddah

Company - Richard Conway

Position - Freelance

Manufacture of special speech interfaces and various special switching equipment for animatronic animals.

 

 

Production - 'Hank' To Catch a Yeti

Company - Image Animation

Position - Senior Technician

Manufacture of 24" skiing Yeti, self-contained mechanics, also manufacture of control systems for Yeti heads.

 

 

Production - Mary Shelly’s Frankenstein

Company - Shelly Films

Position - Senior Fx Modeller

Co. manufacture of 1/4 scale whaler (25' long), for gimbal operation on stage and free sailing in the sea at South Wales.

1/4 sc Whaler off of Swansea.

 

 

Production - Andre

Company - Image Animation

Position - Senior Fx Technician

Manufacture of 6 sizes of Sea Lions and pups, hand puppeteered and fully animatronic, including the operation on location in Vancouver, British Columbia.

 

 

Production - Judge Dredd

Company - Image Animation

Position - Senior Fx Modeller

Supervisor on construction of ABC Warrior Robot (non-pneumatic), original patterns, moulds, and construction of special control system for hands and heads.

 

 

Production - Mary Reilly

Company - Richard Conway

Position - Senior Fx Modeller

Construction of plaster faced buildings.

 

Production - Within The Rock

Company - Image Animation

Position - Senior Fx Modeller

Manufacture of patterns and operational hand held props.

 

 

Production - English Patient

Company - Model Fx

Position - Freelance

Manufacture and moulding of full size (20') fibreglass parachute in 28 segments. Also manufacture of 1/2 size propeller for aircraft crash, for Richard Conway.

 

 

Production - Apocalypse Watch

Company - Model Fx

Position - Freelance

Design and construction of lighting systems for bombs (two stage flashing rates), also construction of prototype flying wing (glider).

 

 

Production - Event Horizon

Company - Paramount

Position - Workshop Supervisor

Model Unit Workshop Supervisor setting up workforce and workshop, initial planning of ‘Daylight’ model design and construction.

 

 

Production - Star Wars - Episode 1 

Company - Jak Productions

Position - Senior Fx Technician

Assisting with re-setting of R2D2 droids and general maintenance, also operation of droids during final shooting for Peter Hutchinson.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Production - Prince Valliant

Company - Image Animation

Position -

 Construction of miniature castle (24’ x 8’) with false perspective background buildings.

 

 

 

 Production - Alice Through The Looking Glass

 Company - Hallmark Productions

 Position - Senior Fx Modeller

 Production of construction design and detail drawings of Tea Pot for Richard Conway.