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David R. Hardberger

David R. Hardberger was born on February 11, 1948 as David Robert Hardberger. He is known for his work on The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001), The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002) and The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003). He was previously married to Devorah Hardberger. See full bio »

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 2008 Starship Troopers 3: Marauder (Video) (visual effects camera man)
 2007 Charlie Wilson's War (visual effects camera operator: 4Ward Productions - as David Hardberger)
 2003 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (director of photography: lava & paths of the dead miniatures unit - as David Hardberger)
 2003 The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (director of photograhy: Cinema Production Services Inc.)
 2003 The Core (miniatures director of photography: Cinema Production Services, Inc. - as David Hardberger)
 2003 Final Destination 2 (director of photography: Cinema Production Services - as David Hardberger)
 2002 The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (director of photography: miniature unit - as David Hardberger) / (motion control programmer: miniature unit - as David Hardberger)
 2001 The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (director of photography: miniature unit - as David Hardberger) / (motion control programmer: miniature unit - as David Hardberger)
 2000 Vertical Limit (miniature director of photography - as David Hardberger)
 2000 The Cell (motion control operator: second unit, visual effects - as David Hardberger)
 2000 Final Destination (director of photography: Cinema Production Services, Inc. - as David Hardberger)
 1999 Aftershock: Earthquake in New York (TV Mini-Series) (director of photography - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.2 (1999) ... (director of photography: miniatures unit - as David Hardberger)
- Episode #1.1 (1999) ... (director of photography: miniatures unit - as David Hardberger)
 1997 Dante's Peak (director of photography: Digital Domain - as David Hardberger)
 1996 Daylight (camera operator: miniature production crew: Illusion Arts - as David Hardberger)
 1996 The Phantom (vistavision camera operator: Buena Vista Visual Effects - as David Hardberger)
 1996 Executive Decision (motion control operator)
 1995 Judge Dredd (motion control camera operator: Mass. Illusion)
 1995 Sliders (TV Series) (visual effects supervisor - 1 episode)
- Pilot (1995) ... (visual effects supervisor - as David Hardberger)
 1991 Back to the Future... The Ride (Short) (camera operator - as David Hardberger)
 1990 Dick Tracy (effects camera operator: Buena Vista Visual Effects Group)
 1988 Willow (visual effects camera assistant: ILM - as David Hardberger)
 1987 Spaceballs (motion control camera operator: Apogee, Inc. - as David Hardberger)
 1986 Solarbabies (visual effects first assistant photographer)
 1984 2010 (motion control technician: Entertainment Effects Group - as David Hardberger)
 1984 The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension (motion control technician: DQI - as David Hardberger)
 1983 Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (effects cameraman: ILM)
 1983 WarGames (computer graphics unit - as David Hardberger)
 1982 Blade Runner (camera operator: EEG - as David Hardberger)
 1982 Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan (assistant camera operator: ILM - as David Hardberger)
 1979 Star Trek: The Motion Picture (photographic effects camera - as David Hardberger)
 1977 Close Encounters of the Third Kind (assistant cameraman - as David Hardberger)
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Other Works:

Back to the Future the Ride Luxor Simulator Ride, Las Vegas, NV

Alternate Names:

Dave Hardberger | David Hardberger
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Divides his time between Los Angeles and Los Osos, California See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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