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Michael Pangrazio

Michael Pangrazio is known for his work on King Kong (2005), The Day After Tomorrow (2004) and Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow (2004). See full bio »

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Won 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 1 nomination. See more awards »

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King Kong
King Kong Visual Effects
The Day After Tomorrow
The Day After Tomorrow Visual Effects


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 2015/I Krampus (visual effects art director)
 2013 Man of Steel (digital effects crew: Weta Digital)
 2012 The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (senior art director: WETA Digital)
 2012/I Prometheus (production/data resource department: Weta Digital)
 2010 The Warrior's Way (visual effects art director: Weta Digital)
 2009 The Lovely Bones (visual effects art director: Weta Digital)
 2008 The Day the Earth Stood Still (art director, visual effects: Weta Digital)
 2007 The Water Horse (matte painting supervisor: Weta Digital)
 2007 Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer (visual effects art director: Weta Digital)
 2007 Bridge to Terabithia (visual effects art director: Weta Digital)
 2006 Eragon (visual effects art director: Weta Digital)
 2006 X-Men: The Last Stand (digital effects artist: Weta Digital)
 2005 King Kong (art director: Weta Digital)
 2005 Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (matte painter: The Orphanage - uncredited)
 2005 Sin City (matte painter: The Orphanage - as Mike Pangrazio)
 2004 Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow (matte painter: The Orphanage - as Mike Pangrazio)
 2004 Catwoman (matte painter: ESC Entertainment)
 2004 The Day After Tomorrow (matte artist: The Orphanage)
 2004 Hellboy (matte artist: The Orphanage)
 1994 Clear and Present Danger (matte artist supervisor: Matte World Digital)
 1994 The Shadow (special visual effects supervisor)
 1994 City Slickers II: The Legend of Curly's Gold (matte artist supervisor: Matte World)
 1993 Ghost in the Machine (visual effects supervisor: Matte World)
 1993 Demolition Man (matte artist)
 1993 Malice (matte artist supervisor)
 1993 Hocus Pocus (special visual effects supervisor)
 1993 Hot Shots! Part Deux (matte artist supervisor)
 1993 A Far Off Place (special visual effects supervisor)
 1993 Sommersby (matte artist supervisor - uncredited)
 1992 Home Alone 2: Lost in New York (matte painting supervisor)
 1992 Dracula (matte artist supervisor: Matte World)
 1992 Captain Ron (special visual effects)
 1992 Batman Returns (visual effects supervisor: Matte World)
 1992 Far and Away (matte artist supervisor)
 1992 Leaving Normal (matte artist supervisor)
 1991 Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country (matte artist supervisor: Matte World)
 1991 All I Want for Christmas (matte artist supervisor)
 1991 Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves (matte artist supervisor)
 1991 Flight of the Intruder (matte artist supervisor)
 1990 Avalon (matte artist supervisor: Matte World)
 1990 Darkman (matte artist supervisor)
 1990 Arachnophobia (matte artist supervisor)
 1990 RoboCop 2 (matte artist supervisor - uncredited)
 1990 Gremlins 2: The New Batch (matte artist supervisor)
 1990 By Dawn's Early Light (TV Movie) (special visual effects supervisor)
 1989 Prancer (matte artist supervisor: Matte World)
 1988 The Last Temptation of Christ (matte artist supervisor - uncredited)
 1988 Willow (matte artist)
 1987 Empire of the Sun (additional optical effects)
 1987 Harry and the Hendersons (matte artist - uncredited)
 1986 The Golden Child (matte artist: ILM)
 1986 Labyrinth (matte artist supervisor: ILM - uncredited)
 1985 Enemy Mine (matte artist supervisor)
 1985 Young Sherlock Holmes (matte artist supervisor)
 1985 Explorers (matte artist supervisor) / (matte painting supervisor)
 1985 The Goonies (matte artist supervisor - uncredited)
 1984 Starman (matte painting supervisor: ILM)
 1984 Star Trek III: The Search for Spock (matte painting supervisor)
 1984 Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (matte painting supervisor: ILM)
 1984 The NeverEnding Story (matte painting supervisor)
 1983 Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (matte painting supervisor: ILM)
 1982 The Dark Crystal (scenic matte paintings: ILM - as Mike Pangrazio)
 1982 Poltergeist (matte painting supervisor: ILM)
 1982 Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan (matte artist supervisor: ILM - uncredited)
 1982 E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (matte painting supervisor: ILM)
 1981 Dragonslayer (matte artist: ILM)
 1981 Raiders of the Lost Ark (matte artist: ILM)
 1980 Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (matte artist: miniature and optical effects unit)
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