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John Dykstra (I)

Visual Effects | Producer | Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
KNOWN FOR 
Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977) | Inglourious Basterds (2009) | Hancock (2008)
AWARDS 
Won 2 Oscars. Another 11 wins & 17 nominations More »
AKA 
John C. Dykstra
BORN 
Jun 3, 1947 (age 68)
HEIGHT 
6' 4" (1.93m)

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Films in Production (2 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
Past Film & Video (28 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for Seventh SonSeventh Son Visual Effects Designer  Less 2014 $95MM $17MM
  • Primary photo for GodzillaGodzilla Additional Visual Effects Designer  Less 2014 $160MM $201MM
  • Primary photo for Django UnchainedDjango Unchained Visual Effects Designer  Less 2012 $100MM $163MM
  • Primary photo for X-Men: First ClassX-Men: First Class Visual Effects Designer  Less 2011 $160MM $146MM
  • Primary photo for Inglourious BasterdsInglourious Basterds Visual Effects Designer  Less 2009 $75MM $121MM
  • Primary photo for HancockHancock Visual Effects Designer, Visual Effects Supervisor  Less 2008 $150MM $228MM
  • Primary photo for In the Blink of an EyeIn the Blink of an Eye Special Thanks  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Making the AmazingMaking the Amazing (Video) Himself, Special Thanks  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for Empire of Dreams: The Story of the 'Star Wars' TrilogyEmpire of Dreams: The Story of the 'Star Wars' Trilogy (Video) Himself - Visual Effects Supervisor, Special Thanks  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for Spider-Man 2Spider-Man 2 Visual Effects Designer  Less 2004 $200MM $373MM
  • Primary photo for Spider-ManSpider-Man Visual Effects Designer  Less 2002 $139MM $404MM
  • Primary photo for Stuart LittleStuart Little Second Unit Director, Senior Visual Effects Supervisor  Less 1999 $133MM $140MM
  • Primary photo for Batman & RobinBatman & Robin Visual Effects  Less 1997 $125MM $107MM
  • Primary photo for Batman ForeverBatman Forever Visual Effects Supervisor  Less 1995 $100MM $184MM
  • Primary photo for Spontaneous CombustionSpontaneous Combustion Special Effects Consultant  Less 1990 $5.5MM
  • Primary photo for The CellarThe Cellar Special Thanks  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for My Stepmother Is an AlienMy Stepmother Is an Alien Supervisor (special visual effects)  Less 1988 $20MM $14MM
  • Primary photo for The UnholyThe Unholy Special Effects Director (Apogee) (uncredited)  Less 1988 $6.3MM
  • Primary photo for Invaders from MarsInvaders from Mars Second Unit Director, Special Visual Effects  Less 1986 $12MM $4.9MM
  • Primary photo for LifeforceLifeforce Special Visual Effects  Less 1985 $25MM
  • Primary photo for Digital DreamDigital Dream Director Of Photography (special visual effects)  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for FirefoxFirefox Producer (special visual effects)  Less 1982 $21MM $47MM
  • Primary photo for CaddyshackCaddyshack Supervisor Of Special Effects  Less 1980 $6MM $40MM
  • Primary photo for Star Trek: The Motion PictureStar Trek: The Motion Picture Photographic Effects Supervisor (Apogee, Inc.), Special Photographic Effects Supervisor  Less 1979 $35MM $82MM
  • Primary photo for Avalanche ExpressAvalanche Express Supervisor Of Special Effects (Apogee)  Less 1979 $12MM
  • Primary photo for Battlestar GalacticaBattlestar Galactica Producer  Less 1978 $3MM
  • Primary photo for Star Wars: Episode IV - A New HopeStar Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope Special Photographic Effects Supervisor  Less 1977 $11MM $461MM
  • Primary photo for Silent RunningSilent Running Special Photographic Effects  Less 1972 $1MM
Past Television (5 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Out on a LimbOut on a Limb (TV Mini-series) Effects Supervisor (1 episode, 1987)  Less 1987 1
  • Primary photo for Alice in WonderlandAlice in Wonderland (TV Movie) Special Visual Effects  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for Starflight: The Plane That Couldn't LandStarflight: The Plane That Couldn't Land (TV Movie) Special Effects  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for Battlestar GalacticaBattlestar Galactica (TV Series) Producer (3 episodes, 1978), Miniature And Effects Unit Supervisor (1 episode, 1978)  Less 1978 3
  • Primary photo for Something Is Out ThereSomething Is Out There (TV Mini-series) Special Visual Effects Designer  Less 1988– 
Self (24 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
Other (1 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS

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