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Alex Funke

Visual Effects | Cinematographer | Camera and Electrical Department
KNOWN FOR 
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001) | The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003) | The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)
AWARDS 
Won 2 Oscars. Another 13 wins & 5 nominations More »
BORN 
Oct 12, 1944 (age 71)

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Projects in Development (2 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
  • Primary photo for Aether: The Rise of SpecterAether: The Rise of Specter Cinematographer  Less 2017 Script
  • Primary photo for Panzer 88Panzer 88 Visual Effects Director Of Photography (miniature unit)  Less $40MM
Films in Production (1 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
  • Primary photo for HeartbeatHeartbeat (Short) Sfx Advisor  Less 2016 Post-Prod
Past Film & Video (36 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for Aether: PrologueAether: Prologue (Short) Cinematographer  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for River RatsRiver Rats Cinematographer  Less 2014 NZD 2K
  • Primary photo for The Hobbit: The Desolation of SmaugThe Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Motion Control Supervisor  Less 2013 $225MM $258MM
  • Primary photo for The Hobbit: An Unexpected JourneyThe Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Motion Control Supervisor  Less 2012 $180MM $303MM
  • Primary photo for Darling BulletsDarling Bullets (Short) Special Thanks  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for Winston's DreamWinston's Dream (Short) Special Thanks  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for Mixing Up the MedicineMixing Up the Medicine (Short) Special Thanks  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince CaspianThe Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian Director Of Photography (minatures unit, New Zealand)  Less 2008 $225MM $142MM
  • Primary photo for King KongKing Kong Visual Effects Director Of Photography  Less 2005 $207MM $218MM
  • Primary photo for The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the KingThe Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King Visual Effects Director Of Photography (miniature unit)  Less 2003 $94MM $377MM
  • Primary photo for The Lord of the Rings: The Two TowersThe Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers Visual Effects Director Of Photography (miniature unit)  Less 2002 $94MM $340MM
  • Primary photo for The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the RingThe Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring Visual Effects Director Of Photography (miniature unit)  Less 2001 $93MM $314MM
  • Primary photo for Mystery MenMystery Men Director Of Photography (second unit), Director Of Photography (miniature effects unit)  Less 1999 $65MM $30MM
  • Primary photo for Mighty Joe YoungMighty Joe Young Visual Effects Director Of Photography  Less 1998 $90MM $51MM
  • Primary photo for Snake EyesSnake Eyes Director Of Photography (second unit)  Less 1998 $69MM $56MM
  • Primary photo for Starship TroopersStarship Troopers Visual Effects Director Of Photography  Less 1997 $100MM $55MM
  • Primary photo for Executive DecisionExecutive Decision Miniatures Unit Director Of Photography  Less 1996 $55MM $69MM
  • Primary photo for Lawnmower Man 2: Beyond CyberspaceLawnmower Man 2: Beyond Cyberspace Director Of Photography (blue screen unit)  Less 1996 $2.4MM
  • Primary photo for WaterworldWaterworld Dive Sequence Miniatures, Tanker Blue Screen Sequences Visual Effects Supervisor, Visual Effects Director Of Photography  Less 1995 $175MM $88MM
  • Primary photo for The Indian in the CupboardThe Indian in the Cupboard Background Plate Director Of Photography  Less 1995 $45MM $36MM
  • Primary photo for Mystery LodgeMystery Lodge (Short) Cinematographer  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for The Lawnmower ManThe Lawnmower Man Bluescreen Director Of Photography  Less 1992 $10MM $32MM
  • Primary photo for FreejackFreejack Effects Photography (DQI)  Less 1992 $30MM $17MM
  • Primary photo for Grand CanyonGrand Canyon Directory Of Effects Photography (DQI)  Less 1991 $33MM
  • Primary photo for Total RecallTotal Recall Director Of Miniature Photography (Dream Quest Images)  Less 1990 $65MM $119MM
  • Primary photo for WarlockWarlock Blue Screen Photography (Perpetual Motion Pictures)  Less 1989 $7MM $9.1MM
  • Primary photo for The AbyssThe Abyss Miniature Photography Supervisor (DQI)  Less 1989 $70MM $54MM
  • Primary photo for The BlobThe Blob Visual Effects Photographer  Less 1988 $19MM $8.2MM
  • Primary photo for Heavy MetalHeavy Metal Travelling Shot (segments: Taarna)  Less 1981 $9.3MM
  • Primary photo for Buck Rogers in the 25th CenturyBuck Rogers in the 25th Century Special Effects Photography  Less 1979 $3.5MM
  • Primary photo for Battlestar GalacticaBattlestar Galactica Miniatures Director Of Photography (uncredited)  Less 1978 $3MM
  • Primary photo for Powers of TenPowers of Ten (Short) Cinematographer (uncredited), Representative (Eames Office), Special Effects Designer (uncredited)  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for Scream Bloody MurderScream Bloody Murder Editor  Less 1973
  • Primary photo for The Black ShipsThe Black Ships (Short) Representative (Eames Office)  Less 1970
  • Primary photo for The Fiberglass Chairs: Something of How They Get the Way They AreThe Fiberglass Chairs: Something of How They Get the Way They Are (Short) Production Team  Less 1970
  • Primary photo for TopsTops (Short) Spinning And Production  Less 1969
Past Television (3 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for AvalancheAvalanche (TV Movie) Director Of Photography (miniatures)  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of SupermanLois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman (TV Series) Special Effects Cameraman (1 episode, 1993)  Less 1993 1
    • Pilot (Sep 12, 1993) Special Effects Cameraman  Less
  • Primary photo for The Greatest American HeroThe Greatest American Hero (TV Series) Visual Effects Director Of Photography (8 episodes, 1981)  Less 1981 8
    • The Best Desk Scenario (May 13, 1981) Visual Effects Director Of Photography (uncredited)  Less
    • Fire Man (May 6, 1981) Visual Effects Director Of Photography (uncredited)  Less
    • My Heroes Have Always Been Cowboys (Apr 29, 1981) Visual Effects Director Of Photography (uncredited)  Less
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Self (13 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS

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