Robert Legato

Visual Effects | Second Unit or Assistant Director | Director
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KNOWN FOR 
Titanic (1997) | Apollo 13 (1995) | Hugo (2011)
AWARDS 
Won 3 Oscars. Another 21 wins & 22 nominations More »
AKA 
Rob Legato
BORN 
May 6, 1956 (age 61)
GUILDS *
IATSE | DGA
* Starred info submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume (has not been verified by IMDb).

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Projects in Development (1 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
  • Primary photo for The Lion KingThe Lion King Visual Effects Supervisor  Less 2019 Pre-Prod
Past Film & Video (28 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for EloiseEloise Director  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for The Jungle BookThe Jungle Book Second Unit Director, 2nd Unit Director Of Photography, Visual Effects Supervisor  Less 2016 $175MM $364MM
  • Primary photo for Misery Loves ComedyMisery Loves Comedy Editor  Less 2015 $5K
  • Primary photo for Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) The Filmmakers Would Like To Thank (as Rob Legato)  Less 2014 $18MM $42MM
  • Primary photo for The Wolf of Wall StreetThe Wolf of Wall Street Second Unit Director, Director Of Photography (second unit), Visual Effects Supervisor (as Rob Legato)  Less 2013 $100MM $117MM
  • Primary photo for HugoHugo Second Unit Director, Director Of Photography (second unit), Visual Effects Supervisor  Less 2011 $150MM $74MM
  • Primary photo for George Harrison: Living in the Material WorldGeorge Harrison: Living in the Material World Visual Effects  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for A Nightmare on Elm StreetA Nightmare on Elm Street Second Unit Director (Los Angeles & insert units) (as Rob Legato)  Less 2010 $35MM $63MM
  • Primary photo for Shutter IslandShutter Island Second Unit Director (as Rob Legato), Director Of Photography (second unit) (as Rob Legato), Visual Effects Supervisor (as Rob Legato)  Less 2010 $80MM $128MM
  • Primary photo for AvatarAvatar Virtual Production Conceived By (as Rob Legato), Visual Effects Pipeline Engineer (uncredited)  Less 2009 $237MM $761MM
  • Primary photo for Creating the World of Harry Potter, Part 1: The Magic BeginsCreating the World of Harry Potter, Part 1: The Magic Begins (Video) Himself - Visual Effects Supervisor, Second Unit Director, Special Thanks  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Shine a LightShine a Light Post Production Consultant (as Rob Legato)  Less 2008 $5.4MM
  • Primary photo for Standard Operating ProcedureStandard Operating Procedure Visual Effects Supervisor  Less 2008 $229K
  • Primary photo for The Key to ReservaThe Key to Reserva (Short) Visual Effects Supervisor (as Rob Legato)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for The Nanny DiariesThe Nanny Diaries Visual Effects Consultant (as Rob Legato)  Less 2007 $20MM $26MM
  • Primary photo for The Good ShepherdThe Good Shepherd Second Unit Director (as Rob Legato), Director Of Photography (second unit) (as Rob Legato), Visual Effects Supervisor (as Rob Legato)  Less 2006 $90MM $60MM
  • Primary photo for The DepartedThe Departed Second Unit Director (as Rob Legato), Visual Effects Supervisor (as Rob Legato)  Less 2006 $90MM $132MM
  • Primary photo for BewitchedBewitched Second Unit Director  Less 2005 $85MM $62MM
  • Primary photo for The AviatorThe Aviator Second Unit Director (as Rob Legato), Visual Effects Supervisor (as Rob Legato)  Less 2004 $110MM $103MM
  • Primary photo for Bad Boys IIBad Boys II Visual Effects Supervisor (as Rob Legato)  Less 2003 $130MM $139MM
  • Primary photo for Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's StoneHarry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone Second Unit Director, Visual Effects Supervisor  Less 2001 $125MM $318MM
  • Primary photo for Cast AwayCast Away Visual Effects Consultant  Less 2000 $90MM $234MM
  • Primary photo for What Lies BeneathWhat Lies Beneath Visual Effects Supervisor  Less 2000 $100MM $155MM
  • Primary photo for ArmageddonArmageddon Visual Effects Creative Supervisor (Digital Domain)  Less 1998 $140MM $202MM
  • Primary photo for TitanicTitanic Visual Effects Supervisor  Less 1997 $200MM $659MM
  • Primary photo for Lost Moon: The Triumph of Apollo 13Lost Moon: The Triumph of Apollo 13 (Video) Himself, Special Thanks (as Rob Legato)  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for Apollo 13Apollo 13 Additional Photography (Digital Domain), Visual Effects Supervisor (Digital Domain)  Less 1995 $52MM $174MM
  • Primary photo for Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire ChroniclesInterview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles Second Unit Director (as Rob Legato), Visual Effects Director Of Photography (Digital Domain) (as Rob Legato), Visual Effects Supervisor (as Rob Legato)  Less 1994 $60MM $105MM
Past Television (6 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for BlackBoxTVBlackBoxTV (TV Series) Editor ( 1 episode, 2012 ) , Director ( 1 episode, 2012 ) , Cinematographer ( 1 episode, 2012 )  Less 2012 1
  • Primary photo for Vamped OutVamped Out (TV Series) Editor, Director Of Photography  Less 2010– 
  • Primary photo for Star Trek: Deep Space NineStar Trek: Deep Space Nine (TV Series) Visual Effects ( 18 episodes, 1993 ) , Director ( 1 episode, 1993 ) , Visual Effects Supervisor ( 1 episode, 1993 )  Less 1993 19
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  • Primary photo for Star Trek: The Next GenerationStar Trek: The Next Generation (TV Series) Visual Effects Supervisor ( 46 episodes, 1988–1992 ) , Visual Effects Coordinator ( 17 episodes, 1987–1988 ) , Director ( 2 episodes, 1990–1991 )  Less 1987–1992 63
    • Time's Arrow (Jun 13, 1992) Visual Effects Supervisor  Less
    • The Next Phase (May 16, 1992) Visual Effects Supervisor  Less
    • Cost of Living (Apr 18, 1992) Visual Effects Supervisor  Less
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  • Primary photo for Star Trek Logs: An MTV Big Picture Special EditionStar Trek Logs: An MTV Big Picture Special Edition (TV Special) Director  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for The Twilight ZoneThe Twilight Zone (TV Series) Visual Effects ( 1 episode, 1986 )  Less 1986 1
Self (18 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS

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