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David Penikas

Special Effects | Miscellaneous Crew | Visual Effects
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KNOWN FOR 
Starship Troopers (1997) | Spider-Man (2002) | AVP: Alien vs. Predator (2004)
AKA 
Dave Penikas

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Past Film & Video (33 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for UnnaturalUnnatural Mechanical Design  Less 2016 $3MM
  • Primary photo for Percy Jackson: Sea of MonstersPercy Jackson: Sea of Monsters Puppeteer  Less 2013 $90MM $69MM / $200MM
  • Primary photo for ParasiticParasitic Digital Effects  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for The Narrative of Victor KarlochThe Narrative of Victor Karloch (Short) Digital Compositor  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for The ThingThe Thing Puppeteer  Less 2011 $38MM $17MM / $32MM
  • Primary photo for ZookeeperZookeeper Puppeteer  Less 2011 $80MM $80MM / $170MM
  • Primary photo for Old DogsOld Dogs Puppeteer  Less 2009 $35MM $49MM / $97MM
  • Primary photo for Race to Witch MountainRace to Witch Mountain Mechanical Supervisor (Amalgamated Dynamics)  Less 2009 $65MM $67MM / $106MM
  • Primary photo for Aliens vs. Predator: RequiemAliens vs. Predator: Requiem Puppeteer, Animatronics Supervisor (Amalgamated Dynamics) (as Dave Penikas)  Less 2007 $40MM $42MM / $129MM
  • Primary photo for Failure to LaunchFailure to Launch Mechanical Supervisor (Amalgamated Dynamics Inc.)  Less 2006 $50MM $89MM / $128MM
  • Primary photo for AVP: Alien vs. PredatorAVP: Alien vs. Predator Puppeteer, Mechanical Supervisor (Amalgamated Dynamics)  Less 2004 $60MM $80MM / $173MM
  • Primary photo for Scary Movie 3Scary Movie 3 Mechanical Supervisor (Amalgamated Dynamics, Inc.)  Less 2003 $48MM $110MM / $111MM
  • Primary photo for The Santa Clause 2The Santa Clause 2 Mechanical Supervisor (Amalgamated Dynamics Inc.), Puppeteer  Less 2002 $65MM $139MM / $173MM
  • Primary photo for Spider-ManSpider-Man Mechanical Supervisor (Amalgamated Dynamics Inc.) (as Dave Penikas)  Less 2002 $139MM $404MM / $399MM
  • Primary photo for John QJohn Q Mechanical Supervisor (Amalgamated Dynamics) (as Dave Penikas)  Less 2002 $36MM $72MM / $102MM
  • Primary photo for Tremors 3: Back to PerfectionTremors 3: Back to Perfection (Video) Mechanical Supervisor  Less 2001 $6MM
  • Primary photo for EvolutionEvolution Mechanical Supervisor (alien primates)  Less 2001 $80MM $38MM / $98MM
  • Primary photo for The 6th DayThe 6th Day Puppeteer, Mechanical Supervisor (Amalgamated Dynamics) (as Dave Penikas)  Less 2000 $82MM $35MM / $61MM
  • Primary photo for Hollow ManHollow Man Mechanical Supervisor (Amalgamated Dynamics), Puppeteer  Less 2000 $95MM $73MM / $118MM
  • Primary photo for StigmataStigmata Mechanic (makeup & monsters)  Less 1999 $29MM $50MM / $89MM
  • Primary photo for Alien: ResurrectionAlien: Resurrection Newborn Mechanical Face Designer  Less 1997 $75MM $48MM / $161MM
  • Primary photo for Starship TroopersStarship Troopers Mechanical Department (Amalgamated Dynamics, Inc.)  Less 1997 $105MM $55MM / $121MM
  • Primary photo for MichaelMichael Key Animatronic Bull Mechanic (Amalgamated Dynamics Inc.), Puppeteer (Amalgamated Dynamics Inc.) (as Dave Penikas)  Less 1996 $95MM / $120MM
  • Primary photo for Tremors II: AftershocksTremors II: Aftershocks (Video) Mechanical Department Coordinator (Amalgamated Dynamics, Inc.), Puppeteer (Amalgamated Dynamics, Inc.)  Less 1996 $4MM
  • Primary photo for JumanjiJumanji Key Mechanical Designer (Amalgamated Dynamics, Inc.) (as Dave Penikas)  Less 1995 $50MM $100MM / $263MM
  • Primary photo for Cabin BoyCabin Boy Special Makeup Effects Artist (Calli, Alterian Studios, Inc.)  Less 1994 $3.7MM / —
  • Primary photo for FreakedFreaked Mechanical Designer, Puppeteer  Less 1993 $11MM $29K / —
  • Primary photo for Hocus PocusHocus Pocus Special Makeup Effects Artist  Less 1993 $28MM $40MM / —
  • Primary photo for Army of DarknessArmy of Darkness Mechanical Designer (Alterian Studios)  Less 1992 $11MM $12MM / $22MM
  • Primary photo for The Addams FamilyThe Addams Family Puppeteer  Less 1991 $30MM $114MM / $192MM
  • Primary photo for Child's Play 2Child's Play 2 On-set Effects (Image Engineering)  Less 1990 $13MM $29MM / $36MM
  • Primary photo for Demon WindDemon Wind Special Makeup Effects Technician (as Dave Penikas)  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for Gremlins 2: The New BatchGremlins 2: The New Batch Creature Crew (Rick Baker's Cinovation Studio)  Less 1990 $50MM $41MM / —
Past Television (4 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Harry's LawHarry's Law (TV Series) Puppeteer ( 1 episode, 2012 )  Less 2012 1
  • Primary photo for Full EclipseFull Eclipse (TV Movie) Mechanical Designer (Alterian Creature Crew)  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for Cast a Deadly SpellCast a Deadly Spell (TV Movie) Mechanical Designer (gargoyle)  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for ABC Weekend SpecialsABC Weekend Specials (TV Series) Animation Electronics ( 1 episode, 1985 )  Less 1985 1
Self (2 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE

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