James Ojala

Makeup Department | Special Effects | Producer
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KNOWN FOR 
X-Men: The Last Stand (2006) | Firefly (2002) | Hellboy II: The Golden Army (2008)
AWARDS 
1 nomination More »
AKA 
Jim Ojala
BORN 
May 6, 1977 (age 40)
HEIGHT 
5' 10" (1.78m)

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Projects in Development (1 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
  • Primary photo for Skinny DipSkinny Dip Special Makeup Effects Artist  Less Turnaround
Films in Production (4 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
  • Primary photo for Ouija HouseOuija House Special Effects  Less 2017 Post-Prod
  • Primary photo for Public DisturbancePublic Disturbance Practical Creature Effects  Less 2017 Post-Prod
  • Primary photo for Crabs!Crabs! Co-Producer, Special Effects Technician  Less $500K Post-Prod
  • Primary photo for GahijiGahiji (Short) Special Makeup Effects Artist  Less Post-Prod
Past Film & Video (63 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Strange NatureStrange Nature Director, Special Makeup Effects Artist, Special Makeup Effects Crew Supervisor, Producer, Writer  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for TotemTotem Special Makeup Effects Artist  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for JackalsJackals Special Makeup Effects Artist  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for SeppukuckooSeppukuckoo (Short) Special Effects  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for Lucius: Gone InsaneLucius: Gone Insane (Short) Special Makeup Effects Artist  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for Silent RetreatSilent Retreat Special Makeup Effects Artist  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for DollDoll (Short) Special Makeup Effects Artist, Executive Producer  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for WhispersWhispers Special Effects Makeup  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for ViolenceViolence Visual Design Manager, Special Effects Makeup  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for RvARvA (Short) Special Effects  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for UnbeliefUnbelief (Short) Special Makeup Effects Artist  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for The Burning DeadThe Burning Dead Special Effects  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for A Boy's LifeA Boy's Life (Short) Special Makeup Effects Artist  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for RedlandsRedlands Special Makeup Effects Artist  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for BrutalBrutal Makeup Designer, Special Makeup Effects Artist  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for ProxyProxy Special Effects, Special Effects Coordinator  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Saint BernardSaint Bernard Man in Gas Mask #1, Prosthetic Makeup Effects Artist  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for The Legion of Supervillains the Official Music VideoThe Legion of Supervillains the Official Music Video Zombie, Assistant Makeup Artist, Associate Producer  Less 2013 $9K
  • Primary photo for Pacific RimPacific Rim Special Effects Technician (Legacy Effects) (uncredited)  Less 2013 $190MM $102MM / $411MM
  • Primary photo for Axe Giant: The Wrath of Paul BunyanAxe Giant: The Wrath of Paul Bunyan Special Effects  Less 2013 $3K / —
  • Primary photo for HeartlessHeartless (Short) Special Makeup Effects Artist  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for John Dies at the EndJohn Dies at the End Special Makeup Effects Artist  Less 2012 $141K / —
  • Primary photo for Children of SorrowChildren of Sorrow Special Makeup Effects Artist  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for Jack & DianeJack & Diane Special Effects Crew; Atlantic West FX  Less 2012 $1K / —
  • Primary photo for President ObamneyPresident Obamney (Short) President Obamney, Director, Editor, Producer, Sound Editor, Special Effects, Writer  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for HarvestHarvest (Short) Director, Editor, Producer, Writer  Less 2011 $4K
  • Primary photo for Randy the Vegetarian ZombieRandy the Vegetarian Zombie (Short) Torture Victim, Special Makeup Effects Artist  Less 2011 $500
  • Primary photo for ThorThor Special Effects Technician  Less 2011 $150MM $181MM / $449MM
  • Primary photo for TRON: LegacyTRON: Legacy Special Effects Technician (FI)  Less 2010 $170MM $172MM / $400MM
  • Primary photo for Kill Devil HillKill Devil Hill (Short) Special Makeup Effects Artist  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for 2001 Maniacs: Field of Screams2001 Maniacs: Field of Screams Special Makeup Effects Artist  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for Malice N WonderlandMalice N Wonderland (Video) Special Makeup Effects Artist  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for 20122012 Puppeteer  Less 2009 $200MM $166MM / $770MM
  • Primary photo for Where the Wild Things AreWhere the Wild Things Are Mold Department (Jim Henson's Creature Shop)  Less 2009 $100MM $77MM / $100MM
  • Primary photo for Blood: The Last VampireBlood: The Last Vampire Mold Department, Special Makeup Effects Crew (Spectral Motion)  Less 2009 $30MM $257K / —
  • Primary photo for StealthStealth (Short) Special Makeup Effects Artist  Less 2009 $12K
  • Primary photo for Marvel Zombies: The MovieMarvel Zombies: The Movie (Short) Zombie Spider-Man, Director, Special Makeup Effects Artist, Co-Producer, Writer (screenplay)  Less 2008 $1K
  • Primary photo for DeadgirlDeadgirl Special Makeup Effects Artist & Designer  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for Dark ReelDark Reel Special Makeup Effects Artist  Less 2008 $1MM
  • Primary photo for Hellboy II: The Golden ArmyHellboy II: The Golden Army Special Makeup Effects Crew (Spectral Motion)  Less 2008 $85MM $76MM / $160MM
  • Primary photo for QuenchQuench Special Effects Coordinator  Less 2007 $39K
  • Primary photo for FadeFade Special Makeup Effects Artist  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for The Devil's MuseThe Devil's Muse Special Makeup Effects Artist, Special Effects Director  Less 2007 $79K
  • Primary photo for Poultrygeist: Night of the Chicken DeadPoultrygeist: Night of the Chicken Dead Creature Effects (baby zombie chick puppet)  Less 2006 $500K $23K / —
  • Primary photo for The ThirstThe Thirst Special Makeup Effects Lab Technician (Autonomous FX)  Less 2006 $2MM
  • Primary photo for Big Bad WolfBig Bad Wolf On-set Makeup Artist (Autonomous F/X, Inc.)  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for Lady in the WaterLady in the Water Special Makeup Effects Technician (Spectral Motion, Inc.)  Less 2006 $70MM $42MM / $73MM
  • Primary photo for Truthus: A Family HolidayTruthus: A Family Holiday (Short) Co-Director, Co-Producer, Writer  Less 2006 $1K
  • Primary photo for X-Men: The Last StandX-Men: The Last Stand Special Makeup Effects Technician (Spectral Motion, Inc.)  Less 2006 $210MM $234MM / $459MM
  • Primary photo for The DarkroomThe Darkroom Special Makeup Effects Technician (Almost Human)  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for DirtyDirty Special Makeup Effects Lab Technician (Almost Human) (uncredited)  Less 2005 $3MM $271K / —
  • Primary photo for BrokenBroken (Short) Special Makeup Effects Artist  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Deuce Bigalow: European GigoloDeuce Bigalow: European Gigolo Lab Technician (Almost Human)  Less 2005 $22MM $22MM / —
  • Primary photo for Man with the Screaming BrainMan with the Screaming Brain Lab Technician (Prosthetic Makeup Studio) (as Jim Ojala)  Less 2005 $2MM
  • Primary photo for All Souls Day: Dia de los MuertosAll Souls Day: Dia de los Muertos On-set Dresser (as Jim Ojala)  Less 2005 $1.2MM
  • Primary photo for Dead BirdsDead Birds Lab Technician (Almost Human), Mold Maker  Less 2004 $1.5MM
  • Primary photo for Tales from the CrapperTales from the Crapper (Video) Monster Meat (scenes deleted), Special Makeup Effects Artist  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for Lightning BugLightning Bug Special Makeup Effects Technician (Almost Human)  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for PagansPagans Special Makeup Effects Artist  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for The FallenThe Fallen Special Makeup Effects Technician (Designs To Deceive)  Less 2004 $600K — / $1MM
  • Primary photo for The Incredible Torture TrioThe Incredible Torture Trio (Short) Director (as Jim Ojala), Co-Producer (uncredited), Writer (as Jim Ojala)  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for WendigoWendigo Creature Effects Crew (Direct Effects)  Less 2001 $100K / —
  • Primary photo for Citizen Toxie: The Toxic Avenger IVCitizen Toxie: The Toxic Avenger IV Special Student, Special Makeup Effects Artist (as Jim Ojala)  Less 2000 $500K
Past Television (21 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Small ShotsSmall Shots (TV Series) Special Makeup Effects Artist ( 5 episodes, 2017 )  Less 2017 5
    • Over My Head (Mar 31, 2017) Special Makeup Effects Artist  Less
    • Big Deal to Us (Mar 31, 2017) Special Makeup Effects Artist  Less
    • The Goldberg Affair (Mar 31, 2017) Special Makeup Effects Artist  Less
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  • Primary photo for Miss 2059Miss 2059 (TV Series) Special Makeup Effects Artist ( 6 episodes, 2016 )  Less 2016 6
    • The Voice (Jul 18, 2016) Special Makeup Effects Artist  Less
    • Fan Vote (Jul 11, 2016) Special Makeup Effects Artist  Less
    • Training Day (Jul 4, 2016) Special Makeup Effects Artist  Less
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  • Primary photo for DeckerDecker (TV Series) Special Makeup Effects Artist ( 3 episodes, 2016 )  Less 2016 3
  • Primary photo for Comedy Bang! Bang!Comedy Bang! Bang! (TV Series) Special Makeup Effects Artist ( 3 episodes, 2014–2015 )  Less 2014–2015 3
  • Primary photo for True BloodTrue Blood (TV Series) Makeup Effects Technician ( 2 episodes, 2011 )  Less 2011 2
  • Primary photo for Jon Benjamin Has a VanJon Benjamin Has a Van (TV Series) Special Makeup Effects Artist ( 1 episode, 2011 )  Less 2011 1
    • Breakdown Van (Jun 29, 2011) Special Makeup Effects Artist  Less
  • Primary photo for 3 MInutes in Hell3 MInutes in Hell (TV Series) Makeup Artist  Less 2011– 
  • Primary photo for Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job! Chrimbus SpecialTim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job! Chrimbus Special (TV Movie) Special Makeup Effects Artist (as Jim Ojala)  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job!Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job! (TV Series) Special Effects Makeup ( 1 episode, 2010 ) , Special Makeup Effects Artist ( 1 episode, 2010 )  Less 2010 1
    • Crows (Mar 28, 2010) Special Makeup Effects Artist, Special Effects Makeup  Less
  • Primary photo for House M.D.House M.D. (TV Series) Special Makeup Effects Artist (Autonomous FX) ( 1 episode, 2007 )  Less 2007 1
    • Insensitive (Feb 13, 2007) Special Makeup Effects Artist (Autonomous FX)  Less
  • Primary photo for Voodoo MoonVoodoo Moon (TV Movie) Special Makeup Effects Technician (Almost Human)  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for House of the Dead 2House of the Dead 2 (TV Movie) Special Makeup Effects Lab Technician (Almost Human) (as Jim Ojala)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for The InsideThe Inside (TV Series) Special Makeup Effects Technician (Almost Human)  Less 2005– 
  • Primary photo for Alien ApocalypseAlien Apocalypse (TV Movie) Creature Effects Crew (ACME EFX)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Lackawanna BluesLackawanna Blues (TV Movie) Special Makeup Effects Technician  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Point PleasantPoint Pleasant (TV Series) Special Makeup Effects Technician (Almost Human)  Less 2005– 
  • Primary photo for FrankenfishFrankenfish (TV Movie) Lab Technician (Almost Human)  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for AngelAngel (TV Series) Special Makeup Effects Technician  Less 1999–2004
  • Primary photo for Monster MakersMonster Makers (TV Movie) Lab Technician (Almost Human)  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for MiraclesMiracles (TV Series) Special Makeup Effects Technician  Less 2003– 
  • Primary photo for FireflyFirefly (TV Series) Special Makeup Effects Technician  Less 2002–2003
Self (2 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
Domestic gross includes USA and Canada.

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