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Falmouth School of Art

Dennis Lowe biography mural close up

 

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DATE
PRODUCT
STATUS
DIRECTOR
1968/71
FALMOUTH SCHOOL OF ART
Student

1971/74
NATIONAL FILM SCHOOL
Student

1974/76
SPARKS ASSOCIATES
Chief Scenic Artist

1975
EXCORCIST II
SFX Assistant
John Boorman
1975/76
SPACE 1999
SFX Assistant
Charles Crichton + Others
1976
MEDUSA TOUCH
SFX Assistant
Jack Gold
1977
REVENGE OF THE PINK PANTHER
SFX Assistant
Blake Edwards
1978
ALIEN
SFX Assist - Model Camera
Ridley Scott
1979
STAR WARS - EMPIRE STRIKES BACK
SFX Assistant
Irvin Kershner
1980
DRAGONSLAYER
Camera Technician
Mathew Robbins
1980
FINAL CONFLICT
Optical Effects Supervisor
Graham Baker
1980
LOOPEHOLE
SFX Technican - Practical
John Quested
1980/81
ARKADON COMPANY FORMED (motion control & opticals)
SFX Supervisor
Nick Pollock and Dennis Lowe
1981/82
SPACEWORKS (Motion Simulator)
SFX Director
Joseph Strick
1982
KRULL
Motion Control Consultant
Peter Yates
1982/83
NEVER ENDING STORY
Optical Effects Director
Wolfgang Peterson
1984
LEGEND
Optical Effects Director
Ridley Scott
1984/85
LORCA & THE OUTLAWS
Motion Control Director
Roger Christian
1985
ENEMY MINE
Blue Screen Effects
Wolfgang Peterson
1985
LABRYNTH
Field Recorder Consultant
Jim Henson
1985
GUNBUS
Motion Control Consultant
Zoran Perisic
1985/86
RIDERS OF THE STORM aka "AMERICAN WAY"
Optical Effects Director
Maurice Phillips
1985/86
CARNIVAL NIGHT
Optical Effects Director

1986
ALIENS
Optical Effects Director
Jim Cameron
1988
SLIPSTREAM
Motion Control Director
Steven Lisberger
1989/90
2 years sabbatical taken in Italy to study painting and sculpture


1991
MAP OF THE HUMAN HEART
Model Lighting Camerman
Vincent Ward
1992
Mural painting in Italy


1993/94
FRANKENSTEIN
Model Lighting Camerman
Kenneth Branagh
1994
MARY REILLY
Motion Control Consultant
Stephen Frears
1994/95
FIRST KNIGHT
Visual Effects Supervisor
Jerry Zucker
1995
SENSE AND SENSIBILITY
Visual Effects Consultant
Ang Lee
1996
ENGLISH PATIENT
Visual Effects Supervisor
Anthony Minghela
1996/97
ODYSSEY
Model Lighting Camerman
Andrei Konchalovsky
1997
INVASION EARTH
Visual Effects Supervisor
Patrick Lau
1998
DARK BLUE WORLD
Visual Effects Supervisor
Jan Sverak
1999
OLIVER TWIST
Visual Effects Supervisor
Renny Rye
1999
THE TALENTED MR. RIPLEY
Visual Effects Supervisor
Anthony Minghela
2000
DARK BLUE WORLD
Visual Effects Supervisor
Jan Sverak
2000
THE DREAMER (Short)
Visual Effects Supervisor
Miguel Sapochnik
2001
HANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSON
Visual Effects Supervisor
Philip Saville
2001
2000 ACRES IN THE SKY
Visual Effects Supervisor
Renny Rye
2002
YELLOWBIRD (Short)
Visual Effects Supervisor
Tom Hooper
2002
COLD MOUNTAIN
Visual Effects Supervisor
Anthony Minghela
2002
2000 ACRES IN THE SKY (2nd series)
Visual Effects Supervisor
Renny Rye
2003
COLD MOUNTAIN
Visual Effects Supervisor
Anthony Minghela
2004
Sabbatical - painting


2005/06
PERFUME
Visual Effects Supervisor
Tom Tykwer
2007
THE WORM (7min) CGI & Visual effects - own
2007
DOT (35 min) documentary - own
2007
SUMMER 2007 (50 min) documentary - own
2007
AUTUMN 2007 (35 min) documentary - own
2007
BARBARA (35 min) documentary - own
2007
WALLY (30 min) documentary - own
2008
BRENDA (50 min) documentary - own
2008
GEOFF (1 hour 2 min) documentary - own
2008
MARION (40 min) documentary - own
2008
CRACKINGTON CHORISTERS (35 min) documentary - own
2008
LEN AND BARBARA (44 min) documentary - own
2008
RAY AND SHIRLEY (35 min) documentary - own
2008
BLUEBELLS (17 min) visual sketch - own
2008
NETTA (40 min) documentary - own
2008
MISS WHITAKER (45 min) documentary - own
2008
TALENT (40 min) documentary - own
2008
RAY (45 min) documentary - own
2008
MARJORIE (40 min) documentary - own
2008
CRAVEN PLAYERS (30 min) documentary - own
2008
ROUGH TOR (12 min) short - own
2009
THE SWIMMER (17 min) short - own
   
2009
RITA (50 min) documentary - own
   
2009
ALIEN MAKERS (80 min) documentary - own
   
2009
KIT WEST (33 min) documentary - own
   
2009
UNCLE LES (37 min) documentary - own
   
2009
ALIEN MAKERS II (95 min) documentary - own
   
2009
ALIEN MAKERS III (43 min) documentary - own
   
2010
ALIEN FANS (100 min) documentary - own
   
2010
PORTRAIT OF JOE AS A YOUNG DIRECTOR (50 mins) - documentary - own
   
2010
ALIEN MAKERS IV (90 min) - documentary - own
   
2010
LEIGH TOOK (72 min) - documentary - own
   
2011
POPPA DAY (77mins) - documentary - own
   
2011
ALIEN FAN-TASY (10 mins) - animation - own
   
2011
DOWN UNDER (10 mins) - drama - own
   
2011
IAN WINGROVE (24 mins) - documentary - own
   
2011
IAN WINGROVE: THE ANDERSON YEARS (44 mins) - doc - own
   
2011
JOHN GRANT & DOUG FERRIS: MATTES & MINIATURES (90 mins)
   
2012
THE IDEA OF ENTROPY AT WEST BAY (21 mins) documentary - own
   
2012
ALIEN FANS II (89 mins) - documentary - own
   
2012
ALIEN MAKERS V (90 mins) - documentary - own
   
2012
JULIE FOLLEY (56 mins) - documentary - own
   
2013 PASTURES IN THE SKY (86 mins) - documentary - own    
2014 SFXMAS (10 mins) - docimentary - own    
2014 ALIEN MAKERS VI (55 mins) - documentary - own    
2014 ANGELA DE CASTRO (76 mins) - documentary - own    

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