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James Paradis

James Paradis is known for his work on Godzilla (2014), Rise of the Planet of the Apes (2011) and Okja (2017). See full bio »

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Godzilla Special Effects
Okja Special Effects
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 2016-2019 Supergirl (TV Series) (special effects coordinator - 70 episodes)
- Crisis on Infinite Earths: Part One (2019) ... (special effects coordinator)
- Stranger Beside Me (2019) ... (special effects coordinator)
- Event Horizon (2019) ... (special effects coordinator)
- The Quest for Peace (2019) ... (special effects coordinator)
- Red Dawn (2019) ... (special effects coordinator)
 2018 Welcome to Marwen (special effects)
 2017 Okja (special effects coordinator - Vancouver)
 2016 Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (special effects foreman)
 2014 Interstellar (special effects coordinator: Alberta)
 2014 Godzilla (special effects coordinator: second unit coordinator)
 2013 When Calls the Heart (TV Movie) (special effects coordinator)
 2013 Words and Pictures (special effects coordinator)
 2013 Cult (TV Series) (special effects coordinator - 12 episodes)
- Executive Producer Steven Rae (2013) ... (special effects coordinator - uncredited)
- Flip the Script (2013) ... (special effects coordinator - uncredited)
- The Prophecy of St. Clare (2013) ... (special effects coordinator - uncredited)
- The Devil You Know (2013) ... (special effects coordinator - uncredited)
- Off to See the Wizard (2013) ... (special effects coordinator - uncredited)
 2013 Man of Steel (special effects foreman - uncredited)
 2012 A Fairly Odd Christmas (TV Movie) (on set special effects: assistant) / (special effects coordinator: second unit)
 2012 Underworld Awakening (special effects fabricator)
 2011 The Grey (special effects coordinator)
 2011 Donovan's Echo (special effects coordinator)
 2011 Rise of the Planet of the Apes (special effects site foreman)
 2011 Marley & Me: The Puppy Years (Video) (special effects first assistant)
 2011 Sucker Punch (special effects head rigger)
 2010 A Heartland Christmas (TV Movie) (special effects assistant)
 2010 Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief (special effects shop foreman)
 2009 High Noon (TV Movie) (special effects coordinator)
 2009 Northern Lights (TV Movie) (special effects coordinator)
 2008-2009 Fear Itself (TV Series) (special effects coordinator - 10 episodes)
- Echoes (2009) ... (special effects coordinator)
- The Spirit Box (2009) ... (special effects coordinator)
- Chance (2009) ... (special effects coordinator)
- Community (2008) ... (special effects coordinator)
- New Year's Day (2008) ... (special effects coordinator)
 2008 Passchendaele (special effects coordinator)
 2008 Burn Up (TV Mini-Series) (special effects coordinator - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.2 (2008) ... (special effects coordinator: Canada)
- Episode #1.1 (2008) ... (special effects coordinator: Canada)
 2007 Everest (TV Mini-Series) (special effects coordinator - 4 episodes)
- Episode #1.4 (2007) ... (special effects coordinator)
- Episode #1.3 (2007) ... (special effects coordinator)
- Episode #1.2 (2007) ... (special effects coordinator)
- Episode #1.1 (2007) ... (special effects coordinator)
 2007 The Secret of the Nutcracker (TV Movie) (special effects coordinator)
 2007 Carolina Moon (TV Movie) (special effects coordinator)
 2007 Blue Smoke (TV Movie) (special effects coordinator)
 2007 Montana Sky (TV Movie) (special effects coordinator)
 2007 The Messengers (special effects coordinator) / (special effects director)
 2007 Angels Fall (TV Movie) (special effects coordinator)
 2006 Touch the Top of the World (TV Movie) (special effects coordinator)
 2005 Into the West (TV Mini-Series) (special effects coordinator - 3 episodes)
- Dreams and Schemes (2005) ... (special effects coordinator: Canada)
- Manifest Destiny (2005) ... (special effects coordinator: Canada)
- Wheel to the Stars (2005) ... (special effects coordinator: Canada)
 2005 Little House on the Prairie (TV Mini-Series) (special effects - 6 episodes)
- Adventures on the Kansas Prairie: Part 2 (2005) ... (special effects)
- Adventures on the Kansas Prairie: Part 1 (2005) ... (special effects)
- The Ingalls' Journey: Part 2 (2005) ... (special effects)
- The Ingalls' Journey: Part 1 (2005) ... (special effects)
- Little House in the Big Woods: Part 2 (2005) ... (special effects)
 2005 The Sound of Willie Nelson's Guitar (Short) (special effects coordinator)
 2004 The Chronicles of Riddick (special effects rigger)
 2003/I The Clinic (TV Series) (special effects coordinator)
 2003 Burn: The Robert Wraight Story (TV Movie) (special effects coordinator)
 2003 Monte Walsh (TV Movie) (special effects supervisor)
 2002 100 Days in the Jungle (TV Movie) (special effects coordinator)
 2002 I Spy (rigging coordinator)
 2002 Johnson County War (TV Movie) (special effects coordinator)
 2002 Roughing It (TV Movie) (special effects)
 2002 Snow Dogs (special effects technician: Canmore, Alberta)
 2001 Anthrax (special effects coordinator)
 2001 Rat Race (special effects technician - uncredited)
 2001 Texas Rangers (second assistant special effects)
 2000 The Claim (special effects coordinator)
 2000 For All Time (TV Movie) (special effects)
 2000 Snow Day (snowmaker)
 2000 The Virginian (TV Movie) (special effects coordinator)
 1999 The Jack Bull (TV Movie) (special effects crew)
 1999 You Know My Name (TV Movie) (effectsman)
 1998 Creature (TV Mini-Series) (special effects technician: St. Lucia - uncredited)
 1996 The Ex (second assistant special effects)
 1996 Unforgettable (special effects assistant)
 1995 Jack Reed: One of Our Own (TV Movie) (special effects supervisor)
 1995 Crying Freeman (special effects technician - uncredited)
 1995 The Surgeon (special effects set foreman)
 1994 The NeverEnding Story III (special effects technician - uncredited)
 1993 Needful Things (special effects technician - uncredited)
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