Rick Fichter

Visual Effects | Cinematographer | Camera and Electrical Department
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KNOWN FOR 
Starship Troopers (1997) | The Running Man (1987) | Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
AWARDS 
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AKA 
Big Harry Fichter | Little Mary Fichter | Rick Fichter-Kikugawa

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Past Film & Video (28 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Terminator SalvationTerminator Salvation Special Effects Technician (Kerner Optical)  Less 2009 $200MM $125MM / $371MM
  • Primary photo for PremonitionsPremonitions Cinematographer  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for InvincibleInvincible Director Of Photography (Monterey Bay Aquarium)  Less 2001 $81K / —
  • Primary photo for Send Word, Bear MotherSend Word, Bear Mother Cinematographer  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for The Big Day OffThe Big Day Off (Short) Special Thanks  Less 1998 $15K
  • Primary photo for Alien: ResurrectionAlien: Resurrection Miniature Effects Director Of Photography (as Big Harry Fichter, Little Mary Fichter), Special Effects Director Of Photography  Less 1997 $75MM $48MM / $161MM
  • Primary photo for Starship TroopersStarship Troopers Visual Effects Director Of Photography (plate photography unit)  Less 1997 $105MM $55MM / $121MM
  • Primary photo for The ArrivalThe Arrival Visual Effects Consultant  Less 1996 $25MM $14MM / —
  • Primary photo for Brown SheepBrown Sheep Cinematographer  Less 1996 $300K
  • Primary photo for Crying FreemanCrying Freeman Director Of Photography (title sequence live action photography, Los Angeles)  Less 1995 $5MM
  • Primary photo for Sleepless in SeattleSleepless in Seattle Visual Effects Supervisor (New York)  Less 1993 $21MM $127MM / $101MM
  • Primary photo for Alien³Alien³ Alien Puppet Photographer, Visual Effects Co-supervisor  Less 1992 $50MM $55MM / $160MM
  • Primary photo for Adventures in Dinosaur CityAdventures in Dinosaur City Cinematographer  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for RoboCop 2RoboCop 2 Visual Effects (robot monster crew) (as Rick Fichter-Kikugawa)  Less 1990 $35MM $46MM / —
  • Primary photo for SocietySociety Cinematographer  Less 1989 $2MM
  • Primary photo for Bride of Re-AnimatorBride of Re-Animator Cinematographer  Less 1989 $2MM
  • Primary photo for The Serpent and the RainbowThe Serpent and the Rainbow Director Of Photography (Colossal Pictures/USFX)  Less 1988 $7MM $20MM / —
  • Primary photo for The TelephoneThe Telephone Best Boy Electric  Less 1988 $100K / —
  • Primary photo for The Running ManThe Running Man Director Of Photography (Colossal Pictures/USFX)  Less 1987 $27MM $38MM / —
  • Primary photo for RoboCopRoboCop Plate Photography (ED-2000)  Less 1987 $13MM $53MM / —
  • Primary photo for Top GunTop Gun Director Of Photography (USFX)  Less 1986 $15MM $180MM / $357MM
  • Primary photo for Indiana Jones and the Temple of DoomIndiana Jones and the Temple of Doom Additional Photography (ILM)  Less 1984 $28MM $180MM / $333MM
  • Primary photo for The Right StuffThe Right Stuff Effects Cameraman (USFX)  Less 1983 $27MM $22MM / —
  • Primary photo for Amityville 3-DAmityville 3-D Optical Effects Crew  Less 1983 $6MM $6.3MM / —
  • Primary photo for Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the JediStar Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi Effects Cameraman (ILM)  Less 1983 $32MM $309MM / $573MM
  • Primary photo for PoltergeistPoltergeist Effects Cameraman (ILM)  Less 1982 $11MM $77MM / $124MM
  • Primary photo for DragonslayerDragonslayer Effects Cameraman (ILM)  Less 1981 $18MM $14MM / $15MM
  • Primary photo for Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes BackStar Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back Assistant Cameraman (miniature and optical effects unit)  Less 1980 $18MM $290MM / $248MM
Past Television (3 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
Self (2 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE

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