Alec Gillis

Special Effects | Makeup Department | Miscellaneous Crew
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KNOWN FOR 
Starship Troopers (1997) | The 6th Day (2000) | Death Becomes Her (1992)
AWARDS 
Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 3 wins & 12 nominations More »
BORN 
Aug 29, 1959 (age 58)

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Projects in Development (4 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
Films in Production (4 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
Past Film & Video (105 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Sorry to Bother YouSorry to Bother You Puppeteer  Less 2018 $5.3MM / —
  • Primary photo for Jurassic World: Fallen KingdomJurassic World: Fallen Kingdom Creature Effects Designer  Less 2018 $170MM $364MM / $1.08B
  • Primary photo for BrightBright Special Makeup Effects (orc)  Less 2017 $90MM
  • Primary photo for Beyond SkylineBeyond Skyline Special Thanks  Less 2017 $992K / —
  • Primary photo for Zombie Elves ShortZombie Elves Short (Short) Creature Effects Supervisor  Less 2017 $45K
  • Primary photo for Pugloo from Planet PPugloo from Planet P (Short) The Commander  Less 2017 $4K
  • Primary photo for ItIt Special Makeup Effects Designer, Special Effects Makeup  Less 2017 $35MM $327MM / $700MM
  • Primary photo for Annabelle: CreationAnnabelle: Creation Special Makeup Effects  Less 2017 $15MM $102MM / $163MM
  • Primary photo for RakkaRakka (Short) Militia #1, Special Effects Makeup  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for Minutes Past MidnightMinutes Past Midnight Special Thanks (segment The Mill at Calder's End)  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for The MonsterThe Monster Special Effects Coordinator  Less 2016 $2.7MM
  • Primary photo for Independence Day: ResurgenceIndependence Day: Resurgence Alien Cockpit Set Supervisor (uncredited)  Less 2016 $165MM $103MM / $390MM
  • Primary photo for Batman v Superman: Dawn of JusticeBatman v Superman: Dawn of Justice Specialty Character Effects (uncredited)  Less 2016 $250MM $330MM / $873MM
  • Primary photo for Change of HeartChange of Heart (Video) Director, Producer  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for UnnaturalUnnatural Creature Designer And Creator  Less 2015 $3MM
  • Primary photo for Maze Runner: The Scorch TrialsMaze Runner: The Scorch Trials Makeup Designer  Less 2015 $61MM $82MM / $312MM
  • Primary photo for Harbinger DownHarbinger Down Director, Practical Creature Effects, Writer  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for Fire City: End of DaysFire City: End of Days Executive Producer  Less 2015 $200K
  • Primary photo for San AndreasSan Andreas Special Make-up Effects  Less 2015 $110MM $155MM / $474MM
  • Primary photo for The Mill at Calder's EndThe Mill at Calder's End (Short) Special Thanks  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2 Special Makeup Effects Artist, Creature Effects And Make-up Effects  Less 2015 $30MM $71MM / $108MM
  • Primary photo for Kids vs MonstersKids vs Monsters Special Effects  Less 2015 $7.6MM
  • Primary photo for V/H/S ViralV/H/S Viral Special Thanks (segments: Vicious Circles)  Less 2014 $3K / —
  • Primary photo for Odd ThomasOdd Thomas Special Makeup And Creature Effects (Amalgamated Dynamics)  Less 2013 $27MM
  • Primary photo for Ender's GameEnder's Game Alien Creature Effects  Less 2013 $110MM $62MM / $126MM
  • Primary photo for Percy Jackson: Sea of MonstersPercy Jackson: Sea of Monsters Special Makeup Effects Creator, Special Makeup Effects Designer, Puppeteer  Less 2013 $90MM $69MM / $200MM
  • Primary photo for Grown Ups 2Grown Ups 2 Puppeteer  Less 2013 $80MM $134MM / $247MM
  • Primary photo for Beast WishesBeast Wishes Himself, Costume Designer, Very Special Thanks  Less 2012 $44K
  • Primary photo for Astronaut: The Last PushAstronaut: The Last Push Charlie  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for The ThingThe Thing Special Makeup And Creature Effects, Puppeteer, Creature Effects Co-designer And Co-creator  Less 2011 $38MM $17MM / $32MM
  • Primary photo for Shoestring Space OperaShoestring Space Opera (Video) Himself - Art Department, Archive Material  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for ZookeeperZookeeper Supervising Puppeteer, Special Effects Character Designer  Less 2011 $80MM $80MM / $170MM
  • Primary photo for X-Men: First ClassX-Men: First Class Special Makeup Effects Artist  Less 2011 $160MM $146MM / $354MM
  • Primary photo for SkylineSkyline Creature Designer  Less 2010 $10MM $21MM / $79MM
  • Primary photo for StasisStasis (Short) Specialty Costume Supervisor  Less 2010 $350K
  • Primary photo for Hunter PreyHunter Prey Landing Party Commander  Less 2010 $425K
  • Primary photo for Old DogsOld Dogs Special Character Design, Supervising Puppeteer  Less 2009 $35MM $49MM / $97MM
  • Primary photo for Cirque du Freak: The Vampire's AssistantCirque du Freak: The Vampire's Assistant Creature And Makeup Effects Co-designer  Less 2009 $40MM $14MM / —
  • Primary photo for X-Men Origins: WolverineX-Men Origins: Wolverine Special Makeup Effects Designer  Less 2009 $150MM $180MM / $373MM
  • Primary photo for Dragonball: EvolutionDragonball: Evolution Creature And Makeup Effects Co-designer  Less 2009 $30MM $9.4MM / $57MM
  • Primary photo for Super Capers: The Origins of Ed and the Missing BullionSuper Capers: The Origins of Ed and the Missing Bullion Practical Creature Effects  Less 2009 $2MM $31K / —
  • Primary photo for Race to Witch MountainRace to Witch Mountain Special Creature Effects Creator, Special Creature Effects Designer  Less 2009 $65MM $67MM / $106MM
  • Primary photo for The Lake PassageThe Lake Passage (Short) Special Thanks  Less 2008 $20K
  • Primary photo for Lonely StreetLonely Street Special Makeup Effects Artist  Less 2008 $2MM
  • Primary photo for Aliens vs. Predator: RequiemAliens vs. Predator: Requiem Puppeteer, Creature Effects Designer And Creator, Special Effects Supervisor  Less 2007 $40MM $42MM / $129MM
  • Primary photo for Wild HogsWild Hogs Animatronic Effects  Less 2007 $168MM / $254MM
  • Primary photo for Alpha DogAlpha Dog Special Makeup Effects Artist  Less 2006 $15MM / —
  • Primary photo for The Santa Clause 3: The Escape ClauseThe Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause Makeup Artist, Special Character Effects Creator, Special Character Effects Designer, Animatronic Character Creator, Animatronic Character Designer  Less 2006 $12MM $85MM / $111MM
  • Primary photo for Superman ReturnsSuperman Returns Costume Prototyping And Development (uncredited)  Less 2006 $209MM $200MM / $191MM
  • Primary photo for Failure to LaunchFailure to Launch Animatronic Animals Designer And Creator (Amalgamated Dynamics Inc.)  Less 2006 $50MM $89MM / $128MM
  • Primary photo for ElektraElektra Puppeteer  Less 2005 $43MM $24MM / $32MM
  • Primary photo for Making the AmazingMaking the Amazing (Video) Himself, Special Thanks  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for AVP: Alien vs. PredatorAVP: Alien vs. Predator Technician (uncredited), Puppeteer, Alien Effects, Creature Effects Creator, Creature Effects Designer  Less 2004 $60MM $80MM / $173MM
  • Primary photo for Starship Troopers 2: Hero of the FederationStarship Troopers 2: Hero of the Federation (Video) Special Thanks  Less 2004 $7MM
  • Primary photo for Tremors 4: The Legend BeginsTremors 4: The Legend Begins (Video) Creature Designer  Less 2004 $5MM
  • Primary photo for One Step Beyond: The Making of 'Alien: Resurrection'One Step Beyond: The Making of 'Alien: Resurrection' (Video) Himself, Photos/artwork  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for The Making of 'Alien³'The Making of 'Alien³' (Video) Himself, Photos  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Looney Tunes: Back in ActionLooney Tunes: Back in Action Special Character Effects  Less 2003 $80MM $21MM / $69MM
  • Primary photo for Scary Movie 3Scary Movie 3 Puppeteer, Additional Body Effects Designer And Creator (Amalgameted Dynamics, Inc.)  Less 2003 $48MM $110MM / $221MM
  • Primary photo for The Santa Clause 2The Santa Clause 2 Special Makeup Designer And Creator, Animatronic Effects Designer And Creator, Puppeteer  Less 2002 $65MM $139MM / $173MM
  • Primary photo for Blind PassionBlind Passion (Short) Gary  Less 2002 $2K
  • Primary photo for Spider-ManSpider-Man Makeup Designer  Less 2002 $139MM $404MM / $399MM
  • Primary photo for Panic RoomPanic Room Special Makeup Effects Artist, Puppeteer  Less 2002 $48MM $96MM / $196MM
  • Primary photo for John QJohn Q Body Effects Designer  Less 2002 $36MM $72MM / $102MM
  • Primary photo for Tremors 3: Back to PerfectionTremors 3: Back to Perfection (Video) Creature Effects Supervisor  Less 2001 $6MM
  • Primary photo for Bubble BoyBubble Boy Special Character Effects  Less 2001 $13MM $5MM / —
  • Primary photo for EvolutionEvolution Effects Creator (alien primates), Effects Designer (alien primates)  Less 2001 $80MM $38MM / $98MM
  • Primary photo for Cast AwayCast Away Animatronic Effects (Amalgamated Dynamics Inc.)  Less 2000 $90MM $234MM / $430MM
  • Primary photo for The 6th DayThe 6th Day Makeup Effects Artist, Puppeteer  Less 2000 $82MM $35MM / $61MM
  • Primary photo for BedazzledBedazzled Creator (creature and special makeup effects), Designer (creature effects and special makeup effects), Supervising Puppeteer  Less 2000 $48MM $38MM / $90MM
  • Primary photo for Mattress of SolitudeMattress of Solitude (Short) Superman, Writer  Less 2000 $5K
  • Primary photo for Hollow ManHollow Man Makeup Effects Creator, Special Makeup Designer, Supervising Puppeteer, Supervising Puppeteer  Less 2000 $95MM $73MM / $118MM
  • Primary photo for Wonder BoysWonder Boys Animal Replica ("Poe")  Less 2000 $55MM $19MM / $8.3MM
  • Primary photo for My Favorite MartianMy Favorite Martian Special Makeup Effects, Animatronic Martian Effects  Less 1999 $65MM $37MM / —
  • Primary photo for Aphex Twin: WindowlickerAphex Twin: Windowlicker (Video) Special Thanks  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for Lions and Monkeys and Pods... Oh My!: The Special Effects of 'Jumanji'Lions and Monkeys and Pods... Oh My!: The Special Effects of 'Jumanji' (Video) Himself - Amalgamated Dynamics, Thanks  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for The X FilesThe X Files Special Makeup Effects, Supervising Puppeteer  Less 1998 $66MM $84MM / $105MM
  • Primary photo for Starship TroopersStarship Troopers Creature Effects (full scale, Amalgamated Dynamics, Inc.)  Less 1997 $105MM $55MM / $121MM
  • Primary photo for MichaelMichael Animatronic Effects Designer And Creator, Lead Puppeteer (Amalgamated Dynamics Inc.)  Less 1996 $95MM / $120MM
  • Primary photo for Tremors II: AftershocksTremors II: Aftershocks (Video) Creative Effects Design And Creation, Creature Effects Designer And Creator (Amalgamated Dynamics, Inc.)  Less 1996 $4MM
  • Primary photo for JumanjiJumanji Special Makeup Designer And Creator, Animatronic Effects Designer And Creator  Less 1995 $50MM $100MM / $263MM
  • Primary photo for Mortal KombatMortal Kombat Special Effects (Goro)  Less 1995 $18MM $70MM / $122MM
  • Primary photo for The Santa ClauseThe Santa Clause Special Makeup And Animatronic Effects  Less 1994 $22MM $145MM / $190MM
  • Primary photo for WolfWolf Animatronic Wolf Effects Creator  Less 1994 $70MM $65MM / $131MM
  • Primary photo for Demolition ManDemolition Man Special Body Effects Designer And Creator  Less 1993 $57MM $58MM / $159MM
  • Primary photo for Stay TunedStay Tuned Special Makeup Designer  Less 1992 $11MM / —
  • Primary photo for Death Becomes HerDeath Becomes Her Special Body Effects Designer And Creator  Less 1992 $55MM $58MM / $149MM
  • Primary photo for Alien³Alien³ Alien Effects (uncredited)  Less 1992 $50MM $55MM / $160MM
  • Primary photo for The GriftersThe Grifters Special Makeup Effects Artist  Less 1990 $13MM / —
  • Primary photo for TremorsTremors Creature Effects Designer And Creator  Less 1990 $11MM $17MM / $49MM
  • Primary photo for LeviathanLeviathan Creature Effects (Stan Winston Studios)  Less 1989 $25MM $16MM / —
  • Primary photo for Alien NationAlien Nation Newcomer in Bar, Aliens Creator (Stan Winston Studio)  Less 1988 $16MM $25MM / $32MM
  • Primary photo for The Monster SquadThe Monster Squad Head Monster Maker (dracula and bat transformation, Stan Winston Studio)  Less 1987 $12MM $3.8MM / —
  • Primary photo for Trick or TreatTrick or Treat Special Makeup Assistant  Less 1986 $6.8MM / —
  • Primary photo for AliensAliens Creature Effects Coordinator  Less 1986 $18MM $85MM / $131MM
  • Primary photo for Invaders from MarsInvaders from Mars Creature Art Coordinator, Art Department Coordinator (creature effects crew)  Less 1986 $12MM $4.9MM / —
  • Primary photo for CocoonCocoon Creature Effects Crew (Cannom)  Less 1985 $18MM $76MM / $85MM
  • Primary photo for CreatureCreature Special Thanks (The L.A. Effects Group Inc.)  Less 1985 $750K $4.8MM / —
  • Primary photo for Friday the 13th: The Final ChapterFriday the 13th: The Final Chapter Special Makeup Effects Artist  Less 1984 $2.6MM $33MM / —
  • Primary photo for AndroidAndroid Model Builder  Less 1983 $500K
  • Primary photo for Jaws 3-DJaws 3-D Supervisor (miniature mechanical effects) (uncredited)  Less 1983 $20MM $46MM / $88MM
  • Primary photo for Deadly EyesDeadly Eyes Assistant (Makeup Effects Lab)  Less 1982 CAD 1.5MM
  • Primary photo for Galaxy of TerrorGalaxy of Terror Prosthetics Fabrication  Less 1981 $700K
  • Primary photo for Battle Beyond the StarsBattle Beyond the Stars Art Department, Miniature Design And Construction  Less 1980 $2MM $11MM / —
  • Primary photo for The Quantum TerrorThe Quantum Terror Special Effects  Less $10K
Past Television (9 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Cooking with BillCooking with Bill (TV Mini-series) Bill (4 episodes, 2017)  Less 2017 4
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  • Primary photo for ZoochosisZoochosis (TV Series) Special Effects Supervisor (1 episode, 2013), Special Thanks (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013 1
    • Case 01: Aliens (Jan 25, 2013) Special Effects Supervisor (uncredited), Special Thanks  Less
  • Primary photo for Harry's LawHarry's Law (TV Series) Supervising Puppeteer (1 episode, 2012)  Less 2012 1
  • Primary photo for Beyond Belief: Fact or FictionBeyond Belief: Fact or Fiction (TV Series) Director (2 episodes, 1998)  Less 1998–2000 2
  • Primary photo for The X FilesThe X Files (TV Series) Designer And Creator (alien) (1 episode, 1998)  Less 1998 1
    • The Beginning (Nov 8, 1998) Designer And Creator (alien)  Less
  • Primary photo for Wild PalmsWild Palms (TV Mini-series) Prosthetic Effects (5 episodes, 1993)  Less 1993 5
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  • Primary photo for Tales from the CryptTales from the Crypt (TV Series) Special Makeup Effects Artist (2 episodes, 1990)  Less 1990 2
  • Primary photo for MonstersMonsters (TV Series) Monster Creator (1 episode, 1989)  Less 1989 1
  • Primary photo for Amazing StoriesAmazing Stories (TV Series) Alien Design And Creation (Stan Winston Studios) (1 episode, 1987)  Less 1987 1
    • Miss Stardust (Apr 10, 1987) Alien Design And Creation (Stan Winston Studios)  Less
Self (46 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
Other (1 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE

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