Ian O'Connor (I)

Special Effects | Visual Effects | Miscellaneous Crew
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KNOWN FOR 
Starship Troopers (1997) | Stealth (2005) | Star Trek: Insurrection (1998)
AKA 
Ian
GUILDS *
ATF Explos. | IATSE SPFX | CA Pyro One Card | VES | SAG-AFTRA  Less
* Starred info submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume (has not been verified by IMDb).

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Television in Production (3 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNTSTATUS
  • Primary photo for Girls CodeGirls Code (TV Movie) Special Effects Supervisor  Less Post-Prod
  • Primary photo for Sorry for Your LossSorry for Your Loss (TV Series) Special Effects Supervisor (1 episode)  Less 2018–  1 Filming
  • Primary photo for Vital SignsVital Signs (TV Series) Special Effects Coordinator (1 episode, 2016)  Less 2016 1 Filming
    • Episode #1.5 Special Effects Coordinator  Less
Past Film & Video (41 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Madonna: GhosttownMadonna: Ghosttown (Video) Special Effects Supervisor  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for Earth to EchoEarth to Echo Pyrotechnician  Less 2014 $13MM $39MM / —
  • Primary photo for CruCru Special Effects Coordinator  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for Coldplay: MagicColdplay: Magic (Video) Special Effects Coordinator  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for Nightmare CodeNightmare Code Special Effects Assistant  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for BeneathBeneath On Set Special Effects Coordinator  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for RevolverRevolver (Short) Special Effects Supervisor  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for PhantomPhantom Special Effects Supervisor (water tank unit)  Less 2013 $18MM $490K / —
  • Primary photo for Not Another Celebrity MovieNot Another Celebrity Movie Pyrotechnician  Less 2013 $5MM
  • Primary photo for LegionLegion Special Effects Supervisor (Los Angeles)  Less 2010 $26MM $40MM / $68MM
  • Primary photo for KeithKeith Special Effects Technician  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for HancockHancock Special Effects Supervisor (dream unit)  Less 2008 $150MM $228MM / $624MM
  • Primary photo for We Own the NightWe Own the Night Special Effects Coordinator (visual effects unit)  Less 2007 $21MM $29MM / $55MM
  • Primary photo for Memoirs of a GeishaMemoirs of a Geisha Special Effects Supervisor (title sequence) (uncredited)  Less 2005 $85MM $57MM / $162MM
  • Primary photo for The FogThe Fog Special Effects Coordinator (title sequence & inserts)  Less 2005 $18MM $30MM / —
  • Primary photo for StealthStealth Miniature Pyrotechnics Supervisor, Lead Pyrotechnician (miniatures unit, Digital Domain)  Less 2005 $135MM $32MM / $77MM
  • Primary photo for TorqueTorque Special Effects (reshoots)  Less 2004 $40MM $21MM / $47MM
  • Primary photo for S.W.A.T.S.W.A.T. Special Effects  Less 2003 $80MM $117MM / $208MM
  • Primary photo for HulkHulk Steel Layout (uncredited)  Less 2003 $137MM $132MM / $113MM
  • Primary photo for Minority ReportMinority Report Special Effects Coordinator (future commercials unit) (uncredited)  Less 2002 $102MM $132MM / $358MM
  • Primary photo for Ghosts of MarsGhosts of Mars Miniature Pyro Effects (uncredited)  Less 2001 $28MM $8.4MM / —
  • Primary photo for Rush Hour 2Rush Hour 2 Pyro Effects (Cinema Production Services)  Less 2001 $90MM $226MM / $347MM
  • Primary photo for Thirteen DaysThirteen Days Miniature Pyrotechnics Supervisor  Less 2000 $80MM $35MM / $67MM
  • Primary photo for Pitch BlackPitch Black Practical Effects Supervisor (visual effects miniature photography)  Less 2000 $23MM $39MM / $53MM
  • Primary photo for Mystery MenMystery Men Special Effects Supervisor (O'Connor FX) (as Ian)  Less 1999 $68MM $30MM / —
  • Primary photo for Star Trek: InsurrectionStar Trek: Insurrection Miniature Pyrotechnics Supervisor  Less 1998 $58MM $70MM / $119MM
  • Primary photo for The X FilesThe X Files Supervisor (O'Connor FX)  Less 1998 $66MM $84MM / $105MM
  • Primary photo for Starship TroopersStarship Troopers Pyro Technician (additional pyro, Sony Pictures Imageworks Inc.)  Less 1997 $105MM $55MM / $121MM
  • Primary photo for GattacaGattaca Miniature Pyrotechnics Supervisor (uncredited)  Less 1997 $36MM $12MM / $3.6MM
  • Primary photo for The PeacemakerThe Peacemaker Miniature Pyrotechnics Supervisor (uncredited)  Less 1997 $50MM $41MM / $110MM
  • Primary photo for Chain ReactionChain Reaction Pyrotechnic Effects  Less 1996 $50MM $21MM / $38MM
  • Primary photo for Special Effects: Anything Can HappenSpecial Effects: Anything Can Happen (Short) Lead Pyro Technician (King Kong)  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for T2 3-D: Battle Across TimeT2 3-D: Battle Across Time (Short) Special Effects Technician  Less 1996 $60MM
  • Primary photo for Broken ArrowBroken Arrow Pyro (Sessums)  Less 1996 $50MM $71MM / $150MM
  • Primary photo for Money TrainMoney Train Miniature Pyrotechnics Supervisor  Less 1995 $68MM $35MM / $77MM
  • Primary photo for Tank GirlTank Girl Mechanical Effects (4-Ward Productions)  Less 1995 $25MM $4.1MM / $6.6MM
  • Primary photo for Relentless IV: Ashes to AshesRelentless IV: Ashes to Ashes (Video) Special Effects  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for The MaskThe Mask Special Effects Technician  Less 1994 $18MM $120MM / $352MM
  • Primary photo for Ed and His Dead MotherEd and His Dead Mother Special Effects Coordinator  Less 1993 $1.8MM $1K / —
  • Primary photo for ThunderheartThunderheart Action Props (uncredited)  Less 1992 $15MM $23MM / —
  • Primary photo for Fathers & SonsFathers & Sons Special Effects Coordinator  Less 1992
Past Television (41 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for GhostedGhosted (TV Series) Special Effects Supervisor (10 episodes, 2017)  Less 2017–2018 10
    • The Demotion (Jun 10, 2018) Special Effects Supervisor  Less
    • Snatcher (Jan 7, 2018) Special Effects Supervisor  Less
    • Haunted Hayride (Dec 3, 2017) Special Effects Supervisor  Less
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  • Primary photo for SuperstoreSuperstore (TV Series) Special Effects Supervisor (37 episodes, 2016), Special Effects Coordinator (12 episodes, 2015), Production Staff (2 episodes, 2018)  Less 2015–2018 48
    • Local Vendors Day (Apr 5, 2018) Production Staff  Less
    • Target (Mar 22, 2018) Special Effects Supervisor (uncredited)  Less
    • Amnesty (Mar 15, 2018) Special Effects Supervisor (uncredited)  Less
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  • Primary photo for A.P. BioA.P. Bio (TV Series) Special Effects Supervisor  Less 2018– 
  • Primary photo for Great NewsGreat News (TV Series) Special Effects Supervisor (17 episodes, 2017), Special Effects Coordinator (4 episodes, 2017)  Less 2017–2018 21
    • Early Retirement (Jan 25, 2018) Special Effects Supervisor  Less
    • The Fast Track (Jan 18, 2018) Special Effects Supervisor  Less
    • Competing Offer (Jan 11, 2018) Special Effects Supervisor  Less
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  • Primary photo for Jimmy Returns, The 2018 OscarsJimmy Returns, The 2018 Oscars (TV Short) Special Effects Supervisor  Less 2018
  • Primary photo for 2525 (TV Movie) Special Effects Supervisor  Less 2018
  • Primary photo for Brown GirlsBrown Girls (TV Movie) Special Effects Supervisor  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for Murder in the FirstMurder in the First (TV Series) Special Effects Coordinator (11 episodes, 2015), Special Effects Supervisor (1 episode, 2016)  Less 2015–2016 12
    • Kat's Meow (Sep 4, 2016) Special Effects Coordinator  Less
    • Rise of the Phoenix (Aug 28, 2016) Special Effects Coordinator  Less
    • Daddy Dearest (Aug 21, 2016) Special Effects Coordinator  Less
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  • Primary photo for Angie TribecaAngie Tribeca (TV Series) Special Effects (4 episodes, 2016)  Less 2016 4
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  • Primary photo for Kirby BucketsKirby Buckets (TV Series) Special Effects Supervisor (18 episodes, 2014)  Less 2014–2015 18
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  • Primary photo for True DetectiveTrue Detective (TV Series) Pyrotechnician (1 episode, 2015)  Less 2015 1
    • Down Will Come (Jul 12, 2015) Pyrotechnician (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for CastleCastle (TV Series) Special Effects (7 episodes, 2013)  Less 2013–2015 7
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  • Primary photo for Other SpaceOther Space (TV Series) Special Effects Supervisor & Robot Engineer (8 episodes, 2015), Coffee Bot Puppeteer (1 episode, 2015)  Less 2015 8
    • Finale (Apr 14, 2015) Special Effects Supervisor & Robot Engineer  Less
    • First Contact (Apr 14, 2015) Special Effects Supervisor & Robot Engineer  Less
    • Powerless (Apr 14, 2015) Special Effects Supervisor & Robot Engineer  Less
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  • Primary photo for Ellen More or LessEllen More or Less (TV Movie) Special Effects Coordinator  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for Fantasy LifeFantasy Life (TV Movie) Special Effects Coordinator  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for Good SessionGood Session (TV Movie) Special Effects Coordinator  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for PerceptionPerception (TV Series) Pyrotechnician (4 episodes, 2014)  Less 2014 4
    • Silence (Aug 12, 2014) Pyrotechnician  Less
    • Prologue (Aug 5, 2014) Pyrotechnician  Less
    • Bolero (Jul 29, 2014) Pyrotechnician  Less
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  • Primary photo for Criminal MindsCriminal Minds (TV Series) Special Effects (23 episodes, 2005), Pyrotechnician (3 episodes, 2008), Pyro Foreman (2 episodes, 2012), Special Effects Supervisor (2 episodes, 2009)  Less 2005–2014 30
    • The Road Home (Jan 22, 2014) Special Effects (uncredited)  Less
    • The Black Queen (Jan 15, 2014) Special Effects (uncredited)  Less
    • In the Blood (Oct 30, 2013) Special Effects (uncredited)  Less
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  • Primary photo for Party ParkParty Park (TV Series) Special Effects Coordinator (1 episode, 2014)  Less 2014 1
    • Pilot (Jan 9, 2014) Special Effects Coordinator  Less
  • Primary photo for Deadtime StoriesDeadtime Stories (TV Mini-series) Special Effects Coordinator (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013 1
  • Primary photo for TouchTouch (TV Series) Special Effects Supervisor (4 episodes, 2012)  Less 2012 4
    • Entanglement (Apr 12, 2012) Special Effects Supervisor (uncredited)  Less
    • Kite Strings (Apr 5, 2012) Special Effects Supervisor (uncredited)  Less
    • Safety in Numbers (Mar 29, 2012) Special Effects Supervisor (uncredited)  Less
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  • Primary photo for Zeke and LutherZeke and Luther (TV Series) Special Effects Supervisor (47 episodes, 2010)  Less 2010–2012 47
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  • Primary photo for DexterDexter (TV Series) Special Effects (2 episodes, 2011)  Less 2011 2
  • Primary photo for The CapeThe Cape (TV Series) Special Effects Supervisor (1 episode, 2011)  Less 2011 1
    • Pilot (Jan 9, 2011) Special Effects Supervisor  Less
  • Primary photo for Men of a Certain AgeMen of a Certain Age (TV Series) Special Effects  Less 2009–2011
  • Primary photo for iCarlyiCarly (TV Series) Special Effects (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2010 1
  • Primary photo for ScrubsScrubs (TV Series) Special Effects  Less 2001–2010
  • Primary photo for Lincoln HeightsLincoln Heights (TV Series) Special Effects Coordinator (29 episodes, 2007)  Less 2007–2009 29
    • Lucky (Nov 9, 2009) Special Effects Coordinator  Less
    • The Gathering Storm (Nov 9, 2009) Special Effects Coordinator  Less
    • Bully for You (Nov 2, 2009) Special Effects Coordinator  Less
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  • Primary photo for EntourageEntourage (TV Series) Special Effects Technician (1 episode, 2009)  Less 2009 1
    • Amongst Friends (Jul 19, 2009) Special Effects Technician  Less
  • Primary photo for Reno 911!Reno 911! (TV Series) Pyrotechnician (2 episodes, 2008)  Less 2008 2
    • The Parade (Jul 10, 2008) Pyrotechnician  Less
    • The Wall (Mar 5, 2008) Pyrotechnician  Less
  • Primary photo for 12 Miles of Bad Road12 Miles of Bad Road (TV Series) Special Effects Coordinator (5 episodes, 2008)  Less 2008 5
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  • Primary photo for Big ShotsBig Shots (TV Series) Special Effects Coordinator  Less 2007–2008
  • Primary photo for The Suite Life of Zack and CodyThe Suite Life of Zack and Cody (TV Series) Special Effects Foreman  Less 2005–2008
  • Primary photo for The ApostlesThe Apostles (TV Movie) Special Effects Supervisor  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for Andy Barker, P.I.Andy Barker, P.I. (TV Series) Special Effects Coordinator (5 episodes, 2007)  Less 2007 5
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  • Primary photo for That's So RavenThat's So Raven (TV Series) Special Effects  Less 2003–2007
  • Primary photo for The King of QueensThe King of Queens (TV Series) Special Effects Foreman  Less 1998–2007
  • Primary photo for Help Me Help YouHelp Me Help You (TV Series) Special Effects Coordinator (1 episode, 2006)  Less 2006 1
    • Pilot (Sep 26, 2006) Special Effects Coordinator  Less
  • Primary photo for Push, NevadaPush, Nevada (TV Series) Special Effects Coordinator  Less 2002– 
  • Primary photo for FelicityFelicity (TV Series) Special Effects Coordinator  Less 1998–2002
  • Primary photo for The Adventures of Captain Zoom in Outer SpaceThe Adventures of Captain Zoom in Outer Space (TV Movie) Miniature Pyro Effects  Less 1995
Self (1 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for NovaNova (TV Series) Himself - Interviewee (1 episode, 1997)  Less 1997

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Additional Resume Info (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

Equipment & tooling:
  • * Fully stocked FX semi-trailer.
    Very large compliment of FX equipment. Fans, foggers, flying, rain, specialized electronics, hydraulics, pnuematics etc.
    Extensive shop tooling include Machining, welding, sheet metal, woodworking, casting equipment, electronics etc.
RESUME DETAILS
  • * IAN O’CONNOR
    Special Effects Coordinator
    ian@oconnorfx.com
    IATSE 44 Special Effects • VES • Fed. Explosives Lic. • CA Class One Pyro Lic.
    Fully equipped FX Trailer • Extensive Shop Tooling • Large stock of FX Equipment
    2447 San Marco Drive Hollywood, CA 90068
    +1-323-467-5078 Fax: +1-323-580-0985 Mobile: +1-323-559-8216

    ADDITIONAL CREDITS NOT ON IMDB:

    FEATURE FILM VFX element shoots FX COORDINATOR
    X-MEN • THREE KINGS • ANACONDA • LITTLE NICKY • MEN IN BLACK II
    PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: ON STRANGER TIDES • GREEN MILE
    TELEVISION continued

    COMMERCIAL CLIENTS -FX COORDINATOR (sampling)
    COVERGIRL • GARNIER FRUCTIS • SAMSUNG • COOL WATER • REEBOK • AIRWALK
    FACEBOOK • NORDSTROM’S • STELARA • BROOKS • SECRET DEODORANT
    NINTENDO • BACARDI • COCOA PUFFS • FEMA • DTV • COOL WATER • CPUC
    BMW- JAMES BOND • AT&T • CALIFORNIA CHEESE • MOUNTAIN DEW

    MUSIC VIDEOS(sampling)
    Fergie: A Little Work • Madonna: Ghost Town • Cold Play: Magic
    Pussy Riot • TLC: Waterfalls Aerosmith • AC/DC • London Grammar
    Will Smith • Guns ‘n Roses • Raekwon

    LIVE STAGE / SPECIAL VENUE- SPFX DESIGNER
    BROADWAY • OFF BROADWAY * REGIONAL THEATER • INTERNATIONAL TOURS
    AC/DC •LIVE EVENTS • MAGIC ILLUSIONS • CASINO INSTALLATIONS
    IMAX: “FIRE” & “SPECIAL EFFECTS”

    FEATURED SPEAKER
    Gnomon School of Visual Effects • Show Biz Expo • Visual Effects Society
    SLO Film Festival • ESG

    MEDIA/INTERVIEWEE
    Cinefex • American Cinematographer • New York Times • LA Times Movie Magic • PBS NOVA: “Special Effects Titanic and Beyond” Cinefantastique • Dixieme Planete:“Effets Speciaux”

    INSTRUCTOR
    SPECIAL EFFECTS & PYROTECHNICS MASTER CLASS Kiev, Ukraine
    SPECIAL EFFECTS: SONY –Moscow, Russia • PYROTECHNIC SAFETY: IATSE
    GNOMON SCHOOL OF VISUAL EFFECTS
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