John Knoll

Actor · Executive Producer · Producer
IVA Star Rating : 63
John Knoll is an American visual effects supervisor and chief creative officer (CCO) at Industrial Light & Magic (ILM). One of the original creators of Adobe Photoshop, he has also worked as visual effects supervisor on the Star Wars prequels and the 1997 special editions of the original trilogy. He also served as ILM's visual effects supervisor for... read more

John Knoll is an American visual effects supervisor and chief creative officer (CCO) at Industrial Light & Magic (ILM). One of the original creators of Adobe Photoshop, he has also worked as visual effects supervisor on the Star Wars prequels and the 1997 special editions of the original trilogy. He also served as ILM's visual effects supervisor for Star Trek Generations and Star Trek: First Contact, as well as the Pirates of the Caribbean series. Along with Hal Hickel, Charles Gibson and Allen Hall, Knoll and the trio's work on Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest earned them the Academy Award for Best Visual Effects.

Born

Saturday, 06 October 1962

Actor Filmography

Disney Gallery: The Mandalorian Self - ILM Visual Effects Supervisor 2020
Follow This Self - Chief Creative Officer, ILM 2018
The Star Wars Show Self - CCO: ILM & Executive Producer: Rogue One, Self - CCO: Industrial Light & Magic and Executive Producer: Rogue One, Self - Executive Producer, VFX Supervisor & Sidewalk Chalk Art Judge 2016
Side by Side Himself 2012
Industrial Light & Magic: Creating the Impossible Himself 2010
Made in Hollywood: Teen Edition Self 2006
Within a Minute: The Making of 'Episode III' Himself 2005
Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith Fire Ship Pilot 2005
From Puppets to Pixels: Digital Characters in 'Episode II' Himself 2002
From Star Wars to Star Wars: The Story of Industrial Light & Magic Himself 1999
(see additional filmography)

Actor Filmography

Disney Gallery: The Mandalorian Self - ILM Visual Effects Supervisor 2020
Follow This Self - Chief Creative Officer, ILM 2018
The Star Wars Show Self - CCO: ILM & Executive Producer: Rogue One, Self - CCO: Industrial Light & Magic and Executive Producer: Rogue One, Self - Executive Producer, VFX Supervisor & Sidewalk Chalk Art Judge 2016
Side by Side Himself 2012
Industrial Light & Magic: Creating the Impossible Himself 2010
Made in Hollywood: Teen Edition Self 2006
Within a Minute: The Making of 'Episode III' Himself 2005
Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith Fire Ship Pilot 2005
From Puppets to Pixels: Digital Characters in 'Episode II' Himself 2002
From Star Wars to Star Wars: The Story of Industrial Light & Magic Himself 1999
Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace Lt. Rya Kirsch / Flag Bearer 1999
Mission: Impossible Passenger on Train in Tunnel 1996

Producer Filmography

2017 Oscar Best Achievement in Visual Effects Nominated
2008 Oscar Best Achievement in Visual Effects Nominated
2007 Oscar Best Achievement in Visual Effects Won
2004 Oscar Best Visual Effects Nominated
2003 Oscar Best Visual Effects Nominated
2000 Oscar Best Effects, Visual Effects Nominated
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