Cocoon

Release Date June 21, 1985
Director(s) Ron Howard
Client(s) 20th Century Fox
Category Film
Credits complete? Yes
IMDB Cocoon IMDB page
Cocoon

Awards

Academy Award (Oscar) - Best Achievement in Visual Effects Winner
David Berry, Scott Farrar, Ralph McQuarrie and Ken Ralston
Awarded: March 24, 1986

Credits

Visual Effects Produced at
Industrial Light & Magic
Marin County, California

ILM Visual Effects Supervisor

Ken Ralston

Visual Effects Art Director

Phillip Norwood (as Phill Norwood)

Visual Effects Cameraman

Scott Farrar

Optical Supervisor

David Berry

Supervising Modelmaker

Steve Gawley

Animation Supervisor

Charles Mullen

Visual Effects Editor

Bill Kimberlin

General Manager, ILM

Warren Franklin

Production Coordinator

Laurie Vermont

Matte Painting Supervisor

Christopher Evans (as Chris Evans)

Assistant Cameramen

Ray Gilberti

Robert Hill

Randy Jonsson (as Randy Johnson)

Stage Manager

Edward Hirsh (as Ed Hirsh)

Stop Motion Supervisor

David Sosalla

Rotoscope Artists

Barbara Brennan

Ellen Lichtwardt

Jack Mongovan

Optical Camera Operators

Donald Clark

James Lim

Kenneth Smith

Optical Line-Up

Ralph Gordon

Peg Hunter

Ed Jones

Matte Photography

Paul Huston

Modelmakers

William Beck
(as Bill Beck)

Marty Brenneis

Michael Fulmer
(as Mike Fulmer)

Ira Keeler

Matte Artist

Caroleen Green

Supervising Stage Technician

Patrick Fitzsimmons (as Pat Fitzsimmons)

Cloud Tank Technician

Robert Finley Jr. (as Bob Finley, Jr.)

Stop Motion Technicians

Sean Casey

Anthony Laudati

Margot Phillips

Tom St. Amand

Still Photography

Kerry Nordquist

Assistant Effects Editors

Michael Moore

Terrence Peck (as Terry Peck)

Equipment Engineering Supervisor

Mike MacKenzie (as Michael MacKenzie)