Acme Special Effects

Dependable Service


Burning pavillion for Old Dogs. Smoke bombs made for The Inside Man. Burning parade float made for Hope and Faith. Smoke effects for the Halloween episode of Hope and Faith. Palmlights made for Laurie Anderson's Home of the Brave. Fog Effects for A Journey That Wasn't. Snow effects for No Reservations. Rigging Kermit and Piggy during the filming of Muppet Treasure Island. The Lens Head in action.

Selected Special Props / Special Effects Resume

For a more complete list of work, please check IMDB.


Only Living Boy in New YorkAmazonSpecial Effects Coordinator
Rebel in the RyeIFC FilmsSpecial Effects Coordinator
The Book of HenryNew Line CinemaSpecial Effects Coordinator
How to be SingleNew Line CinemaSpecial Effects Coordinator
Ricki & The FlashTri Star PicturesSpecial Effects Coordinator
The InternWarner BrothersSpecial Effects Coordinator
AnnieColumbia PicturesSpecial Effects Coordinator
Broken CityNew Regency PicturesSpecial Effects Coordinator
The DictatorParamount PicturesSpecial Effects Coordinator
New Year's EveWarner BrothersSpecial Effects Coordinator
Premium RushColumbia PicturesSpecial Effects Supervisor
Sex and the City 2Warner BrothersSpecial Effects Supervisor
It's ComplicatedUniversal PicturesSpecial Effects Supervisor
Julie & JuliaColumbia PicturesSpecial Effects Supervisor
Old DogsWalt Disney PicturesSpecial Effects Supervisor
No ReservationsWarner BrothersSpecial Effects Coordinator
Across the UniverseSony PicturesSpecial Effects Technician
The Good ShepherdUniversal PicturesSpecial Effects Technician
The DepartedWarner BrothersSpecial Effects Technician
Inside ManUniversal PicturesSpecial Effects Coordinator
The Stepford WivesParamount PicturesSpecial Prop Design
A Beautiful MindUniversal PicturesSpecial Prop Design
The Royal TenenbaumsTouchstone PicturesSpecial Prop Design
Muppet Treasure IslandJim Henson PicturesPuppet Prop & F/X Supervisor
Muppet Christmas CarolJim Henson PicturesPuppet Prop & F/X Supervisor
Quiz ShowParamount PicturesSpecial Prop Design
Slaves of New YorkMerchant Ivory ProductionsPerforming Prop Design
Home of the BraveWarner BrothersElectric Prop Design & Construction
LabyrinthLucas FilmsSpecial Prop Construction
Muppets Take ManhattanTri-Star PicturesPuppet Prop Construction
Muppetvision 3DWalt Disney ProductionsPuppet Prop & F/X Supervisor


Fosse / VerdonF/X NetworkSpecial Effects Coordinator
PoseF/X NetworkSpecial Effects Coordinator
'Z' The Beginnning of EverythingAmazonSpecial Effects Coordinator
ElementaryCBSSpecial Effects Coordinator
The NewsroomHBOSpecial Effects Coordinator
GirlsHBOSpecial Effects Coordinator
Bored to DeathHBO (6 Episodes)Special Effects Coordinator
Mildred PierceHBOSpecial Effects Supervisor
The SopranosHBO (Episode 620)Breakaway Model Design & Construction
KidnappedNBCSpecial Effects Coordinator
The Book of DanielNBCSpecial Effects Coordinator
Hope & FaithABC (3 Seasons)Special Effects Coordinator
Bear in the Big Blue HouseDisney ChannelPuppet Prop Design
Muppets TonightABCPuppet Props & F/X Supervisor
Jim Henson HourNBCPuppet Prop Supervisor
Sesame StreetPBS (18 Seasons)Special Props & F/X Supervisor
Fraggle RockHBORadio Controlled Puppets
Deafman GlancePBS/Robert WilsonSpecial Props & F/X

Theatre / Dance

King MackeralKennedy CenterVisual Designer
The Red ShoesMetropolitan Opera/ABTMechanical Shoes
The Secret GardenBroadwayBurning dollhouse effects
The MahabharataBAM/Peter BrookFire Effects
United States part I & IIBAM/Laurie AndersonSpecial Props Design & Construction
Pump Boys & DinettesBroadwayLighting Design
The Catherine WheelTwyla Tharp/David ByrneBreakaway props

Other Qualifications

BFA in Design, Purchase College5 Emmy Awards for Sesame Street
ATF Federal Explosives PermitNYFD Pyrotechnic Class A
Member, IATSE Local 52Certified Diver

References available upon request.