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John McLeod is known for his work on Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003), Starship Troopers (1997) and Venom (2018). See full bio »

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 2018-2019 13 Reasons Why (TV Series) (special effects coordinator - 28 episodes)
- Let the Dead Bury the Dead (2019) ... (special effects coordinator)
- And Then the Hurricane Hit (2019) ... (special effects coordinator)
- There Are a Few Things I Haven't Told You (2019) ... (special effects coordinator)
- The World Closing In (2019) ... (special effects coordinator)
- Always Waiting for the Next Bad News (2019) ... (special effects coordinator)
 2019 Wine Country (special effects coordinator: Napa)
 2019 The OA (TV Series) (special effects supervisor - 6 episodes)
- The Medium & The Engineer (2019) ... (special effects supervisor: San Francisco)
- Nina Azarova (2019) ... (special effects supervisor: San Francisco)
- Overview (2019) ... (special effects supervisor: San Francisco)
- SYZYGY (2019) ... (special effects supervisor: San Francisco)
- Treasure Island (2019) ... (special effects supervisor: San Francisco)
 2018 Venom (local special effects coordinator: San Francisco Main Unit) / (special effects technician: San Francisco units)
 2018/I Beautiful Boy (special effects: San Francisco)
 2015-2017 Sense8 (TV Series) (special effects coordinator - 2 episodes)
- What Family Actually Means (2017) ... (special effects coordinator: San Francisco)
- Limbic Resonance (2015) ... (special effects coordinator)
 2016 Chance (TV Series) (special effects coordinator - 10 episodes)
- Fluid Management (2016) ... (special effects coordinator)
- Camera Obscura (2016) ... (special effects coordinator)
- The House of Space and Time (2016) ... (special effects coordinator)
- Unlocking Your Hidden Powers (2016) ... (special effects coordinator)
- The Unflinching Spark (2016) ... (special effects coordinator)
 2016 Midnight Special (special effects coordinator)
 2015 Freaks of Nature (special effects supervisor)
 2015 Bridge of Spies (special effects coordinator: California unit)
 2015 Steve Jobs (special effects coordinator)
 2015 Jurassic World (special effects technician: Northern California VFX Unit)
 2014 Sin City: A Dame to Kill For (special effects supervisor)
 2013/II Two Scoops (Short) (special effects coordinator)
 2012 Django Unchained (special effects supervisor)
 2012 Hemingway & Gellhorn (TV Movie) (special effects coordinator)
 2011 Spy Kids 4-D: All the Time in the World (special effects coordinator)
  Trauma (TV Series) (special effects supervisor - 4 episodes, 2009 - 2010) (special effects coordinator - 2 episodes, 2010)
- Crossed Wires (2010) ... (special effects coordinator)
- Sweet Jane (2010) ... (special effects coordinator)
- Tunnel Vision (2010) ... (special effects supervisor)
- Bad Day at Work (2009) ... (special effects supervisor)
- All's Fair (2009) ... (special effects supervisor)
 2009 Shorts (special effects coordinator)
 2008 Body of Lies (special effects coordinator: Washington D.C.)
 2008 Eagle Eye (special effects lead: second unit)
 2007 Planet Terror (special effects coordinator)
 2007 Death Proof (special effects coordinator)
 2007 Grindhouse (special effects coordinator)
 2005 Rent (special effects coordinator)
 2005 The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl 3-D (special effects coordinator)
 2005 Sin City (special effects coordinator)
 2004 The Aviator (special effects)
 2004/I Twisted (special effects coordinator) / (special effects director)
 2003 Under the Tuscan Sun (special effects supervisor: San Francisco)
 2003 The Hunted (special effects supervisor)
 2003 Daredevil (special effects coordinator)
 2003 MythBusters (TV Series documentary) (pyrotechnician)
 2002 Windtalkers (special effects set coordinator)
 2001 Spy Kids (special effects coordinator)
 1999 Bicentennial Man (special effects coordinator - uncredited)
 1998 The Faculty (special effects coordinator)
 1998 The Newton Boys (special effects coordinator)
 1997 Starship Troopers (special effects coordinator)
 1997 Face/Off (special effects technician)
 1996 Jack (special effects coordinator)
 1996 Adrenalin: Fear the Rush (special effects coordinator)
 1995 Nine Months (special effects coordinator)
 1995 A Walk in the Clouds (special effects coordinator)
 1994 Terminal Velocity (aerial effects foreman) / (aerial effects foreman: aerial unit)
 1994 Getting Even with Dad (special effects foreman)
 1993 Mrs. Doubtfire (special effects)
 1993 Cliffhanger (second unit special effects coordinator)
 1992 Batman Returns (special effects foreman - uncredited)
 1992 Far and Away (special effects technician)
 1991 The Naked Gun 2½: The Smell of Fear (special effects technician)
 1990-1991 Midnight Caller (TV Series) (special effects supervisor - 23 episodes)
- City of Lost Souls: Part 3 (1991) ... (special effects supervisor - uncredited)
- City of Lost Souls: Part 2 (1991) ... (special effects supervisor - uncredited)
- City of Lost Souls: Part 1 (1991) ... (special effects supervisor)
- The Leopard (1991) ... (special effects supervisor)
- A Cry in the Night (1991) ... (special effects supervisor - uncredited)
 1991 The Hard Way (special effects crew)
 1989 Honey, I Shrunk the Kids (special effects foreman)
 1989 Star Trek V: The Final Frontier (special effects technician - uncredited)
 1989 Jesse Hawkes (TV Series) (special effects - 1 episode)
- Little Girl Lost (1989) ... (special effects - as John McCleod)
 1989 True Believer (special effects coordinator)
 1988 Short Circuit 2 (special effects technician)
 1987 Leonard Part 6 (special effects)
 1987 Eye on the Sparrow (TV Movie) (special effects)
 1987 The Sicilian (special effects foreman)
 1986 Howard the Duck (special effects foreman)
 1984 Star Trek III: The Search for Spock (special effects technician)
 1984 Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (special effects technician - uncredited)
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