Clay Pinney is known for his work on Independence Day (1996), Godzilla (1998) and Pacific Rim (2013). See full bio »

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Independence Day Special Effects
Godzilla Special Effects
Pacific Rim Special Effects
Backdraft Special Effects


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 2014 RoboCop (special effects supervisor)
 2013 Pacific Rim (special effects supervisor)
 2013 Man of Steel (special effects technician - uncredited)
 2012/I Total Recall (special effects supervisor)
 2011 Green Lantern (special effects supervisor)
 2010 Killers (special effects coordinator)
 2010 Edge of Darkness (special effects supervisor)
 2009 Angels & Demons (special effects supervisor)
 2009 Star Trek (special effects foreman)
 2008 Speed Racer (special effects supervisor: additional photography, USA)
 2007 Rush Hour 3 (special effects supervisor - as Clayton W. Pinney)
 2007 Next (special effects supervisor)
 2006 Charlotte's Web (special effects supervisor)
 2006 My Super Ex-Girlfriend (special effects supervisor)
 2005 Flightplan (special effects consultant: additional photography - as Clayton Pinney)
 2004 Meet the Fockers (special effects supervisor)
 2004 The Standard v.15 (Short) (special effects)
 2003 Peter Pan (special effects supervisor)
 2003 The Matrix Reloaded (special effects supervisor)
 2003 Anger Management (special effects supervisor)
 2001 Impostor (special effects supervisor)
 2000 Lost Souls (special effects supervisor)
 2000 The Cell (special effects supervisor)
 1999 Blue Streak (special effects supervisor)
 1998/I Soldier (special effects supervisor)
 1998/I Godzilla (special effects supervisor)
 1997 Volcano (mechanical effects coordinator) / (special effects coordinator)
 1996 Independence Day (mechanical effects supervisor)
 1995 The American President (special effects supervisor)
 1994 The Specialist (special effects coordinator)
 1994 Blown Away (special effects coordinator)
 1993 Fatal Instinct (special effects)
 1992 Toys (special effects coordinator - as Clayton Pinney)
 1991 Bugsy (special effects supervisor)
 1991 Backdraft (special effects foreman)
 1990 Avalon (special effects foreman)
 1990 Cold Dog Soup (special effects coordinator - as Clayton Pinney)
 1989 She's Out of Control (special effects coordinator)
 1988 Moon Over Parador (special effects)
 1988 Who Framed Roger Rabbit (special effects foreman - as Clayton Pinney)
 1988 Moving (special effects)
 1987 The Witches of Eastwick (special effects)
 1986 Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home (special effects)
 1985 Fright Night (special effects - as Clayton Pinney)
 1985 Brewster's Millions (special effects)
 1983 D.C. Cab (special effects)
 1983 The Man with Two Brains (special effects)
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