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Tony Gardner - Makeup & Special Effects Designer

Tony Gardner is an American Makeup and Special Effects Designer that has been involved in films including: 127 HoursZombieland, Hairspray, A Dirty Shame, Three Kings, Jack Ass: The Movie, Shallow Hal, There’s Something About Mary, and Darkman

Tony also contributed to the Daft Punk music videos for Technologic, The Prime Time of Your Life and their feature-length film Daft Punk's Electroma

Beyond the film-making arena, he also designed and created the popular GEICO Cavemen characters.

Direct download: TonyGardner.mp3
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Billy Sneddon - UK Film and Television Editor

UK Film and Television Editor Billy Sneddon’s credits over the years include work in editing comedy television, video and film for projects including the television series Green Wing, The Thick of It, The Inbetweeners, and No Heroics, and more recently Veep.

Billy has edited for Billy Connolly’s Two Night Stand for the London segment and Live in New York.  

Film projects Billy has worked on include the comedic short film Bistro, the award winning political satire feature film In the Loop, and the black comedic feature Four Lions

Billy recently worked on Nick Hamm’s film Killing Bono, about two brothers who attempt to become global rock stars but can only look on as old school friends U2 become the biggest band in the world. 

Direct download: BillySneddon.mp3
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Jeff Malmberg - Editor and Director - Marwencol

Editor and director Jeff Malmberg’s editing credits include: the critically acclaimed BET documentary series American GangsterA&E's Biography, ESPN's SportsCentury, and numerous shows for the History Channel. He has cut over 100 spots for such directors as George Lucas, Errol Morris, TRAKTOR, and Harald Zwart

Jeff produced and edited Red White Black & Blue with Tom Putnam, telling the story of the Battle of Attu, in Alaska.

Jeff Malmberg's directorial debut, the feature-length documentary Marwencol, wining many awards, including the Independent Spirit Truer Than Fiction Award.  

Marwencol is a documentary about the fantasy world of Mark Hogancamp, where after being victimized in a brutal attack, Mark built a 1/6th scale World War II-era town in his backyard.

Direct download: JeffMalmberg.mp3
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Bjarne Hansen - Colorist, Painter, and Art Director - The Illusionist

Bjarne Hansen has been working by freelancing in illustration for magazines, commercials and books since graduating from the Art and Craft School in Kolding in 1991.  He has also worked in pre-production on the TV shows Troll Tales, Benjamin Blümchen, among other TV specials.

Bjarne has been a background painter for A-Film on the features Quest For Camelot and JungleJack 1+2.  He also worked on a small primary color-script for the cgi-feature Jungo Goes Bananas (Junglejack #3).   He worked as head of backgrounds on A-Film's feature Asterix and the Vikings.

Bjarne has also written and drawn graphic novels, illustrated a story by Morten Remar, and has worked coloring DC Comics including House of Secrets, The Light Brigade, A God Somewhere, and Superman for All Seasons.
 
Bjarne recently has worked as art director on Sylvain Chomet’s film The Illusionist, focusing on color-script and background-painting.  The Illusionist is a bittersweet tale about a French magician in late 1950s Scotland who struggles to survive as the world becomes less and less interested in his craft. The Illusionist was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Animated Feature.

Direct download: BjarneHansen.mp3
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