Steve's Resume

About the President of Special Effect Supply Corp.

Steve Biggs

Steve Biggs

164 East Center - North Salt Lake UT 84054
PHONE: (801) 936-9762 - FAX: (801) 936-9763

SPECIAL EFFECTS EXPERIENCE

Show Consultation, Mechanical Special Effects, Stunt Props, Difficult Props, Some Make-up Prosthetics, Some Pyrotectics.

SKILLS

Sculpting, Mold-making, mechanical design, robotics for entertainment, pneumatics, machine tools, welding, some digital electronics, fabrication, plastics, etc.

EXPERIENCE in ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY*

Fall 1986 to the Present (about 2000).

GRUNT SPECIAL EFFECTS GUY

Con Air

ConAir the Motion Picture (not the hair dryer)
Paul Lombardi Special Effects
Busted a lot of cork, made fake barbedwire, did some machine work, but mostly sweated a lot on the Salt Flats.

SPECIAL PROPS

Industrial Light and Magic

Industrial Light and Magic, In-House Promotion
Industrial Light and Magic
Third World Olympic props

STILL CAMERA RIG

SLC Punk

Salt Lake City Punk, Feature Film
The Edge Productions, Inc.
Fabricated 48 still camera rig for traveling still shot. To be used for motion picture "Freeze".

MAKE-UP EFFECTS

Invasion of Privacy

Invasion of Privacy, Feature Film
Senator Entertainment, Inc.
Make-up Prosthetics, Stunt Paddle, Blood Effects and Make-up, Stunt hands

SPECIAL EFFECTS

Nightfall, Feature Film for Video Release
Spinning Wheel Films
Various props and effects, Melting Head

OWNER/MANAGER

FX Supply

Special Effect Supply Co.
Bountiful, Utah
Currently operating specialty supply house

PROJECT MANAGER*

Fantasy Dreams Dark Ride

Fantasy Dreams Dark Ride*
Lotte World, Seoul, Korea
Battaglia Associates, Inc.
Creative Presentations, Inc.
Managed information required for the construction of 95 animated characters. * = Can't remember, this could be wrong.

PROJECT MANAGER

Backyard Monsters

Backyard Monsters
San Antonio, Texas (National Premier)
Creative Presentations/Creative Exhibits
Brought touring insect exhibit through development

PROJECT MANAGER

Caesars Palace Festival Fountain

Caesar's Palace/Festival Fountain
Las Vegas, Nevada
Creative Presentations, Inc.
Coordinated the construction of five animated statues.

PROJECT MANAGER

The Bug Show, Scorpion Project
A.A.M.C. Show/Denver Colorado
CPI in house promotion. Supervised the construction of thirteen-foot Robotic scorpion.

LEADMAN/DESIGNER

ET

E.T.
Universal Studio Tours, Hollywood
Creative Presentations, Inc.
Designed and built mechanics for Mag Dol figure.
Supervised construction of Mag Dol figure and E.T.s for transportation barges.
Supervised construction of 25 E.T.s for transport barges.

TEAM LEADER

PURO Adventure
Landmark Entertainment
Creative Presentations, Inc.
Led team of fifteen in creation of 39 animated characters.

LEADMAN/DESIGNER

Fairyland Adventure
Landmark Entertainment
Creative Presentations, Inc.
Supervised construction of three singing frogs and Frog Prince for use underwater.

MECHANICAL ANIMATOR

Animated Bird Show

Animated Bird Show
L.A. County Museum
Creative Presentations, Inc.
Designed and built; Parrot, owl, and raccoon.

LEADMAN/DESIGNER

Laser Cannon Chairs

Laser Cannon Chairs
Lotte World, Korea.
Creative Presentations, Inc.
Re-engineered mechanical assemblies from prototype. Supervised fabrication and assembly.

MECHANICAL ANIMATOR

Tiki Bird Show

Tiki Bird Show
Lotte World, Korea
Creative Presentations, Inc.
Designed and built Pirate Parrot and Fruity Toucan figures.

FABRICATOR

Prince Love Sexy Tour

Prince's Love sexy Tour
Showmotion, Inc.
Made parts for movable set changers.

SPECIAL EFFECTS TECH

Riff Markowitz Magic Act

Riff Markowitz Magic Act
Starbridge, Inc.
Animated costumes, refitted special effect props, made electronic sound generators etc.

MECHANICAL ANIMATOR

Sinbad Dragon

Adventures of Sinbad
AVG, Inc.
Lotte World, Seoul, Korea
Animated Dragon heads, designed and built king and princess figures.

MANUFACTURER

Peter Kuran

VCE, Inc., Peter Kuran
Constructed Three-axis model mover for computerized traveling matte effects.

MOLD MAKER/GLASS MAN

Mecca Madina Project

Saudi Arabia --Mecca Madina Project
Design Matrix Consolidated, Inc.
Made RTV molds for architectural models of shrine renovations. Laid fiberglass to construct walls, doorways, towers, etc.

MACHINIST

ROBOTJOX

ROBOTJOX
David Allen Productions, Inc.
Localmotion Machine Works
Machined parts for live and stop action model robots.


* This resume does not reflect my experience in the Manufacturing, Graphics or Advertising Industries.