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John Dykstra

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John Dykstra
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Biographical information
Birth name John Charles Dykstra
Birth date (1947-06-03) June 3, 1947 (age 74)
Long Beach, California, USA
Nationality American
Professional information
Occupation Special effects artist
Years active 1971—present
BSG-related information
Related film Battlestar Galactica
Related series Original Series
Occupations Miniature and effects unit supervisor

John Dykstra (born June 3, 1947) is an American special and visual effects artist. He served as miniature and effects unit supervisor in the Original Series pilot "Saga of a Star World", and produced the pilot and two other episodes.


Involvement in the Battlestar Galactica universe


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Film and Television
Year Title Function Role Notes
2017 Ghost in the Shell visual effects supervisor Film
2017 Kong: Skull Island additional visual effects supervisor Film
2016 X-Men: Apocalypse visual effects designer Film
2015 The Hateful Eight visual effects designer Film
2014/I Seventh Son visual effects designer Film
2014 Godzilla additional visual effects designer Film
2012 Django Unchained visual effects designer Film
2011 X: First Class visual effects designer Film
2009 Inglourious Basterds visual effects designer Film
2008 Hancock visual effects designer
visual effects supervisor
2004 Spider-Man 2 visual effects designer Film
2002 Spider-Man visual effects designer Film
1999 Stuart Little senior visual effects supervisor
second unit director
1997 Batman & Robin visual effects Film
1995 Batman Forever visual effects supervisor Film
1992 Sewer Shark director Video Game
1990 Spontaneous Combustion special effects consultant Film
1989 CBS Summer Playhouse special effects creative consultant (1 episode) TV Series
1988 My Stepmother Is an Alien supervisor: special visual effects Film
1988 Something Is Out There special visual effects designer (6 episodes) TV Mini-Series
1988 The Unholy special effects director: Apogee (uncredited) Film
1987 Out on a Limb effects supervisor (1 episode) TV Mini-Series
1986 Invaders from Mars special visual effects
second unit director
1985 Alice in Wonderland special visual effects TV Movie
1985 Lifeforce special visual effects Film
1983 Digital Dream director of photography: special visual effects Film
1983 Starflight: The Plane That Couldn't Land special effects TV Movie
1982 Firefox producer: special visual effects Film
1980 Caddyshack supervisor of special effects Film
1979 Star Trek: The Motion Picture photographic effects supervisor: Apogee, Inc.
special photographic effects supervisor
1979 Avalanche Express supervisor of special effects: Apogee Film
1978 Battlestar Galactica miniature and effects unit supervisor (1 episode)
producer (3 episodes)
TV Series
1978 Battlestar Galactica producer Film
1977 Star Wars special photographic effects supervisor Film
1972 Silent Running special photographic effects Film


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