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Phil Tippett is a Actor, Director, Associate Producer, Makeup Designer, Animation and Makeup Effects American born on 1951 at Berkeley (USA)

Phil Tippett

Phil Tippett
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Nationality USA
Birth 1951 (68 years) at Berkeley (USA)
Awards Special Achievement Academy Award

Phil Tippett (born 1951) is a movie director and an award-winning visual effects supervisor and producer, who specializes in creature design and character animation.

Best films

Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015)
(Animation)
Jurassic World (2015)
(Visual Effects)
Jurassic Park (1993)
(Visual Effects)
Star Wars (1977)
(Animation)
The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1 (2011)
(Visual Effects Supervisor)
The Twilight Saga: New Moon (2009)
(Visual Effects Supervisor)

Usually with

George Lucas
George Lucas
(10 films)
John Williams
John Williams
(8 films)
Ben Burtt
Ben Burtt
(7 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Phil Tippett (36 films)

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Actor

Empire of Dreams: The Story of the Star Wars Trilogy, 1h30
Directed by Kevin Burns
Origin USA
Genres Documentary
Themes Films about films, Space adventure films, Dans l'espace, Documentary films about business, Documentary films about the film industry, Films about extraterrestrial life, Documentary films about films, Space opera, Films about extraterrestrial life
Actors Robert Clotworthy, Kenny Baker, Ben Burtt, Walter Cronkite, George Lucas, Steven Spielberg
Roles Himself
Rating83% 4.1889854.1889854.1889854.1889854.188985
L'Empire des Rêves relate l'épopée que fût la création de la première trilogie Star Wars. Des tous premières ébauches de scénario dans l'esprit de son créateur George Lucas jusqu'au succès qu'on connaît à la saga, ce documentaire nous entraine dans les coulisses d'un tournage tantôt chaotique, tantôt enivrant, racontés par les acteurs, les membres de la production, et George Lucas lui-même.
Return of the Jedi, 2h14
Directed by Richard Marquand
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Fantasy, Action, Adventure
Themes Films about children, Space adventure films, Monde imaginaire, Dans l'espace, Sur une planète fictive, Films about extraterrestrial life, Space opera, Films about extraterrestrial life, Robot films
Actors Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Billy Dee Williams, Anthony Daniels, David Prowse
Roles Rancor
Rating82% 4.1485554.1485554.1485554.1485554.148555
Luke Skywalker initiates a plan to rescue Han Solo from the crime lord Jabba the Hutt with the help of Princess Leia, Lando Calrissian, Chewbacca, C-3PO, and R2-D2. Leia infiltrates Jabba's palace on Tatooine disguised as a bounty hunter with Chewbacca as her prisoner. Lando is already there disguised as a guard. Leia releases Han from his carbonite prison, but she is captured and enslaved. Luke arrives soon afterward but after a tense standoff, he is captured. After Luke survives his battle with Jabba's Rancor, Jabba sentences him and Han to death by feeding them to the Sarlacc. Luke frees himself and battles Jabba's guards. During the chaos, Boba Fett, who has remained at Jabba's palace since delivering Han, attempts to attack Luke, but Han inadvertently knocks him into the Sarlacc pit. Meanwhile, Leia strangles Jabba to death, and Luke destroys Jabba's sail barge as the group escapes. While the others rendezvous with the Rebel Alliance, Luke returns to Dagobah where he finds that Yoda is dying. Before he dies, Yoda confirms that Darth Vader, once known as Anakin Skywalker, is Luke's father, and there is "another Skywalker". The spirit of Obi-Wan Kenobi confirms that this other Skywalker is Luke's twin sister, Leia. Obi-Wan tells Luke that he must fight Vader again to defeat the Empire.
Piranha
Piranha (1978)
, 1h34
Directed by Joe Dante
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Thriller, Comedy, Horror comedy, Horror
Themes Films about animals, Natural horror films, Comedy horror films
Actors Bradford Dillman, Heather Menzies, Kevin McCarthy, Keenan Wynn, Dick Miller, Barbara Steele
Roles Scuba Diver
Rating58% 2.948822.948822.948822.948822.94882
Two teenagers come upon an apparently abandoned military installation. They take advantage of what appears to be a swimming pool to skinny dip. The teenagers are attacked by an unseen force and disappear under the water. A light activates in the main building and a silhouetted figure investigates the screams, but is too late to help.
Star Wars
Star Wars (1977)
, 2h1
Directed by George Lucas
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Fantastic, Adventure
Themes Space adventure films, Monde imaginaire, Dans l'espace, Sur une planète fictive, Films about extraterrestrial life, Space opera, Films about extraterrestrial life, Robot films
Actors Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, Harrison Ford, Peter Cushing, Alec Guinness, Peter Mayhew
Roles Cantina Alien (uncredited)
Rating82% 4.11584.11584.11584.11584.1158
The galaxy is in a civil war, and spies for the Rebel Alliance have stolen plans to the Galactic Empire's Death Star, a heavily armed and armored space station capable of destroying entire planets. Rebel leader Princess Leia is in possession of the plans, but her ship is captured by Imperial forces under the command of the evil Lord Darth Vader. Before she is captured Leia hides the plans in the memory of an astromech droid called R2-D2, along with a holographic recording. The droid, accompanied by fellow protocol droid C-3PO, escape from the captured ship to the desert planet Tatooine.

Director

Starship Troopers 2: Hero of the Federation, 1h28
Directed by Phil Tippett
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Thriller, Action, Adventure, Horror
Themes Films about animals, Space adventure films, Films about magic and magicians, Monde imaginaire, Dans l'espace, Sur une planète fictive, Films set in the future, Natural horror films, Films about insects, Films about extraterrestrial life, Giant monster films, Space opera, Films about extraterrestrial life, Alien invasions in films, Disaster films
Actors Richard Burgi, Billy Brown, Lawrence Monoson, Kelly Carlson, Brenda Strong, Sandrine Holt
Rating35% 1.7537051.7537051.7537051.7537051.753705
On a planet inhabited by Arachnids, a squad of soldiers find themselves pinned down and surrounded on all sides by Arachnid forces—even with their new laser gun technology and assistance from psychic soldiers, the Arachnid assault overwhelms them. General Jack Shepherd (Ed Lauter) decides to make a last stand with four of his best soldiers to allow the majority of his surviving troops to escape. The plan works and the soldiers escape, including Sergeant Dede Rake (Brenda Strong), psychic Lieutenant Pavlov Dill (Lawrence Monoson), Private Jill Sandee (Sandrine Holt) and her lover Private Duff Horton (Jason-Shane Scott), and Private Lei Sahara (Colleen Porch). Despite reaching relative safety, the team is whittled down by deadly storms and arachnid ambushes—including the only member of the platoon with a radio, Corporal Thom Kobe (Brian Tee). Lieutenant Dill is unable to command his soldiers as he receives traumatic visions of utter annihilation. He takes his anger out on Private Sahara, who is revealed to have been psychic but lost reliable control of her psychic abilities during puberty.

Producer

Starship Troopers 2: Hero of the Federation, 1h28
Directed by Phil Tippett
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Thriller, Action, Adventure, Horror
Themes Films about animals, Space adventure films, Films about magic and magicians, Monde imaginaire, Dans l'espace, Sur une planète fictive, Films set in the future, Natural horror films, Films about insects, Films about extraterrestrial life, Giant monster films, Space opera, Films about extraterrestrial life, Alien invasions in films, Disaster films
Actors Richard Burgi, Billy Brown, Lawrence Monoson, Kelly Carlson, Brenda Strong, Sandrine Holt
Roles Co-Producer
Rating35% 1.7537051.7537051.7537051.7537051.753705
On a planet inhabited by Arachnids, a squad of soldiers find themselves pinned down and surrounded on all sides by Arachnid forces—even with their new laser gun technology and assistance from psychic soldiers, the Arachnid assault overwhelms them. General Jack Shepherd (Ed Lauter) decides to make a last stand with four of his best soldiers to allow the majority of his surviving troops to escape. The plan works and the soldiers escape, including Sergeant Dede Rake (Brenda Strong), psychic Lieutenant Pavlov Dill (Lawrence Monoson), Private Jill Sandee (Sandrine Holt) and her lover Private Duff Horton (Jason-Shane Scott), and Private Lei Sahara (Colleen Porch). Despite reaching relative safety, the team is whittled down by deadly storms and arachnid ambushes—including the only member of the platoon with a radio, Corporal Thom Kobe (Brian Tee). Lieutenant Dill is unable to command his soldiers as he receives traumatic visions of utter annihilation. He takes his anger out on Private Sahara, who is revealed to have been psychic but lost reliable control of her psychic abilities during puberty.
Starship Troopers, 2h9
Directed by Paul Verhoeven
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Thriller, Comedy-drama, Action, Adventure, Military science fiction
Themes Films about animals, Space adventure films, La fin du monde, Films about magic and magicians, Monde imaginaire, Films about religion, Dans l'espace, Sur une planète fictive, Films based on science fiction novels, Films set in the future, Films about insects, Films about extraterrestrial life, Giant monster films, Political films, Dystopian films, Impact events in fiction, Space opera, Films about extraterrestrial life, Alien invasions in films, Disaster films
Actors Casper Van Dien, Denise Richards, Dina Meyer, Jake Busey, Neil Patrick Harris, Clancy Brown
Roles Co-Producer
Rating71% 3.5979753.5979753.5979753.5979753.597975
In the 23rd century, Earth has become a space-faring federation. While colonizing new planets, humans have encountered an insectoid species known as Arachnids or "Bugs", with their home being the distant world Klendathu. The bugs appear to be little more than killing machines, though there are suggestions that they were provoked by the intrusion of humans into their habitats.
RoboCop 2
RoboCop 2 (1990)
, 1h57
Directed by Irvin Kershner
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Thriller, Action, Adventure, Crime
Themes Films about computing, Medical-themed films, Films about drugs, Films set in the future, Superhero films, Films about disabilities, Political films, Cyberpunk films, Dystopian films, Anticipation, Robot films
Actors Peter Weller, Nancy Allen, Dan O'Herlihy, Belinda Bauer, Tom Noonan, Gabriel Damon
Roles Associate Producer
Rating58% 2.9000552.9000552.9000552.9000552.900055
In the year after the success of the RoboCop program and Jones's death, Omni Consumer Products (OCP) has created a new plan to have Detroit default on its debt so that OCP can foreclose on the entire city, take over its government, and replace the old neighborhoods with Delta City, a new planned city center independent of the United States government, enabling them to effectively have an entire city to be controlled by OCP.
RoboCop
RoboCop (1987)
, 1h42
Directed by Paul Verhoeven
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Thriller, Social science fiction, Action, Crime
Themes Films about computing, Medical-themed films, Transport films, Aviation films, Films set in the future, Superhero films, Films about psychiatry, Films about disabilities, Political films, Cyberpunk films, Dystopian films, Anticipation, Robot films
Actors Peter Weller, Nancy Allen, Peter MacNicol, Dan O'Herlihy, Ronny Cox, Kurtwood Smith
Roles Associate Producer
Rating75% 3.7976453.7976453.7976453.7976453.797645
In a dystopian near-future, Detroit, which is now bankrupt and overrun with crime, gives Omni Consumer Products (OCP) control of its struggling police force. The company plans to replace the poor, run-down sections of Old Detroit with the high-end "Delta City," but must first address the city's high crime rate. As an alternative to existing law enforcement, OCP senior president Dick Jones (Ronny Cox) offers the prototype ED-209 enforcement droid, but it accidentally kills a board member during a demonstration. The OCP chairman, nicknamed "The Old Man" (Dan O'Herlihy), decides instead to back Jones' young rival, Bob Morton (Miguel Ferrer), and his experimental cyborg police officer program, "RoboCop.

Costume and makup

Return of the Jedi, 2h14
Directed by Richard Marquand
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Fantasy, Action, Adventure
Themes Films about children, Space adventure films, Monde imaginaire, Dans l'espace, Sur une planète fictive, Films about extraterrestrial life, Space opera, Films about extraterrestrial life, Robot films
Actors Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Billy Dee Williams, Anthony Daniels, David Prowse
Roles Makeup Designer
Rating82% 4.1485554.1485554.1485554.1485554.148555
Luke Skywalker initiates a plan to rescue Han Solo from the crime lord Jabba the Hutt with the help of Princess Leia, Lando Calrissian, Chewbacca, C-3PO, and R2-D2. Leia infiltrates Jabba's palace on Tatooine disguised as a bounty hunter with Chewbacca as her prisoner. Lando is already there disguised as a guard. Leia releases Han from his carbonite prison, but she is captured and enslaved. Luke arrives soon afterward but after a tense standoff, he is captured. After Luke survives his battle with Jabba's Rancor, Jabba sentences him and Han to death by feeding them to the Sarlacc. Luke frees himself and battles Jabba's guards. During the chaos, Boba Fett, who has remained at Jabba's palace since delivering Han, attempts to attack Luke, but Han inadvertently knocks him into the Sarlacc pit. Meanwhile, Leia strangles Jabba to death, and Luke destroys Jabba's sail barge as the group escapes. While the others rendezvous with the Rebel Alliance, Luke returns to Dagobah where he finds that Yoda is dying. Before he dies, Yoda confirms that Darth Vader, once known as Anakin Skywalker, is Luke's father, and there is "another Skywalker". The spirit of Obi-Wan Kenobi confirms that this other Skywalker is Luke's twin sister, Leia. Obi-Wan tells Luke that he must fight Vader again to defeat the Empire.

Visual effects

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom
Directed by Juan Antonio Bayona
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Thriller, Action, Adventure, Horror
Themes Films about animals, Clonage, Dinosaur films, La préhistoire, Films based on science fiction novels, Animaux préhistoriques
Actors Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard, Jeff Goldblum, Rafe Spall, B.D. Wong, Toby Jones
Roles Visual Effects
Rating62% 3.10413.10413.10413.10413.1041
Un volcan se réveille sur Isla Nublar et menace les dinosaures laissés en liberté sur l'île à la suite de l'incident survenu dans Jurassic World. Owen, Claire et le riche anglais Lockwood vont organiser une expédition pour tenter de les sauver pour les transférer vers une autre île afin d'éviter leur disparition. Mais Owen et Claire découvriront qu'ils se sont fait berner par Lockwood qui dévie le transfert des dinos vers sa propriété située en Angleterre pour mettre les dinosaures aux enchères. Mais ils devront aussi affronter une autre menace : un nouvel hybride, l'Indoraptor.
Star Wars: The Force Awakens, 2h15
Directed by J. J. Abrams
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Fantasy, Action, Adventure
Themes Space adventure films, Monde imaginaire, Dans l'espace, Sur une planète fictive, Films about extraterrestrial life, Space opera, Children's films, Films about extraterrestrial life, Robot films
Actors Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, Harrison Ford, Anthony Daniels, Billy Dee Williams, John Boyega
Roles Animation
Rating79% 3.995153.995153.995153.995153.99515
L'univers de Star Wars se déroule dans une galaxie théâtre d'affrontements entre les Chevaliers Jedi et les Seigneurs noirs des Sith, personnes sensibles à la Force, un champ énergétique mystérieux leur procurant des pouvoirs psychiques. Les Jedi maîtrisent le côté lumineux de la Force, pouvoir bénéfique et défensif, pour maintenir la paix dans la galaxie. Les Sith utilisent le côté obscur, pouvoir nuisible et destructeur, pour leur usage personnel et pour dominer la galaxie. Les Sith vont par deux : un maître et un apprenti.
Jurassic World, 2h4
Directed by Colin Trevorrow
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Thriller, Fantastic, Action, Adventure
Themes Films about animals, Clonage, Dinosaur films, Films about computing, La préhistoire, Films based on science fiction novels, Animaux préhistoriques, Cyberpunk films
Actors Chris Pratt, Vincent d’Onofrio, Idris Elba, Bryce Dallas Howard, Josh Brolin, Ty Simpkins
Roles Visual Effects
Rating69% 3.494843.494843.494843.494843.49484
Two decades after the events at Jurassic Park, a new theme park, Jurassic World, now operates in Isla Nublar, off the Pacific coast of Central America. This new park is run by the Masrani Global Corporation, which also owns InGen, the genetics company that creates the dinosaurs. Brothers Zach and Gray Mitchell are sent to visit their aunt, Claire, Jurassic World's operations manager. Claire's assistant greets them as she is too busy recruiting corporate sponsors.