credit: Sean Casey
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Steve 'Spaz' Williams is considered a pioneer in computer animation. This intimate account examines his life story and events surrounding the historical moment when digital dinosaurs walked onto the silver screen in Jurassic Park. Steve and a chorus of expert witnesses recount a dramatic tale of rebellion and revolution at Lucasfilm's Industrial Light & Magic in the early 1990s-- a time when creating realistic creatures with a computer was considered impossible. Decades later, Steve struggles to reckon with his chaotic past.
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Steve "Spaz" Williams, Phil Tippett, Robert Patrick, Jamie Hyneman, Mark Dippe, Scott Ross, Stefen Fangmeier, Bill Kimberlin, John Schlag, Jody Duncan
Additional Camera: Lyn Moncrief, Additional Camera: Gary Bush, Contributing Producer: Jason Brown, Consulting Producer: Christina Lee Storm
English with English Subtitles