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Michael F. Hoover

Michael F. Hoover is known for his work on Spider-Man 2 (2004), The Prophecy (1995) and The Blob (1988). See full bio »

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Known For

Spider-Man 2 Visual Effects
The Prophecy Visual Effects
The Blob Special Effects
2010 Visual Effects


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 2012 Dark Desire (TV Movie) (digital artist)
 2012 Foodfight! (digital artist)
 2012 Detention of the Dead (digital artist)
 2011 Truth Be Told (TV Movie) (digital artist)
 2011 Eagleheart (TV Series) (digital artist - 1 episode)
- Master of da' Skies (2011) ... (digital artist)
 2010 VideoDome Rent-O-Rama (Short) (digital effects artist)
 2009 The Dunwich Horror (TV Movie) (digital effects artist)
 2009 The Dog Who Saved Christmas (TV Movie) (digital artist)
 2009 Little Hercules in 3-D (digital effects artist)
 2009 In Plain Sight (TV Series) (digital artist - 3 episodes)
- Don't Cry for Me Albuquerque (2009) ... (digital artist)
- Once a Ponzi Time (2009) ... (digital artist)
- Miles to Go (2009) ... (digital artist)
 2009 Dark House (3D animation supervisor)
 2009 Merry Widows Golden Express (Short) (visual effects artist)
 2009 Tahitian Wedding (Short) (visual effects artist)
 2008 Knight Rider (TV Series) (digital artist - 1 episode)
- Knight of the Living Dead (2008) ... (digital artist)
 2008 How Life Began (TV Movie documentary) (digital effects artist)
  Cities of the Underworld (TV Series documentary) (digital effects artist - 1 episode, 2008) (digital artist - 1 episode, 2007)
- Washington, D.C.: Seat of Power (2008) ... (digital effects artist)
- Dracula's Underground (2007) ... (digital artist: I.E. Effects)
 2007 The Birthday Barge (Short) (visual effects artist)
 2007 Delta Farce (digital artist)
 2006 Congratulations, You've Won the Lottery (Short) (visual effects artist)
 2006 DOA: Dead or Alive (animator: Area 51)
 2006 Goose on the Loose (digital artist)
 2005 The Triangle (TV Mini-Series) (digital artist)
 2005 2001 Maniacs (digital animation supervisor)
 2004 Category 6: Day of Destruction (TV Movie) (3D animator - as Mike Hoover)
 2004 Lived to Tell (TV Special) (digital artist)
 2004 Spider-Man 2 (digital effects artist)
 2004 Judas (TV Movie) (digital artist)
 2004 Torque (digital artist)
 2004 Win a Date with Tad Hamilton! (digital effects artist)
 2003 Timecop: The Berlin Decision (Video) (animation supervisor)
 2003 Threat Matrix (TV Series) (digital artist)
 2003 The Hitcher II: I've Been Waiting (Video) (animation supervisor)
 2003 View from the Top (animator: Eye Candy)
 2003 Children of Dune (TV Mini-Series) (digital artist - 3 episodes)
- Episode #1.3 (2003) ... (digital artist)
- Episode #1.2 (2003) ... (digital artist)
- Episode #1.1 (2003) ... (digital artist)
 2002 They (digital artist)
 2002 Pinocchio (digital artist)
 2001 Octopus 2: River of Fear (Video) (digital artist)
 2001 Spiders II: Breeding Ground (digital artist)
 2000 Shark Attack 2 (Video) (digital artist: South Africa - as Michael Hoover)
 2000 Dune (TV Mini-Series) (digital artist)
 2000 Spiders (digital artist)
 1999 Y2K (digital artist)
 1999 Noah's Ark (TV Mini-Series) (digital artist - uncredited)
 1998 Mortal Kombat: Conquest (TV Series) (digital artist)
 1998 From the Earth to the Moon (TV Mini-Series) (lead digital animator - 2 episodes)
- We Have Cleared the Tower (1998) ... (lead digital animator: AI Effects, Inc.)
- 1968 (1998) ... (lead digital animator: AI Effects, Inc.)
 1997 Johnny Mysto: Boy Wizard (Video) (digital artist - as Michael Hoover)
 1997 Redline (digital artist)
 1997 Mystery Monsters (digital artist)
 1997 Vampire Journals (Video) (digital artist - uncredited)
 1996 Head of the Family (digital artist - uncredited)
 1996 Dark Breed (digital artist)
 1996 Zarkorr! The Invader (digital artist)
 1996 Demon in the Bottle (visual effects supervisor)
 1995 Magic Island (Video) (digital artist - as Michael Hoover)
 1995 Cyber-Tracker 2 (Video) (digital artist)
 1995 Josh Kirby: Time Warrior! Chap. 1: Planet of the Dino-Knights (Video) (digital artist - as Michael Hoover)
 1995 To the Limit (digital artist - uncredited)
 1995 Leapin' Leprechauns! (digital artist)
 1995 Hologram Man (Video) (digital artist)
 1995 The Prophecy (digital animator: enemy ghost sequence, Todd Masters Company - as Michael Hoover)
 1994 Puppet Master 5 (Video) (digital artist: Decapitron P.O.V. - as Michael Hoover)
 1994 Dragonworld (digital artist)
 1994 Cyber Tracker (digital artist)
 1993 Puppet Master 4 (Video) (digital artist - uncredited)
 1993 Skeeter (digital artist)
 1993 Body Bags (TV Movie) (digital artist)
 1992 Honey, I Blew Up the Kid (miniature artist - uncredited)
 1992 Memoirs of an Invisible Man (miniature artist - uncredited)
 1991 Into the Sun (visual effects assistant)
 1991 Highway to Hell (miniature artist - uncredited) / (supervisor: miniature construction)
 1990 Gate 2: The Trespassers (special miniatures: The Garden of Allah)
 1989 The Abyss (model maker - uncredited)
 1989 Jason Takes Manhattan (miniature artist - uncredited)
 1989 DeepStar Six (miniature artist)
 1988 Deep Space (special mechanic - uncredited)
 1987 The Gate (crew: miniatures/computer motion control: Randall Cook)
 1985 Get Out of My Room (miniature artist)
 1984 2010 (motion control computer operator) / (motion control technician: Entertainment Effects Group - as Mike Hoover)
 1984 Ghostbusters (motion control computer operator - uncredited)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Contributed to Francesco Borseti's book "It Came from the 80s!" Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Co. (2016) ISBN-10: 1476666040, ISBN-13: 978-1476666044

Alternate Names:

Michael Hoover | Mick Hoover | Mike Hoover

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