Hal Miles is an international award winning animation, visual effects, animatronic, and live action director, producer, writer, and artist with an impressive 40 plus year career in the entertainment industry. Throughout his career he has helped to pioneer, invent, and create numerous now classic and groundbreaking moments on many Academy Award, ... See full bio »

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The Abyss Special Effects
Starship Troopers Visual Effects
Terminator 2: Judgment Day Special Effects
The Postman Visual Effects


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 2019 Space Baby (special creature effects supervisor) (post-production)
 2013 Breaking at the Edge (creature effects/creature supervisor)
 2004 The Adventures of Space Baby and Mental Man (special creature effects supervisor)
 2001 Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back (animatronics designer: Vincent J. Guastini)
 2000 G-Men from Hell (Makeup Effects Animatronic Supervisor - uncredited)
 2000 FreakyLinks (TV Series) (creature effects - 2 episodes)
- Subject: Desert Squid! Myth or Legend? (2000) ... (creature effects - uncredited)
- Subject: Coelacanth This! (2000) ... (creature effects - uncredited)
 1999 Angel (TV Series) (Animatronic Supervisor - 10 episodes)
- Parting Gifts (1999) ... (Animatronic Supervisor)
- Hero (1999) ... (Animatronic Supervisor)
- I Will Remember You (1999) ... (Animatronic Supervisor)
- The Bachelor Party (1999) ... (Animatronic Supervisor)
- Sense and Sensitivity (1999) ... (Animatronic Supervisor)
 1999 The Incredible Genie (mold maker)
 1998 Kraa! The Sea Monster (creature effects animatronic supervisor)
 1997 That Darn Cat (animatronic technician)
 1996 Leprechaun 4: In Space (Video) (animatronic supervisor: Atlantic West Effects)
 1996 Little Witches (animatronic supervisor)
 1996 Dark Skies (TV Series) (supervisor - 8 episodes)
- We Shall Overcome (1996) ... (supervisor: animatronic aliens - uncredited)
- Hostile Convergence (1996) ... (supervisor: animatronic aliens - uncredited)
- Ancient Future (1996) ... (supervisor: animatronic aliens - uncredited)
- Inhuman Nature (1996) ... (supervisor: animatronic aliens - uncredited)
- Dreamland (1996) ... (supervisor: animatronic aliens - uncredited)
 1996 Josh Kirby... Time Warrior: Chapter 6, Last Battle for the Universe (Video) (special creature supervisor)
 1996 Josh Kirby... Time Warrior: Chapter 5, Journey to the Magic Cavern (Video) (special creature supervisor)
 1996 From Dusk Till Dawn (animatronic technician - uncredited)
 1995 Josh Kirby... Time Warrior: Chapter 4, Eggs from 70 Million B.C. (Video) (special creature supervisor)
 1995 Josh Kirby... Time Warrior: Chapter 3, Trapped on Toyworld (Video) (special creature supervisor)
 1995 Josh Kirby... Time Warrior: Chapter 2, the Human Pets (Video) (special creature supervisor)
 1995 Josh Kirby... Time Warrior: Chapter 1, Planet of the Dino-Knights (Video) (special creature supervisor)
 1995 Prehysteria! 3 (Video) (animatronic supervisor) / (stop motion animation and animatronic technician)
 1995 Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: The Movie (animatronic supervisor)
 1995 Tall Tale (animatronic supervisor)
 1993 Body Snatchers (animatronic supervisor)
 1991 Ernest Scared Stupid (animatronic technician: Chiodo Brothers Productions)
 1991 Tales from the Crypt (TV Series) (animatronic supervisor - 1 episode)
- Yellow (1991) ... (animatronic supervisor)
 1991 Terminator 2: Judgment Day (mechanical department: Stan Winston Studio - as Hal Miles II)
 1990 The Alien Within (special creature effects supervisor)
 1990 Gremlins 2: The New Batch (stop motion animation technician)
 1990 Spaced Invaders (animatronic aliens)
 1990 The Guardian (animatronic technician)
 1989 Communion (animatronics supervisor)
 1989 Deadly Weapon (animatronic supervisor)
 1989 A Nightmare on Elm Street 5: The Dream Child (stop motion replacement animation consultant - uncredited)
 1989 The Abyss (key mechanical: Steve Johnson's XFX, Inc. - as Hal Miles II)
 1989 Licence to Kill (animatronic supervisor - uncredited)
 1989 Sundown: The Vampire in Retreat (stop motion animation technician)
 1989 Leviathan (creature effects crew)
 1988 Pulse Pounders (animatronic technician)
 1988 976-EVIL (animatronic supervisor)
 1988 The Blob (animatronic technician)
 1988 Cellar Dweller (animatronic technician) / (chango mechanics: Mechanical & Makeup Imageries) / (monster insert crew: Mechanical & Makeup Imageries)
 1987 Prison (animatronic technician)
 1987 Slumber Party Massacre II (animatronic supervisor - uncredited) / (special effects crew)
 1987 Creepozoids (assistant: John Criswell) / (creature crew)
 1987 Evil Spawn (special creature effects supervisor)
 1987 The Garbage Pail Kids Movie (animatronics: Mechanical and Makeup Imageries Inc.) / (location crew: Mechanical and Makeup Imageries Inc.)
 1980 Scared to Death (effects crew - as Harold W. Miles II)
 1980 Battle Beyond the Stars (special effects technician - uncredited)
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Alternate Names:

Hal Miles II | Harold W. Miles II

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