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  • Neil Corbould is a film special effects supervisor and pyrotechnics supervisor.
  • Neil Corbould is a British special effects supervisor best known for his work on major blockbuster films such as Gladiator, Saving Private Ryan and Black Hawk Down. He is the brother of fellow special effects supervisor Chris Corbould. Neil Corbould’s first job in Special Effects was in 1978 on Superman: The Movie. This was followed by work on Saturn 3, The Elephant Man, American Werewolf in London, Victor Victoria, Pink Floyd the Wall and Amadeus. In 1985, he started work on his first of three Bond films, as a technician on A View to a Kill and The Living Daylights. He was then given the opportunity of Supervising the floor effects on Licence to Kill. From 1990 to 1996 he worked on many films that included Highlander 2, City of Joy, Cliffhanger, Leon and Muppet Treasure Island. In 1995 he started on The Fifth Element which was his first film in the role of special effects supervisor for which he received a BAFTA. He went on to supervise the science fiction thriller Event Horizon which was followed by Steven Spielberg's Saving Private Ryan, for which he received a second BAFTA. This was followed by Entrapment and the Ridley Scott epic Gladiator for which he won an Academy Award. He also received double BAFTA nominations for Gladiator and for Vertical Limit in the same year. This was followed by work on The Mummy Returns and then a second collaboration with Ridley Scott on Black Hawk Down, which was filmed in Morocco. Wikipedia

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