Michael John Cummins
Entertainment & Film Experience: 1987-1997
"Nash Bridges", "Flubber" 24 Frame Play-Back
Developed entertainment website buisness COMET COMICS www.cometcomics.com.
"Casper the Ghost" Industrial Light and Magic Alias creature model training.
Self trained in Soft Image, Alias, Autocad, Lightwave, HTML, Unix, Photoshop, Director, and many other programs and platforms.
"James and the Giant Peach" puppet moldmaking, scenic,
INDUSTRIAL LIGHT & MAGIC
"Congo" City of Zinge,
"Star Trek Generations" Varidian landscape,
"Fire in the Sky" alien puppets,
"Death Becomes Her"model Gothic mansion and landscape,
"Hook" model Never Never Tree, clouds, replacement action birds, baseball,
"Star Trek VI" model Enterprise,
"Rocketeer" model Luxenbourg zeppelin, rotocopter,
"Backdraft" pyro buildings,
"Die Hard II" model airport runway,
"Always" 1/5 scale model A-27b Invader air plane,
"Indiana Jones III" creature birds,
"Ghostbuster II" creature mold work,
"Willow" 7x scale sets and props, 1/5 scale redwood forest,
"Casper the Ghost" Alias creature model training.
Self trained in HTNL, Unix, Photo Shop, AutoCAD, DPaint, Soft Image, Alias and Video Toaster/Lightwave.
COMMERCIALS, SHOWSCAN and TELEVISION:
Intel, Malaysia Airlines, American Airlines, Old Spice, General Electric, AT&T, Poochinskie.
ARCHIVAL Model Maker
Restoration of "Star Wars" models for Japan and US museums tour.
WALT CONTI PRODUCTIONS
"The Abyss" 1/4 scale radio controlled Flatbed and Cab submarines. Worked two month location under water sets in South Carolina, Developed underwater break-aways.
SCREEN CREDIT: "James and the Giant Peach", Star Trek Generations", "Death Becomes Her" "Hook", and "The Abyss"
International Association of Theater and Stage Employees Union Local #16.
Member since 1990. Worked film, opra, theater, television, and special events in many different capasities.
Fine Arts Professional Experience: 1973-1986
Worked in major museums, galleries, and fine art transportation in San Francisco, New York, Houston, Austin
Levi Strauss Corporation; Preparator