Peter Chesney

Special Effects, Second Unit Director or Assistant Director, Visual Effects

Special Effects, Second Unit Director or Assistant Director, Visual Effects


Peter Chesney is known for his work on Journey 2: The Mysterious Island (2012), No Country for Old Men (2007) and Men in Black (1997).
Awards
Nominated for 2 BAFTA Film Awards. Another 4 nominations.

Activities


RoleTitleYear
Special effectsVice
(special effects supervisor)
2018/I
Special effectsMother!
(special effects supervisor)
2017
Special effectsxXx: Return of Xander Cage
(special effects supervisor)
2017
Special effectsThe Last Witch Hunter
(special effects supervisor)
2015
Special effectsHot Pursuit
(special effects supervisor: Blind drive bus)
2015
Special effectsSalem
(TV Series) (special effects coordinator - 1 episode) - The Vow (2014) ... (special effects coordinator)
2014
Special effectsThe Bag Man
(special effects supervisor)
2014/I
Special effectsAin't Them Bodies Saints
(special effects foreman)
2013
Special effectsJourney 2: The Mysterious Island
(special effects supervisor)
2012
Special effectsI Am Number Four
(special effects coordinator)
2011
Special effectsEagle Eye
(special effects coordinator)
2008
Special effectsNo Country for Old Men
(special effects coordinator)
2007
Special effectsSeraphim Falls
(special effects coordinator)
2006
Special effectsDark Water
(additional mechanical effects supervisor) / (special effects supervisor)
2005
Special effectsThe Ring Two
(special effects coordinator - as Pete Chesney) / (special effects technician - as Pete Chesney)
2005
Special effectsThe Ladykillers
(special effects coordinator)
2004
Special effectsLooney Tunes: Back in Action
(special effects coordinator)
2003
Special effectsThe Mothman Prophecies
(special effects coordinator) / (special effects technician - as Pete Chesney)
2002
Special effectsCats & Dogs
(special effects consultant)
2001
Special effectsThe Man Who Wasn't There
(special effects supervisor)
2001
Special effectsO Brother, Where Art Thou?
(special effects coordinator)
2000
Special effectsInspector Gadget
(special effects - as Peter M. Chesney)
1999
Special effectsThe Truman Show
(boat effects designer)
1998
Special effectsThe Big Lebowski
(mechanical effects designer)
1998
Special effectsMen in Black
(special effects coordinator - as Peter M. Chesney)
1997
Special effectsTremors II: Aftershocks
(Video) (special effects designer)
1996
Special effectsVampire in Brooklyn
(special effects designer - as Peter M. Chesney)
1995
Special effectsWaterworld
(physical effects designer - as Peter M. Chesney) / (special effects coordinator)
1995
Special effectsThe Hudsucker Proxy
(mechanical effects - as Peter M. Chesney)
1994
Special effectsMother's Boys
(special effects designer)
1993
Special effectsForever Young
(special effects supervisor)
1992
Special effectsPet Sematary II
(special effects designer - as Peter M. Chesney)
1992
Special effectsHoney, I Blew Up the Kid
(mechanical effects designer/coordinator: Image Special Effects Co. - as Peter M. Chesney)
1992
Special effectsThe People Under the Stairs
(special effects supervisor)
1991
Special effectsWedlock
(special effects)
1991/I
Special effectsGraveyard Shift
(special effects supervisor: Image Engineering, Inc.)
1990
Special effectsMiller's Crossing
(special effects coordinator)
1990
Special effectsYoung Guns II
(special effects coordinator)
1990
Special effectsHoney, I Shrunk the Kids
(mechanical effects coordinator - as Peter M. Chesney)
1989
Special effectsK-9
(mechanical effects coordinator: Image Engineering, Inc.)
1989
Special effectsPet Sematary
(mechanical effects coordinator - as Peter M. Chesney)
1989
Special effectsTarzan in Manhattan
(TV Movie) (special effects coordinator - as Peter M. Chesney)
1989
Special effectsBill & Ted's Excellent Adventure
(mechanical effects coordinator: Image Engineering Inc. - as Peter M. Chesney)
1989
Special effectsLady in White
(special effects coordinator)
1988
Special effectsThe Serpent and the Rainbow
(special effects coordinator)
1988
Special effectsTapeheads
(special effects coordinator - as Peter M. Chesney)
1988
Special effectsCherry 2000
(special effects assistant)
1987
Special effectsAmazon Women on the Moon
(special effects coordinator)
1987
Special effectsHouse II: The Second Story
(mechanical effects coordinator)
1987
Special effectsRaising Arizona
(special effects coordinator)
1987
Special effectsA Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors
(mechanical special effects coordinator)
1987
Special effectsWired to Kill
(special effects coordinator)
1986
Special effectsQuiet Cool
(special effects coordinator)
1986
Special effectsWhere Are the Children?
(special effects coordinator)
1986
Special effectsVamp
(special effects)
1986
Special effectsThe Night They Saved Christmas
(TV Movie) (special effects)
1984
Special effectsVoyage of the Rock Aliens
(special effects coordinator)
1984
Special effectsThe Osterman Weekend
(special effects coordinator)
1983
RoleTitleYear
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorThe Bag Man
(second unit director)
2014/I
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorTremors II: Aftershocks
(Video) (second unit director)
1996
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorVampire in Brooklyn
(second unit director - as Peter M. Chesney)
1995
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorPet Sematary II
(second unit director)
1992
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorThe People Under the Stairs
(second unit director)
1991
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorGraveyard Shift
(second unit director)
1990
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorA Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master
(second unit director)
1988
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorLady in White
(second unit director - uncredited)
1988
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorWired to Kill
(second unit director)
1986
RoleTitleYear
Visual effectsThe Bag Man
(visual effects supervisor: Pixel Magic)
2014/I
Visual effectsThe Little Vampire
(visual effects supervisor)
2000
Visual effectsInspector Gadget
(special rigging: Gadgetmobile - as Peter M. Chesney)
1999
Visual effectsConan, der Abenteurer
(TV Series) (visual effects supervisor)
1997
Visual effectsChild's Play 2
(mechanical effects coordinator: Image Engineering)
1990
Visual effectsVoyage of the Rock Aliens
(visual effects supervisor)
1984
RoleTitleYear
ProducerThe Young Witchfinder
(TV Movie) (producer) (post-production)
2020
ProducerConan, der Abenteurer
(TV Series) (producer - 3 episodes) - Lair of the Beastmen (1997) ... (producer) - The Heart of the Elephant: Part 2 (1997) ... (producer) - The Heart of the Elephant: Part 1 (1997) ... (producer)
1997
ProducerWired to Kill
(co-producer)
1986
RoleTitleYear
Additional CrewThe Loch Ness Horror
(creature creator: "Nessie")
1982
RoleTitleYear
ThanksThe Making of 'No Country for Old Men'
(Video documentary short) (special thanks)
2008
RoleTitleYear
SelfThe Making of 'No Country for Old Men'
(Video documentary short) Self
2008
SelfBest Evidence
(TV Series documentary) Self - Special Effects Designer - The Roswell Incident (2007) ... Self - Special Effects Designer
2007
SelfHBO First Look
(TV Series documentary short) Self - The Making of 'The Ring Two' (2005) ... Self
2005
SelfDay by Day: A Director's Journey Part I
(Video documentary short) Self
2003
SelfDay by Day: A Director's Journey Part II
(Video documentary short) Self
2003
SelfMovie Magic
(TV Series documentary short) Self - Scaled Destruction: Big Things Come in Small Packages (1997) ... Self - Falling Effects: Falling Stars (1994) ... Self
1994-1997
SelfThe Making of Honey, I Shrunk the Kids
(TV Short documentary) Self - Special effects coordinator
1989