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Bob KeenSchool: University of North Carolina School of the Arts (UNCSA)
Field of Teaching: Production Design
Major Achievements: Bob Keen has worked in the film and television industry for over 35 years and has been involved in hundreds of productions. He has directed 8 films and numerous commercials and has been Second Unit Director or Effects Director on over 30 projects.
Mr. Keen ran his own publicly listed Special Effects company, Image Animation plc, from Pinewood Studios, England, for 23 years with international branches in Los Angeles and Toronto. He continues to be a consultant and advisor to such companies as Sony Interactive Europe, the London Film Museum, Medient Corp. India, Thorpe Park (Tussaud Group), Cineaqua Paris, and EA Games.
Some of the films he has worked on include: DOG SOLDIERS, RONIN, EVENT HORIZON, INTERVIEW WITH THE VAMPIRE, CHILDREN OF THE CORN II, CANDYMAN, HARDWARE, NIGHTBREED, WAXWORK, THE LAIR OF THE WHITE WORM, HELLRAISER, HIGHLANDER, ALIENS, LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS, LIFEFORCE, THE NEVER ENDING STORY, RETURN OF THE JEDI, THE DARK CRYSTAL, THE KEEP, MEANING OF LIFE, BRITANNIA HOSPITAL, OUTLAND, TIME BANDITS, THE SHINING, FLASH GORDON, THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK, ALIEN, MOONRAKER, SUPERMAN, AND THE MEDUSA TOUCH.
Bob has worked for some of the greatest directors including: Clive Barker, Bernard Rose, Russell Mulcahy, Ken Russell, James Cameron, Frank Oz, Tobe Hooper, Wolfgang Petersen, Jim Henson, Michael Mann, Terry Gilliam, Lindsay Anderson, Ridley Scott, Richard Donner and Stanley Kubrick.
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