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Paul Franklin

Biography

The renowned session guitarist Paul Franklin was created in Detroit, MI, in 1953. Nation music from greats like Pasty Cline was an integral part of his everyday house life, nonetheless it was a guitarist by the name of Joe Edwards who initial influenced the youthful Franklin and changed his thoughts toward being truly a musician. When Franklin was nine yrs . old, he started his mastery from the metal electric guitar. At 16 he performed a single i’m all over this the strike tune, “It’s Therefore Nice to End up being With You.” When somebody is really proficient at what they perform, person to person can spread quicker than a clean fire throughout a drought. Therefore it had been for Paul Franklin. Franklin graduated from senior high school around 1970. On the ripe later years of 17, clean from college, he found his dreams and transferred to Nashville. Very quickly at all he previously landed an extraordinary job as an associate of Barbara Mandrell’s street band. For quite some time he journeyed with one music group or another, playing beside celebrated nation artists of that time period like Jerry Reed and Dottie Western world. In the first ’80s Franklin changed his focus on session function. He reached as high an even of achievement with this business much like his first. Over time he performed beside even more artists than may be listed here. A number of the larger brands are Rhett Akins, John Anderson, Susan Ashton, Brooks & Dunn, Shania Twain, Tracy Byrd, Suzy Bogguss, Beliefs Hill, Deana Carter, Alan Jackson, Wynonna Judd, and Clint Dark. During Franklin’s outstanding career he provides won many honours. For 3 years within a row, from 1994 through 1996, he was called best metal guitarist with the Academy of Nation Music. Both in 1999 and 2000 he was nominated for the united states Music Association’s Musician of the entire year award. On the way, he not merely mastered the metal guitar, but additionally the guitar, the pedal metal guitar, the glide electric guitar, the Dobro, as well as the pedal Dobro. He provides even been recognized to accompany in the fiddle or drums.

Quick Facts


Died November 20, 2013, Eastern Reception, Diagnostic and Correctional Center
Height 1.8 m
Profession Guitarist, Multi-instrumentalist
Nationality American
Awards Academy Award for Best Visual Effects, BAFTA Award for Best Special Visual Effects, Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best Visual Effects
Music Groups The Time Jumpers
Music Songs Together Again, Branded Man, Holding Things Together, The Fightin Side Of Me, The Bottle Let Me Down, Foolin Around, He Dont Deserve You Anymore, Nobodys Fool But Yours, I Cant Be Myself, But I Do, Buckin' Merle, Your Tender Loving Care, High On A Hilltop, I Threw Away The Rose, Three Little Miracles, Days Of Wine And Roses, Blueberry Hill
Albums Bakersfield
Nominations Satellite Award for Best Visual Effects
Movies Reefer Madness, The Escape


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#Fact
1 Created the Irish National Lottery title sequence animation that features briefly in the film "Waking Ned Devine"


Visual Effects

Visual Effects

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Captain America: Civil War 2016 Senior Visual Effects Supervisor: Double Negative
The Ones Below 2015 Visual Effects Creative Director, Double Negative
Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation 2015 on set Visual Effects Supervisor
Interstellar 2014 visual effects supervisor - as Paul Franklin
The Dark Knight Rises 2012 visual effects supervisor - as Paul Franklin
Inception 2010 visual effects supervisor - as Paul Franklin
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince 2009 visual effects supervisor: Double Negative
The Dark Knight 2008 visual effects supervisor: Double Negative - as Paul Franklin
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix 2007 visual effects supervisor: Double Negative - as Paul Franklin
The Da Vinci Code 2006 previs artist: Double Negative - uncredited
Batman Begins 2005 visual effects supervisor: Double Negative - as Paul Franklin
Sahara 2005 pre-viz animator: Double Negative - uncredited
Resident Evil: Apocalypse 2004 previs artist: Double Negative
The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen 2003 visual effects supervisor: Double Negative - as Paul Franklin
To Kill a King 2003 visual effects animator
Johnny English 2003 previs artist: Double Negative
Die Another Day 2002 visual effects artist: Double Negative - uncredited
Below 2002 head of 3D: Double Negative
Dragonfly 2002 3D animator: Double Negative
Revelation 2001 visual effects supervisor: Double Negative - as Paul Franklin
Captain Corelli's Mandolin 2001 3D animator: Double Negative Ltd
The Tailor of Panama 2001 visual effects animator: Double Negative - uncredited
Enemy at the Gates 2001 senior 3D animator: Double Negative Ltd - as Paul Franklin / sequence supervisor: Double Negative - as Paul Franklin
Nutty Professor II: The Klumps 2000 senior 3D animator: Double Negative Ltd
The Miracle Maker 2000 digital effects artist
The 10th Kingdom 2000 TV Mini-Series senior 3D animator - 5 episodes
Randall & Hopkirk (Deceased) 2000 TV Series CGI supervisor: Double Negative Ltd
The Nine Lives of Tomas Katz 2000 visual effects supervisor: Double Negative
Pitch Black 2000 head of 3D: computer animation & modeling - as Paul Franklin
Simon Magus 1999 digital effects supervisor
Invasion: Earth 1998 TV Mini-Series CGI supervisor - 2 episodes
The Borrowers 1997 computer graphics designer: Digital Film - as Paul Franklin / computer graphics supervisor: Digital Film - as Paul Franklin

Director

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Hunting Lila 2017 pre-production
The Escape 2017/I Short post-production
Earthless attached announced

Animation Department

Animation Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The English Patient 1996 computer animator - uncredited
Hackers 1995 computer animator

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Escape 2017/I Short post-production

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Batman: The Journey Begins 2005 Video documentary short additional thanks - as Paul Franklin
National Achievement Day 1996 Short special thanks - as Paul Franklin

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Greatest Sci-Fi Movies 2015 TV Movie documentary Himself
The 87th Annual Academy Awards 2015 TV Special Himself - Winner: Best Visual Effects (as Paul Franklin)
Made in Hollywood: Teen Edition 2014 TV Series Himself
Ending the Knight 2012 Video documentary Himself
The 83rd Annual Academy Awards 2011 TV Special Himself - Winner: Best Visual Effects
9th Annual Visual Effects Society Awards 2011 TV Special Himself
Film '72 2005 TV Series Himself
Digital Batman 2005 Video short Himself
Gotham City Rises 2005 Video documentary short Himself - Visual Effects Supervisor (as Paul Franklin)
Saving Gotham City 2005 Video documentary short Himself - Visual Effects Supervisor (as Paul Franklin)
The Spider-Man Story 2002 TV Movie documentary Himself - SFX Expert, Double Negative VFX (as Paul Franklin)

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2015 Oscar Academy Awards, USA Best Achievement in Visual Effects Interstellar (2014) · Andrew Lockley
· Ian Hunter
· Scott R. Fisher
2015 BAFTA Film Award BAFTA Awards Best Special Visual Effects Interstellar (2014) · Scott R. Fisher
· Andrew Lockley
· Ian Hunter
2015 Saturn Award Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA Best Special Effects Interstellar (2014) · Andrew Lockley
· Ian Hunter
· Scott R. Fisher
2015 Gold Derby Award Gold Derby Awards Visual Effects Interstellar (2014) · Andrew Lockley
· Ian Hunter
· Scott R. Fisher
2014 PFCS Award Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards Best Visual Effects Interstellar (2014) · Andrew Lockley
· Ian Hunter
· Scott R. Fisher
2011 Oscar Academy Awards, USA Best Achievement in Visual Effects Inception (2010) · Chris Corbould
· Andrew Lockley
· Pete Bebb
2011 BAFTA Film Award BAFTA Awards Best Special Visual Effects Inception (2010) · Chris Corbould (special effects supervisor)
· Pete Bebb (vfx supervisor)
· Andrew Lockley (vfx supervisor)
2011 Saturn Award Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA Best Special Effects Inception (2010) · Chris Corbould
· Andrew Lockley
2011 Critics Choice Award Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards Best Visual Effects Inception (2010) · Chris Corbould
· Andrew Lockley
· Pete Bebb
2011 Gold Derby Award Gold Derby Awards Visual Effects Inception (2010) · Pete Bebb
· Chris Corbould
· Andrew Lockley
2011 OFTA Film Award Online Film & Television Association Best Visual Effects Inception (2010) · Chris Corbould
· Andrew Lockley
· Pete Bebb
2011 VES Award Visual Effects Society Awards Outstanding Visual Effects in a Visual Effects-Driven Feature Motion Picture Inception (2010) · Chris Corbould
· Mike Chambers
· Matthew Plummer
2010 Sierra Award Las Vegas Film Critics Society Awards Best Visual Effects Inception (2010) · Chris Corbould
· Andrew Lockley
· Pete Bebb
2010 PFCS Award Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards Best Visual Effects Inception (2010) · Chris Corbould
· Andrew Lockley
· Pete Bebb
2009 Saturn Award Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA Best Special Effects The Dark Knight (2008) · Nick Davis
· Chris Corbould
· Tim Webber
2009 IOFCP Award International Online Film Critics' Poll Best Visual Effects The Dark Knight (2008) · Chris Corbould
· Nick Davis
· Tim Webber
2008 SLFCA Award St. Louis Film Critics Association, US Best Visual Effects The Dark Knight (2008) · Nick Davis
· Chris Corbould
· Tim Webber

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2015 IOFCP Award International Online Film Critics' Poll Best Visual Effects Interstellar (2014) · Andrew Lockley
· Ian Hunter
· Scott R. Fisher
2015 VES Award Visual Effects Society Awards Outstanding Visual Effects in a Visual Effects-Driven Photoreal/Live Action Feature Motion Picture Interstellar (2014) · Kevin Elam
· Ann Podlozny
· Andrew Lockley
· Scott R. Fisher
2014 Satellite Award Satellite Awards Best Visual Effects Interstellar (2014) · Andrew Lockley
· Ian Hunter
· Scott R. Fisher
2013 BAFTA Film Award BAFTA Awards Best Special Visual Effects The Dark Knight Rises (2012) · Chris Corbould
· Pete Bebb
· Andrew Lockley
2012 Satellite Award Satellite Awards Best Visual Effects The Dark Knight Rises (2012) · Chris Corbould
2010 Satellite Award Satellite Awards Best Visual Effects Inception (2010) · Chris Corbould
· Andrew Lockley
· Pete Bebb
2009 Oscar Academy Awards, USA Best Achievement in Visual Effects The Dark Knight (2008) · Nick Davis
· Chris Corbould
· Tim Webber
2009 BAFTA Film Award BAFTA Awards Best Special Visual Effects The Dark Knight (2008) · Chris Corbould
· Nick Davis
· Tim Webber
2009 Gold Derby Award Gold Derby Awards Visual Effects The Dark Knight (2008) · Chris Corbould
· Nick Davis
· Tim Webber
2009 OFTA Film Award Online Film & Television Association Best Visual Effects The Dark Knight (2008) · Nick Davis
· Chris Corbould
· Tim Webber
2008 Saturn Award Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA Best Special Effects Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2007) · Tim Burke
· John Richardson
· Greg Butler
2008 Gold Derby Award Gold Derby Awards Visual Effects Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2007) · Tim Burke
· Greg Butler
· John Richardson
2008 Satellite Award Satellite Awards Best Visual Effects The Dark Knight (2008) · Nick Davis
· Chris Corbould
· Tim Webber
2006 BAFTA Film Award BAFTA Awards Best Achievement in Special Visual Effects Batman Begins (2005) · Janek Sirrs
· Dan Glass
· Chris Corbould
2006 Saturn Award Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA Best Special Effects Batman Begins (2005) · Janek Sirrs
· Dan Glass
· Chris Corbould


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