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JERYD  POJAWA

 (323)  833 – 3416

jeryd@pojawa.com

Member Screen Actor’s Guild (SAG)

 

Internet Movie Data Base (IMDb):

City of Glendale Open Studio Tour 2006:

News features and other media

Sculpture, painting and miscellaneous

feature films and acting resume

 

RESUME OF SALIENT / RECENT  WORKS

 

MIRROR, MIRROR – DESIGNER/ART DEPARTMENT

Zohar Studios/Stephan Berkman for Relativity Media.  Designed props for still shoot including a dog sled, boxing ring and set.

CALIFORNIA PRESERVATION FOUNDATION – VIDEO EDITOR

Preservation Design Award  for “Michael White Adobe Documentary Film and 3rd Grade Curriculum” with Abby Shamray.

Bedtime Stories

Bedtime Stories

BEDTIME STORIES – DESIGNER/MAKE UP EFX/COSTUME DESIGN/PUPPETEER

Alterian Studios for Disney.  Designed numerous inflatable characters, designed and constructed leather and fabric Troll suit for Lucy Lawless.

 

Land of the Lost

Land of the Lost

LAND OF THE LOST – SCULPTOR

Universal Studios/Sid and Marty Krofft

 

Play-Doh

Play-Doh

CARLSON & CO – LEAD SCULPTOR

Sculpting new Jeff Koons project “PLAY-DOH” a twelve foot version in plaster of a fist-sized blob of Play-Doh, to be finally fabricated in polypropelene.

 

Pirates of the Caribbean III

Pirates of the Caribbean III

PIRATES OF THE CARRIBEAN III

Sculpting sailing ship details, figures, planks and assorted set elements. Disney Entertainment

 

THE NIGHTSTALKER – SET DESIGNER / SCULPTOR

Designed caves, built maquette, sculpted caverns, Beacon logo, automotive grilles.  Touchstone Pictures.

 

Poseidon

Poseidon

POSEIDON  – MINIATURIST/SET DESIGNER/GRAPHIC DESIGNER

Set design and model construction.  Graphic designer for set decoration department.  Created twenty-two 24’x36’ antique travel posters in various styles for set decoration.

 

Ozzy's Slay

Ozzy’s Slay

OZZIE OZBOURNE’S BLACK XMAS TOUR

Production designer/sculptor/scenic artist.  Designed and sculpted Ozzie’s fantasy sled, crucified Santa Claus sculpture, snow blower devices and other show props.  JEM effects.

 

Memoirs Of A Geisha

Memoirs Of A Geisha

MEMOIRS OF A GEISHA – MINIATURIST/SET DESIGNER

 

National Treasure

National Treasure

NATIONAL  TREASURE – MINIATURIST/SET DESIGNER

 

LEAGUE OF EXTRAORDINARY GENTLEMEN

Art director for CPS.  Designing/implementing large scale miniatures and applying scenic finishes.

 

League of Extraordinary Gentlemen

League of Extraordinary Gentlemen

MINI-CHEX COMMERCIAL – PRODUCTION DESIGNER

Design large scale green screen lab set and full size set/prop elements.  Palomar Pictures

 

THE ALAMO – MINIATURIST/SET DESIGNER

Built high detail, large scale models of 52 acre set ofBexarVillage, and Alamo Fort for Production Designer Michael Corenbluth.

X Files

X Files

X-FILES – MINIATURIST/SET DESIGNER

Show # 13, season 9 “AUDREY PAULEY” for production designer Corey Kaplan.  Large scale on camera model hospital.

 

Shoe Set

Shoe Set

PALOMAR PICTURES – MINIATURIST/SET DESIGNER

Real estate commercial featuring large scale shoe-shaped dollhouse set.

 

Stuart Little Plane

Stuart Little Plane

STUART LITTLE II – SET DESIGNER/SENIOR MODEL BUILDER

Designed and produced maquettes of Treasure Room, Falcon’s Lair, and exterior gargoyles.  Construction and detailing of Stuart’s bi-plane.

 

Pluto Nash

Pluto Nash

PLUTO NASH – ART DIRECTOR/SET DESIGNER

Designed and supervised miniatures inCanadaandLos Angeles.  Constructed Las Vegas Strip on the Moon, Mining Operation, Vehicles, Lunar Cityand large Moonscapes.

 

Reindeer Games

Reindeer Games

CINEMA PRODUCTION SERVICES – PRODUCTION DESIGNER/ART DIRECTOR/SCENIC CHIEF

Responsible for design of sets, props, and effects elements on all recent projects/bid presentations including the following: The Grinch (trailer) – Reindeer Games – What Dreams May Come – Godzilla – Mouse Hunt – Armageddon! – Frost – As well as numerous other films, commercials, trailers, and other entertainment related projects

 

ACME DIVISION OF WARNER BROTHERS DIGITAL – PRODUCTION DESIGNER/ART DIRECTOR

Responsible for design and construction of miniature and full size sets all projects.

 

BRC IMAGINATION ARTS – DESIGN CONSULTANT/CONCEPTUAL ARTIST

Member of Theme Park Design Group for Densu Advertising, Tokyo

Monty Python's Holy Grail

Monty Python’s Holy Grail

7th LEVEL CORPORATION – CREATIVE DIRECTOR/PRODUCTION DESIGNER

Duties included writing, directing, and designing CD-Rom projects including:  MONTY PYTHON’S TOTAL WASTE OF TIME – Awarded best CD-Rom, Best Strategy Game, MONTY PYTHON & THE HOLY GRAIL – Best Strategy Game, RAY FEIST’S “RETURN TO KRONDOR”.

 

Ed Wood

Ed Wood

ED WOOD TITLE – PRODUCTION DESIGNER / CO- DIRECTOR

Designed and co-directed award winning opening title and closing title sequences for Tim Burton.

 

Monolith

Monolith

INTROVISION – ART DIRECTOR/WRITER

Art direction on “Monolith”, action-adventure film.  Cops vs. space men starring Bill Paxton.  Writer on in house projects for Tom Naud.

Terminator II

Terminator II

FANTASY II FILM EFX – PRODUCTION DESIGNER/ART DIRECTOR

Includes:  TERMINATOR II – Future Wars and tanker truck crash, THE ABYSS – Spire rising and Benthic Explorer, ATTACK OF 50-FOOT WOMAN, THE FLASH, CAPTAIN AMERICA, TREMORS, PET SEMATARY, SPACE HUNTER, KILLER KLOWNS, and many other films and commercials.  Two ACADEMY AWARDS for effects, BAPTE AWARD, SATURN AWARD.

 

Tattooed Teenaged Alien Fighters

Tattooed Teenaged Alien Fighters

DESIGNER/2nd UNIT DIRECTOR (STUNTS/EFFECTS/MODELS) – TATTOOED TEENAGE ALIEN FIGHTERS FROM BEVERLY HILLS

Designer/Director for miniatures, stunts (sword fights, martial arts) and selected live action principal photography.

 

LA MIRADA CIVIC THEATRE – PRODUCTION DESIGNER

Two years as house designer for all playhouse productions.

Death Race 2000

Death Race 2000

NEW WORLD PICTURES (ROGER CORMAN) – ARTIST/DESIGNER

Death Race 2000, Death Sport 2020, Galaxy of Terror, others.

ADDITIONAL AREAS OF EXPERTISE/INTEREST

Photography, Photoshop, painting, sculpture, acting, puppetry (marionettes, hand and rod, special effects), writing, winemaking, beekeeping, landscape design, backpacking, music (keyboards, wind, drums), custom build musical instruments, cooking.

 

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