Alex Funke

Special effects photographer.

Alex Funke was born in Santa Barbara, California, on October 12, 1944. A special effects photographer by trade, he worked with Charles and Ray Eames from 1970 to 1976. His first Oscar was for the film Total Recall. Funke became noted as an expert on miniatures involved in Peter Jackson's Lord of the Rings films. At the 76th Academy Awards, he shared an Oscar for his work on Return of the King, the third film of the series.

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Alex Funke
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  • Behind The Scenes: 1990 Total Recall’s Practical Effects on thegrue.com
  • Many Hands Make Martian Memories in Total Recall on ascmag.com
  • Aether Prologue Interview - Who is Alex Funke on youtube.com
  • Alex Funke on imdb.com
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