Jeff Del Papa

Jeff Papa

The New England Rubbish Deconstruction Society; The NERDS
Model Maker, Prop Master, Special Effects Technician and Set Builder

Boston, Massachusetts

Member Since:
February 2012
Last online:
> 2 weeks ago
Invites sent:
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About Jeff

Maker of large, weird, functioning contraptions, a discipline once called "practical effects". (piano throwing catapults, human powered buses, etc) Founder of The New England Rubbish Deconstruction Society; The NERDS. The first US team to appear on Scrapheap Challenge (US title Junkyard Wars). Siege Engineer,

Unique traits: Build functional machines with rusted, post-apocalyptic styling. Need something big, and bizarre, let me know.

Credits

  • Going Deep with David Reese

    Going Deep with David Reese (2014)
    Television by True Entertainment expert/builder

  • Raising the Bar

    Raising the Bar (2012)
    Television by Creative Artists Agency Builder

  • Lock 'N Load with R. Lee Ermy

    Lock 'N Load with R. Lee Ermy (2009)
    Television by Beyond Productions SFX builder/operator.

  • Flying Pumpkins

    Flying Pumpkins (2008)
    Industrial by Costa Mantis Subject/Builder

  • Scrapheap Challenge, Brunell special

    Scrapheap Challenge, Brunell special (2006)
    Television by RDF Media participant/ builder

  • Man, Moment, Machine

    Man, Moment, Machine (2006)
    Industrial by Edelman Productions SFX Builder/ Operator. (Mista Ballista)

  • The Buscycle

    The Buscycle (2005)
    Documentary designer/builder

  • Car No Driver (band Dirty on Purpose)

    Car No Driver (band Dirty on Purpose) (2005)
    Video by Green Card Productions SFX builder/operator (the piano mover from hell)

  • Building the Buscycle

    Building the Buscycle (2005)
    Documentary by Adlesberger. subject/builder/designer

  • Scrapheap Challenge (US title Junkyard Wars) 3 episodes

    Scrapheap Challenge (US title Junkyard Wars) 3 episodes (2000)
    Documentary by RDF Media participant / builder

Awards

  • People's Sculpture Racing - Spectacle award for my piece "Who Carnio Flunx"
    (2017)

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