Jeff West

Jeff West

Art department coordinator, author and compositor in Tempe, Arizona

About Jeff

My name is Jeff West. I come from a Movie and TV background. I am an Emmy nominated Artist from Hollywood and am currently looking for any kind of projects that inspire my creativity. I have illustrated over 30 books in print. I have been designing T-shirts, logos and characters for movie and TV pitches as well as doing storyboards for many TV series and films.
I have over 20 years experience working in TV and movies doing effects, character design and storyboards.


Name: Jeff West

Lives in: Tempe, Arizona

Occupation: Art Department Coordinator, Author, Compositor, Concept Artist, Illustrator, Special Effects Supervisor, Storyboard Artist, Visual Effects Artist and Visual Effects Supervisor

Awards

  • emmy nomination
    (2007)

Projects

  • 2012

    2012 (2009)
    Film by Roland Emmerich (Action, Adventure and Sci-Fi) Visual effects Dr. Adrian Helmsley, part of a worldwide geophysical team investigating the effect on the earth of radiation from unprecedented solar storms, learns that the earth's core is heating up. He warns U.S. President Thomas Wilson that the crust of the earth is becoming unstable and that without proper preparations for saving a fraction of the world's population, the entire race is doomed. Meanwhile, writer Jackson Curtis stumbles on the same information. While the world's leaders race to build "arks" to escape the impending cataclysm, Curtis struggles to find a way to save his family. Meanwhile, volcanic eruptions and earthquakes of unprecedented strength wreak havoc around the world. Written by Jim Beaver <jumblejim@prodigy.net>

  • Vacancy 2: The First Cut

    Vacancy 2: The First Cut (2008)
    Video by Eric Bross (Horror and Thriller) Visual effects In 2004, the managers of the Meadow View Motel Gordon and Reece use room 6 to videotape the intimacy of the guests to sell porn movies. When the mysterious Mr. Smith checks in with a young woman, they witness the sadistic psychopath guest stabbing and killing his mate. The footage is a success and they decide to make other snuff movies with Smith. When Caleb, who is traveling from Chicago with his fiancée Jessica and his best friend Tanner, decides to rest in Meadow View, they have a nightmarish night and try to survive from the sick intention of the gang. Written by Anonymous

  • Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles

    Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles (2008)
    Television by Josh Friedman (Action, Drama, Sci-Fi and Thriller) Visual effects This series is set after the events of Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991). After the sacrifices of Dr. Miles Dyson and T-800 Model 101 Terminator, the Connors find themselves once again being stalked by Skynet's agents from the future. Realizing their nightmare isn't over, they decide to stop running and focus on preventing the birth of Skynet. With the aid of Cameron Phillips, a beautiful girl who has a mysterious past also linked to the future; Derek Reese, a Tech-Com soldier from the future whose past is linked with the Connors; Riley, a beautiful schoolfriend of John; and FBI Agent James Ellison, who was assigned to capture the Connors but joins them after his own encounter with one of the machines. They begin a quest to stop the United States military and a shadowy conspiracy from the future from creating the program that will stop at nothing to bring humanity to an end. Written by Ron

  • New Amsterdam

    New Amsterdam (2008)
    Television by Christian Taylor (Crime, Drama and Sci-Fi) Visual effects A Dutch soldier in the 1600's saves the life of a native woman and is granted the power of eternal youth in return. In the 2000's he is a police detective in New York City, and after 400 years, knows just about everything about the way the criminal mind works. Written by Ron Kerrigan <mvg@whidbey.com>

  • Adult Entertainment: Disrobing an American Idol

    Adult Entertainment: Disrobing an American Idol (2007)
    Video by Lance Tracy (Documentary) Miscellaneous Crew A fresh, scientific and sometimes humorous look at the affects of the Adult Industry on a single man and married couple who view porn & frequent xxx-clubs for 30 days. Strip club owners, dancers, porn stars and top experts reveal the industry in a fiery debate. Written by Brandon Keith

  • Vampire Bats

    Vampire Bats (2005)
    TV Movie by Eric Bross (Horror, Sci-Fi and Thriller) Visual effects In Mercier, Louisiana, the freshmen friends of the Tate University Jason Ortiz, Aaron and Eden go to an underground party in the woods nearby the local cemetery. They drink the punch spiced with ecstasy and completely drugged, Jason is attacked and killed by violent bats. When the police finds the body, they arrest Aaron and Eden as prime suspects. However, their biology professor Maddy Rierdon sees the corpse and advises that the youngster had been actually bitten by animals. When Maddy catches bats using a goat and a net, she realizes that the animals are mutant vampire bats with extra fangs and that the modification of the breed was caused by the water dumped by Carbide Waste Resources in the river. While a group seeks the lair of the bats and a means to eliminate them, Maddy discloses corruption in the town. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

  • Ghost Whisperer

    Ghost Whisperer (2005)
    Television by John Gray (Drama and Fantasy) Visual effects Melinda Gordon inherited her "gift" - the ability to see and talk with the spirits of dead people - from, and was coached in its use by her grandmother. Running an antique store in a small town, newly married to a paramedic, Melinda helps the ghosts wandering around who are trapped between worlds by helping them to resolve unfulfilled aspects of their former life. Written by Ron Kerrigan <mvg@whidbey.com>

  • Over There

    Over There (2005)
    Television by Chris Gerolmo (Action, Drama and War) Visual effects A dramatized take on war in Iraq.

  • Knights of the South Bronx

    Knights of the South Bronx (2005)
    TV Movie by Allen Hughes (Drama) Visual effects A business man decides that he wants to teach school in the inner city and chooses a tough school in the South Bronx. He teaches the children how to play the game of chess, and along the way they learn a lot about life. Written by Anonymous

  • 12 Days of Terror

    12 Days of Terror (2004)
    TV Movie by Jack Sholder (Drama, Horror and Thriller) Visual effects July of 1916 was a time of record heat, a polio epidemic, and a World War in Europe. But beachgoers in New Jersey are threatened by a even greater terror: a shark that has suddenly developed a taste for human flesh. Starting July 1st and lasting over a period of 12 days, the unidentified shark kills four people and seriously injures a fifth before the attacks stop, and threatens New Jersey's thriving tourist industry. Based on true events, and one of the inspirations behind Peter Benchley's "Jaws". Written by AirraptorXRC

  • Miracles

    Miracles (2003)
    Television by Michael Petroni (Drama, Fantasy, Thriller, Mystery and 2 More) Visual effects

  • Buffy the Vampire Slayer

    Buffy the Vampire Slayer (2000 - 2003)
    Television by Joss Whedon (Action, Drama, Fantasy and Romance) Visual effects "In every generation there is a chosen one... she alone will stand against the vampires, the demons and the forces of darkness. She is the slayer." Buffy Summers knows this tale by heart, and no matter how hard she tries to be just a "normal girl", she can not escape from her destiny... Thankfully, she is not alone in her quest to save the world, as she has the help of her friends, the hilarious (and surprisingly quite effective) evil-fighting team called "The Scooby Gang". Together, Buffy & co. will slay their demons, survive one apocalypse after another, attend high school and college... and above all, understand that growing up can truly be Hell sometimes... literally. Written by m_starling

  • Angel

    Angel (1999 - 2003)
    Television by Joss Whedon (Action, Drama, Fantasy and Thriller) Visual effects The vampire Angelus, now known as Angel, has a human soul, but committed terrible crimes in the past. Seeking forgiveness and trying to redeem himself, he moves from Sunnydale (and a relationship with Buffy Summers, of "Buffy the Vampire Slayer") to Los Angeles, where he helps the downtrodden by thwarting the supernatural creatures that prey on them. Written by <crow_steve@hotmail.com>

  • Birds of Prey

    Birds of Prey (2002)
    Television by Laeta Kalogridis (Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy and 1 More) Visual effects New Gotham's Undercover Superhero Batman has disappeared leaving behind a daughter from his long-time love Catwoman. Her name is Helena the mysterious superhero known as "The Huntress". She has teamed up with the paralyzed hero "Batgirl" together they meet up with their next teammate Dinah Lance. Dinah is a telepath and psychic who had terrifying dreams about Batgirl's brutal accident. They must learn how to work together and become not only a team of superheroes but also a family. Written by BlackOmega

  • The Twilight Zone

    The Twilight Zone (2002)
    Television by Rod Serling (Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi and 1 More) Visual effects This second remake of the classic series presents tales of suspense, fantasy, science fiction and horror.

  • Power Rangers Time Force

    Power Rangers Time Force (2001)
    Television (Action, Adventure, Crime, Sci-Fi and 1 More) Visual effects When a crimelord from the year 3000 finds that times are too tough, he goes back in time to 2001. And the Power Rangers of year 3000 come back to battle him. Things only get crazier when the bad guy masters time travel, allowing him to pop up wherever he wants in the timestream. Written by Anonymous

  • Smallville

    Smallville (2001)
    Television by Miles Millar (Adventure, Drama, Romance and Sci-Fi) Visual effects The numerous miraculous rescues by the local wonder boy Clark have aroused suspicions amongst colonials of Smallville. Interestingly, the boy has managed to downplay his acts of various heroic egresses in the past. They say he's either too fast or has a penchant for finding trouble. He was found by Martha and Jonathan Kent on the day of the Meteor Shower, and subsequently adopted. Clark's friend Lex Luthor, the only heir of Luthorcorp, has been secretly investigating grounds for Clark's outlandish valor. However, on the face of it, Clark just seems a normal boy who's slightly more secretive than usual. Written by Abhinav Madaan

  • Power Rangers Lightspeed Rescue

    Power Rangers Lightspeed Rescue (2000)
    Television (Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi and 1 More) Visual effects Five extraordinary teens carry on the legacy as the Lightspeed Power Rangers, the newest and most powerful team of champions ever, dedicated to fighting evil and protecting all that is good. Whenever danger is at hand, these awesome superheroes rush to the rescue at the speed of light. The dreaded Diabolico and his army of sinister monsters wreak havoc wherever they go, but with powerful new Lightspeed Rescue Zords and amazing weapons, the Power Rangers take on this newest master of evil, battling to stop his destructive rampage and save the world. Written by Kun Sun Sweeley <Descent9@hotmail.com>

  • Malcolm in the Middle

    Malcolm in the Middle (2000)
    Television by Linwood Boomer (Comedy) Visual effects An offbeat, laugh track-lacking sitcom about a bizarrely dysfunctional family, the center of which is Malcolm, the middle of the two brothers who still live at home. His eldest (and favorite) sibling, Francis, boards at military school because his parents believe it will reform him and keep him out of trouble. Malcolm often has a hard time coping with his family life, but he has more troubles to contend with when he starts receiving special treatment at school after being diagnosed as an intellectually advanced genius. Written by Ondre Lombard <olombard@lombard.dialup.cyberverse.com>

  • Knock Off

    Knock Off (1998)
    Film by Hark Tsui (Action, Comedy and Thriller) Visual effects A Hong Kong fashion designer (Jean Claude Van Damme, if you can believe that billing) who had previously been involved in knock offs of major label merchandise, such as "Pumma" running shoes, attempts to go straight with the help of his new partner (Rob Schneider), who is secretly an undercover CIA agent involved in an investigation of the black market. Their main product, jeans, is involved in the knock offs, which brings a representative (Lela Rochon) of the American company to investigate. Paul Sorvino also appears as the head of the CIA operation in Hong Kong. However, just as Schneider is not as he initially seems, everyone in the film switches roles by film's end. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

  • Power Rangers in Space

    Power Rangers in Space (1998)
    Television (Action, Adventure, Family and Sci-Fi) Visual effects The most evil forces of the universe (Rita & Zedd, the Machine Empire and Divatox) have formed an alliance with the monarch of all evil, Dark Specter. With Zordon as his prisoner, Dark Specter will use Zordon's powers to spread evil across the universe. Meanwhile Cassie, Ashley, Carlos and T.J. (4 of the 5 newest power rangers) have journeyed into space and teamed up with Andros, a human from the space colony of KO-35, in the mission to rescue Zordon. On their way they battle the forces of Dark Specter's most loyal servant, Astronema, the princess of evil. She and her army of monsters, star-fighters and Quantrons will stop at nothing to prevent the rangers from reaching Zordon. Written by Max Fine <Mantis4400@aol.com>

  • Charmed

    Charmed (1998)
    Television by Constance M. Burge (Drama, Fantasy and Mystery) Visual effects The three Halliwell sisters discover that they are descendents of a line of female witches. Each has a special ability (stopping time, moving objects, seeing the future), and they can also combine their abilities into the "Power of Three" to fight demons, warlocks, and other evils. Written by <crow_steve@hotmail.com>

  • Dawson's Creek

    Dawson's Creek (1998)
    Television by Kevin Williamson (Drama) Visual effects Set in a small coastal, Massachusetts town named Capeside, Dawson's Creek tells the story of four teenagers as they struggle through adolescence. This is particularly true for 15-year-olds Dawson Leery, an introspective dreamer and Joey Potter, a precocious tomboy unaware of her beauty. Best friends since childhood, they are about to enter that confusing time in life where nothing is the way it was and nothing is as it seems. Written by John <littlejohnboy@hotmail.com>

  • Sabrina, the Teenage Witch

    Sabrina, the Teenage Witch (1996)
    Television by Nell Scovell (Comedy, Family and Fantasy) Visual effects Sabrina Spellman, a perfectly normal 16-year-old, is informed by her aunts, Hilda and Zelda, that she (and they, and her whole family on her father's side) are witches. She lives with them in Massachusetts while preparing to receive her witch's license. Along the way, she gets into many scrapes while figuring out how certain spells work. She also has to keep the secret from her boyfriend, Harvey, friends Jenny and later Valerie, stuck-up nemesis Libby, and her ever-suspicious vice-principal, Mr. Kraft. Written by Anonymous

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