Television, Commercial & Feature film VFX Artist/ Motion Graphics artist / Indie Director / Co-Founder of Novelty Hat Productions
Name: Michael Barnett
Lives in: New York City, New York
Occupation: Director, Visual Effects Artist and Visual Effects Supervisor
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Television Visual effects
Film (short) by Justin Scutieri Visual effects A night time vacuum repair man is forced to conquer his fear of woman and sexuality when he discovers a couple having sex behind the shop of where he works.
Television by Craig Sweeny (Drama, Sci-Fi and Thriller) Visual effects A man gains the ability to use the full extent of his brain's capabilities. A television adaptation of the 2011 film, 'Limitless'.
Cowboys vs Dinosaurs
Film by Ari Novak (Action and Sci-Fi) Visual effects After an accidental explosion at a local mine, dinosaurs emerge from the rubble to terrorize a small western town. Now, a group of gunslingers must defend their home if anyone is going to survive in a battle of cowboys versus dinosaurs.
Timber the Treasure Dog
Film by Ari Novak (Family) Animation department Timber is an energetic Alaskan Husky who shows up at the doorstep of MIKEY JONES, a 12 year old boy living with his 16 year old sister, CLAIR and his father, EMMET at their ranch in Montana. Left to Mikey by his grandpa, Timber arrives just in time because this family needs his help and fast! CASPER STONEWALL, the local villain is buying up all the ranches that can't pay off their deeds to the bank and Emmet's ranch is one of them. Nobody wants to lose their home but unless they find a small fortune, there's nothing Emmet can do to stop him. Luckily, Timber holds a key clue to the local legend of a buried treasure that all but Mikey and BILLIE, a 12 year old tomboy girl and Mikey's best friend, believe to be just a myth. With nobody buying the story of the lost treasure of Cloud Peak, Mikey, Timber, their family bulldog; BARBEQUE, Billie and her pet Golden Lab; KAIA set off on an adventure of a lifetime in an attempt to save their homes! Unfortunately, Stonewall and his two bungling ... Written by Oracle Film Group
Television by Robin Green (Crime and Drama) Visual effects Blue Bloods follows the lives of the NYPD's First Family of Law Enforcement: the Reagans. Frank, the Police Comissioner and son of former PC Henry Reagan, must balance his duties of running the largest police force in the world and being his kids' boss. His daughter Erin is an Assistant District Attorney, son Danny is a senior detective and fellow Marine Veteran, and new Harvard Law grad turned cop, Jamie all swirl through this family drama and passionately defend their city from harm. The Irish-American family is deeply rooted in their patriotism, passion, and love of family.
You're Not You
Film by George C. Wolfe (Drama) Visual effects Kate is a classical pianist just diagnosed with ALS. Bec is a brash college student and would-be rock singer who can barely keep her wildly chaotic affairs, romantic and otherwise, together. Yet, when Bec takes a job assisting Kate, just as Kate's marriage to Evan hits the skids, both women come to rely on what becomes an unconventional, sometimes confrontational and fiercely honest bond. As meticulous, willful Kate begins to rub off on whirlwind, spontaneous Bec - and vice versa - both women find themselves facing down regrets, exploring new territory and expanding their ideas of who they want to be. Written by Official site
A Walk Among the Tombstones
Film by Scott Frank (Crime, Drama, Mystery and Thriller) Visual effects Matt Scudder is a former cop now a private eye. He is asked by a drug dealer to find the men who kidnapped his wife. It seems like they killed her even after he paid them. Scudder refuses. But the man later goes to see him and tells him how his wife was killed. Scudder takes the job. He does some research and thinks the men he is looking for have done this more than once. And that everyone they grabbed is connected to a drug dealer. He was about to give up when they grab another girl and Scudder tries make sure she's returned alive. Written by firstname.lastname@example.org
Television by Nicholas Wootton (Drama) Visual effects Walter Clark is destined to be the youngest police commissioner in the history of the NYPD. This is the story of how it came to be. It begins 7 years before he became commissioner, when he was a rookie cop who saved the life of his partner who was shot and a hostage. This was witnessed by several people, and he would get promoted to detective and offered the position of his choice. Clark asks to be assigned to a homicide task force. When he arrives, one of the detectives who was the star of the unit until Clark arrived resents his presence. And the detective assigned to him feels as if he's babysitting him. But Clark sets out to do the best job he can. Written by email@example.com
Rise of the Dinosaurs
Film by Anthony Fankhauser (Action, Horror and Sci-Fi) Visual effects While returning from a military expedition a helicopter crash lands a commando unit in a dense, remote tropical jungle - a lost world populated by dinosaurs. Now they must find a way out of this isolated valley before becoming prey for prehistoric predators. Written by Michael Holt
Film by Lee Daniels (Biography and Drama) Visual effects Cecil Gaines was a sharecropper's son who grew up in the 1920s as a domestic servant for the white family who casually destroyed his. Eventually striking out on his own, Cecil becomes a hotel valet of such efficiency and discreteness in the 1950s that he becomes a butler in the White House itself. There, Cecil would serve numerous US Presidents over the decades as a passive witness of history with the American Civil Rights Movement gaining momentum even as his family has troubles of its own. As his wife, Gloria, struggles with her addictions and his defiant eldest son, Louis, strives for a just world, Cecil must decide whether he should take action in his own way. Written by Kenneth Chisholm (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Television by John P. Rogers (Comedy and Drama) Visual effects ROYAL PAINS centers on a young E.R. doctor who, after being wrongly blamed for a patient's death, moves to the Hamptons and becomes the reluctant "doctor for hire" to the rich and famous. When the attractive administrator of the local hospital asks him to treat the town's less fortunate, he finds himself walking the line between doing well for himself and doing good for others. Written by Lynn Weiss
Television by Theresa Rebeck (Drama and Musical) Visual effects The road to and success on Broadway of the musical is not easy. And winning the coveted Tony as Best Musical is even more difficult, that which is the ultimate goal. Such trials and tribulations are shown for a handful of shows, their creative teams and their performers. There is competition amongst the performers for roles, competition amongst the shows not only for box office but also limited investor dollars and that final Tony prize, and competition amongst those ultimately hired in the cast and crew for what they want to see happen in the show, both for the good of the show and their own personal benefit. And sometimes, personal life gets in the way of these professional goals. These problems not only happen for those new or working their ways up the ranks, such as performers Karen Cartwright and Ivy Lynn, and the writing team of Jimmy Collins and Kyle Bishop, but also seasoned veterans, such as the writing team of Tom Levitt and Julia Houston, womanizing director Derek Wills, ... Written by Huggo