The Brood (1979), Scanners (1981), Videodrome (1983), The Fly (1986), Dead Ringers (1988)*, Naked Lunch (1991)*,
M. Butterfly (1993)*, Crash (1996)*, eXistenZ (1999)*, Camera (2000), Spider (2002).
* Also conductor
Howard Leslie Shore was born on 18 October 1946 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
About The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001):
He also did the score for such movies as Big (1988), The Silence of the Lambs (1991), Philadelphia (1993), Ed Wood (1994), Se7en (1995), Looking for Richard (1996), The Game (1997), Dogma (1999), The Cell (2000) and The Lord of the Rings (2001, 2002, 2003) trilogy.
Mr. Shore is represented by The Gorfaine/Schwartz Agency, Inc.
Links: HowardShore.com, Amazon
Movies: Dead Ringers (1988), Naked Lunch (1991)*, M. Butterfly (1993)*, Crash (1996)*, eXistenZ (1999)*, Spider (2002).
* Also camera operator
Peter was born on 25 July 1941 in Warsaw, Poland, and currently lives in London. His father
is cinematographer Wolfgang Suschitzky.
Peter won 4 Genie Awards, for the following movies: Dead Ringers, Naked Lunch, Crash and
Where the Heart is (1990).
He was also the DP on such movies as The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975), The Empire Strikes Back (1980), The Vanishing (1993), Mars Attacks! (1996), The Man in the Iron Mask (1998) and Red Planet (2000).
Ron grew up watching movies from the booth where his father worked as a projectionist. He served as a camera assistant on several student films and began working professionally as a sound editor before becoming a picture editor.
Movies: The Fly (1986), Dead Ringers (1988), Naked Lunch (1991), M. Butterfly (1993), Crash (1996), eXistenZ (1999), Spider (2002).
Denise is David's sister.
Cassandra is David's oldest daughter.
She also did the casting for Blood & Donuts (1995) and To Die for (1995), both had cameo appearances by Cronenberg.
He was also the set decorator in Jason X (2001).
Movies: Scanners (1981), The Fly (1986), Naked Lunch (1991).
Chris Walas (pronounced "Way-less") is a Hollywood special effects technician, movie modeler, and director. He was born on 1955 in Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Chris did the special makeup on Scanners and with the crew of his special effects compnay, CWI (Chris Walas Inc.), he did the creature effects for The Fly and Naked Lunch.
You may also know him as the director of The Fly II (1989), the (unsurprisingly) disappointing sequel to The Fly.
Chris also worked on the creature effects for such movies as Piranha (1978), Return of the Jedi (1983), Gremlins (1984), Enemy Mine (1985), Gremlins 2 (1990), Arachnophobia (1990). He also worked in George Lucas' special effects company ILM (Industrial Light and Magic) on special makeup effects for Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981), and did the stunts outfit for RoboCop 2 (Peter Weller stars in both this and Naked Lunch, but the two didn't actually meet on the set).
Chris closed CWI to dedicate his time to his directing career. He donated many movie props to the charity raffle, which was to benefit the Pediatric Aids Foundation and Crusade for Children.
Movies: The Fly (1986), Naked Lunch (1991), eXistenZ (1999).
Jim worked on the creature effects of The Fly as part of the CWI (Chris Walas, Inc.) crew. He later was the project supervisor on Naked Lunch and the visual and special effects supervisor on eXistenZ.
You may better know him as the director/producer of Jason X (2001) (in which Cronenberg has a cameo as Dr. Wimmer).
Jim cites David Cronenberg as his mentor and idol. This is what he has to say about him: "David [Cronenberg] knew I wanted to direct and it was my goal. He let me into his world and I could ask him any questions I wanted on what he was doing. I'd ask, 'Why did you block it like that,' or 'What were you thinking here?' He really allowed me to pick his brain."
He was also boom operator in Boozecan (1994) and Henry & Verlin (1994), both had cameo appearances by Cronenberg.
Movies: Naked Lunch (1991), Crash (1996).
Movies: Shivers (1975)*, Rabid (1977)**.
* Music Supervisor and Producer
** Music Supervisor and Executive Producer
Reitman is known today as a successful director/producer of such movies as Ghostbusters (1984), Twins (1988), Ghostbusters II (1989), Kindergarten Cop (1990), Six Days Seven Nights (1998) and Evolution (2001).
He was also the first assistant director in Jason X (2001).
She was also assistant director in Jason X (2001).
He was also ADR mixer in Extreme Measures (1996), in which Cronenberg had a cameo.
eXistenZ (1999) - D'Arcy Nader
Naked Lunch (1991) - Hans
Friday the 13th: The Series (First Season, Episode 12: "Faith Healer") (1988) - Jeremy Scott
Scanners (1981) - Benjamin Pierce
The Brood (1979) - Jan Hartog
Rabid (1977) - Man in Hospital
He also played in Jason X (2001), with Cronenberg.
Rabid (1977) - Keloid Clinic visitor
Shivers (1975) - Ronald Merrick, Starliner attendant
Programme X (TV Series) (Episode "Secret Weapons") (1972)
Crimes of the Future (1970) - Adrian Tripod
Stereo (1969) - Luther Strangefellow
The Fly (1986) - Dr. Cheevers
The Dead Zone (1983) - Brenner
Videodrome (1983) - Barry Convex
Dead Ringers (1988) - Anders Wolleck
Scanners (1981) - Cameron Vale
Links: The Incomparable Jeremy Irons
eXistenZ (1999) - Kiri Vinokur
Naked Lunch (1991) - Tom Frost
Rabid (1977) - Murray Cypher
Shivers (1975) - Dr. Rollo Linski