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The Hitchhiker's guide to the galaxy

Senior model maker

Feature film adaptation of Douglas Adams' book directed by Garth Jennings

5 months work at Shepperton Studios on the following:

  • Initial maquettes of 1/500th scale Vog City buildings
  • Fabrication of destroyer base
  • Co-fabricator Heart of Gold set
  • Construction of Vog City
  • On-set dressing throughout miniature shoot

Supervising model maker: Bill Pearson. SFX model unit director: Angus Bickerton

Destroyer base detail - Foamex construction

The Heart of Gold detail

On my hands and knees again

Final dressing to camera

Vog City

All day breakfast - King's Head, Shepperton

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