John Rosengrant

JohnJohn Rosengrant Rosengrant is an Academy Award nominated Character Creator and teacher at Stan Winston School of Character Arts as well as a Co-Founder of Legacy Effects. Rosengrant majored in Fine Arts at Louisiana State University and moved to Los Angeles in 1983 to pursue a career in special effects. In Los Angeles, he joined Stan Winston Studio where he worked on film projects such as the Terminator franchise, Aliens, and Predator. Rosengrant was a special effects supervisor for the Jurassic Park films and specifically worked on the Male Tyrannosaurus animatronic in both the Lost World: Jurassic Park and Jurassic Park III. After the passing of Stan Winston in 2008, Rosengrant, along with Shane Mahan, Lindsay Macgowan, and Alan Scott, founded Legacy Effects.

Selected Filmography

  • The Terminator (1984)
  • Aliens (1986)
  • Predator (1987)
  • Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991)
  • Congo (1995)
  • The Lost World: Jurassic Park (1997)
  • Small Soldiers (1998)
  • The Sixth Sense (1999)
  • Pearl Harbor (2001)
  • Jurassic Park III (2001)
  • Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines (2003)
  • Iron Man (2008)
  • Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (2008)
  • Avatar (2009)
  • Real Steel (2011)
  • The Hunger Games (2012)
  • The Avengers (2012)
  • Pacific Rim (2013)
  • Jurassic World (2015)

Works Cited- Stan Winston School of Character Arts (2013)