Harvey Lowry

hlowryInHarvey Lowry entered the film industry with a degree in Life Science and soon became the Director of Operations for one of the largest special effects and film production companies in California. Over the course of fifteen years, he has supervised the production, special effects, makeup effects, visual effects, animatronics and specialty costumes for over 100 feature films, television shows, music videos, commercials and documentaries. His collaborating teams have won two Academy Awards from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences with six nominations and have garnered two Emmys.

 Harvey began producing independent films in 2000 with the independent production of Darkworld. Since then, he has produced sixteen other projects ranging from the dark horror film Trailer Park of Terror (the only film in the Slamdance Film Festival history to have a second screening due to high demand), to the family comedy Soccer Mom starring Emily Osment and Missy Pyle. During this time, Harvey also led the make-up efforts of feature films such as: Big Momma’s House, Hannibal, Pirates of the Caribbean, Van Helsing, The Passion of the Christ, Apocalypto, White Chicks, A Beautiful Mind, and X-Men: Last Stand.

In 2006, Harvey formed his own very successful special effects and film production company and immediately began production on a series of feature films, such as The Curious Case of Benjamin Button and The Watchmen, television shows such as Moonlight and Saving Grace, and many commercials. 2008 was a spectacular year for Harvey, with more emphasis put on producing films such as Farmhouse and Night of the Demons starring Shannon Elizabeth.

In 2009, under his Green Pictures banner, he produced the family comedy Monster Mutt. In 2010, Harvey furthered his independent producing career with such films as Sinbad: The Fifth Voyage featuring Patrick Stewart and Paranormal Whacktivity, as well as Directing for three documentaries. Harvey continued his success producing special effects for blockbuster films such as Dylan Dog: Dead of Night starring Brandon Routh, Night at a the Museum; Battle of the Smithsonian and the upcoming Humpty Dumpty.

In 2011, Harvey formed his new production and special effects company, Ascension Media. Harvey continues focusing more on producing and directing independent films, television shows and documentaries, as well as supervising effects on films and television shows. It is undeniable that his track record for success in film and television will carry over into any venture he chooses to be a part of, making him one of the entertainment industry’s elite producers.

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