Joe Viskocil

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Joe Viskocil
Born (1952-12-21)December 21, 1952
Died August 11, 2014(2014-08-11) (aged 61)
Los Angeles, California
Occupation Visual effects artist
Years active 1974-2014

Joseph Viskocil (December 21, 1952 – August 11, 2014) was an American special effects artist who had over 80 film credits from 1974 to 2014.[1]

He won at the 69th Academy Awards for Independence Day, in the category of Best Visual Effects. He shared his win with Volker Engel, Clay Pinney and Douglas Smith.[2]


  1. ^ Academy Award-Winning VFX Artist Joe Viskocil Dies At 61
  2. ^ "The 69th Academy Awards (1997) Nominees and Winners". Archived from the original on February 1, 2012. Retrieved March 24, 2014. 

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