Simon Gosling

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Simon Gosling.

Simon "Goose" Gosling (born 9 April 1969) is a British designer and builder of special effects models. He is best known for building the interior set of the Millennium Falcon cockpit for Star Wars: The Force Awakens in 2014. Also his work on commercials featuring stop-frame animation for Brisk, Apple Jacks and Chips Ahoy in America, and the Windy Miller adverts for Quaker Oats in Britain.

Gosling has created props and models for films including The Brothers Grimm (2005), The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (2005) and Stormbreaker (2006). In 2006, he supervised the building of Hex during the Sky One production of Hogfather, an adaptation of the Discworld novel by author Terry Pratchett.

On 22 April 2007, Hogfather won the BAFTA Television Craft Award for best special effects.

Gosling is also a musician, appearing on the soundtrack of the PlayStation videogame Croc 2.

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