Alex Funke

Alex Funke (born October 12, 1944 in Santa Barbara, California) is a special effects photographer.


He worked with Charles and Ray Eames for eleven years, a period he deemed important to his career success. His first Oscar was a shared one for Total Recall.[1] Funke became noted as an expert on miniatures[2] and was brought to New Zealand for work on The Lord of the Rings film trilogy.[3] At the 76th Academy Awards, he shared an Oscar for his work on Return of the King, the third film of the series.

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