CARS • Built three life-sized drivable cars
(Lightning, Sally and Tow Mater) for promoting the Disney/Pixar film.
Click Here for a Clip of Making of the Real Life Tow Mater
Taxi • Customized and transformed seven NY
taxi cabs into NASCAR-style racers.
2 FAST 2 FURIOUS • Customized & detailed
115 cars in two months time with a crew working around the clock.
xXx • Built the stunt jeeps and five different
versions of the hero GTO.
THE FAST AND THE FURIOUS • Modified and customized
58 stunt cars. The cars were used in all of the race scenes.
GREASE• Located, restored and customized thirty
vintage cars in two weeks, including the main stunt cars for race
sequence. Fabricated flame-thrower exhaust pipes for custom black
THE MASK OF ZORRO • Constructed two full-size
horses to jump off a high bridge and land in water. These horses are
fully animated with mechanical and pneumatic controls. Fabricated
Animatronic horse heads and legs to perform stunts. We also designed
and built 100 propane torches for the movie as well as special swords
AGAINST ALL ODDS • Rigged picture cars (Porsche
911 and Ferrari 308) for stunts and high-speed filming. Designed suspension
for twenty-foot jumps; rebuilt Porsches overnight after they had been
destroyed in accident.
E.T. • Built the special Ford van for E.T.
TERMINATOR 2• Built the assembly line that
constructs a terminator during a movie teaser.
INNERSPACE • Built custom Mustang and identical
back-up; rigged them for jumps, crashes and stunts; designed sub-suspension
for three Volvos to perform long jumps without damage.
COBRA • Designed and built Stallone's chop-topped
Mercury and four identical back-ups for main chase scene with custom
suspension, full 10-point roll cages, supercharged, nitrous-oxide-injected
350 motors, all within two weeks including paint.
MASK • Designed and built all motorcycles
used in the film including a 400 cubic inch 3-wheeler which I rode
in the film. Also instructed all the actors to ride Harleys; served
as stunt coordinator and liaison/consultant between producers and
real bikers used in the film.
NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET V • 80% of small special
effects; all major effects, shot actor threw windshield, turned church
inside out with 16-foot air ram designed and built by E.P.; built
process trucks, and large flood tank for shower shot.
STREETS OF FIRE • Motorcycle stunt coordinator;
hired 60 real bikers, choreographed/performed bike stunts; instructed
actors to ride; designed/built all bikes; built custom convertible
Mercury w/identical back-up.
ICE PIRATES • Designed/built 60-foot battlecraft;
performed all stunts with battlecraft; also built six future motorcycles
and police cars.
CASUAL SEX • Stunt Coordinator; minor car
stunts, water/boating safety and some F/X rigging.
HEART LIKE A WHEEL • Custom painted drag race
cars; restored cars after film damage.
BEST OF TIMES • Designed and painted custom
MIRACLE MILE • Performed car and motorcycle
stunts; fights and falls.
WALKING TALL • Built two stunt cars.
SOYLENT GREEN • Designed/built two stunt cars
and rigged truck to lose wheel and crash.
ALCATRAZ-THE WHOLE SHOCKING STORY • built
replica of vintage paddy wagon in one week.
GONE IN 60 SECONDS • Performed driving stunts;
jumps, flips, head-on's, rollovers, sideswipes, transfers: bike to
car, car to bike, car to helicopter, helicopter to bike. Over 300
stunt crashes performed in film.
GONE IN 60 SECONDS II • Stunt Coordinator/Second
Unit Director; designed, built and operated air-powered robots to
drive cars for high speed jumps and 80mph head-on collision.
THE JUNKMAN • Stunt Coordinator; car, truck
and motorcycle flips, rollovers, jumps, high-speed chases.
13 O'CLOCK • Stunt Coordinator/Second Unit
Director; car flips, slides, explosions, performing high-speed chases,
U-turns, reverse driving with limousine.
CRASH AND BURN • Stunt Coordinator/Second
Unit Director; designed wedge ramp, coordinated/performed head-on
collisions (50 mph), rigged 5-ton truck to run off 7-story building,
flip and land on five cars, jumped motorcycle through window of exploding
house, drove car through house, high speed chases with near misses.
STEWARDESS SCHOOL • Motorcycle stunts, fights,
falls, bit acting part.
WIZARD OF SPEED AND TIME • Designed/built
suitcase that sprouts wheels, headlamps, handlebars and takes driver
more than 40 mph for a major chase sequence.
WILD AT HEART • Special Effects; fabricated
hands, heads, arms to be shot off.
MOM AND DAD SAVE THE WORLD • Designed, built
and drove 45-foot-long, 20-foot-tall, 10-foot-wide 30,000-pound "DEATH
MONKEY BUSINESS • Built 40-foot-long drive-able
trailer for stunt sequence with monkey.
CBS SPECIAL "THE
MIND OF A DEMON" • Designed & built the first underwater
swiming air powered shark.
HOLLYWOOD’S BEST-KEPT SECRET • · A biography filmed
in my shop in El Segundo which takes viewers behind the scenes to
see everything from how we built the cars for the “Fast and
Furious” franchises to the companies based on several of my
WORLD ODYSSEY • Designed and built the first underwater housing
for 70mm Ultra-70 camera; worked as consultant for new camera system.
IMAX • IN SEARCH OF THE GREAT WHITE SHARKS • Built/operated
a 10-foot Great White Shark in the film; built two underwater camera
housings and 4000-watt underwater lighting equipment. Worked as filming
safety diver for four years. .
DISCOVERY CHANNEL • Great White Sharks. With John McKenny Productions.
Designed and built an air-powered diver to test for diver safety around
the sharks. Diver and robot operator. Designed and built a ÒScuba
MufflerÓ for silent diving with Hammerhead sharks. Shot underwater
DISCOVERY CHANNEL • Shark Stories and Sharks On the Brink of
Extinction. Eddie Paul Productions. Second Unit Director and Cameraman.
Designed, built, and operated ÒGut CheckerÓ camera to
look inside stomach of shark for documentary. Also designed, built,
and test lightweight plastic ÒShark SuitÓ used by divers
for documentary filming.
THE COUSTEAU SOCIETY SPECIAL ON VALDEZE • General work onboard
including equipment modification and design; produced underwater film
and video scenes.
* BLUE SHARKS • Diver, Lighting
* SEA LYONS • Diver, Lighting
* ANGEL SHARKS • 300-foot Deep Dives, Lighting
* KELP FOREST • Diver, Lighting
EDDIE PAUL AUTOMOTIVE HOW-TO SERIES • Directed
and produced a series of 11 Instructional automotive customizing and
UNSOLVED MYSTERIES • Worked as an actor and
diver on night dive.
SHOWSCAN • Built custom aluminum splash housing
and attachment to wet bike.
GRAPHICS FILMS • Shot underwater video for
IMAX film. Worked on film for 4 years, during which time I designed
and built the first underwater housing for 70mm W-4 camera. Also designed
underwater lighting system for IMAX.