Patrick Tatopoulos

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Patrick Tatopoulos
Patrick Tatopoulos (left) with Koichi Kawakita (center) and Roland Emmerich (right)
Occupation/Role Production designer
Birthplace Paris, France
First work The Doors (1991)
Notable work GODZILLA (1998)

Patrick Tatopoulos is a Greek-French production designer and director who has worked on several major Hollywood science fiction and special effects films including Independence Day, I, Robot, and Alien vs. Predator. A frequent collaborator of Roland Emmerich, Tatopoulos was hired to design and supervise the special effects for the titular monster in TriStar Pictures' GODZILLA. His production company, Tatopoulos Studios, handled a great deal of the special effects and production design on the film.

Selected Filmography

Designed Monsters



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