Johnston at the Los Angeles premiere of The Wolfman (2010)
|1 Nomination / 1 Win|
|Role||Director, Visual Effects|
|Born||May 13, 1950|
|Austin, Texas, USA|
Joe Johnston is an American film director and an Academy Award winning former visual effects artist best known for such effects-driven movies as Honey, I Shrunk the Kids, Jumanji and Jurassic Park III, also known for period films such as The Rocketeer, October Sky, The Wolfman (2010), and Captain America: The First Avenger. His work in visual effects include Star Wars and Raiders of the Lost Ark.
- 54th Academy Awards, 1981
- Best Visual Effects — Raiders of the Lost Ark (shared with Richard Edlund, Kit West and Bruce Nicholson)