Class of 1968
Visual effects cameraman and supervisor at Industral Light & Magic, in American film from 1982. Other notable (non-nominated) credits include STAR TREK: THE WRATH OF KHAN (1982), RETURN OF THE JEDI (1983), STAR TREK III; THE SEARCH FOR SPOCK and STARMAN (both 1984), YOUNG SHERLOCK HOLMES and COCOON (both 1985), WILLOW, WHO FRAMED ROGER RABBIT and COCOON: THE RETURN (all 1988), BACK TO FUTURE PARTS II & III (1989 & 1990), STAR TREK VI: THE UNDISCOVERED COUNTRY and BACKDRAFT (both 1991), ALIVE and JURASSIC PARK (both 1993), WOLF (1994), CASPER and CONGO (both 1995), DAYLIGHT (1996), MEN IN BLACK and AMISTAD (both 1997), DEEP IMPACT (1998), THE MUMMY and THE HAUNTING (both 1999), SPACE COWBOYS (2000), ARTIFICIAL INTELLEGENCE: A.I. (2001), MINORITY REPORT (2002), TEARS OF THE SUN and PETER PAN (both 2003), LEMONY SNICKET'S A SERIES OF UNFORTUNATE EVENTS (2004), THE PACIFIER, XXX: STATE OF THE UNION, RENT and THE CHRONICLES OF NARNIA: THE LION, THE WITCH AND THE WARDROBE (all 2005), and TRANSFORMERS (2007).
Farrar has shared nominations for four BAFTA Film Awards, and he has been nominated for four Saturn Awards by the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA, winning in 2002 for ARTIFICIAL INTELLEGENCE: A.I.
Best Achievement in Visual Effects 1985: COCOON (w. Ken Ralston, Ralph McQuarrie & David Berry)
Nominated for Achievement in Visual Effects 1991: BACKDRAFT (w. Mikael Salomon, Allen Hall & Clay PinneyClay Pinney)
Nominated for Achievement in Visual Effects 2001: A.I. ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE (w. Dennis Muren, Stan Winston & Michael Lantieri)
Nominated for Achievement in Visual Effects 2005: THE CHRONICLES OF NARNIA: THE LION, THE WITCH AND THE WARDROBE (w. Dean Wright, Bill Westenhofer & Jim Berney)
Nominated for Achievement in Visual Effects 2007: TRANSFORMERS (w. Scott Benza, Russell Earl & John Frazier)
5 nominations, 1 Award
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