The Worst Gifts in Our Favorite Holiday Films

On this IMDbrief, we break down the worst gifts ever given in our favorite holiday movies. For some great gift ideas, check out IMDb's Holiday Gift Guide, curated with the entertainment lover in mind!

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Known For

Spectral Visual Effects
(2016)
The Conjuring 2 Visual Effects
(2016)
Legion Visual Effects
(2017)
Once Upon a Time Visual Effects
(2013-2014)

Filmography

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 2019 Garage Sale Mysteries: Searched & Seized (TV Movie) (visual effects supervisor: Side Street Post) (announced)
  Morning Show Mysteries: Murder Most Fair (TV Movie) (visual effects supervisor: Side Street Post) (post-production)
 2019/II Love in Store (TV Movie) (visual effects supervisor)
 2019 Write Before Christmas (TV Movie) (Visual Effects Supervisor)
 2019 Picture a Perfect Christmas (TV Movie) (visual effects supervisor: Side Street Post)
 2019 A Cinderella Story: Christmas Wish (Video) (visual effects supervisor - as Darvin Manwah)
 2019 Ruby Herring Mysteries: Her Last Breath (TV Movie) (visual effects supervisor)
 2019 All Summer Long (TV Movie) (visual effects supervisor: Side Street Post)
 2019 Love and Sunshine (TV Movie) (visual effects supervisor: Side Street Post)
 2019 Morning Show Mysteries: Death by Design (TV Movie) (visual effects supervisor: Side Street Post)
 2019 Morning Show Mysteries: A Murder in Mind (TV Movie) (visual effects supervisor: Side Street Post)
 2019 Flip That Romance (TV Movie) (visual effects supervisor: Side Street Post)
 2019 Love on the Menu (TV Movie) (visual effects supervisor: Side Street Post)
 2019 The Story of Us (TV Movie) (visual effects supervisor: Side Street Post)
 2019 SnowComing (TV Movie) (visual effects supervisor: Side Street Post)
 2019 Ruby Herring Mysteries: Silent Witness (TV Movie) (visual effects supervisor: Side Street Post)
 2018 Santa's Boots (TV Movie) (visual effects supervisor: Side Street Post)
 2018 Christmas in Evergreen: Letters to Santa (TV Movie) (visual effects supervisor: Side Street Post)
 2018 It's Christmas, Eve (TV Movie) (visual effects supervisor: Side Street Post)
 2018 All of My Heart: The Wedding (TV Movie) (visual effects supervisor: Side Street Post)
 2018 Truly, Madly, Sweetly (TV Movie) (compositing supervisor: Side Street Post)
 2018 The Bad Seed (TV Movie) (compositing supervisor: Side Street Post)
 2018 Garage Sale Mysteries: Murder In D Minor (TV Movie) (compositing supervisor: Side Street Post)
 2018 Garage Sale Mysteries: Picture a Murder (TV Movie) (compositing supervisor: Side Street Post)
 2018 Garage Sale Mystery: The Mask Murder (TV Movie) (compositing supervisor: Side Street Post)
 2018 Morning Show Mystery: Murder on the Menu (TV Movie) (compositing supervisor: Side Street Post)
 2018 Deadly Deed: A Fixer Upper Mystery (TV Movie) (compositing supervisor: Side Street Post)
 2018 Aliens Ate My Homework (Video) (compositing supervisor: Side Street Post)
 2018 Morning Show Mystery: Mortal Mishaps (TV Movie) (compositing supervisor: Side Street Post)
 2017 Christmas Getaway (TV Movie) (compositing supervisor: Side Street Post)
 2017 Rocky Mountain Christmas (TV Movie) (compositing supervisor: Side Street Post)
 2017 Final Vision (TV Movie) (compositing supervisor: Side Street Post)
 2017 The Christmas Train (TV Movie) (compositing supervisor: Side Street Post)
 2017 Coming Home for Christmas (TV Movie) (compositing supervisor: Side Street Post)
 2017 Beyond Skyline (digital compositor: Hydraulx)
 2017 All of My Heart: Inn Love (TV Movie) (compositing supervisor: Side Street Post)
 2017 Harvest Love (TV Movie) (compositing supervisor: Side Street Post)
 2017 Darrow & Darrow (TV Movie) (compositing supervisor: Side Street Post)
 2017 Legion (TV Series) (digital compositor - 1 episode)
- Chapter 1 (2017) ... (digital compositor: FuseFX - uncredited)
 2016 Timeless (TV Series) (digital compositor - 10 episodes)
- The Capture of Benedict Arnold (2016) ... (digital compositor: FuseFX)
- Last Ride of Bonnie & Clyde (2016) ... (digital compositor: FuseFX)
- Space Race (2016) ... (digital compositor: FuseFX)
- Stranded (2016) ... (digital compositor: FuseFX)
- The Watergate Tape (2016) ... (digital compositor: FuseFX)
 2016 Spectral (digital compositor: Hydraulx)
 2016 The Conjuring 2 (digital compositor: Hydraulx)
 2016 Pee-wee's Big Holiday (digital compositor: Vitality VFX)
 2014 The 100 (TV Series) (digital compositor - 2 episodes)
- We Are Grounders: Part 2 (2014) ... (digital compositor: Zoic Studios)
- We Are Grounders: Part 1 (2014) ... (digital compositor: Zoic Studios)
 2013-2014 Once Upon a Time (TV Series) (digital compositor - 12 episodes)
- There's No Place Like Home (2014) ... (digital compositor: Zoic Studios)
- Snow Drifts (2014) ... (digital compositor: Zoic Studios)
- Kansas (2014) ... (digital compositor: Zoic Studios)
- A Curious Thing (2014) ... (digital compositor: Zoic Studios)
- Bleeding Through (2014) ... (digital compositor: Zoic Studios)
 2013-2014 Once Upon a Time in Wonderland (TV Series) (digital compositor - 13 episodes)
- And They Lived... (2014) ... (digital compositor: Zoic Studios)
- To Catch a Thief (2014) ... (digital compositor: Zoic Studios)
- Heart of the Matter (2014) ... (digital compositor: Zoic Studios)
- Dirty Little Secrets (2014) ... (digital compositor: Zoic Studios)
- Nothing to Fear (2014) ... (digital compositor: Zoic Studios)
 2014 Once Upon a Time: Wicked Is Coming (TV Movie documentary) (digital compositor: Zoic Studios)
 2014/I The Hole (Short) (visual effects producer) / (visual effects supervisor - uncredited)
 2013 Big Thunder (TV Movie) (digital compositor: Zoic Studios)
 2013 Once Upon a Time: Journey to Neverland (TV Special documentary) (digital compositor: Zoic Studios)
 2013 Falling Skies (TV Series) (digital compositor - 10 episodes)
- Brazil (2013) ... (digital compositor: Zoic Studios)
- Journey to Xibalba (2013) ... (digital compositor: Zoic Studios)
- Strange Brew (2013) ... (digital compositor: Zoic Studios)
- The Pickett Line (2013) ... (digital compositor: Zoic Studios - uncredited)
- Be Silent and Come Out (2013) ... (digital compositor: Zoic Studios)
 2013 Almost Human (TV Series) (digital compositor - 1 episode)
- Pilot (2013) ... (digital compositor: Zoic Studios)
 2013 Independence Daysaster (on-set previs: GFZ Studios - uncredited)
 2013 Switch (digital compositor: GFZ Studios)
 2013 Concrete Blondes (digital compositor: GFZ Studios)
 2013 Once Upon a Time: The Price of Magic (TV Movie documentary) (digital compositor: Zoic Studios - uncredited)
 2013 A Single Shot (digital compositor: GFZ Studios)
 2013 Goodnight for Justice: Queen of Hearts (TV Movie) (digital compositor: GFZ Studios)
 2013 Appalachia (Short) (matte painter)
 2012 The Stolen (Short) (matte painter: GFZ Studios)
 2012 Anything But Christmas (TV Movie) (digital compositor: GFZ Studios)
 2012 The Horses of McBride (TV Movie) (digital compositor: GFZ Studios)
 2012 A Bride for Christmas (TV Movie) (digital compositor: GFZ Studios)
 2012 The Christmas Consultant (TV Movie) (digital compositor: GFZ Studios)
 2012 The Eleventh Victim (TV Movie) (digital compositor: GFZ Studios)
 2012 Arrow (TV Series) (digital compositor - 1 episode)
- Pilot (2012) ... (digital compositor: Zoic Studios)
 2012 Once Upon a Time: Magic Is Coming (TV Special) (digital compositor: Zoic Studios)
 2012 Girl in Progress (digital compositor: GFZ Studios) / (visual effects coordinator: GFZ Studios)
 2012 Seattle Superstorm (TV Movie) (digital compositor: GFZ Studios) / (on-set visual effects: GFZ Studios)
 2012 Radio Rebel (TV Movie) (digital compositor: GFZ Studios)
 2012 Goodnight for Justice: The Measure of a Man (TV Movie) (digital compositor: GFZ Studios)
  R.L. Stine's The Haunting Hour (TV Series short) (digital compositor - 33 episodes, 2010 - 2012) (visual effects coordinator - 14 episodes, 2010 - 2011) (visual effects artist - 6 episodes, 2011) (compositor - 2 episodes, 2011)
- Headshot (2012) ... (digital compositor: GFZ Studios)
- Night of the Mummy (2012) ... (digital compositor: GFZ Studios)
- The Most Evil Sorcerer: Part 2 (2012) ... (digital compositor: GFZ Studios)
- The Most Evil Sorcerer: Part 1 (2012) ... (digital compositor: GFZ Studios)
- Scarecrow (2011) ... (digital compositor: GFZ Studios)
 2011 There's Something the Matter with Montcrief (Short) (digital compositor: GFZ Studios) / (visual effects coordinator)
 2011 Christmas Comes Home to Canaan (TV Movie) (digital compositor: GFZ Studios)
 2011 Trading Christmas (TV Movie) (digital compositor: GFZ Studios - uncredited) / (matte painter: GFZ Studios - uncredited)
 2011 The Killing Game (TV Movie) (digital compositor: GFZ Studios)
 2011 Possessing Piper Rose (TV Movie) (digital compositor: GFZ Studios)
 2011 Finding a Family (TV Movie) (digital compositor: GFZ Studios)
 2011 Girl Fight (TV Movie) (digital compositor: GFZ Studios)
 2011 Hunt for the I-5 Killer (TV Movie) (digital compositor: GFZ Studios - uncredited)
 2011 Crash Site (digital compositor: GFZ Studios - uncredited)
 2011 To the Mat (TV Movie) (digital compositor: GFZ Studios)
 2011 The Edge of the Garden (TV Movie) (digital compositor: GFZ Studios) / (visual effects coordinator: GFZ Studios)
 2011 Time after Time (TV Movie) (digital compositor: GFZ Studios) / (visual effects coordinator: GFZ Studios)
 2011 He Loves Me (TV Movie) (digital compositor: GFZ Studios) / (visual effects coordinator: GFZ Studios)
 2011 Ghost Storm (TV Movie) (digital compositor: GFZ Studios) / (on-set visual effects: GFZ Studios)
 2011 Goodnight for Justice (TV Movie) (digital compositor: GFZ Studios) / (matte painter: GFZ Studios)
 2009 How to Boil a Frog (Documentary) (digital compositor)
 2009 Dai M siu dui (Short) (digital compositor)
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Alternate Names:

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Received a full Scholarship to attend the Vancouver Film School (VFS) in 2009. See more »

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Star Sign:

Leo

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