(written from a Production point of view)
|Awards for Trek:||ADG Excellence in Production Design Award nomination|
|Roles:||Concept Model Maker|
Jeff Frost is a model maker who worked as senior model maker on 2009's Star Trek and as Concept Model Maker on its sequel Star Trek Into Darkness. According to the IMDb, Frost will also work as Concept Model Maker on the 2016 sequel Star Trek Beyond.
For his work on Star Trek, Frost received an ADG Excellence in Production Design Award nomination in the category Fantasy Film in 2010 which he shared with Scott Chambliss, Keith P. Cunningham, Dennis Bradford, Gary Kosko, Curt Beech, Luke Freeborn, Beat Frutiger, Aaron Haye, Andrew Reeder, Dawn Brown, Andrea Dopaso, C. Scott Baker, Kevin Cross, Scott Herbertson, Joseph Hiura, Billy Hunter, Harry E. Otto, Anne Porter, Jane Wuu, James Clyne, Ryan Church, John Eaves, Paul Ozzimo, Clint Schultz, Bruce G. Smith, and Karen Manthey.
Frost previously received an Excellence in Production Design Award nomination in the same category for his work on the fantasy adventure Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull in 2009 and two more nominations in 2011 for Alice in Wonderland and 2012 for Cowboys & Aliens.
Frost started his career as sculptor in the 1990s and worked on films such as the action adventure Congo (1995), the fantasy adventure The Indian in the Cupboard (1995), Roland Emmerich's science fiction blockbuster Independence Day (1996), the comic adaptation Batman & Robin (1997), the science fiction remake Godzilla (1998), the science fiction film Armageddon (1998), the fantasy comedy How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000), the science fiction remake Planet of the Apes (2001), the fantasy adventure The Scorpion King (2002, starring The Rock), the comic adaptation Hulk (2003, starring Eric Bana), and the action adventure Van Helsing (2004).
He also received credit as conceptual and senior model maker on projects including the fantasy film The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (2004), Steven Spielberg's science fiction remake War of the Worlds (2005), the action sequel Mission: Impossible III (2006), the action adventure Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (2008), the comic adaptation The Incredible Hulk (2008), the science fiction blockbuster G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra (2009), Tim Burton's fantasy adventure Alice in Wonderland (2010), Marvel's Thor (2011, starring Chris Hemsworth), the science fiction western Cowboys & Aliens (2011), Steven Spielberg's fantasy adventure The Adventures of Tintin (2011), the comic adaptation The Avengers (2012, with Chris Hemsworth and Paul Lacovara), and the fantasy film Oz: The Great and Powerful (2013).
More recent credits as concept model maker include the fantasy sequel 300: Rise of an Empire (2014, with Peter Mensah and Mark Aaron Wagner), Brad Bird's science fiction project Tomorrowland (2015, written and produced by Damon Lindelof, produced by Jeffrey Chernov, music by Michael Giacchino, and production design by Scott Chambliss), the science fiction sequel Jurassic World (2015, music by Michael Giacchino and production supervision by Scott Trimble), the comic adaptation Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016, art direction by Beat Frutiger), and the fantasy sequel Alice in Wonderland: Through the Looking Glass (2016).