George Willis

Model Maker
GEORGE WILLIS is a prop-maker and sculptor who joined the model shop in April 2012. He grew up doing repairs and ring-sizing in his father's jewelry shop, before studying theater at the University of the Pacific and film at UCLA. As a miniature effects artist, he has worked on films including: Titanic, Apollo 13, Starship Troopers, The Fifth Element, Team America: World Police, I Robot, Underworld Evolution, Iron Man 2 and X-Men: The Last Stand.
In 2010 George was cast on the Discovery Channel reality series The Colony, in which he and nine others survived off the grid for eight weeks in the wreckage of Hurricane Katrina.  His writing has appeared in The Los Angeles Times, Wired and several short films shown on PBS, ABC, IFC and the Canadian Broadcast Company.

Random Fact: "I Once played ukulele on the Oprah Network."


Childhood Dream Occupation

Rocket scientist.

Favorite Color

Greenish-brown earth tones.