Alan Maley


Alan Maley was a British scenic artist who used to work as a freelance at Shepperton and Pinewood Studios. He made some matte works for Wally Veevers during the sixties. Maley was at the scenic and matte painting unit under Peter Ellenshaw for the Disney movie “In search of castaways” (1962) filmed at Pinewood Studios. Ellenshaw was very happy with him and some years latter Maley went to the USA to work at Disney matte department under Ellenshaw at 1966.  He became head of the matte team in the seventies until his retirement from Disney at 1975.  He went back shortly to matte paintings at the 80´s to be matte painting supervisor at ILM.


Alan Maley working on a painting from Dragonslayer.





- Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981) (ILM matte painting supervisor)
- Dragonslayer (1981) (ILM matte painting supervisor)
- Spy Who Loved Me, The (1977) (special optical effects)
- Escape to Witch Mountain (1975)(DISNEY matte artist)
- Island at the Top of the World, The (1974) (DISNEY matte artist)
- Return of the Big Cat (1974) (TV) (DISNEY matte artist)
- The World’s Greatest Athlete (1973)(DISNEY matte artist)
- Mystery on castle of Dracula(1972)(DISNEY matte artist)
- Biscuit Eater, The (1972) (DISNEY title designer)
- Snowball Express (1972) (DISNEY matte artist)
- Scandalous John (1971) (DISNEY matte artist)
- Barefoot Executive, The (1971) (DISNEY matte artist)
- Bedknobs and Broomsticks (1971) (DISNEY matte artist)
- Wild Country, The (1971) (DISNEY matte artist)
- Boatniks, The (1970) (DISNEY matte artist)
- Computer Wore Tennis Shoes, The (1970) (DISNEY title designer)
- King of the Grizzlies (1970)(DISNEY matte artist)
- Rascal (1969)(DISNEY matte artist)
- Love Bug, The (1969) (DISNEY special photographic effects)
- Horse in the Gray Flannel Suit, The (1968) (DISNEY Matte artist, title designer)
- The One and Only, Genuine, Original Family Band (1968) (DISNEY matte artist)
- Never a dull moment (1968)(DISNEY matte artist)
- The Happiest Millionaire (1967) (DISNEY matte artist, title designer)
- Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964)(matte painter)
- Becket (1964)(matte painter)
- In Search of the Castaways (1962)(scenic artist)
- Very Important Person (1961) (scenic artist)
- Make Mine Mink (1960)(scenic artist)
- Too Many Crooks (1959)(scenic artist)
- No Highway (1951) (Assistant scenic artist)