Philip Heinrich
Philip Heinrich circa 2016
Also known as
  • Sméagol
  • Ergo Possum
Years active
1998 - Present
  • Website owner
  • Brickfilmer
Nationality US flag American
Notable works
Associated with

Philip Heinrich is an American filmmaker. Since 2009, he has been the owner of the website Bricks in Motion.[1] He is also known in brickfilming for films including Unrenewable, Crown of Syracuse, The Oven, My Father is a Tyrannosaurus Rex, and the Cashman series. He directed the film Bricks in Motion, a feature length documentary about brickfilmers.

Filmography Edit

Year Title Notes
2001 Cretaceous Camp Special edition released in 2003
2002 Legozilla X Lost due to computer problems, but the trailer survives[2]
2002 High Speed Directors Project Co-production with Ben Matthew, Stefan van Zwam, Brian Geppert, "Thomas (TEK)", and Brian Gould[3]
2003 Duel at Kamino
2005 Attack of the Drones
2006 Montage Clip: LOST
2006 Montage Clip: The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
2006 Star Wars: Station Tribulations
2007 Star Wars: A New Deficit
2007 Magic Edge IV The TTC Contest entry
2007 Star Wars: An Ill-Made Weapon
2007 Crown of Syracuse Inventions, Discoveries and Extraordinary Achievements Contest first place winner
2007 Star Wars: Clone Trooper Down LEGO Star Wars Movie Making Contest entry
2007 The Pepperonis Twenty-four Hour Animation Contest 3 second place winner
2007 Star Wars: Bane of the Sith
2007 HALO: Master Chief Black Turtle Media Halo Contest entry[4]
2008 The Oven A.P. Wagner Oldest Appliance Contest entry[5]
Built By Me Movie Contest 18 and Over first place winner[6]
2008 Cashman Twenty-four Hour Animation Contest 5 first place winner
2008 Unrenewable Friendships and Rivalries Contest first place winner
2010 What's in a LEGO Brick? LEGO commercial contest entry
2010 Cashman: Man of Cash Late Twenty-four Hour Animation Contest 8 film
2011 The Amazing Cashman Twenty-four Hour Animation Contest 9 first place winner
2011 My Father is a Tyrannosaurus Rex
2012 Flashlights & Shaky Cameras, with Frank Rock "Monster Fighters Video Project" Tongal fifth place winner[7]
2012 Miner Trouble "LEGO City Mini Movie Animations" Tongal sixth place winner[8]
2014 Star Wars: The Force Awakens Teaser Trailer in LEGO Co-production with Zach Macias
2015 Bricks in Motion: The Documentary Kickstarter Update #17 Co-production with Zach Macias, Steffen Troeger and Shannon Birch[9]
Also known as Dane Cook Gets Crushed by the Collapse of Communism
2015 Puffindolia Created for The Bricks in Motion Collection
2016 Bricks in Motion: The Documentary

References Edit

  1. Bricks in Motion Profile
  2. Old website archive
  3. High-Speed Directors Project on Brickshelf
  4. Archive of the website page for Halo: Master Chief
  5. thread for The Oven
  6. Nicktoons "Built By Me" Movie Contest results
  7. "Monster Fighters Video Project" Tongal page
  8. "LEGO City Mini Movie Animations" Tongal page
  9. Bricks in Motion: The Documentary Kickstarter Update #17 on Kickstarter
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