Great Art Directors

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Cedric Gibbons
Art Director, The Wizard of Oz
After graduating from New York's Art Students League he worked for his architect father, then started film work at Edison Studios in 1915 assisting Hugo Ballin. In 1918 he moved to Goldwyn as art director and, in 1924, began his 32 year stint as supervising art director for some 1500 MGM films, with direct responsibility in well over 150 of those...
 
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Guy Hendrix Dyas
Production Designer, Inception
Guy Hendrix Dyas most recently earned an Academy Award Nomination for Best Production Design for this work on "Passengers", he also collaborated with Christopher Nolan on his ambitious sci-fi thriller "Inception" for which he also earned an Academy Award Nomination for Best Production Design. Guy won...
 
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Dante Ferretti
Production Designer, Shutter Island
 
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Rick Carter
Production Designer, Forrest Gump
 
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Eve Stewart
Production Designer, The King's Speech
 
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K.K. Barrett
Production Designer, Her
 
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Judy Becker
Production Designer, American Hustle
 
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Adam Stockhausen
Production Designer, 12 Years a Slave
 
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Rick Heinrichs
Production Designer, The Big Lebowski
 
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Jeannine Oppewall
Production Designer, Catch Me If You Can
 
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Dennis Gassner
Production Designer, The Truman Show
 
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Luciana Arrighi
Production Designer, Sense and Sensibility
 
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Allan Starski
Production Designer, Schindler's List
 
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Ken Adam
Ken Adam was a British movie production designer, best known for his set designs for the James Bond films of the 1960s and 1970s, as well as for Dr. Strangelove (1964). His first major screen credit was as production designer on the British thriller Soho Incident (1956). In 1961 he was hired for the first James Bond film, Dr. No (1962)...
 
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Eugenio Zanetti
Production Designer, Last Action Hero
Eugenio Zanetti is an award-winning Designer, Theater and Opera Director, as well as an accomplished painter and the writer of two plays. With a multifaceted career that spans almost 30 years and three continents, Mr. Zanetti is internationally recognized as an artist of extraordinary and versatile qualities...
 
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Martin Childs
Production Designer, Shakespeare in Love
 
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Peter Lamont
Production Designer, Titanic
 
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John Myhre
Production Designer, X-Men: Days of Future Past
John Myhre was born in 1959. A film buff from an incredibly early age he began watching the TV coverage of the Oscars aged five and received a Super-8 camera for his seventh birthday. After graduating from Nathan Hale High School he studied film at the Bellevue Community College in the 1970s, subsidizing himself by working at a local cinema...
 
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Eugenio Caballero
Production Designer, Pan's Labyrinth
 
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Donald Graham Burt
Production Designer, Gone Girl
 
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Anton Furst
Production Designer, Full Metal Jacket
After his work on Batman, production designer Anton Furst tried in vain to find some directing work. Contractual obligations kept him from being able to do the work he did on Batman in the sequel. He committed suicide in 1991.
 
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Stephen B. Grimes
Production Designer, Out of Africa
 
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Patrizia von Brandenstein
Production Designer, Amadeus