Known as a "One Man Art Department" among people he's worked with, David has worked on dozens of Films & 800+ TV Commercials (1980-2011) as an Art Director, Designer, Carpenter, Scenic Artist, Propmaker and Storyboard Artist. Combining his extensive production experience and sharp eye for design and details, he's also a skilled Location Scout. Born... See full bio »

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Back to the Future Part II
Dick Tracy
Dick Tracy Art Department
You Got Served
You Got Served Location Management
Earth Girls Are Easy
Earth Girls Are Easy Art Department


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 2004 Woman Thou Art Loosed (on-set art department assistant - as David James Halver)
 2001 The Division (TV Series) (art department assistant - 6 episodes)
- Obsessions (2001) ... (art department assistant: Los Angeles)
- The Parent Trap (2001) ... (art department assistant: Los Angeles)
- Faces in the Crowd (2001) ... (art department assistant: Los Angeles)
- Hero (2001) ... (art department assistant: Los Angeles)
- Don't Ask (2001) ... (art department assistant: Los Angeles)
 1999 Wild Wild West (set dressing: second unit - uncredited)
 1998 Inferno (TV Movie) (prop master)
 1996 Dunston Checks In (on-set art department assistant: Malibu & Bullock's Wilshire locations - uncredited)
 1995 Tough and Deadly (Video) (art director: second unit)
 1994 Models Inc. (TV Series) (art department - 7 episodes)
- Ghosts (1994) ... (art department - uncredited)
- Good Girls Finish Last (1994) ... (art department - uncredited)
- Meltdown (1994) ... (art department - uncredited)
- Nothing Is as It Seems (1994) ... (art department - uncredited)
- Strictly Business (1994) ... (art department - uncredited)
 1994 Burke's Law (TV Series) (on-set art department assistant - 7 episodes)
- Who Killed the Romance? (1994) ... (on-set art department assistant)
- Who Killed Good Time Charlie? (1994) ... (on-set art department assistant)
- Who Killed Romeo? (1994) ... (on-set art department assistant)
- Who Killed Alexander the Great? (1994) ... (on-set art department assistant)
- Who Killed the Host at the Roast? (1994) ... (on-set art department assistant)
 1994 Direct Hit (Video) (property master)
 1993 CIA II: Target Alexa (property master)
 1993 Private Wars (Video) (construction crew - as Dave Halver)
 1993 Alien Intruder (Video) (art department coordinator) / (set designer)
 1991-1992 Rescue 911 (TV Series documentary) (on-set art department assistant - 9 episodes)
- Father Daughter Trapped (1992) ... (on-set art department assistant)
- Girl Swept Away (1992) ... (on-set art department assistant)
- Ambulance Crash (1992) ... (on-set art department assistant)
- Diver Tank Fail (1992) ... (on-set art department assistant)
- Raft Capsizes (1992) ... (on-set art department assistant)
 1992 Intent to Kill (Video) (props - uncredited)
 1992 CIA Code Name: Alexa (property master)
 1992 Stormy Weathers (TV Movie) (art department assistant - uncredited)
 1991 The Swindle (on-set art department assistant)
 1991 Under Surveillance (storyboard artist)
 1991 ...And Then She Was Gone (TV Movie) (set dressing - uncredited)
 1991 Ghoulies Go to College (Video) (art department assistant - uncredited)
 1990 Hollywood Boulevard II (art department)
 1990 Dick Tracy (scenic artist)
 1989 Red Surf (Video) (on-set art department assistant)
 1989 Back to the Future Part II (painter: second unit)
 1989 Masque of the Red Death (art department assistant - uncredited)
 1989 The Abyss (miniature effects artist - uncredited)
 1988 Earth Girls Are Easy (special set construction - as D.J. Halver)
 1988 Miracle Mile (on-set art department assistant)
 1988 Waxwork (construction crew)
 1988 The Nest (assistant propmaster)
 1988 The Drifter (property master - as Dave Halver)
 1987 Big Bad Mama II (swing gang art department)
 1987 Penitentiary III (art department assistant - as D.J. Halver)
 1986 Witchboard (art department assistant - uncredited)
 1986 Murphy's Law (art department assistant - uncredited)
 1986 The Longshot (art department assistant - uncredited)
 1980 Battle Beyond the Stars (assistant art director - uncredited)
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Alternate Names:

D.J. Halver | Dave Halver | David James Halver

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The past is history, the future is a mystery, today is a gift... that's why it's called the present.

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