Jim Bissell


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Jim Bissell is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a BFA in Theater. After working in New York and L.A. on commercials and low budget features, he won an Emmy Award in 1980 for his work on Palmerstown, U.S.A. followed by a BAFTA nomination for production design on Steven Spielberg's E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial. He was... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 3 wins & 11 nominations. See more awards »

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300 Production Designer
(2006)
Good Night, and Good Luck. Production Designer
(2005)
E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial Production Designer
(1982)
(2011)

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 1989 Always (forest fire plates director - as James D. Bissell)
 1985-1987 Amazing Stories (TV Series) (title designer - 45 episodes)
- Miss Stardust (1987) ... (title designer)
- Moving Day (1987) ... (title designer)
- Without Diana (1987) ... (title designer)
- Such Interesting Neighbors (1987) ... (title designer)
- Gershwin's Trunk (1987) ... (title designer)
 1985 St. Elmo's Fire (visual consultant - as James Bissell)
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James D. Bissel | James B. Bissell | James D. Bissell | James Bissell
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James Bissell invented digital previs on the 1986 movie, The Boy Who Could Fly. See more »

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