Curriculum Vitae

PRODUCTION DESIGN

SUMMERLAND (2018), BFI/ Embankment Films
Director: Jess Swale
Producer: Guy Heeley
Magical period drama with Gemma Arterton (in post production)

SUPER BOWL LIII , Bud Light/ Game of Thrones, (Feb 2019), Anheuser-Busch, HBO
Award: Super Clio 2019  Agencies: Wieden + Kennedy, Droga5
Products: Bud Light, Game of Thrones: “For the Throne”
Directors: David Nutter, Spencer Riviera

JUST HENRY  ITV
Director: David Moore; based on the novel by Michelle Magorian
Family drama set in 1949 shot on location & studios in Yorkshire

THE NATIVITY Kudos/ Red Planet for BBC1
Director: Coky Giedroyc; Writer/Exec: Tony Jordan
Period Drama shot on location & studios in Morocco

EXODUS  Artangel, Channel 4
Director: Penny Woolcock
Contemporary reworking of the Book of Exodus
Collaboration with Anthony Gormley

THE BEST MAN 
Director: Stefan Schwarz
Romantic comedy
Shot on location and in studios in Hungary & UK

LENA The Bride of Ice 
Director: Polly Steele
Contemporary reimagining of the life of Alma Mahler
Premiered at Venice 2003

10 MINUTES OLDER 
Portfolio feature “Addicted to the Stars”
Director: Michael Radford
With Daniel Craig and Roland Gift
Premiered at Venice 2002

 

ART DIRECTION

THE RHYTHM SECTION (2018), Eon Productions, I M Global
Credit: Supervising Art Director
Director: Reed Morano
Production Designer: Tom Conroy
Action film with Blake Lively and Jude Law, shot in Ireland and Spain (in post production)

SERENITY  Identical Pictures, I M Global
Credit: Senior Art Director
Director: Steven Knight
Production Designer: Andrew McAlpine
Drama with Matthew McConaughey and Anne Hathaway, shot in Mauritius 

GAME OF THRONES, Seasons 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 HBO 
Awards: EMMY for Excellence in Art Direction, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2018            
BAFTA for Best TV Production Design, 2018; special BAFTA Craft Award 2018.  
Honors for Excellence in Art Direction, ADG, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2018; Best Production Design, BFDG 2017

Credit: Supervising Art Director, Foreign Unit (Morocco, Croatia and Spain)
Production Designers: Gemma Jackson, Deborah Riley

 DENIAL , BBC Films, Participant Media
Nomination: BAFTA Best British Film, 2017
Credit: Supervising Art Director
Director: Mick Jackson, written by David Hare
Production Designer: Andrew McAlpine
Drama shot on location in UK and Poland

THE OTHER MAN
Credit: Supervising Art Director
Director: Richard Eyre
Production Designer: Gemma Jackson
Thriller set in Milan and UK

JOHN ADAMS HBO
Awards: EMMY for Excellence in Art Direction, 2008
Honors for Excellence in Art Direction, ADG 2008
Credit: Supervising Art Director, Hungary
Director: Tom Hooper; Production Designer: Gemma Jackson
Period Drama shot on location & studios in Hungary

 SPARTAN
Credit: UK Art Director
Director: David Mamet
Production Designer: Gemma Jackson
Thriller with Val Kilmer

A DIFFERENT LOYALTY
Credit: UK Art Director
Director: Marek Kanievska
Period thriller with Rupert Everett and Sharon Stone

KILLING ME SOFTLY
Credit: Art Director
Director: Chen Kaige
Production Designer: Gemma Jackson
Thriller based on the novel by Nicci French

HOTEL SPLENDIDE  Film 4
Credit: Supervising Art Director
Director: Terence Gross
Production Designer: Alison Dominitz

ROGUE TRADER
Credit: Supervising Art Director
Director: James Dearden
Production Designer: Alan Macdonald
Shot in UK, Malysia and Singapore

LOVE IS THE DEVIL
A Portrait of Francis Bacon
BBC Films/ BFI Productions
Credit: Art Director
Director: John Maybury
Production Designer: Alan Macdonald

THE BORROWERS Working Title
Credit: Assistant Art Director/ Stand-by
Director: Peter Hewitt
Production Designer: Gemma Jackson

SURVIVING PICASSO  Merchant Ivory
Credit: Assistant Art Director
Director: James Ivory
Production Designer: Luciana Arrighi

SENSE AND SENSIBILITY  Columbia Pictures
Credit: Storyboard Artist
Director: Ang Lee
Production Designer: Luciana Arrighi

ADDITIONAL
I am a qualified architect and worked for various architectural practices before switching to production design.
Outside of UK I have worked in Mauritius, Morocco, Croatia, Hungary, Poland, Spain, Ireland, Italy, France, Dubai, Greece, Malaysia, Singapore & USA.

EDUCATION
St Martin’s School of Art: Foundation Course in Art
Cambridge University: BA, MA and Diploma in Architecture
National Film and Television School: Diploma in Production Design