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Art Director (feature film)

1.
Casino Royale (2006)
The story examines James Bond's formative years and how he developed his penchant for Aston Martins, martinis and beautiful women.
2.
Batman Begins (2005) as Senior Art Director
How does one man change the world? It's a question that haunts Bruce Wayne like the specter of his parents, gunned down before his eyes in the streets of Gotham on a night that changed his life forever. Tormented by guilt and anger, battling the demons that feed his desire for revenge and his need to honor his parents' altruistic legacy, the disillusioned industrial heir vanished from Gotham and secretly travels the world, seeking the means to fight injustice and turn fear against those who prey on the fearful. In his quest to elucidate himself in the ways of the criminal mind, Bruce is mentored by a mysterious man called Ducard in the mastery of the physical and mental disciplines that will empower him to fight the evil he has vowed to destroy. He soon finds himself the target of recruiting efforts by the League of Shadows, a powerful, subversive vigilante group headed by enigmatic leader Ra's al Ghul. Bruce returns to Gotham to find the city devoured by rampant crime and corruption. Wayne Enterprises, his family's former bastion of philanthropic business ideals, now rests in the hands of CEO Richard Earle, a man more concerned with taking the company public than serving the public good. Meanwhile, Bruce's close childhood friend Rachel Dawes, now an Assistant District Attorney, can't secure a conviction of the city's most notorious criminals because the justice system has been so deeply polluted by scum like crime boss Carmine Falcone. It doesn't help that prominent Gotham psychiatrist Dr. Jonathan Crane bolsters insanity defenses for Falcone's thugs in exchange for nefarious favors that serve his own devious agenda. With the help of his trusted butler Alfred, detective Jim Gordon--one of the few good cops on the Gotham police force--and Lucius Fox, his ally at the Wayne Enterprises' Applied Sciences division, Bruce Wayne unleashes his awe-inspiring alter-ego: Batman, a masked crusader who uses strength, intellect and an array of high tech weaponry to fight the si
3.
Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle Of Life (2003)
Archaeologist and explorer extraordinaire, Lara Croft, journeys to a temple which has sunken underwater in search of lost treasures. During her expedition, Croft happens upon a sphere that contains the mythical Pandora's Box, only to have it stolen from her by Chen Lo, the leader of a Chinese crime syndicate. Chen Lo is in league with a bad guy named Reiss, who wants to use the priceless Box as a doomsday weapon.
4.
Die Another Day (2002) as Art Director
A high-speed hovercraft chase, through a minefield in the demilitarized zone separating North and South Korea, marks the beginning of James Bond (Agent 007) embarking on his latest mission. From Hong Kong, to Cuba to London, Bond circles the world in his quest to unmask a traitor, and prevent a war
5.
Don Quixote (2000)
Adaptation of Miguel de Cervantes classic novel about the inspired-but delusional-dreamer Don Quixote de la Mancha who suits up in rusty armor and sets off to combat the world's injustices and to find his true love, the beautiful Dulcinea. Accompanied by his faithful squire, Sancho Panza, Don Quixot
6.
Alice in Wonderland (1999)
Adaptation of Lewis Carroll's novels about the adventures of a girl in a topsy-turvy world where nothing is what it seems to be. Young Alice chases the White Rabbit down his rabbit hole to a very strange world where she encounters a multitude of creatures and characters, including the Cheshire Cat,
7.
Wing Commander (1999) as Art Director
Earth year 2564. The Confederation is engaged in a brutal war with the bloodthirsty alien race the Kilrathi. The Kilrathi have captured a computer navigation device, which they plan to use to jump behind enemy lines and attack Earth. Only three young space pilots and their elite fighter squadron sta
8.
Christmas Carol, A (1999)
Adaptation of Charles Dickens' story "A Christmas Carol." A crotchety, old misanthrope, Ebenezer Scrooge, experiences an epiphany on Christmas Eve when he revisits his wretched past and is permitted to see terrifying glimpses of his future with the help of three spirits and the ghost of his dead bus
9.
Saving Private Ryan (1998) as Art Director
A special detachment fights through war-torn Europe to find a man whose brothers have all died in combat.
10.
101 Dalmatians (1996) as Supervising Art Director
Cruella DeVil owns and runs the fashionable House DeVil, catering to her two passions: clothes and fur. But when her most talented and industrious designer, Anita, falls hopelessly in love and marries beau Roger, Cruella is threatened by the shift in loyalty. Paying a visit to the newlyweds' home, her temper thaws when she finds that a litter of Dalmation puppies is due. Intent upon adding them to her growing collection, she brandishes her check book only to discover the pups are not for sale. However, Cruella doesn't understand the word no, and she sends her hapless henchmen Jasper and Horace to steal what can't be bought. As Cruella preens in readiness for her new finery, the entire canine kingdom is racing to rescue the pups.
11.
Rob Roy (1995) as Art Director
A man leads the struggle against the town's nobility to better their lives.
12.
Interview With the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles (1994) as Art Director
After an aristocratic Louisiana gentleman's abrupt transformation into a vampire at the hands of a mysterious foreigner, he reluctantly settles into a life of nocturnal domesticity, augmented by the addition of a little girl.
13.
Natural Born Killers (1994) as Supervising Art Director
A pair of psychotic serial killers become media darlings in Oliver Stone's unique and controversial crime satire "Natural Born Killers: The Director's Cut" (1994). Young lovers Mickey and Mallory launch a gore-soaked killing spree strictly for kicks, and the media eat it up. With strange cameos, gallows humor and violence unlike anything else that ever hit the screen. From an insane screenplay by Quentin Tarantino and starring Woody Harrelson, Juliette Lewis and Tom Sizemore.
14.
Heaven and Earth (1993) as Supervising Art Director (Thailand)
A Vietnamese women struggles with conflict throughout thew war, only to fall in love with a US officer.
15.
JFK (1991) as Art Director
A New Orleans district attorney fights to uncover the truth behind President Kennedy's assassination.
16.
Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves (1991) as Supervising Art Director
Story based on the adventures of Robin Hood.
17.
Hamlet (1990) as Art Direction
based on the Shakespeare play about a man who returns home to his kingdom to find his mom married to his uncle and his father dead, and then must avenge his father's death.
18.
Memphis Belle (1990) as Art Direction
True story of an American crew on the B-17 bomber "Memphis Belle" on a hazardous World War II mission.
19.
A Dry White Season (1989) as Art Direction Supervisor
In South Africa, a white schoolteacher's life and values are threatened when he asks about a black boy who died in police custody.
20.
High Spirits (1988) as Art Direction (Ireland)
Trying to drum up tourist business, a castle owner advertises his estate as haunted and has his staff dress up as ghosts. The surprise twist is that as soon as the fake ghosts appear, so do the real ones.
21.
Haunted Honeymoon (1986) as Art Direction
A horror radio personality decides to get married. He brings his wife to his place of birth, where his eccentric relatives take center stage.
22.
View To A Kill, A (1985) as Additional Art Direction
When James Bond (Agent 007) is sent to investigate a security leak at the high-tech Zorin Industries, he discovers a hotbed of murder and deception. The company's mysterious owner, Max Zorin has devised a plan to corner the world's microchip market--even if he has to kill millions to do it. But before Bond can stop Zorin, he must confront the madman's beautiful and deadly companion May Day. With help from the gorgeous Stacey, Bond launches an all-out assault on Zorin's deadly scheme, which leads to a treacherous duel against May Day on the upper spans of the Golden Gate Bridge.
23.
National Lampoon's European Vacation (1985)
In this sequel to the original "National Lampoon's Vacation," the Griswold family (Chevy Chase and Beverly D'Angelo as the parents, Jason Lively and Dana Hill as the children) win a trip to Europe. Hijinks ensue throughout England, France, Italy and Germany, bringing American-style comedy to the continent.
24.
Lifeforce (1985) as Art Direction
A space exploration crew brings back a human-looking, vampire-like "space girl," who threatens to bring about an armageddon. Perhaps tongue-in-cheek, it is at turns a science fiction, vampire and disaster film
25.
Curse of the Pink Panther (1983) as Art Direction
The world's worst detective investigates the disappearance of Inspector Clouseau.
26.
Keep, The (1983) as Art Direction
27.
Trail of the Pink Panther (1982) as Art Direction
A television reporter tries to get to the real story behind Inspector Clouseau.
28.
Green Ice (1981) as Art Direction
29.
Empire Strikes Back, The (1980) as Art Direction
Luke Skywalker and his loyal band team up to do battle with Empire's forces who decide to enact revenge. Luke is taught by the Jedi master Yoda to master the "Force," something he will need when he meets Darth Vader in a startling confrontation.
30.
A Bridge Too Far (1977) as Art Direction
Epic re-staging of the Allies' heroic airdrop behind Nazi lines in Holland.
31.
Royal Flash (1976) as Art Direction
32.
Adventure Of Sherlock Holmes' Smarter Brother, The (1975) as Art Direction
The famed detective's brother tries to steal his thunder.
33.
Juggernaut (1974) as Art Direction
Two demolitions experts race the clock to find and disarm a set of bombs placed on an ocean liner at sea.
34.
Abdication, The (1974) as Art Direction
17th-century Queen Christina of Sweden journeys to Rome to embrace the Catholic church and falls in love with a cardinal.
35.
Great Expectations (1974)
A sumptuous remake of the Dickens classic that previously had been filmed in black and white in 1917, 1934, and 1947 (the definitive version). This television adaptation was produced as a musical with an original score by Norman Sachs and Mel Mandel, but none of the songs appeared in the final print for reasons never explained.
36.
The Mackintosh Man (1973) as Art Direction
A British agent goes undercover as a jewel thief to nab a Communist spy.
37.
Glass Menagerie, The (1973)
Katharine Hepburn made her television acting debut in this poetic adaptation of Tennessee Williams' wistful play about the memories and hopes of the Wingfield family during the 1930s. Filmed once before in 1950 with Gertrude Lawrence in the role of Amanda, this version offered Emmy Award-winning per

Art Department (feature film)

38.
Hellboy (2004)
Born in the flames of hell and brought to earth to perpetrate evil, Hellboy was rescued from sinister forces by the benevolent Professor Bruttenholm, who raised him to be a hero. In Dr. Bruttenholm's secret Bureau of Paranormal Research and Defense (B.P.R.D.), Hellboy creates an unlikely family cons

Misc. Crew (feature film)

39.
Oh, Heavenly Dog! (1980)
Benjamin Browning is a private detective who is working on uncovering a sex scandal in the world of British politics when he is murdered. Benjamin returns to earth as a dog. Now living with magazine reporter Jackie Howard, Benjamin struggles with the lustful human urges inside his now canine body.
40.
Oh, Heavenly Dog! (1980)
Benjamin Browning is a private detective who is working on uncovering a sex scandal in the world of British politics when he is murdered. Benjamin returns to earth as a dog. Now living with magazine reporter Jackie Howard, Benjamin struggles with the lustful human urges inside his now canine body.

Art Director (TV Mini-Series)

41.
Gulliver's Travels (1996)
Miniseries inspired by Jonathan Swift's novel. An English physician, shipwrecked for eight years, finally returns home and recounts an unbelievable odyssey of strange lands and fantastic creatures.
42.
War and Remembrance (1988)
A 12-part miniseries continuing Herman Wouk's epic two-volume saga which began with "The Winds of War." The first 17-hour installment begins one week after Pearl Harbor. The family of career naval officer Captain Victor "Pug" Henry is scattered around the globe. Pug and his son, Byron, are fighting

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