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Art Director (feature film)

1.
Silent Hill (2006)
The eerie and deserted ghost town of Silent Hill draws a young mother desperate to find a cure for her only child's illness. Unable to accept the doctor's diagnosis that her daughter should be permanently institutionalized for psychiatric care, Rose flees with her child, heading for the abandoned to
2.
Man, The (2005)
A Federal Agent turns up dead on the mean streets of Detroit. When it''s learned that the Agent was "on the take" in a multi-million dollar arms heist, all eyes turn toward his partner, Derrick Vann, a hardcore undercover Federal Agent known for his untrusting, street-wise style. Vann''s given 24 hours to recover the stolen arms and find the cop killers, but he''s about to stumble upon an unlikely ally. Enter Andy Fiddler, an affable, optimistic dental supply salesman in town for a two-day convention. When the bad guys mistake Andy to be the buyer in a stolen arms deal, Vann is forced to utilize the talkative salesman as "the face" of his sting operation. With the clock ticking, this unlikely duo speed through the streets of Detroit in an intense and hilarious adventure that uncovers much more than they could have ever anticipated.
3.
League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, The (2003)
Allan Quatermain, the world''s greatest adventurer, leads a legion of superheroes the likes of which the world has never seen. Quatermain''s extraordinary League is comprised of Captain Nemo, Dracula vampiress Mina Harker, an invisible man Rodney Skinner, American secret service agent Sawyer, Dorian Gray, Dr. Jekyll/Mr. Hyde and M--the League''s enigmatic recruiter. The League members are staunch individualists, outcasts in fact, with checkered pasts and singular gifts that have been both blessing and curse. Now they must learn to trust each other and work as a team for the very hope of civilization. With little preparation and no time to lose, they will be transported via Captain Nemo''s extraordinary submarine, the Nautilus, to the frontline of defense: Venice, Italy. There, a masked madman known as the Fantom plans to sabotage a conference of world leaders by setting off a domino chain of explosions, sinking the entire city. The threat is catastrophic, the risks are staggering. The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen has 96 hours to save the world.
4.
Bride of Chucky (1998)
The world's most notorious doll, Chucky, meets his match--in more ways than one when his ex-girlfriend Tiffany embarks on a mission to get him back into her life so that they can wed. For better or for worse, Chucky and Tiffany will be a matched set if they ever get back into human bodies. To do thi
5.
Good Will Hunting (1997) as Art Director
A child abuse survivor reveals a surprising genius for mathematics.
6.
Santa Clause, The (1994)
A divorced yuppie father''s strained relationship with his son begins to mend after a bizarre twist of fate transforms him into the new Santa.
7.
Night Owl (1993)
A woman battles a mysterious entity (a voice over the radio that lures men to their death) in order to save the life of her husband.
8.
M. Butterfly (1993)
The true story of the arrest of a French diplomat for leaking information to a Chinese opera singer he had an affair with for years, who was also a spy. The twist in the story is that the singer was actually a man who deceived the diplomat into thinking he was a woman.
9.
Naked Lunch (1991) as Art Director
A part-time exterminator and full-time drug addict longs to be a writer. Filled with disillusion and dissatisfaction, he murders his wife and escapes to the fantasy world of Interzone. There, in his altered state, surrounded by half-alien, half bug creatures and other oddities, he finds he can write
10.
Where the Heart Is (1990)
A New York demolition entrepreneur leaves his children and their friends a house of their own that he is prevented from leveling.
11.
Sing (1989)
Set in a changing Brooklyn neighborhood, a traditional music competition at a local high school is being eliminated and the neighborhood rallies with students to keep the program, in which students write and perform in an original musical.
12.
Renegades (1989)
A young Indian and a policeman team up together to crack a crime ring.
13.
Dead Ringers (1988)
Psychological drama loosely based on a true story about twin gynecologists who become involved with a famous actress, and develop a serious drug addiction.
14.
Gotham (1988)
A mystery-love story about Eddie Martel Mallard, a hard-luck New York detective who is hired to follow a hauntingly beautiful socialite whose husband claims she died tragically but has returned to torment him. Mallard agrees to track the "ghost" down, into a realm of erotic supernatural danger. He q

Art Department (feature film)

15.
Fly, The (1986)
Research scientist Seth Brundle invites science-magazine reporter Veronica Quaife to his lab for a demonstration of his telepod, which transfers matter through space. Veronica is around the lab for several weeks, and one day while discussing transporting humans with the device, she inadvertently persuades Seth into experimenting on himself. Unfortunately for everyone, Seth enters the telepod at the same time as a little housefly, with horrifying consequences.
16.
Youngblood (1986) as Scenic Artist
Handsome Youngblood is a hockey prodigy who excels at the sport, but not the fighting that goes along with it. He is chosen for the team by Coach Chadwick, but gets sent home after being targeted by Racki, who viciously beats him up. Discouraged, Youngblood goes home to his Canadian farm where his father and big brother teach him to toughen up enough to go back to his sport. After a regimen of combat training, Youngblood returns to face Racki.
17.
Anne of Green Gables (1986)
A four-part Canadian adaptation of L.M. Montgomery's classic novel for young people. An elderly bachelor and his spinster sister want to adopt an orphan to help with the farm chores. But the orphanage mistakenly sends a mischievous, talkative, headstrong girl.The drama relates the adventures of Anne

Production Designer (feature film)

18.
Lizzie Borden Took An Ax (2014)
A sweltering hot day in Massachusetts, 1892, is pierced by the brutal double murder of Mr. and Mrs. Borden that would stun the nation. LIzzie, a wholesome Sunday school teacher and Mr. Borden's youngest daughter, quickly becomes the prime suspect. Now, as her lawyer Andrew Jennings proclaims her inn
19.
Flowers in the Attic (2014)
After the death of their father, four siblings are torn from a peaceful life and subjected to abuse resulting from a dark, family secret. Abandoned by their mother and forced to endure unimaginable treatment living in the attic of their grandparents' mansion, the children form their own family unit.
20.
Dangerous Method, A (2011)
Early in his career, psychiatrist Carl Jung takes on the challenge of a seemingly impossible case, a deeply disturbed, beautiful young woman named Sabina Spielrein. Jung employs his mentor Sigmund Freud's experimental "talking cure" in treating Sabina and the treatment proves to be successful. This
21.
Half a Dozen Babies (1999)
Becki and Keith Dilley's lives are shattered when they learn their chances of conceiving a child are low. Just when they are about to give up, Becki becomes pregnant with what doctors believe are quintuplets. But Becki surprises everyone when she gives birth to six babies. With their newly expanded
22.
Family of Cops III (1999)
Just as Inspector Paul Fein's lifelong ambition to become chief of police is attainable, circumstances cause his promotion to slip out of reach. Paul is in a meeting with the current chief of police to discuss the murders of multi-millionaire Phillip Chandler and his wife, as well as Paul's possible
23.
Double Take (1997) as Production Designer
A novelist witnesses a murder and testifies against the accused killer in the courtroom. A few weeks later he sees a man who looks even more like the killer. Doubting the accuracy of his testimony, he sets out to correct his error.
24.
Double Jeopardy (1996)
Drama based on the true story of a Baltimore police officer who murdered his young mistress and then tried to pin the guilt on his wife's son, a conspiracy blown apart in the courtroom.
25.
Conundrum (1996)
A policewoman questions whether her partner murdered his pregnant wife while they are working together trying to bust a Vietnamese syndicate extorting money from community business owners.
26.
Homecoming (1996)
A group of four siblings, led by a 13-year-old girl, travel cross-country to live with their estranged grandmother after being abandoned by their mentally ill mother.
27.
Her Desperate Choice (1996)
A woman is forced to kidnap her own daughter and to destroy all evidence of her past in order to start a new life when she flees her home to protect the seven-year-old from sexual abuse by the girl's father.
28.
Abduction, The (1996)
A woman is terrorized, stalked, raped and kidnapped by her ex-husband. Inspired by actual events.
29.
Silent Witness: What a Child Saw (1994)
A young boy witnesses the racially motivated killings of a Korean couple by members of a Los Angeles teen gang, one of whom is his older brother.

Misc. Crew (feature film)

30.
Running Brave (1983)
American Indian, Billy Mills overcomes adversity to win the gold medal at the 1964 Tokyo Olympics in the 10,000 meter competition.

Production Designer (TV Mini-Series)

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