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Personal statement

I am a full voting Member of BAFTA. Most recently I have been the Art Director on a "Victoria", a big budget drama series on the life of Queen Victoria. Was drawing up the ship set for the new feature film version of "Whisky Galore" in Scotland.
I was Set Design Art Director for "Outlander" a big-budget American TV drama series set and filmed in Scotland for Left Bank Pictures at the new Cumbernauld Studios.
I was the Art Director on the reshoot of feature, "Before I Go To Sleep" which stars Nicole Kidman. It is due for theatrical release in 2014.
Other work includes Art Directing commecials at home and abroad.
I Art Directed the feature film "Pulp".
Am an F.D.I. (Pinewood Studios) trained Art Director with experience in designing for theatre, short films and TV. Have designed numerous sets.
Other work includes designing authentic set for the V&A Museum's "Surreal Things" exhibition.
Seeks work in hand-drafting, CAD drafting and rendering in VectorWorks, model-making and set visualisations.
My web site can be found at www.johnwest-artdirector.com

Additional information

Experienced Art Director, awarded with the British Film Designers Guild Certificate of Excellence for work on "Victoria" with experience working throughout the UK and abroad. Art Director on the multi-million pound budget TV drama series "Victoria" for Mammoth Screen/ITV Studios filmed in the new Yorkshire Film Studios near Tadcaster.
Latest film "Whisky Galore" in cinemas May 19.

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My credits

Title Production type Employer Year Remarks
"Victoria" series II TV DRAMA Mammoth Screen / ITV 2016 n/a
"Victoria" TV DRAMA Mammoth Screen (QV) Ltd. 2015 n/a
"Whiskey Galore" FEATURE FILM Whiskey Galore Moive Ltd. 2015 n/a
Aderans Hair Centre - Commercial COMMERCIALS DTV 2014 n/a
Broadchurch Series 2 TV DRAMA Kudos (Broadchurch) Limited 2014 n/a
Before I go to Sleep FEATURE FILM BIGTS Ltd. 2013 n/a
Sony Idents COMMERCIALS Stars and Hereos Ltd. 2013 n/a
Dementamania (short title "Rash") FEATURE FILM Rash Limited 2012 n/a
"Doctors" episodes 123, 124 and 125 TV DRAMA BBC TV Drama Department 2011 n/a
"Lewis" "A Generation of Vipers" TV DRAMA ITV Studios 2011 n/a
Pulp FEATURE FILM Reels in motion 2010 n/a
Duracell Bunnies - Gym ANIMATION Aardman Animations Ltd. 2005 n/a
Duracell Bunny - Mountain ANIMATION Aardman Aniamtions 2005 n/a
Brum Painting TV LIGHT ENTERTAINMENT Ragdoll Productions 1997 n/a
Hubba- Bubba Gum - Jungle ANIMATION Aardman Animations 1995 n/a
Lady's Insurance SHORT FILM Norwich Union Film Unit 1992 n/a

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