ADG Perspective

September-October 2020

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S E P T E M B E R / O C T O B E R 2 0 2 0 | P E R S P E C T I V E 7 C O N T R I B U T O R S D A V I D B O M B A recently designed Amblin Entertainment's thriller Come Play, written and directed by Jacob Chase. He also worked on season three of Ozark, which is his first foray into the streaming episodic medium. Bomba designed A Million Little Pieces, Mudbound, The Public, Godless, Bless Me Ultima, Country Strong, The Company Men and The Great Debaters. Bomba won an Art Directors Guild Award for Walk the Line. He formerly received accolades from the Guild for his work on Gia. Among many other national commercials and music videos, David recently designed the Jack White Corporation video that won the best rock video at the UK Music Video Awards. He has also been honored by the College of Architecture at Texas A&M University as a Distinguished Alumni. P A U L A D A L S A N T O was born and raised in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Her young life was adventurous, resulting in a resourceful spirit and a creative passion that led her into a life of design. fter finishing her undergraduate and master's degree in architecture at the University of New Mexico, she became a licensed architect and general contractor. Paula found both design and construction equally rewarding she finds immense joy seeing a project through from start to finish. In the mid-s, her daughter, a film student at the time, suggested she look into film production. ince then, Paula has worked on some of the states' top productions as an Art Director, including Breaking Bad and Better Call Saul. In , she was oered shared Production esign credit in season five of Better Call Saul. ilm has oered Paula a gratifying career. he has gained a wealth of knowledge and continues to appreciate the collaboration of working with leading creators, producers, directors and masterful crews. D A M I E N D R E W is an Art Director for feature films, commercialsand television whose credits include Alien Covenant, The Great Gatsby, Superman Returns, Star Wars (Eps 2 & 3), The Matrix Reloaded/ Revolutionsand Sense8. e is currently enior Art Director on Baz Luhrmann's untitled Elvis biopic. His accolades include an Art Directors Guild Award for The Great Gatsby which garnered Production Designer Catherine Martin two BAFTAs and two Oscars. Damien is an Art Directors Guild nominee for Best Production Design for Superman Returns with Production Designer Guy Hendrix Dyas. He received an ACCTA nomination for Australian feature Tomorrow When the War Began and most recently, an P craft award as enior rt irector on idley cott's Alien Covenant. He takes pride in his craft with attention to detail and a focus on the relationship of Production Design to storytelling and character. Damien holds a bachelor of architecture degree (Hons 1) from the University of . M A T T H E W F L O O D F E R G U S O N was born and raised in an Antonio, Texas. Matthew was that young kid who made uper movies, casting his indulgent neighbors and family members as characters in silent thrillers and melodramas. He has loved, appreciated and watched film with a keen eye, starting at the age of . It was inevitable that he would end up in the business. fter studying communications and film theory at Emerson College in Boston and American University in Washington, D.C., Matthew, like so many before him, moved to California to pursue a career in film. He has been in the industry for over 25 years, working as a set decorator on features, television and commercials for over 17 years. Matthew's credits include Running with Scissors, Beautiful Creatures, Battle of the Sexes, American Crime Story: Assassination of Gianni Versace and most recently, Ratched. When he is not working in LA, he splits his time between an rancisco and endocino ounty. atthew is a member of the and recently joined the Guild. Hollywood was his first job as a Production Designer on a limited series.

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