Go Inside the Mind of Academy Award-Winning Production Designer Rick Carter

You may not immediately recognize his name, but Rick Carter has helped create the worlds of some of the highest-grossing films of the last few decades. From the second and third Back to the Future movies, to Jurassic ParkForrest GumpAvatar, and even the newest Star Wars film, he's been influential in shaping how some of the biggest franchises of all time have looked on screen.

Time and time again we have seen that creatives who work at the highest level are not just influenced by their peers and the movies they see, but by the world around them. Rick is another terrific example of this, and his painting and his experiences traveling the world have had a tremendous influence on his work, and no doubt are partly why he's been involved in some of the biggest films of all time. 

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Surprised no one else here has commented. There should be a lot more articles in NFS about production design. They work so closely with the DP and director getting the mood right.

October 31, 2015 at 4:34PM, Edited October 31, 4:34PM

Jonathon Sendall

That was terrific thank you.

November 1, 2015 at 3:19AM