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List of famous film art directors, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top film art directors in the world? This includes the most prominent film art directors, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable film art directors is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic film art directors were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned film art directors.

List ranges from Hilarie Burton to Chris Robinson and more.

From reputable, prominent, and well known film art directors to the lesser known film art directors of today, these are some of the best professionals in the film art director field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous film art directors ever?" and "What are the names of famous film art directors?" then you're in the right place. (2721 items)

Hilarie Ross Burton is an American actress and producer. A former host of MTV's Total Request Live, she portrayed Peyton Sawyer on the WB/CW drama One Tree Hill for six seasons. Burton gained wider recognition with leading roles in the films Our Very Own, Solstice and The List. She starred as Sara Ellis on the USA crime drama White Collar,; and, in 2013, she had a recurring role as Dr. Lauren Boswell on the ABC medical drama Grey's Anatomy. ...more

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Sir Alfred Joseph Hitchcock, KBE was an English film director and producer. Often nicknamed "The Master of Suspense", he pioneered many techniques in the suspense and psychological thriller genres. After a successful career in British cinema in both silent films and early talkies, renowned as England's best director, Hitchcock moved to Hollywood in 1939 and became a US citizen in 1955. Over a career spanning more than half a century, Hitchcock fashioned for himself a distinctive and recognisable directorial style. He pioneered the use of a camera made to move in a way that mimics a person's gaze, forcing viewers to engage in a form of voyeurism. He framed shots to maximise anxiety, fear, or ...more

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Mitchell Leisen was an American director, art director, and costume designer. ...more

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Christopher Mark "Chris" Robinson is the singer of the rock and roll band The Black Crowes and brother of its guitarist Rich Robinson. ...more

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