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List of Famous Film Art Directors

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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. {#nodes}
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  • Hilarie Ros Burton (born July 1, 1982) is an American actress and producer. A former host of...  more
  • Sir Alfred Joseph Hitchcock (13 August 1899 – 29 April 1980) was an English film director and...  more
  • Mitchell Leisen (October 6, 1898 – October 28, 1972) was an American director, art director,...  more
  • Christopher Mark Robinson (born December 20, 1966) is an American musician. He was the singer...  more
  • Andy Milligan (February 12, 1929 – June 3, 1991) was an American playwright, screenwriter,...  more
  • Albrecht Becker

    Albrecht Becker (14 November 1906 – 22 April 2002) was a German production designer,...  more
  • Yannis Tsarouchis (Greek: Γιάννης Τσαρούχης; 13 January 1910 – 20 July 1989) was a Greek...  more
  • Austin Cedric Gibbons was an Irish art director and production designer for the film industry....  more
  • Edward Carrick was an art designer for film, an author and illustrator. Carrick was born in...  more
  • Helen Catherine Hardwicke (born October 21, 1955) is an American film director, production...  more
  • Fred Pusey was a British film art director and production designer, and a Second World War...  more
  • Andreea Popa is a set decorator and art director....  more
  • Jerzy Skolimowski (Polish: [jɛʐɨ skɔliˈmɔfskʲi], born 5 May 1938) is a Polish film director,...  more
  • Craig McCracken (born March 31, 1971) is an American animator, writer, and cartoonist. He...  more
  • Patricio "Pato" Guzmán, a native of Chile, worked in the United States as an art director,...  more
  • Carl Theodor Dreyer (Danish: [kʰaːˀl tˢeːotoɐ̯ ˈtʁaɪ̯ɐ]; 3 February 1889 – 20 March 1968),...  more
  • Csaba András Kertész is a production designer, film art director and set decorator....  more
  • James Basevi (born 21 September 1890, Plymouth, Devon, England – d. 27 March 1962, Bellflower,...  more
  • Alexandr Hackenschmied, born Alexander Siegfried George Hackenschmied, known later as...  more
  • Colin D. Irwin is a film production designer and art director....  more
  • Michelle Johnson (born September 9, 1965) is an American actress, perhaps best known for her...  more
  • Donald Chaffey (5 August 1917 – 13 November 1990) was a British film director, writer,...  more
  • Agostino Bonello (born 11 August 1949, Valletta, Malta), also known as Ino Bonello, is a...  more
  • Caroline Robert is a Juno Award nominated graphic designer...  more
  • Bruno Cesari was an Italian art director. He won an Academy Award in the category Best Art...  more