The nominations for Academy Awards have been announced and, in the category of Art Direction, Rick Carter's work on "Avatar" will be hard to beat. Rick Carter and Robert Stromberg designed the film with Set Decoration by Kim Sinclair.
Rick Carter is one of Hollywood's most celebrated production designers, whose credits include "Forrest Gump," "Jurassic Park," "War of the Worlds," "The Polar Express," and now James Cameron's "Avatar." In the photo on the right Carter (on left) is shown working with director, James Cameron (right).
Carter (born 1952) is an American production designer and art director. Other films he worked on include Amistad, Artificial Intelligence: A.I., Cast Away, What Lies Beneath, and Back to the Future Part II and Part III. Many of the films that he has worked on are directed by Steven Spielberg or Robert Zemeckis.
Click on the heading above to see the trailer for Avatar showing the incredible production design by Rick Carter.