OSCARS: Production Designer Rick Carter — 'War Horse'

Diane Haithman is a contributor to AwardsLine

Alongside collaborators Robert Stromberg and Kim Sinclair, Rick Carter won a best art direction Oscar for his work on Jim Cameron’s fantastical Avatar. He calls serving as production designer on Steven Spielberg’s War Horse the polar opposite of that project — or, for that matter, the type of design work called for by a movie such as Martin Scorsese’s Hugo, which inhabits a world for the most part built on soundstages or created with CGI. In War Horse, Carter says, the job was not to create a new reality, but rather to take a living landscape and make it as much a character in the film as any human being. Or horse. (more…)

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