film, commercial, promo & tv experience

  • Production Design, including design work, logistics, organisation, research and innovative set design.

  • Art Direction, including supervising art direction experience.

  • Standby art direction for film and tv.

  • Props master experience, including high-end commercial work and in-camera special effects.

  • Set dressing and buying experience, employing a broad knowledge of London prop houses.

  • Research including materials and historical background.

  • Scenic work, including weathering and minor paint effects.

  • Minor construction work, including building and repairing sets, flats, doors etc.

  • Handling complex objects, materials and installations, including experience of hanging art in museums and galleries.


transport & tools

Currently using a short wheel-based panel van with props master, standby and construction tools. The van can also be used for medium-sized pick-ups and drop-offs, it's parked overnight in a secure parking area for secure overnight storage of props.

practical skills

 

Carpentry, welding, model making, casting (resin, clay, wax, concrete, rubber silicone etc), DSLR photography (including art photography), DSLR filming, photography lighting (flash and constant), writing assessments, condition reports and proposals. I have access to a small fabrication studio for light fabrication work.

computer literacy

 

SketchUp, Photoshop, Illustrator, Lightroom, Garageband, Logic X, Final Cut 7 & 10, Word, Pages, Numbers, Keynote, web-based apps (iCloud, Google Docs, Pinterest, Squarespace, WIX, etc.)

 

film awards- IMDB

 

Best Experimental Short - Director and Production Designer - White Light - New York Independent Film Festival, 2020

Best Avant-Garde Film - Director and Production Designer, Crown Heights Film Festival, 2012

 

education

 

M.A. Fine Art, Chelsea College of Art

B.A. Fine Art, Wimbledon Schools of Art

D.G. Dip Philosophy, Richmond College of Art

 

Member of BECTU the union of film and video professionals.

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email

 

rne(at)rneproductiondesign.com

 

mobile

 

+447562590230

studio

FLAT:TWO

Digbyland Studios

67-69 Digby Rd.

E9 6HX

art direction

www.rneproductiondesign.com

art

https://richardnikevans.com/

film projects

https://richardnikevans.com/film