Art Department Head / Production Designer / Props Collector / On Set Dresser
For this heartfelt short film about a lonely cremator who lives in a cemetery and says goodbye to the unclaimed bodies, I was tasked with turning an abandoned cremation building into an apartment, an office, and an active cremation site. Before & after:
Exterior / RV
"Scuzzy's Bar" aka Freeh's Again (Monee, IL)
Written & directed by: TW Miller / Produced by: Danielle Dunlap & Joshua Schilling / DP: Chris Murphy / Starring: Antoine McKay, Cole Kerizakos, Heather Chrisler, Kate Buddeke, & Jennifer Jelsma
Limited to not moving any of the furniture, I transformed this crowded living room into a trendy loft owned by two young women by building a fake wall. Using sheets of styrofoam, a soldering iron, and the creative usage of paint, fabric & handmade artwork, I was able to give the illusion of cozier (and cuter!) living space.
Written & directed by: Zachary Smith / Produced by: Brandon Rackowski / Starring: Sarah Allyn Althen, Leica Wilde, & Robert Hussey / Snake & skull paintings by me, abstract centerpiece by Emily Hess.
godfrey hotel haunted house
Art Dept PA
oozing wounds music video
Art Dept / On Set Dressing / MUA Assistant
Directed by: Matt Gehl & Alex Phillips / Produced by: Elaine Tunnat & Luke Taylor / Written by & starring: Sarah Squirm & Oozing Wounds (Zack Well, Kyle Reynolds, & Kevin Cribbin) / SFX & Prosthetics: Catherine Woods / Location: "Situations," Chicago
"Smart watch lovers"
Production Design / Props Collecting / On Set Dressing