TEACHING/MENTORING/GUEST SPEAKING

Adjunct Professor

TV and Film Production Design and Set Decoration

Columbia College Chicago

Fall and Spring Semester 2018

 

Lecturer

Production Design and Set Decoration in Film and how it relates to the Fine Arts

Art Institute of Chicago 

DePaul University

Savannah College of Art and Design 

Moore College of Art and Design

Guest Speaker

Art Basel invitation by Vanity Fair Magazine 

Production Designers Role in Film and Art

 

FILM AND TELEVISION

"The Widows"

New Regency Films

Feature film 

Directed by Academy Award Winner (12 Years As A Slave film) Steve McQueen

Starring Liam Neeson, Viola Davis and Robert Duvall

"The Exorcist"
20th century Fox 
Episode 9 and finale episode 10
Worked for Emmy award nominated for best art direction award production designer Charles Breen 

 

"Empire"

20th Century Fox

Highly rated television hip hop genre series starring Terrence Howard and Taraji P. Henson

30 Episodes - Pilot Episode and Seasons 1 and 2  
Caroline Perzan was Nominated for art directors guild award for excellence in production design in television

 

“Man of Steel”

Warner Brothers

Feature film starring Russell Crowe, Henry Cavill and Kevin Kostner

Worked for production designer, Alex McDowell nominated for excellence in production design by art directors award 

“The Blind Side”

Warner Brothers

Feature film starring Sandra Bullock nominated for Academy Award for Best Picture

Worked for Emmy ward nominated set Decorator Susan Benjamin 

 

“Public Enemies”

Universal Pictures

Feature film set in the 1930’s, starring Johnny Depp as John Dillinger 

Worked for art directors guild excellence in production design nominated award and OFTA nominated set Decorator Rosemary Brandenburg 

 

“Frost Nixon”

Universal Pictures

Academy Award nominated feature film for best picture directed by Ron Howard

Worked for academy award nominated production Designer Michael Corenblith

Worked for Emmy ward nominated set Decorator Susan Benjamin 

 

“Street Kings”

20th Century Fox

Feature film starring Keanu Reeves and Forest Whitaker

Worked for Set Decorator Hilton Rosemarin recipient of Set decorators society career achievement award 

  

“Wild Hogs”

Touchstone Pictures

Feature film starring John Travolta and Tim Allen

Worked for academy award nominated production Designer Michael Corenblith

Worked for Emmy ward nominated set Decorator Susan Benjamin

Jumper”

20th Century Fox

Feature film starring Hayden Christensen

Worked for Set Decorator Hilton Rosemarin recipient of Set decorators society career achievement award 

 

 “Hawaii Five O”

CBS 

First season permanent sets

“Marley & Me”

Sony Pictures 

Feature Film

Worked for Set Decorator Hilton Rosemarin recipient of Set decorators society career achievement award 

 

“XXX State of the Union”

Sony Pictures 

Feature film starring Ice Cube

Worked for academy award nominated production designer Gavin Bocquet famous for production design for Star Wars films 1,2 and 3

“The Horse Whisperer”

Touchstone Pictures 

Feature film starring and directed by Robert Redford

Worked for Set Decorator Hilton Rosemarin recipient of Set decorators society career achievement award

and Jon Hutman, winner of an Emmy for outstanding art direction

 

“Wing Commander IV”

Electronic Arts

Video game starring Mark Hamill

Worked for Emmy award nominated production designer Cherie baker 

“Murder by Numbers”

Castle Rock Pictures  

Feature film starring Sandra Bullock  

Worked for production designer, Stewart Wurtzel, Acadamy Award nominee for best art direction

“Dante’s Peak”

Universal Pictures  

Feature film starring Pierce Brosnan  

Worked for five time academy award nominated set Decorator, Marvin March

 

“Vanilla Sky”

Paramount Pictures   

feature film starring Tom Cruise

Worked for 3 time academy award winner production designer for best art direction Patrizia Von Brandenstein

“Disturbia”

Paramount Pictures

Feature film    

“Out of Towners”

Paramount Pictures 

Feature film starring Steve Martin

Worked for famous production designer Ken Adam , winner of two academy awards for production design and nominated for 3 academy awards for best art direction and famous for designing most early James Bond films and working for Stanley Kubrick

Worked for five time academy award nominated set Decorator, Marvin March

“How to Make an American Quilt”

Amblin 

Feature film Produced by Steven Spielberg and starring Winona Ryder

Worked for five time academy award nominated set Decorator, Marvin March

“The Watcher”

Universal Pictures  

Feature film starring Keanu Reeves

  “The Rocky and Bullwinkle Movie”

Universal Pictures 

Feature film starring Robert Dinero

Worked for academy award nominated production designer Gavin Bocquet famous for production design for Star Wars films 1,2 and 3

 

“The Addams Family Values”

Paramount Pictures-feature film Academy Award nominated for best Set Decoration -starring Angelica Huston  

Worked for famous production designer Ken Adam , winner of two academy awards for production design and nominated for 3 academy awards for best art direction and famous for designing most early James Bond films and working for Stanley Kubrick

“Beverly Hills Cop III”

Paramount Pictures

Feature film starring Eddie Murphy 

Worked for five time academy award nominated set Decorator, Marvin March

 

“The Favor”  

MGM  

Feature film starring Brad Pitt

“Speechless”

MGM 

Feature film starring Michael Keaton & Gina Davis

Worked for five time academy award nominated set Decorator, Marvin March

“Southland Tales”

Universal Pictures  

Feature film directed by Richard Kelly

“What About Brian”

ABC  

Television series – Season 1

 

“CSI: Crime Scene Investigation”

CBS

Television series – Season 1

 “House”

FOX  

Television series – Season 4

“Lie to Me”

FOX  

Television pilot

“Breaking Bad”

AMC  

Television series starring Bryan Cranston

Responsible for permanent set of main meth lab  

Worked for nominated set Decorator Emmy award for outstanding production design Brenda Meyers Ballard 

 

VOLUNTEER WORK

Casa of Cook County

Art Therapy Projects with Foster Children in Chicago

Heartland Alliance Chicago

Taught English to Refugees and Asylum-Seekers
 

FILM & TV SET DECORATION

INTERIOR DESIGN

  Caroline Perzan Design |   818-669-4628  |   carolineperzan@gmail.com

Chicago/Los Angeles Based  

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