Adam McGee-Abe is a props master and art director, sculptor, art technician and artist assistant.
He studied history and art history at Nottingham University and Fine Art at Cardiff School of Art & Design.
His practice began with a commission for Age Cymru and Cardiff & Vale University Health Board, creating a tactile art therapy piece at University Hospital Llandough. An interactive sculptural experience leading to writing an article for the UK's leading medical journal and in turn, anational nomination for the Gwanwyn Award with the Arts Council of Wales.
With The Fusiliers Museum at The Tower of London he extensively researched and created graphics for the 'Animals at War' exhibition. Has exhibited artwork internationally and assisted many artists in their practices. In 2013 he gained a fellowship art residency at Franconia Sculpture Park, Minnesota, assisted an inner city youth programme and in 2014 went to Pedvale Open Air Museum, Latvia with the 7th International Conference on Contemporary Cast Iron creating further works.
On his return to London he became an Art Technician for Merge Arts Festival-Southbank installing interactive, light and sculptural installations. Also fabricating interiors for shops.
He became the main assistant to the artist Alex Chinneck creating and installing various works throughout London, most notably - a Melting Wax Housein London Bridge, FloatingHouse in Covent Garden, a curled pile-on at Now Gallery North Greenwich, an upside down car for Vauxhall by the London Eye at Southbank, a concrete rug at Somerset House and most recently an Ice Cubed Christmas Tree at Granary Square Kings Cross.
He is also an artist assistant to Conrad Shawcross, helping to fabricate and install works in the UK and abroad, namely at The Royal Academy 2015 Summer Show Courtyard, London Frieze Regents Park 2015 & 2016 and for Sotheby's 'Beyond Limits: The Landscape of British Sculpture 1950-2015" at Chatsworth House.
In film he has worked on other projects independently as props master, set construction supervisor and most recently as art director on the upcoming dark comedy feature The Hermit.
Basmah studied Industrial Design and Technology at Loughborough University followed by an MA in Interior Architecture at UCA. She started her career by working within the Interior Design and Live Entertainment Industries.
Basmah joined the London 2012 design team for the Opening and Closing Ceremonies of the Olympic and Paralympic Games, directed by Danny Boyle and designed by Mark Tildesley. She assisted with graphic artwork, model making, CAD and set dressing. After this she became freelance and worked with Creative Director Ala Lloyd at Lloyd Live Design Ltd on shows and events such as the BBC Worldwide CbeebiesTour, ITVs Tour de France Opening Ceremony in Yorkshire and more recently the Patrons Lunch for Her Majesty The Queen's 90th Birthday Party. As well as being part of a variety of independent features, shorts and commercials, last year, she worked within the Set Dec Department on 'LIFE', with Set Decorator Celia Bobak, a Sci-Fi Thriller Directed by Daniel Espinosa. She is currently working on Murder on the Orient Express, Directed by Kenneth Branagh.
Basmah is very passionate about production design within the film industry and likes all aspects of the creative process including researching, sourcing props, concept drawing and problem solving on set. Having worked with Daniel for the last 5 years she is delighted and proud to be part of his Art Department and looks forward to new adventures with the team.
Daniel studied architecture abroad & set design at the University of the Arts London and started his career by working in theatre & live entertainment. He gained experience on several international theatre productions before joining the design team of the London 2012 Opening and Closing Ceremonies. Following the Olympics, he mainly focused on the film industry, working in feature film art departments for Warner Bros, Fox, Paramount, Universal Pictures and Walt Disney Motion Pictures. Besides designing independent features and shorts, his current projects include the upcoming Jurassic World sequel (Fallen Kingdom) and Disney’s live-action Aladdin, directed by Guy Ritchie.
Daniel established his art department team in 2015 and is proud to be working with colleagues and friends who are all blessed with limitless talent and creativity.
A hands on filmmaker from New Zealand, Danya Gomez-Douglass has been an integral part of crafting various historical, contemporary and fantasy films, in London, Berlin and Wellington.
Having worked as a Film Director, Producer, 1st Assistant Director, Art Director, Set Decorator, Video Editor, Costume Design Assistant and Props Master, Danya has built on the skills she developed whilst attaining her Bachelors Degree in Computer Graphic Design (University of Waikato, New Zealand 2010), majoring in Video and Traditional Animation.
Currently predominately employed by Daniel Vincent (London) as a Set Decorator/Art Director and Steffen Kreft (Berlin) as a Cell/Stop-Motion Animator, Danya has simultaneously begun Directing her own films, including a short film "Savage Lines" she co-directed, set to premiere at the 2017 London Sci-Fi Film Festival.
Most recently Danya spent three months in New Zealand as an Animator and Illustrator on a Goethe Institute/German Embassy funded educational animated series, "Low Skates" with Steffen Kreft. While she was there she was asked to work in the Art Department for National Park Studios on two commercials, one for Whittaker's Chocolate and another for David Reid Architecture.
At the end of 2016 she was the Set Decorator for Daniel Vincent, on a film "Stealing Silver" written and Directed by Mark Labatto (Blue Borsalino, Silent Treatment), starring Emmy nominated actor Maise Williams (Arya Stark - Game of Thrones) and Ronald Pickup (Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time, The Mission).
Earlier in 2016 Danya Produced and Assistant Directed two music videos for Director Ben Charles-Edwards (Set the Thames on Fire) and Sadie Frost (Blonde to Black Pictures).
In all capacities Danya thrives on crafting stories, characters, worlds for film.
I am an aspiring designer that has recently graduated from University of the Arts London studying Set Design for Screen. I aim to work in concept art and as a production designer. I also create my own short films and animations in my spare time.
My skills include digital painting, hand drafting, graphics, sculpting and model making.
I have practice with SketchUp (and rendering software), AutoCAD, Adobe Photoshop, InDesign and Premier.
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