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Jeff Thorp

Having studied architecture and worked as a builder, Jeff found an entry into film and television as a set designer in 1987, and worked on a variety of film and television projects in set designer and assistant art director roles. Visual effects and model supervision, design of theme park attractions and props making have also featured in Jeff’s career.

His first art direction credit was for Chopper in 1999, with an assistant art direction role on The Thin Red Line, art direction credits on The Quiet American, The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe, the HBO series The Pacific, and the supervising art director role on Where The Wild Things Are.

Jeff spent 2 1/2 years as project manager with The Creature Technology Company developing and building the 6m tall King Kong for the stage production of that name. He has subsequently returned to film and TV art direction with credits including the Endemol Gallipoli, SyFy Channel’s Childhood’s End, and recently the ABC TV series Seven Types of Ambiguity.