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Simon Bright

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Years active  1996-present
Name  Simon Bright

Role  Director
Set decorated  King Kong
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Occupation  Art director and set decorator
Art directed  King Kong, The Water Horse: Legend of the Deep
Movies  Robert Mugabe... What Happened?, Flame, The King and the People, Mama Africa
Awards  ADG Excellence in Production Design Awards - Period or Fantasy Film
Nominations  Academy Award for Best Production Design, BFCA Critics' Choice Award for Best Art Direction
Similar  Ra Vincent, Dan Hennah, Rick Carter, Grant Major, Joe Letteri

Simon Bright

Simon Bright is an art director and set decorator who is best known for The Lord of the Rings films.


Oscar nominations

Both of these are in Best Art Direction.

  • 2005 Academy Awards-Nominated for King Kong. Nomination shared with Dan Hennah and Grant Major. Lost to Memoirs of a Geisha.
  • 2012 Academy Awards-Nominated for The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey. Nomination shared with Dan Hennah and Ra Vincent. Lost to Lincoln.
  • Selected filmography

  • The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies (2014)
  • The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (2013)
  • The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012)
  • Avatar (2009)
  • King Kong (2005)
  • The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
  • The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)
  • The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
  • References

    Simon Bright Wikipedia