Norman Garwood

Norman Garwood ( born January 8, 1946 in Birmingham, England ) is a British art director.


Garwood had attended an art school in Birmingham, and then worked since 1967 as a supplier to the UK television. Until 1980 he worked mainly for TV series before he gave his debut as a film designer ( art director ) Terry Gilliam's sci-fi film Time Bandits. 1983 Garwood became the solely responsible chief architect (Production Designer). The final breakthrough in the U.S. film industry succeeded to the drafts of Gilliam's sci-fi classic Brazil. For this purpose, Garwood received his first Oscar nomination and a BAFTA Film Award. His second Oscar nomination followed in 1990 for the period drama Glory, the third for Steven Spielberg's Hook. 2005 Garwood was nominated for the television production The Life and Death of Peter Sellers for an Emmy.

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