A Production Designer and Art Director who has had a hand in creating the visual landscapes and worlds for some of the biggest blockbusters and most beloved cinematic masterpieces in recent memory, Rick Carter is often the man behind today’s visionary filmmakers. Carter is a two-time winner of the Academy Award, winning for both James Cameron’s top-grossing mega-hit Avatar (2010), and his historical production design of Steven Spielberg’s Lincoln (2013). Carter also received nominations for his work on last year’s auto-biographical film from Spielberg, The Fabelmans, Robert Zemeckis’ Forrest Gump (1994), and Spielberg’s historic epic, War Horse (2012).
Carter has also collaborated with Spielberg as a production designer on such diversely set films as The Post (2017), The BFG (2016), Munich (2005), War of the Worlds (2005), A.I. Artificial Intelligence (2001), Amistad (1997), and the blockbusters Jurassic Park (1993) and its sequel The Lost World: Jurassic Park (1997). Carter has also frequently worked as Zemeckis’ production designer. Those collaborations include The Polar Express (2004), Cast Away (2000), What Lies Beneath (2000), Death Becomes Her (1992), and Back to the Future, Part II (1990) as well as Back to the Future, Part III (1989). In a galaxy far away, Carter co-Production Designed Star Wars – The Force Awakens – Episode VII, and Star Wars – The Rise Of Skywalker – Episode IX (2019) with director JJ Abrams
5:30PM RED CARPET
6:30PM AWARDS CEREMONY
9PM FILM SCREENING: BACK TO THE FUTURE 2 (1989)
9PM AWARDS NIGHT AFTERPARTY
FESTIVAL LOUNGE: 967 OSOS STREET
Party the night away with the award winners, live music, bites and drinks at the Festival Lounge, just a quick walk from the Fremont Theater.