Gary Williamson’s work has ranged widely over his time in the industry, originally from Belfast, he graduated from Slade School of Fine Art, and began set designing in theatres before moving into television at the BBC, where he designed Dennis Potter’s Lipstick on your Collar which Gary won an RTS award, as well as designing Potter’s Karaoke, and then Secret Friends, the only feature which Dennis directed.
His film work is an eclectic mix, with earlier film and commercial work for directors such as Richard E. Grant, Wah Wah, Twice upon a Time (Dir: Antoine de Caunes) and Double Zero (Dir: Gerard Pires). The Escort (Michel Blanc). In his TV portfolio are Albert’s Memorial and Alibi directed by David Richards; She’s Been Away (RTS award) directed by Sir Peter Hall. He also worked with Anthony Minghella, Danny Boyle, David Bailey, Ian Emes.
Most recently designing for Richard Ayoade’s highly acclaimed Submarine. At last year’s BIFA awards, Gary was also nominated for Best Technical Achievement on the film Bunny and the Bull, directed by Paul King, which won Best Achievement in Production.
|2010 Jury Member|