Gorak, Chris

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Gorak, Chris


Addresses: Agent—Montana Artists, 7715 Sunset Blvd., Third Floor, Los Angeles, CA 90046.

Career: Art director and production designer.

Member: Art Directors Guild.

Awards, Honors: Excellence in Production Design Award nomination (with Dennis Gassner and Lance Hammer), feature film—period or fantasy films, Art Directors Guild, 2002, for The Man Who Wasn't There; Excellence in Production Design Award nomination (with others), feature film—period or fantasy films, 2003, for Minority Report; Excellence in Production Design Award nomination (with Michael N. Wong), television—television movie or miniseries, 2003, for Taken.


Film Art Director:

Tombstone, Buena Vista, 1993.

The Grass Harp, Fine Line Features, 1995.

Rosewood, Warner Bros., 1997.

Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, MCA/Universal, 1998.

Music from Another Room, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists, 1998.

Fight Club, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1999.

The Man Who Wasn't There, USA Films, 2001.

Film Production Designer:

Blade: Trinity, New Line Cinema, 2004.

The Clearing (also known as Anatomie einer Entfuhrung), Fox Searchlight Pictures, 2004.

Lords of Dogtown, Sony Pictures Entertainment, 2005.

Film Work; Other:

Assistant to the construction coordinator, The Lawnmower Man (also known as Stephen King's "The Lawnmower Man" and Virtual Man), New Line Cinema, 1992.

Designer (Stetson Visual Services), The Hudsucker Proxy (also known as Hudsucker—Der grosse Sprung), Warner Bros., 1994.

Illustrator, Tank Girl, United Artists, 1995.

Set designer, The Grass Harp, Fine Line Features, 1995.

Assistant art director, The Crow: City of Angels (also known as The Crow II), Miramax/Dimension Films, 1996.

Supervising art director, Minority Report, Twentieth Century-Fox/DreamWorks, 2002.

Director, Forearm Shiver, 2006.

Television Production Designer; Miniseries:

Taken (also known as Steven Spielberg Presents: "Taken"), Sci-Fi Channel, 2002.

Television Production Designer; Movies:

Sub Down, USA Network, 1997.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Himself, Inside "Taken" (short documentary; also known as Inside "Steven Spielberg Presents: 'Taken'"), USA Network, 2002.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Himself, "The Clearing," Anatomy of a Scene, Sundance Channel, 2004.



Forearm Shiver, 2006.