Mark Garner Production Design 2017-07-18T20:26:46+00:00

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About Mark:

Mark’s work as a production designer demonstrates his keen understanding of setting, and his ability to translate that vision into film. The diversity of Mark’s talents has awarded him the opportunity to develop a robust portfolio designing many different genres of film and television such as military bases, Civil War battle scenes, middle America exteriors and interiors, opulent penthouses and a variety of period sets.

Mark Garner is a Production Designer that has been in the film industry for over 25 years. He became a much sought after set designer on such films as My Girl, Lost in Yonkers and The Notebook. Having worked his way thru the art department as an Assistant Art Director, Art Director and now Production Designer, he understands the critical intricacies of set design from creative vision to budget management.

Mark graduated from the University of Florida, College of Architecture and immediately landed his first job on HBO as a set designer. He quickly honed his skills of understanding how to translate concept, mood and look into a film set by working under the mentorship of many award-winning designers and art directors.

Mark is dedicated to his craft and always aspires to excellence in design.

THE CHOICE:

Synopsis:

Travis and Gabby first meet as neighbors in a small coastal town and wind up in a relationship that is tested by life’s most defining events.

L.A. Times article about The Choice
Country Living article about The Choice
“One of the people who understands this more than anyone is [production designer] Mark Garner. Mark first worked on [the movie version of] “The Notebook” years ago and has worked on many of my films since then, so when I produced “The Choice,” I knew that he would be my first call.” -Nicholas Sparks

L.A. Times article about The Choice

Role: Production Designer

THE LONGEST RIDE:

Synopsis:

The lives of a young couple intertwine with a much older man, as he reflects back on a past love.

Role: Production Designer

MOM’S NIGHT OUT:

Synopsis:

Hardworking mom Allyson has a crazy night out with her friends, while their husbands watch their children.

Role: Production Designer

RENEE’ (TO WRITE LOVE ON HER ARMS):

Synopsis:

A drama centered around Renee Yohe and her battle with drugs, depression, and other life issues that ultimately leads to the founding of charity group To Write Love on Her Arms.

Role: Production Designer

LETTERS TO GOD:

Synopsis:

A young boy fighting cancer writes letters to God, touching lives in his neighborhood and community and inspiring hope among everyone he comes in contact. An unsuspecting substitute postman, with a troubled life of his own, becomes entangled in the boy’s journey and his family by reading the letters. They inspire him to seek a better life for himself and his own son he’s lost through his alcohol addiction.

Role: Production Designer

THE CONSPIRATOR:

Synopsis:

Mary Surratt is the lone female charged as a co-conspirator in the assassination trial of Abraham Lincoln. As the whole nation turns against her, she is forced to rely on her reluctant lawyer to uncover the truth and save her life.

Role: Art Director

DEAR JOHN:

Synopsis:

A romantic drama about a soldier who falls for a conservative college student while he’s home on leave.

Role: Art Director

LAST VEGAS:

Synopsis:

Three friends take a break from their day-to-day lives to throw a bachelor party in Las Vegas for their last remaining single pal.

Role: Art Director

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FILM & TELEVISION

“THE CHOICE”

Director: Ross Katz

Companies: Lionsgate, Nicholas Sparks Prods.

Producers: Peter Safran, Nicholas Sparks

“THE LONGEST RIDE”

Director: George Tillman Jr.

Companies: Fox 2000 Pictures, Temple Hill Entertainment

Producers: Wyck Godfrey, Nicholas Sparks

“MOMS’ NIGHT OUT”

Director: Jon Erwin, Andrew Erwin

Companies: TriStar Pictures, Affirm Films

Producers: Daryl C. Lefever, Michael Scott

“THE INBETWEENERS”

(TV Series, 8 Episodes)

Director: Iain Morris, Michael Blieden, Taika Waitit, Todd Strauss-Schulson

Companies: MTV

Producers: Wayne Morris

“THE HOUSTONS: ON OUR OWN”

(TV Series, 1 Episode)

Director: Jeff Fisher

Companies: Lifetime, Jarrett Creative Group

Producers: Rob Masterson

“TO WRITE LOVE ON HER ARM”

Director: Nathan Frankowski

Companies: Sony Pictures, Birchwood Pictures

Producers: Kim Dawson, David Nixon

“BURNING BRIGHT”

Director: Carlos Brooks

Companies: Lionsgate, Sobini Films

Producers: Mark Amin, Cami Winikoff

“LETTERS TO GOD”

Director: David Nixon

Companies: Mercy Creek Ent., Possibility Pictures

Producers: Kim Dawson, David Nixon

“THE FINAL DESINATION” (Re-shoots)

Director: David R. Ellis

Companies: New Line Cinema, Practical Pictures

Producers: Craig Perry, Warren Zide

“ACE VENTURA: PET DETECTIVE JR.” (TV Movie)

Director: David M. Evans

Companies: Morgan Creek Prods., Four Aces Prods.

Producers: David C. Robinson, James G. Robinson

“SYDNEY WHITE”

Director: Joe Nussbaum

Companies: Morgan Creek Prods.

Producers: David C. Robinson, James G. Robinson

Locations:

US (Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Louisiana, Texas, California, Nevada, Arkansas, South Carolina

North Carolina, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Ohio, Kentucky, Hawaii, Tennessee, Illinois)

Citizenship:

US

Languages: 

English

Membership:

United Scenic Artists, Local #829

Companies: New Line Cinema, Practical Pictures

Producers: Craig Perry, Warren Zide

“ACE VENTURA: PET DETECTIVE JR.” (TV Movie)

Director: David M. Evans

Companies: Morgan Creek Prods., Four Aces Prods.

Producers: David C. Robinson, James G. Robinson

“SYDNEY WHITE”

Director: Joe Nussbaum

Companies: Morgan Creek Prods.

Producers: David C. Robinson, James G. Robinson

ART DIRECTOR Credits Include:

“UNCLE DREW”
Production Designer, Doug Meerdink

“THE BEST OF ENEMIES”
Production Designer, Jeannine Oppewall

“GODLESS”, Netflix
Production Designer, David Bomba

“MIKE AND DAVE NEED
WEDDING DATES”

Director: Jake Szymanski

Companies: 20th Century Fox, Chernin Entertainment

Producers: Peter Chernin, Jenno Topping

“DOLPHIN TALE 2”

Director: Charles Martin Smith

Companies: Warner Brothers, Alcon Entertainment

Producers: Broderick Johnson, Andrew Kosove

“LAST VEGAS”

Director: Jon Turteltaub

Companies: CBS Films, Good Universe

Producers: Amy Baer, Lawrence Mark

“HATFIELDS & MCCOYS” (TV Movie)

Director: Michael Mayer

Companies: ABC Studios, Denver & Delilah Prods.

Producers: Beau Flynn, Charlize Theron

“BIG MOMMAS: LIKE FATHER, LIKE SON”

Director: John Whitesell

Companies: 20th Century Fox, New Regency Pictures

Producers: David T. Friendly, Michael Green

“THE CONSPIRATOR”

Director: Robert Redford

Companies: The American Film Co., Wildwood Enterprises

Producers: Robert Redford, Greg Shapiro

“DEAR JOHN”

Director: Lasse Hallström

Companies: Screen Gems, Temple Hill Entertainment

Producers: Wyck Godfrey, Ryan Kavanaugh

“DAN IN REAL LIFE”

Director: Peter Hedges

Companies: Focus Features, Touchstone Pictures

Producers: Brad Epstein, Jonathan Shestack

“MORTAL KOMBAT: CONQUEST” (TV Series, 22 Episodes)

Director: Reza Badiyi, Scott Paulin, Charles Siebert, And Others

Companies: Warner Bros Television, New Line Television

Producers: Steve Hattman, Wayne Morris, Robert Rabinowitz

SET DESIGNER Credits Include:

“MIAMI VICE” (Senior Set Designer)

Director: Michael Mann

Companies: Universal Pictures

Producers: Pieter Jan Brugge, Michael Mann

“THE NOTEBOOK”

Director: Nick Cassavetes

Companies: New Line Cinema

Producers: Lynn Harris, Mark Johnson

“INSTINCT”

Director: Jon Turteltaub

Companies: Spyglass Entertainment

Producers: Barbara Boyle

“GONE FISHIN’”

Director: Christopher Cain

Companies: Caravan Pictures

Producers: Roger Birnbaum

“FAIR GAME”

Director: Andrew Sipes

Companies: Warner Bros.

Producers: Joel Silver

“MY GIRL” (Uncredited)

Director: Howard Zieff

Companies: Columbia Pictures

Producers: Brian Grazer

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