production designer, art director

NELL TIVNAN

(917) 693-3450 nelltivnan@gmail.com


WORK EXPERIENCE

FILM:
Production Designer

  • DAYS OF GRAY (FEATURE) Director: Ani Simon-Kennedy June-Aug 2012
  • AGUAVIVA (SHORT) Director: Virginia Urreiztieta Jan. 2011
  • PEACE AFTER MARRIAGE (FEATURE) Director: Ghazi Abulweli June – Aug. 2010
  • WHAT REMAINS (SHORT) Director: Carmen Jimenez May 2010
  • STOOD UP (SHORT) Director: AnnaRose King Dec. 2009-Jan. 2010
  • RAJU (SHORT) Director: Shiva Bajpai Nov. 2009

Art Director

  • ANJAANA ANJAANI (FEAT.) Production Designer: Sharmishta Roy Director: Siddharth Anand Jan.-Feb. 2009
  • SO OVER YOU (SHORT) Production Designer: Tania Bijlani Director: Karen Odyniec Oct. 2009

Set Decorator

  • SLEEP WALK WITH ME Production Designer: Tania Bijlani Director: Mike Bribiglia July-Sep. 2011
  • Set Decoration Coordinator
  • MORNING GLORY Designer/Decorator: Mark Friedberg/Alyssa Winter Director: Roger Mitchell Mar. – Aug. ‘09
  • Art Department Production Assistant
  • THE TEMPEST Production Designer: Mark Friedberg Director Julie Taymor Oct 2008 – Feb. 2009
  • TAKING WOODSTOCK Production Designer: David Gropman Director: Ang Lee July – Oct. 2008

STAGE:
Art Director

TELEVISION:
Art Director

  • LADY GAGA ARTPOP PUBLICITY TOUR Production Designer: Marla Weinhoff Aug. 2013 – Present MTV Video Music Awards, Good Morning America

  • LADY GAGA BORN THIS WAY PUBLICITY TOUR Production Designer: Marla Weinhoff April 2011– Jan 2012

NORTH AMERICA: Saturday Night Live, Good Morning America Summer Concert Series, So You Think You Can Dance, Jimmy Kimmel Live
Concert Series, Canadian MuchMusic Video Awards, Clinton Foundation ‘A Decade of Difference’, Grammy Nominations,
American Idol, Ellen
EUROPE: Germany’s Next Top Model, The Paul O’Grady Show, The Graham Norton Show, La Grande Journal, Taratata, Bambi
Awards, Children in Need Concert, European Music Awards, X Factor
ASIA: MTV Music Video Aid Japan, Music Lovers, SMAP SMAP, Mercedes Taichung Concert, Singapore Showcase, Kohaku
AUSTRALIA: A Current Affair, Lady Gaga Live at Centennial Hall

Art Department Coordinator

  • PRIME SUSPECT/Pilot Production Designer: Tim Galvin Director: Peter Berg Feb – April 2011

MUSIC VIDEO:
Production Designer

Art Director

  • LADY GAGA/APPLAUSE Production Designer: Marla Weinhoff Director: Inez & Vinoodh July 2013

Assistant Art Director

  • LADY GAGA/BORN THIS WAY Production Designer: Marla Weinhoff Director: Nick Knight Jan. 2011
  • KANYE WEST/MONSTER Production Designer: Marla Weinhoff Director: Jake Nava Nov. 2010

COMMERCIAL:
Art Director

  • BEYONCE/RISE Production Designer: Marla Weinhoff Director: Jake Nava Nov. 2012
  • LANCOME/SUBLIME BRONZE Production Designer: Marla Weinhoff Director: Stephane Coutelle Feb. 2011
  • BEYONCE/HEAT Production Designer: Marla Weinhoff Director: Jake Nava Sept. 2009

PRINT:
Set Designer

Art Director

  • VERA WANG AD CAMPAIGN Designer: Marla Weinhoff Photographer: Carter Smith Dec. 2012
  • CAROLINA HERRERA AD CAMPAIGN Designer: Marla Weinhoff Photographer: Patrick Demarchelier Dec. 2011
  • CBS WATCH Designer: Marla Weinhoff Photographer: Patrick Demarchelier Nov. 2010
  • VOGUE /GWYNETH PALTROW Designer: Marla Weinhoff Photographer: Mario Testino May2010
  • ELLE/DREW BARRYMORE Designer: Steve Halterman Photographer: Carter Smith April 2010
  • GOT MILK Designer: Marla Weinhoff Photographer: David La Chapelle April 2010

EVENTS:
Art Director

EDUCATION
PARSONS, Continuing Education Program, New York, NY Oct. 2007 – May 2008
L’UNIVERSITE DE PARIS IV, LA SORBONNE, Paris, France Oct. 2006 – Dec. 2006
VASSAR COLLEGE, Poughkeepsie, NY Aug. 2002 – May 2006

UNION: Local 829 (Categories: Set Designer, Art Department Coordinator)

SKILLS: Hand drafting, AutoCAD, VectorWorks, SketchUp, Photoshop, Illustrator, Excel,
drawing/illustrating