Stephen Myles Berger 15330 Albright Street Unit 102, Pacific Palisades, CA 90272 Home  454-3852 / Cell  429-1958/ E-Mail email@example.com
SUMMARY A professional in the entertainment industry with an extensive background of achievements as an Art Director of Theme Parks, Motion Pictures and Television shows. Uniquely qualified with creative, administrative, financial and operational abilities to oversee projects from concept to conclusion. Recent experience with Universal Creative in Japan. Working knowledge of Japanese and Spanish. Interested in wide variety of challenging positions to utilize the full range of my proven abilities. QUALIFICATIONS As Senior Facility Art Director for UNIVERSAL STUDIOS [Universal Creative], completed conceptual and schematic drawings for a part of the $2B Universal Studios, Japan, a motion picture studio/theme park in Osaka, Japan. Hired eight motion picture set designers to complete architectural design development drawings. Plans included entrance, administration buildings, “Rodeo Drive [24 facades], theaters, restaurants and sound stages with a value of $180M. Supervised Japanese contractors and subcontractors, and performed detail quality control. Also oversaw complete paving and landscaping. Previously participated in the design of the AT&T pavilion to replicate the historic Garden of Allah Hotel in Hollywood at Universal Studios, FL. Worked with the renown local architectural firm “HHCP”, overseeing design details up to architectural drawings.
Additional art directing projects include: Crossroads of the World, a 400,000 sq. ft. interior themed architectural environment Located in a new megamall called the Grand Indonesian. For Gary Goddard Entertainment in Jakarta, Indonesia The Wakayama City Marina in Wakayama, Japan [M.C.A. Planning and Development] Cinetropolis, an interior small New England town-themed environment for the Foxwoods gaming complex in Connecticut [IWERKS Entertainment] Motion picture set streets for the Universal Studios in Orlando, FL Motion picture set streets for the MGM/Disney Studios in Orlando, FL A new theme park in St. Louis, MO, called Six Flags Over Mid-America
Senior Lead Set Designer on “The Phoenix Project” Redesigning the back lot set street facades for Univ. Studios.
CROSSROADS OF THE WORLD, Jakarta, Indonesia 400,000 sq. ft. architecturally themed interior environment For Gary Goddard Entertainment.
2004 – 2006
Senior Designer on “Desperate Housewife’s”
2001 – 2003
Senior Designer on “Malcolm in the Middle”
UNIVERSAL STUDIOS, Universal City, CA Senior Facility Art Director [Osaka, Japan- Orlando, FL]
SAMA WORLD THEME PARK, Kuala Lampur, Malaysia Consulting Project Art Director
M.C.A. PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT, Universal City, CA Art Director
1992 - 1993
IWERKS ENTERTAINMENT, Burbank, CA Consulting Art Director
1976 - 1992
FREELANCE ART DIRECTOR [Major motion pictures and television series]
1988 - 1989
UNIVERSAL STUDIOS, Universal City, CA Project Art Director [Orlando, FL]
1987 - 1989
MGM/DISNEY STUDIOS, Burbank, CA Facility Art Director [Orlando, FL]
1971 - 1973
RANDELL DUELL & ASSOCIATES, Santa Monica, CA Senior Concept Designer
1968 - 1970
SIX FLAGS OVER MID-AMERICA, St. Louis, MO Project Designer
AFFILIATIONS ACADEMY OF MOTION PICTURE ARTS AND SCIENCES
ACADEMY OF TELEVISION ARTS AND SCIENCES ACADEMY OF MOTION PICTURE AND TELEVISION ART DIRECTORS INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF AMUSUMENT PARKS AND ATTRACTIONS
THEATRICAL MOTION PICTURES Production Designer: The Ladies Club The Wild Pair Rolling Thunder Norman…Is That You?
Dir. Janet Greek Beau Bridges John Flynn George Schlatter
Art Director: The Way We Were For Pete Sake Bad News Bears Breaking Training The Adventures of Pipi Longstockings Wildcats Silent Movie Missouri Breaks The Sunshine Boys Master Gunfighter Robin Hood – Men in Tights Out For Justice TELEVISION Production Designer- MOWs The Jericho Mile The Last Fling Sins of Innocence Pleasure Palace The Many Loves of Arthur [ PILOT] China Beach [SERIES] Wonder Woman [SERIES] Art Director- MOWs The Prince of Motor City Tagget Swan Song Getting There A Question of Love McGiver SERIES Berrinngers Lottery CHIPS Ten Speed & Brown Shoes Hawaii Five-O Spiderman
Lions Gate Productions Transworld Entertainment 20 th Century Fox MGM Dir. Sidney Pollock Peter Yates Michael Pressman Ken Annakin Michael Ritchie Mel Brooks Arthur Penn Herbert Ross Tom Laughlin Mel Brooks John Flynn