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RESUME’ RUTH CHRISTINE DE JONG 846 S. Broadway, No. 805 Los Angeles, California 90014 ruthchristinedejong@mac.com +1 310.663.5679

Films 2011

Production Designer

THE RETURN OF WADE McCURRY (working title) McCurry Homestead, LLC Producers: Veronica Nickel and Marica Woske Writer/Director: Jared Moshe Cinematographer: Rob Hauer Production Designer: Ruth De Jong Independent Feature Film. 2013

2011

Assistant Art Director THE MASTER Western Film Company, LLC Producers: Megan Ellison, Daniel Lupi, JoAnne Sellar Writer/Director: Paul Thomas Anderson Cinematographer: Mihai Malaimare Jr. Production Designers: Jack Fisk and David Crank Asst. Art Director: Ruth De Jong Independent Feature Film. 2013

2010

Assistant Art Director UNTITLED TERRENCE MALICK PROJECT Redbud Pictures, LLC Producers: Nick Gonda, Sarah Green Writer/Director: Terrence Malick Cinematograher: Emmauel Lubezki Production Designer: Jack Fisk Art Director: David Crank Asst. Art Director: Ruth De Jong River Road Productions Feature Film. 2012

2010

Assistant Art Director WATER FOR ELEPHANTS Flashpoint Entertainment Producer: Gil Netter, Erwin Stoff, Andrew R. Tennenbaum Writer: Richard LaGravenese Director: Francis Lawrence Cinematographer: Rodrigo Prieto Production Designer: Jack Fisk Art Director: David Crank Assistant Art Director: Ruth De Jong FOX 2000 Feature Film. 2011


2010

Art Director

THE FUTURE Leapold, LLC Producer: Gina Kwon, Roman Paul, Gerhard Meisner UPM: Chris Stinson Writer/Driector: Miranda July Cinematograher: Nikolai Von Graevenit Production Designer: Elliot Hostetter Art Director: Ruth De Jong Independent Feature Film. 2011

2010

Production Designer

LOVE IN VEIN Producer: Sissy Spacek, Schuyler Fisk Writer/Director: Madison Fisk Cinematographer: Aldo Filiberto Production Desinger: Ruth De Jong NYFA. Short Film. 2011

2008

Art Dept. Coordinator TREE OF LIFE Cottonwood Pictures, LLC Producer: Bill Pohland, Sarah Green, Brad Pitt, Dede Gardner, Grant Hill Writer/Director: Terrence Malick Cinematographer: Emanuel “CHIVO” Lubezki Production Desinger: Jack Fisk Art Director: David Crank Art Department Coordinator: Ruth De Jong River Road Entertainment. Feature Film. 2011

2007

Production Designer

THE MACABRE WORLD OF LAVANDER WILLIAMS Castilian Pirate Productions Producer: Begona Castillo Director: Nicolas Delgado Production Designer: Ruth De Jong Short Film. USC. 2009 www.castilianpirate.com

2006

Production Designer

FAMILIAR STRANGERS Donkeyball Productions, LLC Cavalier Films, Inc. Producers: Barry Sisson, Marc Lieberman, Bruce Heller Production Designer: Ruth De Jong Director: Zackary Adler Writer: John Bell Cinematographer: Hernon Michael Otano Independent Feature Film. 2007 www.cavalierfilms.com


2006

Assistant to the Production Designer THERE WILL BE BLOOD The Little Boston Company, INC. Paramount Pictures Producers: Paul Thomas Anderson, Joanne Sellar Executive Producer: Scott Rudin Line Producer/Producer: Daniel Lupi Writer/Director: Paul Thomas Anderson Cinematographer: Robert Elswit Production Designer: Jack Fisk Art Director: David Crank Assistant to the Production Designer: Ruth De Jong Paramount Feature Film. 2007 www.therewillbeblood.com

2005

Production Designer

SWEDISH AUTO Albemarle Films, LLC Producer: Tyler Davidson, The Lab Group Executive Producers: Jay Ferguson, Andrew Kavovit, Jennifer Dodson Line Producer: Lynn Kramer Production Designer: Ruth De Jong Writer/Director: Derek Sieg Cinematographer: Rick Lopez Independent Feature Film. 2006 www.swedishauto.com

2005

Set Dresser

I’M REED FISH Squared Foot Productions Executive Producer: Akeva Goldsman Producer: Peter Alwazzan Production Designer: Ariana Nakata Writer: Reed Fish Director: Zackary Adler Cinematographer: Doug Chamberlain Independent Feature Film. 2006

2005

Production Designer

THE LOCRIAN MODE Restless Farm Films Producers: Perrin Chiles, Edward McGurn, Zoe Clark-Williams Production Manager: Alain Gagnon Production Designer: Ruth De Jong Writer/Director: Eric Lodal Cinematographer: Denis Maloney Short Film. 2005


Music Videos

2009

Production Designer

SEAN PATRICK McGRAW “Dollar Ain’t Worth A Dime” Michael Estrella Productions Producer: Jeff Yapp, Tamara Yapp Director: Michael Estrella Production Designer: Ruth De Jong Cinematograher: Jason Wawro Music Video. CMT/MTV 2009 www.seanpatrickmcgraw.com http://www.cmt.com/videos/sean-patrick-mcgraw/381527/dollar-aintworth-a-dime.jhtml

2007

Art Director

KIETH MURRAY “Nobody Do It Better” No Protection Limited Producer: PJ Sodaski Director: Vem Production Designer; Kevin Pierce Art Director: Ruth De Jong Cinematographer: Zues Morand Music Video. Koch Recors. 2007 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yP77QDQpIew

2005

Production Designer

ISM “Breath” Ring of Fire Productions Producer: Edward McGurn Production Designer: Ruth De Jong Director: Pavlina Hatoupis Cinematographer: Denis Maloney Music Video. SONY. 2005 www.ismmusic.com


Commercials 2011

Production Designer

LINDEX SPRING 2011 Barnstormer Productions, LLC Executive Producer: Olivier Gauriat Producer: Pavlina Hatoupis Creative Director: Fredrik Schollin, Jonas Danielsson Cinematographer: Axel Lindahl Production Designer: Ruth De Jong Film/ TV Commerical / Print AD Campaign 2011

2008

Production Designer

W. (Photo Shoot) Lionsgate Studios Producer: Ryan Wickers, Doug Lloyd Photographer: Tim Palen (www.timpalen.com) Creative Director: Jon Manheim Production Designer: Ruth De Jong Print Ad Campaign. 2008

2007

Art Director

SIXT No Protection Limited Producer: PJ Sodaski Director: Vem Production Designer; Kevin Pierce Art Director: Ruth De Jong Cinematographer: Zues Morand Television Commercial. 2007

2006

Production Designer

NAVY FEDERAL CREDIT UNION SPOT “My Card” and “New House” Potomac Pictures, LLC Producer: Lockie Duggins Director: Mike Taylor Production Designer: Ruth De Jong Cinematographer: William “Billy” Velten Television Commercial. 2006

2005

Production Designer

“FROST” for LG Electronics, ‘ART COOL’ Dancing Toe Productions Producer: Edward McGurn Executive Producer: Sara Park Production Designer: Ruth De Jong Director: Kyo Sung Kim Cinematographer: Kevin Robertson Television Commercial. 2006


Interior Design 2010-2011

Interior Designer

SON OF A GUN RESTAURANT 8370 W. 3 rd Street, Los Angeles, CA. 90048 (323) 782.9033 Architect – Steve Wunderlich / 4c design group Contractor – Michael T. Morris / Michael T. Morris & Associates Interior Designer: Ruth De Jong Owners/Chefs – Vinny Dotolo and Jon Shook General Manager – Helen Johannessen www.sonofagunrestaurant.com

2007-Present

Interior Designer

TUMBLEWEED & DANDELION 1502 Abbot Kinney Blvd., Venice, CA. 90291 (310) 450.4310 Owner/Designer – Lizabeth McGraw Designer – Courtney Syrett Art Director/Designer – Ruth De Jong www.tumbleweedanddandelion.com


Experience Interior Designer for 8370 W. 3rd St. Restaurant for Animal Restaurant Owners//Chefs Jon Shook and Vinny Dotolo. Los Angeles, CA. Fall 2010. Art Director/Store Designer for TUMBLEWEED & DANDELION, 1502 Abbot Kinney Blvd., Venice, CA. 90291 - Aug. 2007 - Dec. 2007, July 2008 - Nov. 2009 Album Photographer for SCHUYLER FISK, THE GOOD STUFF 2009, www.schuylerfisk.com Tour photographer for JOSHUA RADIN (Columbia recording artist) and SCHUYLER FISK (Universal recording artist) “Winter Tour 2007” www.schuylerfisk.com/winterTour2007/ Commissioned to do 2 paintings in the 1200 Summit Bank Building Suite 502, Fort Worth, Texas, for the New England Financial Group, Spring 2004 http://216.12.92.90:8080/samples/DeJong/Ruth/index.htm Southwestern Photojournalism Conference, Fort Worth, Texas; March 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004 Staff Photographer, Skiff (Texas Christian University Newspaper), Spring 2004 Free Lance photographer, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Spring 2002 – Fall 2004 Member, Fort Worth Museum of Modern Art, Spring 2004 - Spring 2005

Exhibitions “ Paintings by Ruth De Jong,” 8560 W Sunset Blvd 3rd&4th Floor Galleries, June 2007 - 2008 “ Paintings by Ruth De Jong,” Hot Cakes Gallery, Charlottesville,Virginia,, April 2005 “be ef eh oh four,” Bachelor of Fine Arts Senior Exhibition, Moudy University Art Gallery, Texas Christian University, April 2004 “How Do You Measure Up?” Senior Exhibition, University of Dallas, February 2004 “Lamar Dodd School of Art, main gallery,” Athens, Georgia, January 2004 “Mostra,” Palazzo Casali, Cortona, Italy, November 2003, **Professors Choice Award*

Education Bachelor of Fine Arts, Texas Christian University 1999-2004, emphasis in photography and painting; Dean’s List 2003 and 2004 Semester abroad, Fall 2003, University of Georgia, Lamar Dodd School of Art, Cortona, Italy

Activities Texas Christian University Varsity Women’s Soccer Team, 1999-2003 (NCAA DIVISION 1) Athletes in Action International USA Women’s Soccer Team, South Africa, Summer 1996; Guatemala, El Salvador, Costa Rica, Summer 1998; Guatemala, Costa Rica, Summer 2001; Costa Rica, summer 2002


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