rodgorwood.com art director, artist, producer.

CV

Professional CV Rod Gorwood

Designer, Art Director, Artist.

Television Film Dramas

  • We are Seven - HTV Wales period drama, art director
  • Return to Treasure Island - HTV Wales/Walt Disney, Art Director
  • Elidor - BBC London, art director
  • Prime Suspect - Granada Television Series, art director
  • Cracker - Granada Television, art director
  • Reckless - Granada Television, art director
  • Cold Feet - Granada Television, art director
  • Coronation Street - Granada Television, art director
  • Micawber - Yorkshire Television, art director
  • Law Zone - Yorkshire Television, art director
  • Distant Shores - Granada \ Yorkshire Television, art director
  • Macbeth - Granada Television, art director
  • Rhinoceros - Granada Television, art director
  • Monarch of the Glen - ecosse films \ BBC Scotland, art director
  • Wall of Tyranny - Columbia Pictures \ HTV Wales, art director.
  • The Grimleys - Granada Television, art director
  • STV News set
  • Trilogy of crime dramas STV
  • Coronation  Street 50th anniversary Episode sequences, as Storyboard artist to Graeme Harper, Director.

Music related series

  • Little Match Girl - HTV Wales, art director
  • Bryn Tervil Christmas Special - HTV Wales, designer
  • Richard and Judy Special - Granada Television, art director.
  • Mastermind- tribute outside broadcast, to Magnus Magnussen, at the Glasgow Caledonian University, BBC
  • Tom Jones special - HTV Wales, art director

Feature Films

  • 24 Hour Party People - director Michael Winterbottom, art director
  • 28 Days Later - director Danny Boyle, art director
  • Code 46 - director Michael Winterbottom, art director
  • Millions - director Danny Boyle, art director
  • Sunshine - director Danny Boyle, art director

General Qualifications

  • University of Teesside, gained first class honours in design and architectural studies
  • studied an MA at the Metropolitan University of Manchester
  • studied as a navigation - nautical sciences \ marine officer with canadian pacific shipping company, (foreign and home waters).
  • Studied Law at South Glamorgan University
  • Visiting Artist Aalto University Helsinki.

Skills

  • StoryBoarding, Film and TV & Animation, And Concept Work.
  • Surveying ( Architectural / Film )
  • Construction drawings, For all types of Sets, ( see technical section)
  • Coordinator with Special Effects Departments. and all related Departments within the Media, and also within Traditional Industry - ( see Creative Business Consultant Page).
  • Media Business Consultant. 

Lecturing Experience

  • Newcastle College of Design
  • Granada Television, (film and design studies)
  • Skillset, Feature Film training programme Mentor.
  • Visiting Artist within the Faculty of Arts, Design and Architecture, Aalto University Helsinki from 2005 until 2012..
  • Artist in Residence Programme 6 month residency within Aalto University, Developing Business and Media initiatives within the Satakunta region of Finland, and lecturing on Creative Management techniques.
  • Coronation street, training assistants Art Direction technique
  • Birmingham City University

Other Topics

 

  • Language Skills, some French
  • travelled and traded Worldwide whilst under the employment with Canadian Pacific Shipping Company as Navigation Officer on many types of Merchant Navy vessels.
  • Portfolio and references from Producers and Directors in the Feature Film industry are also available (see References section).
  • Consultant / Advisor to Gateshead College, Newcastle upon Tyne.
  • Consultant / Advisor to Cleveland College of Art and Design, Hartlepool.

Personal Details

 

  • Nationality - British ( Scots )
  • Born St Andrews, Fifeshire, Scotland.