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As an Emmy-nominated Supervising Art Director, Dominic specialises in managing art department budgets, studio builds, and fostering creative freedom for high-profile TV series like "Bridgerton" and "The Spanish Princess." His approach emphasises collaboration, efficiency, and supporting a positive, team-oriented environment across all production departments. With a track record of streamlining complex financial processes and championing creativity, Dominic is dedicated to the art of filmmaking and to contributing to projects that inspire both creators and audiences alike.

IMDB Link:

https://www.imdb.com/name/nm1365528/

Supervising Art Director & Art Director credits

My Lady Jane

"My Lady Jane" on Amazon, where Dominic oversaw budget, studio builds, and crew hire as supervising art director, offers a playful retelling of Lady Jane Grey's story. Set in an alternate England, it blends history with humor and fantasy, exploring her brief reign and personal trials with a creative twist and visually rich sets.

Production Designer: 

Will Hughes-Jones

Mar 2022 - Mar 2023

Bridgerton S2

"Bridgerton Season Two" on Netflix, where Dominic served as the supervising art director in charge of budget, studio builds, and crew hire, centers on Anthony Bridgerton's pursuit of love, intertwining romance and societal expectations within Regency-era London. This season continues to enchant with its rich visuals and complex characters, maintaining the intrigue of Lady Whistledown's revelations.

Production Designer: 

Will Hughes-Jones

July 2020 - Dec 2022

Bridgerton S1

"Bridgerton Season One," a Netflix series set in Regency-era London, showcases the Bridgerton family's romantic endeavors, notably Daphne's. As the supervising art director, Dominic contributed to its vibrant, period-rich visuals, earning an Emmy nomination for my work. The series blends romance with societal intrigue, highlighted by the mystery of Lady Whistledown.

Production Designer: 

Will Hughes-Jones

Mar 2019 - Mar 2020

Sanditon

"Sanditon," where Dominic was the senior art director for pre-production, focuses on Charlotte Heywood's adventures in the emerging resort of Sanditon. Tasked with building the studio sets, Dominic contributed to bringing Jane Austen's unfinished tale to life, highlighting romance, societal clashes, and modern twists on Austen's work.

Production Designer: 

Grant Montgomery

Jan 2019 - Mar 2019

The Spanish Princess

"The Spanish Princess" on Starz, where Dominic served as the senior art director overseeing budget and studio builds, explores Catherine of Aragon's journey to become Queen of England alongside Henry VIII. Set against Tudor England's backdrop, the series highlights her ambition, love, and resilience, capturing the era's essence through detailed sets and historical context.

Production Designer: 

Will Hughes-Jones

Feb 2018 - Nov 2018

Bitter Harvest

"Bitter Harvest" (2017), directed by George Mendeluk, dramatizes the Holodomor, the 1930s famine-genocide in Soviet Ukraine, through a love story. As Standby Art Director for reshoots and pickups, Dominic helped enhance its historical authenticity. The film combines romance with stark historical realities, offering a moving portrayal of resilience against oppression.

Production Designer: 

Senior Art Director:

Martin Hitchcock

Tony Noble

Nov 2017 - Dec 2017

Aake

"Aake" (2017), directed by K.M. Chaitanya, is an Indian horror film inspired by "Maya." Featuring Chiranjeevi Sarja and Sharmiela Mandre, it delves into a haunted film script's mystery. As the Art Director for the UK segment, Dominic helped craft the film's eerie atmosphere. Known for its suspense and special effects, "Aake" is a notable entry in Indian horror cinema.

Production Designer: 

Paul Burns

Sep 2017 - Oct 2017

Medinah

"Medinah," a sci-fi series set in a post-apocalyptic Middle East, piloted in 2017. As the Art Director and then Production Designer, Dominic shaped its dystopian aesthetic. Unfortunately, due to production issues, the groundbreaking project was never completed, leaving its potential unfulfilled.

Production Designer: 

Senior Art Director:

Chris Richmond / D. Devine

Dominic Devine

Feb 2015 - Feb 2016

Awaiting

"Awaiting" (2015), a British horror combines horror and thriller genres in a tale of a man trapped with a sinister family after a car crash. As the Art Director, Dominic shaped the film's tense atmosphere and setting, contributing to its dark, suspenseful ambience. The movie is acclaimed for its gripping plot and eerie mood.

Production Designer:

Tony Noble

May 2015 - Aug 2015

Construction, Graphics, & Standby credits

Breaking The Bank

My Position:

Graphics Designer, Asst Art Director, Standby Props

May 2013 - Aug 2013

On "Breaking the Bank," Dominic initially worked as a graphics designer and assistant art director, developing visual concepts for the film's aesthetic during pre-production. Later, as standby props during filming, he ensured prop continuity and scene integrity. This dual role sharpened his design and on-set problem-solving skills, illustrating the dynamic nature of film production and the value of versatility and collaboration in bringing a film's vision to life.

Production Designer: 
Senior Art Director:

Caroline Greville-Morris
Gareth Thomas

Welcome To The Punch

My Position:

Standby Carpenter

Aug 2012 - Aug 2012

On the film "Welcome to the Punch," Dominic helped as a standby carpenter and props for a couple of weeks, as a favour to the art director. His role involved crafting, adjusting, and repairing set pieces to match the film's aesthetic needs while ensuring functionality for shooting. This position required quick thinking, carpentry skills, and a collaborative spirit to meet the fast-paced demands of film production.

Production Designer: 
Supervising Art Director:

Crispian Salliss
Hauke Richter

The Adventurer: Curse of the Midas Box

My Position:

Additional Construction Manager

Feb 2012 - Jun 2012

"The Adventurer: The Curse of the Midas Box" (2013) is a fantasy film where Mariah Mundi searches for the powerful Midas Box to save his family. As a construction manager, Dominic helped create the film's detailed, magical sets, contributing to its vivid, Victorian-inspired world.

Production Designer: 
Supervising Art Director:

James Lewis
Dominic Roberts

Silent Witness: S15

My Position:

Construction Manager

Feb 2011 - Dec 2011

Dominic oversaw the construction of all 'guest sets' for Season 15, encompassing diverse settings such as two prisons (including a two-story structure and another with eighteen cells plus two interrogation rooms), two council flats, a haunted attic, and an exploding bathroom. All projects were completed on schedule and within budget constraints.

Production Designer:
Art Director:

Simon Campbell
Tim Blake

The Cricklewood Greats

My Position:

Construction Manager

Apr 2011 - Jul 2011

"The Cricklewood Greats," a comedy pilot directed by Peter Capaldi, presented Dominic with the challenge of supervising the construction of eleven sets with and extremely limited budget and time. Despite these constraints, his team successfully delivered diverse and engaging sets that complemented Capaldi's comedic vision, showcasing Dominic's ability to creatively overcome obstacles and contribute significantly to the project's narrative and aesthetic appeal.

Production Designer: 
Art Director:

James Lewis
Gareth Thomas

Silk S1

My Position:

Construction Supervisor

July 2010 Dec 2010

During "Silk" Season One, Dominic managed the construction crew and assisted with planning, scheduling, and budgeting of set builds. His role was crucial in navigating the challenges of TV production, ensuring that each set, from courtrooms to offices, was completed efficiently and met the series' artistic vision. This experience sharpened his project management and teamwork skills, contributing significantly to the show's authentic and engaging set design.

Production Designer: 
Senior Art Director
Construction Manager:

James Lewis
Hauke Richter
Simon Pickup

Spooks

My Position:

Carpenter

June 2010

As a carpenter on "Spooks," Dominic assisted in constructing a set for one episode, focusing on practical craftsmanship to meet the series' high standards for realism. His role involved hands-on work, transforming design plans into a functional set that fit the show's dynamic espionage narrative. This experience underscored the value of precision and teamwork in bringing a television set to life.

Production Designer: 
Art Director:
Construction Manager:

James Lewis
Hauke Richter
Simon Pickup

Foster

My Position:

Construction Supervisor

Jan 2010 - May 2010

In my role as construction supervisor on "Foster," a British film, Dominic led the team responsible for the creation of its sets, ensuring they accurately reflected the script's emotional depth. His work involved transforming conceptual designs into real, tangible environments that supported the film's narrative. Through effective team leadership and close collaboration with the production design team, Dominic delivered sets on time and within budget, contributing significantly to the film's visual storytelling.

Production Designer: 
Senior Art Director:
Construction Manager:

James Lewis
Hauke Richter
Simon Pickup

City Of Vice

My Position:

Construction Supervisor

Feb 2008 - Sep 2008

Starting as a carpenter on "City of Vice," Dominic was promoted to construction supervisor due to his architectural and construction background. Initially set to be mostly indoors for cost-saving, his team proved they could build detailed exteriors within budget. This led producers to move much of the series outdoors, enhancing its scale and showcasing our work on recreating 18th-century London.

Production Designer: 
Supervising Art Director:
Construction Manager:

James Lewis
Hauke Richter
Simon Pickup

Various

Also...

DoP, Gaffer, Spark, Grip, Assistant Editor, Screenwriter, Producer, Line Producer, Locations Manager, Steadicam Assistant & Camera Technician.

Feb 2008 - Sep 2008

Dominic's career in film and TV began as a camera technician, leading to work as a Steadicam assistant on videos for Sinéad O'Connor, Oasis, and Five. This evolved into a role as Director of Photography for award-winning short films and on music videos for various bands., and as a gaffer for music videos for musicians like All Saints, Peter Andre, Sting, and Oasis.

Dominic also worked as a screenplay analyst for Fineline Pictures and Newline Cinema, wrote for the as-yet-unfilmed "Blake's 7" mini-series, and produced and directed its radio plays. His experience includes being an executive producer and line producer for a feature - currently in post-production - with Ronald Pickup and Ian McKellen. This journey has given him an all-encompassing knowledge of filmmaking, enhancing his ability to work effectively with different departments.

 

His skills in budget management have been a constant throughout his career and are integral to his approach, ensuring that every project he undertakes is both creatively fulfilling and fiscally responsible.

Credits:

Numerous.

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