Armin Ganz

Production designer
Ganz began his career directing short films before moving into features as set designer on Alan Parker's "Shoot the Moon" (1981). He re-teamed with Parker as art director of "Birdy" (1984) and "Angel Heart" (1987) and ... Read more »
Born: 11/30/1947

Filmography

Art Department (21)

Jack 1996 (Movie)

(Set Decorator)

...And the Earth Did Not Swallow Him 1995 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

The Cure 1995 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

Cobb 1994 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

The Little Death 1994 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

Fallen Angels 1992 - 1993 (Tv Show)

Production Designer

The Philadelphia Experiment 2 1993 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

Kuffs 1992 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

Love Crimes 1992 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

Love Hurts 1990 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

Blaze 1989 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

Steven Wright in the Appointments of Dennis Jennings 1988 - 1989 (TV Show)

Production Designer

Bull Durham 1988 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

Tucker: the Man and His Dream 1988 (Movie)

(Set Decorator)

Angel Heart 1987 (Movie)

art direction (Art Director)

Tough Guys Don't Dance 1987 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

A View to a Kill 1985 (Movie)

art direction (Art Director)

Birdy 1984 (Movie)

(Art Director)

Shoot the Moon 1982 (Movie)

(Set Designer)

JFK: Reckless Youth (TV Show)

Production Designer

Marshal Law (TV Show)

Production Designer
Other (1)

Framed (TV Show)

Special Thanks

Biography

Ganz began his career directing short films before moving into features as set designer on Alan Parker's "Shoot the Moon" (1981). He re-teamed with Parker as art director of "Birdy" (1984) and "Angel Heart" (1987) and has worked on independent films ("Tough Guys Don't Dance" 1987, "Love Crimes" 1992) as well as big-budget mainstream fare ("A View to a Kill" 1985). He earned an Oscar nomination as set decorator on Francis Ford Coppola's slick homage to the 40s, "Tucker: The Man and His Dream" (1988).

EDUCATION

Washington University

St Louis , Missouri

University of Tennessee

Knoxville , Tennessee

Milestones

1993

Served as production designer on the Showtime series, "Fallen Angels"

1993

Network TV debut with the ABC miniseries, "JFK: Reckless Youth"

1989

TV debut with the HBO special, "Steven Wright in the Appointments of Dennis Jennings"

1984

First art direction credit, "Birdy"

1981

Feature debut as set designer, also first collaboration with Alan Parker, "Shoot the Moon"

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