Jeannine Oppewall

Production designer, Visual consultant, Set designer
A former curator and researcher, Jeannine Oppewall (sometimes credited as Jeannine Claudia Oppewall) has been working as a production designer since the early 1980s. Born in Massachusetts, she studied medieval studies ... Read more »
Born: 11/28/1946 in Uxbridge, Massachusetts, USA

Filmography

Art Department (42)

5 to 7 2015 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

The Last Days in the Desert 2015 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

Dial 9 For Love 2014 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

Peacock 2014 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

The Face of Love 2014 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

A Perfect Man 2013 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

How Do You Know 2010 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

The Happening 2008 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

The Good Shepherd 2006 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

Seabiscuit 2003 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

Catch Me If You Can 2002 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

The Sum of All Fears 2002 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

Waking Up in Reno 2002 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

Wonder Boys 2000 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

Snow Falling on Cedars 1999 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

Pleasantville 1998 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

L.A. Confidential 1997 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

Primal Fear 1996 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

The Rich Man's Wife 1996 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

Losing Isaiah 1995 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

The Bridges of Madison County 1995 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

Corrina, Corrina 1994 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

The Vanishing 1993 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

School Ties 1992 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

Sibling Rivalry 1990 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

White Palace 1990 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

Animal Behavior 1989 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

Music Box 1989 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

Rooftops 1989 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

Ironweed 1987 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

Light of Day 1987 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

The Big Easy 1987 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

Desert Hearts 1986 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

Maria's Lovers 1985 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

Love Letters 1984 (Movie)

art direction (Art Director)

Racing With the Moon 1984 (Movie)

(Set Designer)

Tender Mercies 1983 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

Cat People 1982 (Movie)

(Set Designer)

Blow Out 1981 (Movie)

set design (Set Designer)

Honky Tonk Freeway 1981 (Movie)

set design (Set Designer)

My Bodyguard 1980 (Movie)

(Set Designer)

The Wrong Man (TV Show)

Production Designer
Actor (1)

Eames the Architect and the Painter 2011 (Movie)

Herself (Actor)
Other (1)

Blue Collar 1978 (Movie)

design consultant (Consultant)

Biography

A former curator and researcher, Jeannine Oppewall (sometimes credited as Jeannine Claudia Oppewall) has been working as a production designer since the early 1980s. Born in Massachusetts, she studied medieval studies at Bryn Mawr. After graduating, Oppewall worked for famed American designer Charles Eames, eventually handling post-production and distribution work on the over 100 films Eames and his wife Ray produced between 1950 and 1982. Additionally, she assisted in the creation and organization of museum exhibits and in the actual designs for architecture and furniture.

Relationships

Paul Schrader Screenplay

Husband
divorced

EDUCATION

Bryn Mawr College

Bryn Mawr , Pennsylvania

Milestones

2006

Earned an Oscar nomination for her work as an Art Director on "The Good Shepherd"

2003

Earned an Academy Award nomination for her work as an Art Director for the film "Seabiscuit"

2002

Worked as Production Designer on the set of "The Sum of All Fears" and "Catch Me If You Can"

2000

Served as Production Designer for "Wonder Boys"

1999

Production Designer for the film "Snow Falling on Cedars"

1998

Earned praise for her 1950s period work in "Pleasantville"; earned Academy Award nomination

1997

Earned Academy Award nomination for her work on "L.A. Confidential"

1995

Worked as Production Designer on "The Bridges of Madison County," directed by Clint Eastwood and starring Eastwood and Meryl Streep

1993

Designed the Showtime movie "The Wrong Man"

1987

Created the production design for "Ironweed"

1982

Served as production designer on "Tender Mercies"

1980

First credit as set designer "My Bodyguard"

Began career as a curator and researcher for designer Charles Eames

Worked as design and visual consultant under production designer Paul Sylbert on "BLue Collar" (1978), and "Hard Core" (1979)

Worked on post-production and distribution for over 100 of Eames' industrial and documentary films

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