TV Series That Shine Through Set Design and Architecture

“Applebaum” (Pilot) – CBS Television

“Applebaum” (Pilot) – CBS Television Studios – (Raleigh Manhattan Beach Studios) – Production Designer: Stephen J. Lineweaver – Art Director: Bryan Felty —A former public defender is now a stay-at-home mom who decides to become a private investigator to put some excitement in her life.
Located on stage at Raleigh Manhattan Beach Studios.

We shared a stage with CSI: Miami… There were three “permanent” sets including the main house, 2nd floor bath and a birthing center, with the main house set being the most significant. The Art Director and Construction Coordinator were very impressed with the drawings, the accuracy, clarity, and ease of construction minimized “arm waving” for the Production Designer and Art Director. References available upon request.

“Parenthood” – NBC Universal Television

Parenthood” – Season 3 - NBC Universal Television (Universal Studios) – Production Designer: Steven J. Jordan – Art Director: Tim Eckel
—A family tree with Zeek (Craig T. Nelson) and Camille Braverman (Bonnie Bedelia) serving as the patriarch and matriarch. After forty-six years of marriage, they’ve managed to keep their foundation intact by burying their problems underneath the surface for the sake of their now-adult children. Adam (Peter Krause) is the first-born and the ripest apple the tree has to offer. He runs a shoe company, has a supportive wife, two children (boy and girl) and a beautiful home to share with them. He’s a dog short of “The American Dream”. Sarah (Lauren Graham), is the unstable daughter returning home at thirty-eight years of age with her rebellious daughter and sensitive son to live with Zeek and Camille. Crosby (Dax Shepard), is a happy-go-lucky bachelor living in the now, on a docked boat. He has no idea that his frivolous life is about to change tremendously. Then there is Julia (Erika Christensen). She is the bread-winning shot-calling lawyer, whose husband mans the stay-at-home-dad duties. Each family will face their own challenges, but how they propose to deal with them is what will keep them together or tear them apart. Written by Jordan Ray Allen

Parenthood has been one of my most fulfilling productions to date. The entire staff and crew were magnificent to work with, and I shall never forget this warm, wonderful experience.

“Bunheads” – ABC Family Channel

“Bunheads” – ABC Family – (Sunset Gower Studios) – Production Designer: Maria Caso – Art Director: David Potts

—Michelle, a Las Vegas showgirl marries a man on a whim and moves to his sleepy coastal town where she winds up working alongside her new mother-in-law at her dance school

“Zeke and Luther” – Disney XD

“Zeke and Luther” – Season 3 – Disney XD Channel – Production Designer: Donna J. Hattin
—Two best friends set their sights on becoming the world’s greatest skateboarders.

“Skate TV – Television Production Office”

“Castle” – “Whole Truth” – et al…

My Week On “Castle” – Season 3
- ABC Broadcast – Production Designer: Alfred Sole, Art Director: Andy Rhodes
—After a serial killer imitates the plots of his novels, successful mystery novelist Richard “Rick” Castle gets permission from the Mayor of New York City to tag along with an NYPD homicide investigation team for research purposes.

Director’s Plans

3 Days On “The Whole Truth”

– ABC Broadcast – Art Director: Sebastian Schroder, Set Designer: William V. Ryder
—The show chronicles legal cases in New York City from the points of view of both the prosecution and the defense.

Hand Drawing\Board Drafting

The Whole Truth