Awards & Winners

Arthur Max

Date of Birth 01-May-1946
Place of Birth New York City
(New York, United States of America, Area code 917)
Nationality United States of America
Also know as Artur Maks
Profession Production Designer, Art Director
Arthur Max is an American production designer. He has been nominated for Academy Awards twice: once for his work on Gladiator and another for his Production Design on American Gangster. In addition to his Oscar nominations, Max won several other honors for his production design on the film, including the BAFTA, the National Board of Review prize and the Broadcast Film Critics honor. He also collected the ‘Excellence in Production Design’ Award from the Art Directors Guild, the first of six nominations he received. Max has recently completed "The Counselor". The film marks Max’s ninth project for filmmaker Scott, a list of achievements which includes,� Kingdom of Heaven", "Robin Hood" and the aforementioned “Black Hawk Down" and ""Body of Lies".� He designed Fincher’s 1994 thriller, "Seven". Max is currently working on the forthcoming Ridley Scott biblical epic "Exodus". The native New Yorker began his career as a stage lighting designer in the music industry following graduation from New York University in the late 1960s. Those assignments included work at Bill Graham’s famous music venue The Fillmore East in New York's East Village, and the historic Woodstock Festival of 1969 where he operated a spotlight for Chip Monck, a rock lighting and stage design company during the Woodstock festival in 1969. During the following decade, he designed concert lighting and festival stages for many rock and jazz artists. He was Pink Floyd's lighting designer during the bands' tours in the US and around the world in the early 70's. After studying architecture in England, Max went on to do several architectural design projects in London including an award winning lighting design for the stage of St John's Concert Hall, a former 18th Century church in the centre of Smith Square, Westminster, London.

Awards by Arthur Max

Check all the awards nominated and won by Arthur Max.

2012


Nominations 2012 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
ADG Excellence in Production Design Awards - Fantasy Film Prometheus

2010


Nominations 2010 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
ADG Excellence in Production Design Awards - Period Film Robin Hood

2007


Nominations 2007 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
ADG Excellence in Production Design Awards - Period Film American Gangster
Academy Award for Best Production Design American Gangster

2005


Nominations 2005 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
Satellite Award for Best Art Direction and Production Design Kingdom of Heaven

2002


Nominations 2002 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
ADG Excellence in Production Design Awards - Contemporary Film Panic Room

2001


BAFTA Award for Best Production Design
Honored for : Gladiator
BFCA Critics' Choice Award for Best Production Design
Honored for : Gladiator

Nominations 2001 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
ADG Excellence in Production Design Awards - Contemporary Film Black Hawk Down
BAFTA Award for Best Production Design Gladiator
BFCA Critics' Choice Award for Best Production Design Gladiator

2000


ADG Excellence in Production Design Awards - Period or Fantasy Film
Honored for : Gladiator
National Board of Review Award for Best Production Design/Art Direction
Honored for : Gladiator

Nominations 2000 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
National Board of Review Award for Best Production Design/Art Direction Gladiator
ADG Excellence in Production Design Awards - Period or Fantasy Film Gladiator
Academy Award for Best Production Design Gladiator