Jack Fisk Signs on as Production Designer for ‘Water for Elephants’

It is being reported that Jack Fisk has signed on as the Production Designer for ‘Water for Elephants’. Variety.com is reporting that:

Skouras Agency production designer bookings: …” Jack Fisk on Francis Lawrence’s “Water for Elephants,”

Jack Fisk and wife Sissy Spacek

Jack Fisk has worked on such films as There Will Be Blood, Mulholland Drive and The Invasion. Click here to view his imdb page. He is an OSCAR nominee for There Will Be Blood and has won two awards for his work on that film.

So what exactly does a Production Designer do?

Production designer is a term used in the film industry and television to refer to the person responsible for the overall look of a filmed event such as films, TV programs, music videos or adverts. Production designers have one of the key creative roles in the creation of motion pictures and television. Working directly with the director and producer, they must select the settings and style to visually tell the story. Source