Tim Overson

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I am a freelance art director, production designer and draughtsman for film, television and theatre. Member of BAFTA Crew 2015 to 2017.

Most recently I have been series Art Director for BBC Doctor Who Series 10 and the Xmas Specials 2016 and 2017 (May 2016 to July 2017).

I was the production designer for 'Wish 143' a 23min short film which was nominated for an Oscar in the live action short category at the 2011 Academy Awards.

Freelance work has included work as draughtsman for ‘Outlander’ Season 2 (Left Bank Picture / Starz Productions), ‘Da Vinci’s Demons’ Season 1 (Starz Productions) and the 2015 / 2016 seasons for English Touring Theatre.

In 2014 / 2015 I was a project manager at Scott Fleary Productions in London working on a diverse range of TV and theatre projects.

I have worked for Opera North, Royal National Theatre, ENO and the BBC as an art director for ‘Holby City’ and BBC 'Casualty', also the dvd sci fi series ‘Starhyke’ as well as many short films, documentary projects and technical drawing jobs.

The first 10 years of my career were as assistant production manager and draughtsman at Opera North, which was followed by gaining an HND in moving image production at Leeds Metropolitan University.

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Art Director