Bio.

Nicki Gardiner – Production Designer

Nicki Gardiner graduated from the Australian Film and Television School with a BA specialising in Production Design and has since worked extensively as a Production Designer and Set Decorator across film and TVC production.

Nicki’s recent Production Designer roles include the feature film H IS FOR HAPPINESS, directed by John Sheedy and starring Emma Booth and Richard Roxborough. Gripping docu/ drama GUILTY directed by Matthew Sleeth, stylish period piece  THE  DEFECTOR directed by Scott Mannion.

Television comedy THE OTHER GUY 2 for Stan / Hulu directed by Gracie Otto and the upcoming Network Seven two part drama TV drama AUSTRALIAN GANGSTER, directed by Gregor Jordan.

As a set decorator, Nicki's work can bee seen in across a range of internationally successful feature films including the six-time Oscar nominated LION, starring Dev Patel and Nicole Kidman, for which she was nominated for the Art Directors Guild - Excellence in Production Design Awards. Nicki was the Australian Set Decorator's on the multi-award winning MAD MAX FURY ROAD directed by George Miller with production design by Colin Gibson. Nicki's extensive feature film credits showcase a range of evocative and diverse visuals, including 2.22 directed by Paul Currie, GODS OF EGYPT directed by Alex Proyas, HOTEL MUMBAI directed by Anthony Maras as well as THE RAILWAY MAN, THE TREE, KNOWING, SUPERMAN, ANACONDAS, PETER PAN and THE MATRIX

 

Awards 

Winner 2:22   Best Set Decoration in a Feature Film   Australian Production Design Guild 2017                                                              

Oscar Winner Mad Max Fury Road Excellence in Production Design ADG 2016. Shared with Colin Gibson

Nominee American Art Directors Guild 2017 Lion Excellence in Production Design . Shared with Chris Kennedy