The Evolution of Star Wars Design with Doug Chiang
Design Director – and Lucasfilm’s VP and Executive Creative Director for Star Wars – Doug Chiang is joining the 20th anniversary celebration of The Phantom Menace with an in-depth look at the film’s conceptual designs.
Doug Chiang, the Academy Award-winning artist, author, and production designer, began his career as a stop motion animator on the TV series Pee Wee’s Playhouse. After attending UCLA Film School, he became a commercial TV Director for Rhythm and Hues, Robert Abel and Associates, and Digital Productions. As Creative Director for George Lucas’s Industrial Light and Magic, he served as Visual Effects Art Director on films such as Terminator 2, Ghost, The Mask, Forrest Gump, and Death Becomes Her. Chiang has earned numerous awards including an Academy Award, two BAFTA Awards, and a Clio Award for design excellence.