Collection contains the papers of production designer Rick Carter (b. 1952), who frequently works with directors Robert Zemeckis
and Steven Spielberg. Movies represented in this collection include
Jurassic Park and
Rick Carter was born in California on March 24, 1950. He graduated from the University of California, Santa Cruz, in 1974
with a degree in sociology and art. His career started in mid-1970s, when he worked as an art director or illustrator on various
feature films and TV mini-series, including
Bound For Glory,
The Postman Always Rings Twice and
The Winds of War. In 1982, he was the Production Designer for Disney's 3D film Magic Journeys, which played at Walt Disney World in Florida
until 1993 and at Disneyland until 1986. Carter first worked with Steven Spielberg when he served as the Art Director for
The Goonies, which was written by Spielberg, in 1984. The next year, Spielberg hired Carter to be the Production Designer for his TV
Amazing Stories, which is the only TV series Carter has ever worked on.
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