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The Artist 

Laurence Bennett - Production Designer - Paul Haggis' Crash to The Artist

From: MergingArts Productions
Series: Spoiler Alert Radio
Length: 29:00

Laurence's production design credits include films for Paul Haggis: In The Valley Of Elah, The Next Three Days, and the Academy Award Best Picture, Crash, along with the films Freedom Writers and Traitor. Laurence was the production designer on the black and white silent film The Artist, a French and Belgian co-production that is set in 1927-32 Hollywood and has won and been won and been nominated for many awards including several Golden Globes. The Artist is about a silent movie star George Valentin who wonders if the arrival of talking pictures will cause him to fade into oblivion. Read the full description.

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Laurence has worked in television for several years on pilots and series including: Grey's Anatomy, Once And Again, Mr. Sterling, and EZ Streets.

Laurence's production design credits include films for Paul Haggis: In The Valley Of Elah, The Next Three Days, and the Academy Award Best Picture, Crash, along with the films Freedom Writers and Traitor.

Laurence was the production designer on the black and white silent film The Artist, a French and Belgian co-production that is set in 1927-32 Hollywood and has won and been won and been nominated for many awards including several Golden Globes.

The Artist is about a silent movie star George Valentin who wonders if the arrival of talking pictures will cause him to fade into oblivion.

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Piece Description

Laurence has worked in television for several years on pilots and series including: Grey's Anatomy, Once And Again, Mr. Sterling, and EZ Streets.

Laurence's production design credits include films for Paul Haggis: In The Valley Of Elah, The Next Three Days, and the Academy Award Best Picture, Crash, along with the films Freedom Writers and Traitor.

Laurence was the production designer on the black and white silent film The Artist, a French and Belgian co-production that is set in 1927-32 Hollywood and has won and been won and been nominated for many awards including several Golden Globes.

The Artist is about a silent movie star George Valentin who wonders if the arrival of talking pictures will cause him to fade into oblivion.

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Broadcast History

WZBC, BSR Radio, Providence, WPRR, Pacifica Audioport for Pacifica Affiliates, iTunes

Additional Credits

MergingArts Productions - Produced by Toni Pennacchia and Paul Elsnau (http://www.mergingarts.org)

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