Most recent feature film was Warner Bros Home Fries in
1996 with a cast including Drew Barrymore, Luke Wilson, Catherine O’Hara
and Shelley Duvall. Filming was done on location in and around Austin,
TX. It involved
designing and building a practical drive-thru fast-food restaurant
from scratch on a vacant lot as well as mocking up the interior of
a Cobra military helicopter.
Boogie Boy, with Emily Lloyd, Frederic
Forest and Joan Jett, was shot mostly on location in the high desert,
where an existing motel set was dirtied down and converted into an
all-but-abandoned Egyptian themed resort. It also involved soundstage
interiors of hotel rooms and seedy bar interiors.
Never released in the US, due to producer contractual litigation issues, the cast of loved included
Robin Wright, William Hurt, Sean Penn, Amy Madigan and Joanna Cassidy.
It required designing
a courtroom interior for a soundstage.
The made-for-TV Disney perennial A Mom For Christmas starred
Olivia Newton-John as a mannequin who comes to life and Doris Roberts
as the display
manager / fairy godmother who provides the magic. Vogue provided mannequins
in the likeness of cast members and one sequence involved a mannequin
driving a Rolls Royce on a madcap spree through a department store.
Shot on location
in Cincinnati, OH, it also involved the replication of the living room
from a historic Victorian home in a warehouse, so that it could be
burned when “Mom” lights
the candles on the Christmas tree.