USC Cinematic Arts

Rick Carter (production designer) won an Academy Award® and a BAFTA Award in for his otherworldly production design on James Cameron’s mega-hit “Avatar.” He has collaborated with Steven Spielberg numerous times, on the films “Lincoln,” “War Horse,” “Munich,” “War of the Worlds,” “A.I. Artificial Intelligence,” “Amistad,” and the blockbusters “Jurassic Park” and its sequel “The Lost World: Jurassic Park.” Like Spielberg, Zemeckis also enjoys continual collaborations with Carter, on such films as “The Polar Express,” “Cast Away,” “What Lies Beneath,” “Death Becomes Her” and “Back to the Future, Parts II and III.”