Paul Harrod

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  • SIGGRAPH 2018

    Paul Harrod has worked for three decades as a designer, art director, and director on both animated and live-action projects, with a special emphasis on stop-motion. He has lent his skills to a range of diverse projects from sculpting aliens for “Star Trek V” to designing and building miniature sets for “Pee Wee’s Playhouse.” He served for several years as senior art director at Will Vinton Studios, and was both the production designer of Fox Television’s “The PJ’s”, as well as director of several episodes of the series. Harrod’s stop-motion design credits include Aardman Animations’ “Talking Cars” campaign for Chevron, “A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas,” and, most recently, co-production designer on Wes Anderson’s celebrated “Isle of Dogs,” which began its journey to the screen in 2015. Paul lives in Portland, Oregon with his wife, internationally acclaimed filmmaker Joanna Priestley.

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