STUART WURTZEL (Production Designer) has amassed over 40 major feature and telefilm credits during his thirty-plus years designing for the screen. His work has been honored with an Oscar nomination, three Emmy Award nominations (including one win), and two Art Directors Guild Awards.
His earliest features include such 1970s titles as Hester Street, Between the Lines, and Hair followed in the 1980s by Times Square, The Chosen, Tattoo, and Woody Allen's The Purple Rose of Cairo and Hannah and Her Sisters, for which he earned an Oscar nomination.
Subsequent 1980s film credits include Brighton Beach Memoirs, Suspect, The House On Carroll Street, Old Gringo, Staying Together, and An Innocent Man; as well as the TV movies The Ballad of Gregorio Cortez, Little Gloria...Happy at Last (Emmy nomination), Murder in Coweta County, and Pope John Paul II.
Wurtzel designed a succession of features throughout the next decade such as 3 Men and a Little Lady, Mermaids, The Mambo Kings, Used People, Romeo Is Bleeding, When a Man Loves a Woman, I.Q., Before and After, Ghost and the Darkness, Jungle 2 Jungle, and Stepmom.
Later motion picture credits include Isn't She Great, Murder By Numbers, Little Manhattan, and Charlotte's Web, along with the much-honored HBO films Wit, Angels in America (Emmy win and Art Directors Guild award), and Empire Falls (Emmy nomination and Art Directors Guild award).
Wurtzel most recently designed the Disney hit Enchanted and the pilot episode of NBC's Lipstick Jungle.