NIGEL PHELPS (Production Designer) has enjoyed a prodigious career as a production designer. His credits include Wolfgang Petersen’s Troy; Michael Bay’s The Island; and Pearl Harbor; and Phillip Noyce’s The Bone Collector.
Phelps began his career working with Academy Award® winner Anton Furst. He started as an illustrator on Neil Jordan’s The Company of Wolves, and then worked as assistant art director on Stanley Kubrick’s Full Metal Jacket. Then Phelps served as art director for Furst on Tim Burton’s Batman.
Shortly thereafter, Phelps moved to Los Angeles, and designed cutting-edge music videos and commercials for a variety of influential directors, including Mark Romanek, Alex Proyas, Michael Bay and Joe Pytka. This work garnered Phelps multiple nominations for MTV Video Awards. His first feature credit as a production designer came on the futuristic science-fiction film Judge Dredd. He followed with Alien: Resurrection for acclaimed filmmaker Jean-Pierre Jeunet, and he later renewed his collaboration with Neil Jordon on In Dreams. More recently, he has been developing Life of Pi with Jeunet, and Borgia with Neil Jordan.
Phelps is currently designing Transformers 2 for Michael Bay, his third film with the director.
The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor marks JOEL NEGRON’s(Edited by) second film with helmer Rob Cohen, previously teaming together on the action film tarring Vin Diesel.
Negron’s recent credits include editing the gritty, inspirational film Gridiron Gang, starring Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, directed by Phil Joanou. He was also the editor on Warner Bros.’ remake of the classic film House of Wax, for producer Joel Silver, directed by Jaume Collet-Serra. He was the additional editor on Radio, starring Cuba Gooding, Jr.
Negron started his career as a first assistant editor on James Cameron’s True Lies, then went on to four consecutive films with director Tim Burton, starting with Mars Attacks! and moving up to be credited as film editor and additional editor on Sleepy Hollow, Planet of the Apes and Big Fish.
Negron has amassed an impressive list of editing credits working with producer
Jerry Bruckheimer on such blockbusters as Gone in Sixty Seconds, directed by Dominic Sena; Enemy of the State, directed by Tony Scott; and Pearl Harbor and Armageddon, both directed by Michael Bay.
At an early age, Negron worked for his father, production illustrator-designer
David Negron, preparing storyboards for Raiders of the Lost Ark.