Derek Wallace has worked in the film and television industry for the past thirty years; the last twenty of these have been spent as a Production Designer.

Derek’s career as a Production Designer started when the world renowned film director John Boorman, asked him to design ‘The General’, starring Jon Voight and Brendan Gleeson. The film went on to receive critical acclaim. He collaborated with John on three more films, ‘The Tailor of Panama’, ‘In My Country’ and ‘Two Nudes Bathing’. His career has seen him work on a wide and varied collection of feature films and television dramas.

Derek designed ‘The Secret Scripture’, directed by Jim Sheridan (for which he won the IFTA for ‘Best Production Design’), ‘The Sea’ by John Banville, the psychological drama ‘Triage’ starring Colin Farrell and Christopher Lee, and the feel good movie ‘Good Vibrations’, which film critic Mark Kermode said was in his top ten films of all time!

Derek has worked on a wide range of projects ranging from science fiction to romance to crime and detective series.

Derek has designed commercials throughout the world including SEGA America for director, John Moore. This commercial is included in the permanent collection of the museum of modern art New York for excellence in ‘Production Design’.

Recent work includes the TV drama ‘Blood’ for Virgin Media and Channel 5 UK, ‘The Knight before Christmas’ for MPCA and Netflix. Recent commercials include Jameson Irish Whiskey, Direct Line insurance, Vodafone, Heineken and Toyota.

Derek’s evocative unique style and budget management ensures that he remains one of the busiest Production Designers in the industry today. He is based in Dublin, Ireland.

When it comes to production design this fella’s shit is through the roof.”

Jim Sheridan…The Secret Scripture 2015

This is a unique website which will require a more modern browser to work! Please upgrade today!