Best known for his Art Direction on the recent films The Help, The Social Network and Star Trek, Curt was has been nominated three times for an Art Directors Guild Excellence in Production Design Award for these high-profile features. His work will next be seen in the Steven Spielberg feature Lincoln. Curt's recent Production Design work includes Ernest Borgnine's last feature film, The Man Who Shook the Hand of Vicente Fernandez, and is currently in production on the Dowdle Brothers' feature The Coup.
Curt has worked on numerous notable feature films including Greenberg, Get Smart, Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen, War of the Worlds and Mission: Impossible III. Curt started his career teaching theatre and directing at The Horace Mann School in New York where he learned how to think creatively while managing challenging budgetary and time limitations. With his background and an MFA from UCLA in Scenic and Lighting Design, he strives to bring a strong visual component to every script he reads.
Curt and his wife, Disney executive Mary Beech, reside in Los Angeles with their two young daughters.
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