CARLOS A. MENÉNDEZ, AIA

Production Designer for Feature Films & Television

41 Union Square West , Suite 609

New York, NY 10003

 

menencar@mac.com

www.designformotionpictures.com

 

 

 

 

FEATURE FILMS (Production Designer)

 

  • ASHER (2018) Director by Michael Caton-Jones

  • ALIVE ALONE (2015) Director Khurram Longhi

  • ROB THE MOB (2014)  Director Raymond De Felitta - Millenium

  • STEP UP REVOLUTION (2012) (3D)  Director Scott Speer - Summit Entertainment

  • LOVE WEDDING MARRIAGE (2011)  Director Dermot Mulrony - 26 Films

  • STOPPING POWER (2007) Director Jan de Bont -Intermedia / Action Concepts

TELEVISION (Production Designer)

 

  • EMERGENCE (2019) ABC Studios

  • NYPD BLUE (2019) Director Jesse Bochco - ABC Studios

  • DIETLAND (2018) Director Marti Noxon - Starring Juliana Margulies / AMC

  • THE BREAKS (2017) Director Seith Mann

  • MADOFF (2016) Directed by Raymond De Felitta - Starring Richard Dreyfuss / ABC Television

  • SOUTH OF HELL (2015)  Directors Eli Roth, Jennifer Lynch, Jeremiah Chesick, Sonar Entertainment / Blumhouse/ WE TV

 

 

FEATURE FILMS (Art Director)

 

  • THE DICTATOR (2012)  Director Sacha Baron Cohen - Warner Brothers

  • LARRY CROWNE (2011)  Director Tom Hanks - Playtone

  • INHALE (2010) Director Dermot Mulroney - 26 Films/reshoots

  • MIAMI VICE (2006)  Director Michael Mann - Universal Studios

  • THE LOST CITY (2005)  Director Andy Garcia - Magnolia Films

  • ANALYZE THIS (1999)  Director Harold Ramis - Warner Brothers/reshoots

  • GLORIA (1999)  Director Sydney Lumet - Columbia Pictures

  • THE JUROR (1996)  Director Brian Gibson - Sony Pictures/reshoots

 

TELEVISION  EPISODIC (Art Director)

 

  • THE VAMPIRE DIARIES (2011) Director Paul Sommers / Alloy Entertainment

  • FEDS (1997)  Pilot - Dick Wolf Productions

  • LOFT(1995)  Talk Show - Raul Naya Productions

  • KEYS (1994)  Pilot - CBS/ABC

  • SOUTH BEACH (1993)  Pilot plus 10 Episodes - Dick Wolf / NBC

 
 

 

FEATURE FILMS ( Asst. Art Director / Set Designer)

 

 

  • ANY GIVEN SUNDAY (1999)  Director Oliver Stone - Warner Brothers

  • BIG DADDY (1999)  Director Dennis Dugan - Columbia Pictures

  • THE OUT OF TOWNERS (1999)  Director Sam Weisman - Paramount

  • SIMPLY IRRESISTIBLE (1999)  Director Mark Tarlov - 20th Century Fox

  • THE IMPOSTORS (1998)  Director Stanley Tucci - Fox Searchlight

  • THE HORSE WHISPERER (1998)  Director Robert Redford - Touchstone Pictures

  • WILD THINGS (1998)  Director John McNaughton - Columbia Pictures

  • THE ICE STORM (1997)  Director Ang Lee - Fox Searchlight

  • SPEED 2 CRUISE CONTROL (1997)  Director Jan de Bont - 20th Century Fox

  • PICTURE PERFECT (1997)  Director Glen Gordon Caron - 20th Century Fox

  • MARVIN'S ROOM (1997)  Director Jerry Zachs - Scott Rudin Productions

  • COMMANDMENTS (1997)  Director Daniel Taplitz - Universal Pictures

  • RANSOM (1996)  Director Ron Howard - Touchstone Pictures

  • JOE'S APARTMENT (1995)  Director John Pason - Geffen Pictures

  • MONEY TRAIN (1995)  Director Joe Ruben - Columbia Pictures

  • BAD BOYS (1995)  Director Michael Bay - Columbia Pictures

 

 

PROMOS (Production Designer)

 

  • E! OPENING ACT (2012)  Director Daniel Fries - Leroy & Clarkson

  • A&E (2008)  Director Daniel Fries - Leroy & Clarkson (NYC)

  • TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL (2007)  Director Peter Care - Bob Industries

 

 

COMMERCIALS (Production Designer)

 

  • PACE CHICAGO (2018) Dir. Paul Goldman 

  • BUDWEISER (2015) Dir. Mac Premo - Supply & Demand / NYC

  • BERTOLLI (2015)  Dir. Paul Goldman - Garage Films / Barcelona

  • NUTRISH (2015)  Dir. Paul Goldman - MODOP Films / NYC

  • FEDEX  (2014) Dir. Hank Perlman - Hungry Man / NYC

  • CHASE BANK (2014)  Dir. Hank Perlman - Hungry Man / NYC

  • GARNIER (2014)  Dir. Carbo Films / NYC

  • PANTENE (2014)  Dir. Joe Roman - Knucklehead Productions / UK

  • MACY'S (2013)  Dir. Hank Perlman - Hungry Ma / (NYC

  • BREATHE RIGHT (2013) Dir. Paul Goldman - Supply & Demand /LA

  • PILLSBURY (2013) Dir. Stephen McPhearson - Radical Media / NYC

  • CHINA MOBILE (2013) Dir. Angel Gracia - The Shanghai Job / Shanghai

  • E! OPENING ACT (2012) Dir. Daniel Fries - Leroy & Clarkson

  • AFLAC (2012) Dir. Hank Perlman - Hungry Man / NYC

  • MACY'S (2012) Dir. Hank Perlman - Hungry Man / NYC / Art Directors Guild Nomination

  • SONY BRAVIA (2012) Dir. David Gaddy & Carlos Menendez / The Colony /Vietnam / ROI Festival Gold Award

  • NIKE (2010) Dir. Noam Muro - Biscuit / Miami

  • FUJI - XEROX (2010) Dir. David Gaddy & Carlos Menendez / The Colony / Hong Kong

  • OREO (2009) Dir. Paul Goldman - Partizan

  • SOUTHWEST AIRLINES (2009) Dir. Peter Care / Bob Industries / Austin

  • VERIZON ALTEL / NASCAR (2009) Dir. Peter Care / Charlotte NC

  • VERIZON WIRELESS HUB (2008) Dir. Peter Care / Bob Industries / NYC

  • LG ELECTRONICS (2008) Dir. Nagi Noda - Partizan / LA

  • REEBOK (2008) Dir. Danny Leiner - Independent Media / LA

  • MERCEDES (2008) Dir. Angel Gracia - The Shanghai Job / Shanghai

  • MCI (2008) Dir. Paul Goldman - Partizan

  • LUX (2008) Dir. Kathy Prosser - The Sweet Shop / LA

  • COLON HEALTH (2008) Dir. Paul Goldman - PArtizan ./ NYC

  • PALM CENTRO (2008)  Dir. Zach Math Bob Industries

  • BAYER ASPIRIN (2008) Dir. Florence Buchanan / Partizan

  • AMBI BODY CARE (2008) - Spike DDB

  • VERIZON WIRELESS (2008) Dir. Steve Miller - Radical Media

  • MCDONALDS (2007) Dir. Paul Goldman - PArtizan - The Shanghai Job / Heng Dian, China

  • A&E (2007) Dir. Daniel Fries - Leroy & Clarkson

  • DEBEERS DIAMONDS (2007) Dir. Todd Field

  • TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL (2007) - Dir. Peter Care - Bob Industries

  • PREGO (2007) Dir. David Kellog - Anonymous Content / NYC

  • CAPITAL ONE (2007) Dir. Paul Goldman - Partizan / Spain

  • PEPSI (2007) Dir. Paul Goldman - Partizan (LA)

  • NESPRESSO (2006) Dir. Michel Gondry - Partizan

  • CAPITAL ONE (2006) Dir. Paul Goldman - Partizan / Prague / Art Directors Guild Nomination

  • BORGATA CASINO (2006) Dir. Barry Levinson

  • NASD (2006) Dir. Paul Goldman - Partizan

  • GAIN (2006) Dir. Clay Williams - MJZ / NYC

  • FABREEZE (2006) Dir. Clay Williams - MJZ / NYC

  • BLACK & DECKER (2006) Dir. Tim Abshire - BAckyard Productions / NYC

  • CINGULAR WIRELESS (2006) Dir. Paul Goldman - Partizan

  • FORD (2005) Dir. Paul Goldman - Partizan / Barcelona

  • UPS (2005) Dir. Paul Goldman - Partizan / London

  • AMERITRADE (2004) Dir. Paul Goldman - Partizan / NYC

  • DODGE RAM (2004) Dir. Fernando Valejo - Bedford Falls / LA

  • ALMAY (2004) Dir. Paul Goldman - Partizan / LA

  • CARLSBERG TETLEY (2004) PAul Goldman - 2AM Films / London

  • MCDONALDS (2004) Dir. Paul Goldman - Partizan / NYC

  • DORITOS (2004) Dir. Paul Goldman - 2AM Films / London

  • TESCO (2004) Dir. Paul Goldman - 2AM Films / London

  • US WEEKLY (2004) Dir. PAul Goldman - PArtizan / NYC

  • BRITISH TELECOM (2004) Dir. Paul Goldman - 2AM Films / London

  • GLADE (2004) Dir. Kathy Prosser - The Sweet Shop / LA

  • DELTA AIRLINES (2003) Dir. Paul Goldman - Partizan / NYC

  • COORS LIGHT (2003) Dir. Fernando Vallejo - Bedford Falls Group / LA

  • BUDWEISER (2003) Dir. Paul Goldman - Partizan / LA

  • VODAFONE (2003) Dir. Paul Goldman - 2AM Films / Rome

  • AT&T WIRELESS (2003) Dir. Paul Goldman - Partizan / LA

  • BRAWNY (2003) Dir. Paul Goldman - Partizan / LA

  • CENTURY 21 (2003) Dir. Paul Goldman - Partizan

  • COORS LIGHT (2003) Dir. Paul Goldman

  • DELTA AIRLINES (2003) Dir. Paul Goldman - Partizan

  • AMERICAN EXPRESS (2003) Dir. Berry Levinson - Radical Media - Jerry Seinfeld

  • TRUTH (2002) Dir. Simon Levine - Pink (Bronze Clio)

  • NEW JERSEY LOTTERY (2002) Schofield Films

  • HSBC (2002) Dir. Paul Goldman - Partizan / DP Conrad Hall / SIlver Kinsale, Diploma BTAA

  • COORS LIGHT (2002) Dir. Fernando Vallejo - Bedford Falls

  • AT&T (2002) Dir. Paul Goldman - PArtizan / NYC

  • DIET PEPSI (2002) Dir. Harry Patramanis - Pure Films / NYC

  • CADBURRY CHOCOLATES (2002) Dir. Paul Goldman - 2 AM Films /Vancouver

  • VOLKSWAGON PASSAT (2002) Dir. Paul Goldman / LA

  • NYC & COMPANY (2002) Dir. Paul Goldman - Partizan

  • DRUG-FREE AMERICA PSA (2001) Dir. Paul Goldman - Fresh Produce Group / LA

  • GENUITY (2001) - Dir. Paul Goldman - Cohn & Co - LA

  • DISARONNO (2001) Dir. Paul Goldman - Cohn & Co / NYC

  • QWEST COMMUNICATIONS (2001) Dir. Paul Goldman - Cohn & Co./ LA

  • ELECTRICITE DE FRANCE (2001) Dir. PAul Goldman - Cohn & Co / Paris

  • BELL SOUTH (2001) Dir. Jesse Dylan - Straw Dogs / NYC

  • LYNX (2000) Dir. P. Goldman - 2AM Films / Buenos Aires / SIlver Kinsale / Cannes Gold Lion

  • KOZMO.COM (2000) Dir. P. Goldman - Cohn & Co / NYC

  • AER LINGUS (2000) Dir. P. Goldman - 2AM Films / Dublin / Diploma Kinsale

  • THE STREET.COM (2000) Dir. Jesse Dylan - Straw Dogs / NYC

  • BAILEY'S IRISH CREAM (2000) Dir. P. Goldman - 2AM Films / Epica Award

  • NICORETTE (2000) Dir. Mike Rowles - Straw Dogs

  • TOYS R US (2000) Dir. P. Goldman - Cohn & Co.

  • NICODERM (2000) Dir. Mike Rowles - Straw Dogs

  • ROGAINE (2000) Dir. Mike Rowles - Straw Dogs

  • VISA (1999) Dir. P. Goldman - Cohn & Co / NYC

  • GE (1999) Dir. P. Goldman - Cohn & Co.

  • NEW YORK LOTTERY (1999) Dir. Paul Goldman - Cohn & Co.

  • ANTI-SMOKING PSA (1999) Dir. P. Goldman - Cohn & Co.

  • AMERITECH (1999) Dir. Paul Goldman - Cohn & Co.

  • CREST MULTICARE (1999) Dir. P. Goldman - Cohn & C. / NYC

  • MERRILL LYNCH (1999) Dir. P. Goldman - Cohn & Co / NYC

  • BRODIA.COM (1999) Dir. P. Goldman - Cohn & Co / NYC

  • NORELCO  (1999)  Dir. P. Goldman - Cohn & Co. / Minneapolis

  • EXPEDIA.COM (1999) Dir. P. Goldman - Cohn & Co / NYC

  • VOLKSWAGON BORA (1998) Dir. P. Goldman - Kinsale Award / Bronze British TV Award

  • KODAK (1998) Dir. P. Goldman - Cohn & Co / NYC

  • MITSUBISHI GALLANT (1998) Dir. P. Goldman - Cohn & Co / NYC

 

 

 

EDUCATION & LICENSE

 

  • REGISTERED ARCHITECT (American Institute of Architects)

  • BACHELOR OF ARCHITECTURE 1986 (The University of Texas at Austin School of Architecture)

  • PROFESSIONAL RESIDENCY PROGRAM (1985-1986) Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates PC, New York

  • INTERN DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM (1986-1988) Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates PC, New York

  • UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS OXFORD URBAN DESIGN PROGRAM (1984)(Oxford, England)

  • TRINITY UNIVERSITY (1980-81)

  • THE KEYSTONE SCHOOL (1980)

 

 

AWARDS & PUBLICATIONS

 

  • 2018 PERSPECTIVE MAGAZINE (DIETLAND) - The Chic Road to Revenge: MAKING UP DIETLAND

  • 2016 PERSPECTIVE MAGAZINE (MADOFF) - "Delicious Ingredients."

  • 2014 SKYLINE LA DESIGN COMPETITION (SELECTED PROJECT)

  • 2014 PERSPECTIVE MAGAZINE ARTICLE (ROB THE MOB) - "Your Money or Your Life."

  • 2012 PERSPECTIVE MAGAZINE COVER & ARTICLE (STEP UP REVOLUTION (3) - "The Art Department Dance"

  • 2012 ART DIRECTORS GUILD NOMINATION FOR EXCELLENCE IN PRODUCTION DESIGN (Macy's Dream & Kringle)

  • 2012 PERSPECTIVE MAGAZINE ARTICLE (Larry Crowne)

  • 2011 BLOGTALK RADIO - 123 FILM EASY (Larry Crowne)

  • 2011 SOURCE CREATIVE ARTICLE (The Shanghai Job building a global reutation for production skills)

  • 2006 ART DIRECTORS GUILD NOMINATION FOR EXCELLENCE IN PRODUCTION DESIGN (Capital One, What's in your wallet? - TRASH (Prague)

  • 2006 ART DIRECTORS GUILD NOMINATION FOR EXCELLENCE IN PRODUCTION DESIGN (Capital One, What's in your wallet?)  - HOT DOG (Prague)

  • 2006 PEOPLE IN ESPANOL (Carlos Menendez - Art Director of Miami Vice)

  • 2003 BRONZE CLIO (Truth - Torture Device)

  • 2003 COMMUNICATION ARTS MAGAZINE (Turth - Torture Device p. 83)

  • 2003 DIPLOMA BTAA for HSBC

  • 2003 SILVER KINSALE for HSBC

  • 2002 DIPLOMA KINSALE for Aer Lingus

  • 2001 GOLD LION CANNES FILM FESTIVAL for Lynx

  • 2001 SILVER BRITISH ADVERTISING AWARDS  for Lynx

  • 2001 D & AD DIPLOMA for Lynx

  • 2001 EPICA AWARDS for Bailey's Irish Cream

  • 2000 IRELAND & GREAT BRITAIN GOLD KINSALE AWARD for Volkswagon Bora

  • 2000 SILVER KINSALE for Volkswagon Bora

  • 2000 BRONZE BRITISH ADVERTISING AWARS for Volkswagon Bora

  • 2000 GREAT BRITAIN MISDUMMER AWARD for Volkswagon Bora

 

 

AFFILIATIONS

 

  • American Institute of Architects (AIA)

  • United Scenic Artists Local 829 (East Coast)

  • Art Directors Guild Local 800 (West Coast)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2010 - present

2010 - present