Thursday, October 21, 2010
RIP Peter M. Jamison
He worked on 'Point Break,' 'Beverly Hillbillies'
By RACHEL ABRAMS
Production designer Peter M. Jamison, whose credits included "Point Break" and "The Beverly Hillbillies," died Oct. 15 of complications from heart disease in Venice, Calif. He was 66.
Jamison, who worked on more than three dozen films, got his start with a grant from AFI, eventually apprenticing with production designer Jack Fisk on "Trouble in Paradise." He moved up to becoming the sole art director on Roger Corman's "Big Bad Mama" before getting steady work as an art director and production designer over the next three decades. His production designer credits included the laffers "Continental Divide," "Weekend at Bernie's" and "Swing Shift."
As an art director, the Oregon-born filmmaker worked on pics including "Mulholland Dr.," and "The Big Red One."
He recently produced the feature "Bob's New Suit" for Rowan Pictures.
There were no immediate survivors.
JAMISON, Peter M.
Born: 1944, U.S.A.'
Died: 10/15/2010, Venice, California, U.S.A.
Peter M. Jamison's western - production deisgner:
Cowboy Up - 2001