Adam started working in film and television as an art department assistant on CHAPLIN and then THE SECRET GARDEN both designed by production designer Stuart Craig.

After rising through the ranks in the art department Adam worked as an art director on a range of films including: GLADIATOR, TROY, X-MEN 1st CLASS  and PROMETHEUS, and as supervising art director on film and television productions: BILLY ELLIOT, THE BORGIAS, FORTITUDE, Oliver Stone’s SNOWDEN and PENNY DREADFUL, as well as early concepts and drawings for ALIEN COVENANT. 

Recent projects include NIGHTFLYERS as senior art director and PENNYWORTH as supervising art director.

He has received ADG nominations for art direction for five productions, receiving an ADG award for GLADIATOR as assistant art director, an EMMY nomination as supervising art director for THE BORGIAS, and a BFDG nomination for SNOWDEN. PENNY DREADFUL won a BAFTA craft award for production design.

He has also worked as a theatre designer, and as a design consultant for high end interior and furniture design companies.

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Email: aon9@me.com



BFGD Awards 2016 (Nominee) - Snowden

BAFTA Craft Awards 2015 (Award) - Penny Dreadful S1

EMMY Awards 2013 (Nominee) - The Borgias Season 3

American Art Directors Guild:

Billy Elliot (Nominee) - 2000

Gladiator (Award) - 2000

Helen of Troy (Nominee) - 2003

Robin Hood (Nominee) - 2010

Prometheus (Nominee) - 2012


Netflix / SyFy / NBC 

Studio Canal 

Working Title 



20th Century Fox


Warner Bros. 

Dreamworks SKG

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