Joel Collins is a successful Production Designer who's worked on award-winning television dramas, feature films and commercials. In 2007, he teamed up with Dan May to create Painting Practice, combining concept design, production design and visual effects under one roof.
He is most famously known for his work as series designer on Charlie Brooker’s Black Mirror, having just completed his 19th stand-alone episode.
On the series, Joel and the Painting Practice team undertake the production design, visual effects, motion graphics and title sequence of all episodes.
Joel has worked with directors such as Garth Jennings, Noam Murro, Fredrik Bond, Antoine Bardou Jacquet, Spike Jonze and Traktor. He also collaborated several times with Hammer & Tongs, working on The Hitchhikers Guide To The Galaxy and Son Of Rambow. He designed Eran Creevy’s visceral action thriller Collide and Fredrik Bond’s feature film debut Charlie Countryman, and is currently working on the new adaption of Watership Down.
In 2010, Joel received a BAFTA for Best Production Design on The Day of the Triffids, and in 2012 was nominated for a BAFTA for his work as production designer on Black Mirror.