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Rob Gillies

Production Designer

During his career as a production designer, Rob Gillies has drafted plans for subterranean caverns (Under the Mountain), 60s era Kiwi garages (The World's Fastest Indian) and a slew of palaces, forts and magical kingdoms. Along the way he has won awards for a number of productions, including Fastest Indian and Xena: Warrior Princess.

Doing 15 to 25 sets a week allows me as a designer a bit of scope to design sets, which you don’t always get in New Zealand. It’s like a mechanic always having a car to work on. Rob Gillies on designing for Hercules and Xena, Onfilm, July 1996