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Production Design, Props and Sets

Jon M Wilson

My name is Jon M Wilson.

I have a passion for creating things to bring entertainment to life: set pieces, props, costumes, jewellery, accessories, signage, merchandise for entertainers and more.

If you have a concept, my superpower is taking the idea and turning it sideways, upside down and back again. I work closely with you to create things that neither of us would have thought of otherwise.

I absolutely love the creative process of taking ideas, stretching them and delighting in what can be made from them. With 24×7 access to a powerful laser cutter and home studio, I rapidly prototype a develop designs to bring them to their final form.

I am always open to further opportunities to work in film, television and stage in Production Design and Art Department roles.

Here are some samples of things I’ve worked on recently in art department, set design and production design roles:

Minjerribah Wedding Lasercut signage

Minjerribah Wedding

Cake topper, beach signage and aisle runner for a Minjerribah beach wedding.

Flat Pack Von Trapp Brat Pack

Life size corflute cut-outs of the Von Trapp children for the Women In Voice shows in Brisbane and Redland in September 2022.

Helen Cassidy at the Electric Campfire Cabaret, Woodford Bushtime 2021

Electric Campfire Cabaret

Design, construction and installation of a modular self supporting stage backdrop (1800mm x 1800mm) for the Electric Campfire Cabaret presented by Mario Queen of the Circus at the Woodford Bushtime event, 2021.

Romance on the Menu - Seagulls

“Romance on the Menu” Feature Film

Earrings, accessories and set decor pieces used in the Seagull Cafe location in “Romance on the Menu” [2020](also released by Hallmark as “Hearts Downunder”)

Women in Voice 2019

Costuming and accessories for the cast.

You: A Cabaret! (2017)

Costuming and accessories for Jenny Wynter; custom designed and constructed set pieces and signage;

Fully Made Up – An Improvised Cabaret

Costuming and accessories for Jenny Wynter and musicians; custom designed props and signage;

Viking Mama, Judith Wright Centre

All costuming and sets; additional scenery for public photography in the foyer; event merchandise (magnets, art prints);

AFTRS Props and Scenic Art Intensive - Final Set

AFTRS Props and Scenic Art Intensive

Design and fabrication of standard 8′ x 4′ theatre flat from start to finish. Including techniques for simulated wood, metal and stonework; staging and lighting; props and accessorising.