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Niels Lawrence Nielsen Edit Profile

Art director , visual effects design and production

Niels Lawrence Nielsen, American visual effects design and production, art director. Wisconsin Arts Board, National Endowment for Arts funding grantee, Madison, 1982-1983. Member Indiana Feature Project, International Documentary Association.


Nielsen, Niels Lawrence was born on May 10, 1954 in El Paso, Texas, United States. Son of Svend Erik Nielsen and Elizabeth Ann (Hunicke) Bogart.


Bachelor of Fine Arts, University Wisconsin, Milwaukee, 1978. Student in Advanced Film Studies, American Film Institute, Hollywood, California, 1983.


Project art director Harmonyland, Landmark Entertainment, Oita, Japan, 1989-1991. Assistant art director Lost City Palace, Sun International, Sun City, South Africa, 1991-1992. Art director Silver Legacy Casino, Circus-Circus, Reno, 1994.

Miniature effects supervisor The Fifth Element Digital Domain, Venice, California, 1996. Crew chief From the Earth to the Moon, Hunter Gratzner, Inc., Los Angeles, 1997-1998. Art director, project manager Star Trek World Tour, Paramount Pictures, Hollywood, 1997-1998.


  • Other Work

    • Director, producer: (documentary) The Gods of Beauty, 1995 (Cindy Silver award 1996). Writer (screenplay) Celeste, 1995 (World Fest Gold award 1996). Writer, director: (motion picture) Venus on the Halfshell, 1998.


Member Indiana Feature Project, International Documentary Association.


Married Teresa Jo Hunt, February 21, 1994. 1 child, Sylkie Wilson-Nielsen.

Svend Erik Nielsen Bogart

Elizabeth Ann (Hunicke) Bogart

Teresa Jo Hunt

Sylkie Wilson-Nielsen