Paul Denham Austerberry

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Paul Denham Austerberry
Born
Toronto
OccupationProduction designer
Years active1992-present
Parent(s)Deanna and Peter Austerberry

Paul Austerberry is a Canadian production designer of English/Filipino descent. Best known for his work on the 2017 film, The Shape of Water , for which he won an Academy Award and a BAFTA Award for Best Production Design, with set decorators, Shane Vieau and Jeff Melvin. [1] [2]

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Education

Austerberry graduated from Carleton University in 1989 with a Bachelor of Architecture.

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References

  1. "2018 Oscar Nominations: 'The Shape of Water' Leads With 13 Nominations". New York Times. January 23, 2018. Retrieved January 23, 2018.
  2. "Oscars 2018: Shape of Water leads the way with bumper 13 nominations". Guardian. January 23, 2018. Retrieved January 23, 2018.