Taavo Soodor earned Genie nominations for Best Achievement in Art Direction for Jeremy Podeswa’s feature The Five Senses; Thom Fitzgerald’s award-winning The Hanging Garden; and John Fawcett’s The Boy’s Club as well as a Gemini nomination for Best Production Design or Art Direction in a Dramatic Program or Series for the CBS television drama Haven, directed by John Gray. In 2008 he won the award for Best Art Direction at the 28th Atlantic Film Festival for the feature Growing Op. He designed for the features The Big Hit produced by John Woo starring Mark Wahlberg, Paramount’s Steppin’ Up/Save the Last Dance II, Aurora Borealis, starring Donald Sutherland, Spinning Boris, directed by Roger Spottiswoode, and the multi-award winning feature Owning Mahowny, starring Philip Seymour Hoffman, as well as Narc, starring Ray Liotta.
He has served as Production Designer for the television movies The Phantoms, Open House, A Very Married Christmas, Blessings, and The Man Who Saved Christmas; A&E’s The Big Heist, starring Donald Sutherland, and the remake of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby, starring Mira Sorvino; Craig Zadan and Neil Meron’s Flowers For Algernon for CBS; ABC’s Trump Unauthorized, and Labor of Love; USA Network’s Silent Echoes; the pilot Total Recall 2070; and Turner Broadcasting’s Anatomy of Love. In 2007, Taavo earned a Gemini and DGC nomination for his work on In God’s Country.← BackNext →