Self portraits by @ladytrue, Washington DC
Diana Trujillo is a Colombian born Architect and Production Designer with visual fine arts background based in the US. She started her career in the Film industry as a Visual consultant while studying photography at the New School in NYC. Diana then expanded into Art Direction and Production Design where she blends her knowledge in Architecture, Color theory, Costume and Interior design to achieve a cohesive visual image while telling a story through Art and design.
Diana has been an integral part of more than 30 projects in the last 20 years in Colombia, Peru, Ecuador, México and the Dominican Republic. Her work includes Sundance Film Festival’s Undertow and Live Forever, as well as Golden Globes nominated TV shows Narcos where she developed the main visual look of the series, bringing the magical realism concept as a starting point to the design table. Within her work is the design of Netflix’s recent hits The Marked Heart Seasons 1 & 2, Juanpis Gonzales, Wild District, vibrant contemporary series Malayerba for Starz streaming on Apple tv and the upcoming original series Billis for Amazon Prime 2023. She has led the Art Departments of various Production services in Colombia like Gemini Man, from Director Ang Lee, working with Production designer Guy Hendrix Dyas, ELizabeth Harvest, The 33 with Antonio Banderas, and recently upcoming Tropical Thriller What You Wish For (2023) starring Nick Stahl.
AWARDS & NOMINATIONS
Iris prize festival
Winner Best Production Design / Rubirosa / 2019
Premios La Silla
Nominee Best Production Design / Rubirosa part 1 / 2019
Nominee Best Production Design / Rubirosa part 2 / 2019
Premios India Catalina
Nominee Best Art Direction / Pálpito / 2023
Nominee Best Art Direction / La Ronca de Oro / 2015
Nominee Best Art Direction / Llanto Máldito / 2022
Nominee Best Art Direction / Que Viva la Musica / 2016
Winner Best Art Direction / Roa / 2013
Nominee Best Art Direction / Pescador / 2013
Nominee Best Art Direction / Contracorriente / 2010
As a Creative Director, and having the initiative and spirit of expanding ideas and styles, and as a true believer that collaborative team work is the best way to create Art, Diana convened her usual teammates (now partners) and created Mood Colectivo; a group of designers and Visual artists that work together indistinctly in all the different disciplines of the audiovisual and artistic field through parallel projects as an inclusive creative workshop.
Diana is a Member of the Production Designers Collective