Hannah Beachler is a prolific production designer with an affinity for evocative designs and visuals. She crafts unique emotional landscapes for every story.
Beachler most recently designed for director Ryan Coogler on Marvel’s Black Panther. She previously collaborated with Coogler on: Creed, the spinoff from the Rocky film series, starring Sylvester Stallone and Michael B. Jordan; and Fruitvale Station, 2013’s Sundance Film Festival breakout and winner of the Prix de L’Avenir in the Un Certain Regard competition at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival and 45 other nominations and awards.
She also collaborated with director Barry Jenkins on the 2017 Best Picture Oscar-winning film, Moonlight, a coming-of-age tale that transcends traditional genre boundaries. The film was named one of the top 25 movies of the 21st century by the New York Times.
Beachler designed Beyoncé’s stunning visual concept album Lemonade, for which she won the 2017 Art Director’s Guild Award for Excellence in Production Design for Awards or Special Evants and earned a 2016 Emmy nomination for Outstanding Production Design For A Variety Nonfiction Event Or Award Special.
2014 saw high demand for her work, with her designing three films: Don Cheadle’s Miles Davis biopic Miles Ahead, the 2015 New York Film Festival closing film; the Darren Aronofsky-produced Zipper, starring Patrick Wilson and Lena Headey, which premiered at the 2015 Sundance Film; and Ryan Murphy and Jason Blum’s horror remake of The Town That Dreaded Sundown.
Over the span of just twelve months in 2011, Beachler created sets for no less than eight features, including Seconds Apart; Scream of the Banshee, Quarantine 2: Terminal and Worst. Prom. Ever. Other titles she worked on include: Hateship Loveship, starring Kristen Wiig and Guy Pearce; and the thriller Samuel Bleak, directed by Dustin Dugas Schuetter.
Beachler’s extensive list of collaborators includes high profile directors: Renny Harlin, Peter Hyams, Gabriele Muccino; and directors of photography Vilmos Zsigmond, ASC, Dean Cundey, ASC, Roberto Schaeffer, ASC, Michael Goi, ASC and Peter Menzies Jr., ACS.
Based in New Orleans, she is represented in the United States by WME.