Kim A. Tolman

Kim A. Tolman

Kim A. Tolman Design

Art director, production designer and set designer in Hollywood, California

About Kim

Currently working for Kim A. Tolman Design
www.kimtolmandesign.com


Name: Kim A. Tolman

Lives in: Hollywood, California

Company: Kim A. Tolman Design

Occupation: Art Director, Production Designer and Set Designer

Unique traits: After working in TV, film and theatre in Cologne in her native Germany, Kim set her sights on a design career in the US, relocating here in 2001. Now based in Hollywood, the award-winning production designer, art director, scenic designer, and fine art painter has designed stage productions in venues ranging from the Duke Ellington Theatre in Washington, DC to Opera San Jose to LA’s Ahmanson, winning several regional awards for her scenic design. In themed entertainment, she’s worked with Walt Disney Imagineering, NBC Universal Creative, BRC, and others on new attractions from Florida to Hollywood to Dubai. Kim is proud of the stage set she created for pop duo The Weepies U.S. Summer Acoustic Tour in 2011. Her film, television and video work includes Syfy's Hot Set design competition show, Yahoo! Screen series Ultimate Proposal, the award-winning film King Eternal, Collector’s Café hosted by Larry King, three TV spots featuring pop idol Beyoncé, and several other TV commercials. Kim recently entered the world of gaming by art directing 2016’s Call of Duty XP & Championships at LA’s Forum. Current project include scenic designs for two musicals and production design for a brand new TV series. Kim is a member of United Scenic Artists (USA) Local 829 I.A.T.S.E, Themed Entertainment Association (TEA)

Awards

  • DRACULA - Bay Area Critics Award Nomination for Best Scenic Design
    (2010)

  • DRACULA - Shellie Award for Best Scenic Design
    (2010)

  • THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE - Arty Award Nomination for Best Scenic Design
    (2010)

  • SNOW WHITE - Arty Award Nomination for Best Scenic Design
    (2010)

  • THE MUSIC MAN - Ellie Award for Best Scenic Design
    (2009)

  • THE MUSIC MAN - Arty Award for Best Scenic Design
    (2009)

  • BEAUTY AND THE BEAST - Arty Award Nomination for Best Scenic Design
    (2009)

  • THE WIZARD OF OZ - Arty Award for Best Scenic Design
    (2008)

  • SEUSSICAL THE MUSICAL - Arty Award Nomination for Best Scenic Design
    (2008)

  • THE MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD - Shellie Award Nomination for Best Scenic Design
    (2003)

Projects

  • Rockshow: Metal Meltdown Featuring Twisted Sister

    Rockshow: Metal Meltdown Featuring Twisted Sister (2015)
    Film by Brian Lockwood (Music) Production designer

  • MILK & COOKIES, INC

    MILK & COOKIES, INC (2014)
    Film (short) by Gabi Zogall Production Designer

  • THIS IS HOW IT GOES

    THIS IS HOW IT GOES (2013)
    Theater by Aurora Theatre Company/Tom Ross Scenic Designer

  • KING ETERNAL

    KING ETERNAL (2013)
    Film (short) by Christiano Dias Production Designer

  • HOT SET

    HOT SET (2012)
    Television by SyFy Channel Production Designer/Team Leader/Contestant

  • Ultimate Surprises

    Ultimate Surprises (2011)
    Television (Reality-TV) Production designer In each episode, host Cameron Mathison helps single people from all across America step up, take a knee, and deliver the marriage proposal of a lifetime.

  • DRACULA

    DRACULA (2010)
    Theater by Center REP / Michael Butler Set Designer

  • Richterin Barbara Salesch

    Richterin Barbara Salesch (1999)
    Television (Crime) Actress

  • Sommer der Liebe

    Sommer der Liebe (1992)
    Film by Wenzel Storch (Fantasy) Art department

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