Rocco Matteo - Production Designer
Rocco Matteo brings a background in Architecture and Interior Design to creating visual environments for film. As a designer for numerous film and television projects Rocco has developed a detail specific approach that illustrates character and story with memorable spaces.
Over two decades Matteo has Art Directed numerous Hollywood studio films set in various periods and places around the world, working with Directors like John Landis, Roland Joffe, Robert Harmon, DJ Caruso, Melvin Van Peebles and Bob Gale.
He has successfully re established franchise television projects such as La Femme Nikita for Warner Brothers, Mutant X for Tribune & Marvel, The Cheetah Girls for Disney, the Divide for AMC and both Kojak and Covert Affairs for NBC/Universal.
Matteo has been nominated for numerous team and design awards in North America, notably for the mini-series Lives Of The Saints, the series La Femme Nikita and for Across The River To Motor City, which won a DGC award for excellence in production design.
In 2010, Matteo designed The Kennedys, a mini-series for the History Channel aired by Reelz Network. It garnered ten EMMY nominations including one for best Production Design as well as Canadian Screen Awards for Design. It won the DGC award for excellence in production design.
He is currently designing the limited series Condor for MGM, SKYDANCE television and the Audience Network and is nominated for a 2017 DGC design award for the film Undercover Grandpa.