Creber feted for towering prod’n design

'Apes,' 'Inferno,' 'Poseidon' designer honored

Three-time Oscar nominee William J. Creber has been selected to receive the Hollywood Film Festival’s Richard Sylbert Outstanding Achievement in Production Design Award.

The kudo will be presented Oct. 20 at the fest’s award ceremony at the BevHilton. Previous recipients are Harold Michelson, Robert Boyle and Henry Bumstead.

Creber received Academy Award noms for “The Greatest Story Ever Told,” “Towering Inferno” and “The Poseidon Adventure.” Other feature credits include “Without Limits,” “Planet of the Apes,” “Islands in the Stream,” “The Detective, “Justine” and “Flight of the Navigator.”

TV credits include “Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea,” for which he received an Emmy nom; “Lost in Space”; “The Time Tunnel”; and “The Last Brickmaker in America,” which won an Art Directors Guild award last year for excellence in art direction for a TV movie or miniseries.

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