DARKEN Feature Film
position: Production Designer
dir. Audrey Cummings // prod. Shaftesbury Films
winner: Best Sci-Fi Fiction Feature Buffalo Dreams FFF // Best Fantasy Feature Motor City Nightmares // Best Director Blood in the Snow FF Toronto
Charlotte Rose | Green Light Artist Management
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Ciara Vernon is a Production Designer based in Toronto. Born in Hong Kong and growing up in Perth, Western Australia, she has always had a strong desire to explore the world around her. She moved to Canada in 2011 and has now been working in the Toronto film industry for over 10 years.
Ciara has worked on a number of award-winning projects. She most recently wrapped production on her second year designing the CBC & Netflix hit series Workin’ Moms.
She production designed the CBC Gem series Hey Lady! directed by Sarah Polley, Adriana Maggs and Will Bowes. Hey Lady! premiered at Sundance Film Festival 2020 in the Indie Episodic Program. Ciara was nominated for a DGC award for Best Production Design - Comedy or Family Series for her work on the project.
Ciara art directed the Toronto portion of UK co-production The Nest from director Sean Durkin (Martha Marcy May Marlene). The Nest is a 1980’s psychothriller feature film starring Jude Law and Carrie Coon, which also had its successful premiere at Sundance 2020.
Ciara recently designed the thriller feature See For Me, directed by Randall Okita and starring visually impaired actor Skyler Davenport. See For Me had its successful premiere at the 2021 Tribeca Film Festival.
Ciara also recently designed the FX series 9 Films About Technology, a 9-part anthology series directed by Peter Huang.
Her most recent feature film, Ally Pankiw’s debut feature I Used to Be Funny, just had its world premiere at SXSW Film Festival 2023.
Ciara prides herself on being able to create unique environments for Film and Television across various scales and genres. She is always looking for new opportunities and collaborators to work with.