Production Designer

Derek Wallace

Selected credits

  • The Secret Scripture Director: Jim Sheridan
  • Good Vibrations Directors: Lisa Barros D'Sa, Glenn Leyburn
  • The Tailor of Panama Director: John Boorman
  • Rebellion Director: Aku Louhimies
  • The General Director: John Boorman


Derek’s career as a Production Designer started when director John Boorman asked him to design The General starring Jon Voight and Brendan Gleeson. Derek collaborated with John on three more films; The Tailor of Panama, In My Country and Two Nudes Bathing.

Recently Derek designed The Secret Scripture directed by Jim Sheridan, staring Rooney Mara, Eric Bana and Vanessa Redgrave. Other recent credits include John Banville’s Booker prize winning novel The Sea directed by Stephen Brown and the feel-good movie Good Vibrations, which film critic Mark Kermode said was on his top ten films of all time.

His career has seen him work on a wide and varied collection of feature films and television dramas. His evocative visual style and flexibility while also ensuring budgetary control ensures that he remains one of the busiest Production Designers in the Industry today.

Featured work

The Secret Scripture

Production Company
Apollo Media, Ferndale Films, IFB

Noel Pearson, Rob Quigley, Jim Sheridan

Jim Sheridan

Rooney Mara, Aidan Turner, Theo James, Eric Bana, Vanessa Redgrave

Good Vibrations

Production Company
Revolution Films, Canderblinks Film and Music, Northern Ireland Screen

Bruno Charlesworth, Andrew Eaton, David Holmes, Chris Martin

Lisa Barros D’Sa, Glenn Leyburn

Jodie Whittaker, Liam Cunningham, Richard Dormer


Production Company
Element Pictures, Touchpaper Television

Catherine Magee

Aku Louhimies

Barry Keoghan, Charlie Murphy, Sarah Greene

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