Production Designer

Derek Wallace

Selected credits

  • KINTV Drama AMC+/Bron Studios
  • Blood (Series 1 & 2)TV Drama/Acorn TV/Element Pictures/Company Pictures
  • Hidden AssetsTV Drama Facet 4 Media/RTE/Acorn TV
  • The DryTV Comedy Drama RTE/Britbox/Element Pictures
  • The Secret Scripture Feature/Director Jim Sheridan
  • Good Vibrations Feature/Director Lisa Barros D'Sa, Glenn Leyburn
  • The GeneralFeature/Director John Boorman


Derek Wallace has worked in the film and television industry for thirty years, the last twenty as a Production Designer. His unique style and budget management ensures that he remains one of the busiest Production Designers in the industry today.

Based in Dublin, his recent work includes TV drama series KIN for BRON Studios/AMC, Hidden Assets for Facet 4 Media/Acorn TV, Blood(2 series) for Company Pictures/Acorn TV, Murder at the Cottage for SKY, The Knight before Christmas for Netflix and The Dry for Element Pictures, Rebellion for Element Pictures/Touchpaper Television.

His 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. Other work includes The Secret Scripture directed by Jim Sheridan, staring Rooney Mara, Eric Bana and Vanessa Redgrave; John Banville’s The Sea directed by Stephen Brown; and Good Vibrations, which film critic Mark Kermode said was on his top ten films of all time.

Featured work


RTÉ/Bron Studios/AMC +

Created by: Ciaran Donnelly and Peter McKenna

Directed by: Diarmuid Goggins/Tessa Hoffe

Cast: Ciarán Hinds, Aidan Gillen, Charlie Cox, Clare Dunne, Emmet J Scanlan, Maria Doyle Kennedy, Sam Keely, Yasmin Seky, Francis Magee.

BLOOD (Series 1 and 2)

Company Pictures/Element Pictures/Virgin Media/All 3 Media/Acorn TV/Channel 5

Written & created: Sophie Petzal

Directors: Lisa Mulcahy, Hannah Quinn, Maurice Sweeney, Laura Way.

Cast:Adrian Dunbar, Grainne Keenan, Sean Duggan,

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

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