John Myhre

“Every day I’m working on a film I think I’m the luckiest person in the world. We work really long hours and it’s really stressful, but you just have to be so grateful.”

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Born in 1959, two-time Academy Award winner John Myhre has been a film devotee from a very early age—he remembers his mother buying him a Super-8 camera when he was around seven years old, and he has watched the Academy Awards every year since he was five (he went onto production design the ceremony itself in 2012). An avid student filmmaker, Myhre left Seattle for Hollywood immediately on discovering the nature of film production design, and three months later ...

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