Israeli-born, New York-based Inbal Weinberg received her BFA in Film from NYU's Tisch School of the Arts in 2003. While at school, Inbal combined her passion for fine arts and film into a concentration on production design, and after graduating worked in various roles in the art department, including as art director on STEPHANIE DALEY (Waldo Salt Screenwriting Award, Sundance Film Festival 2006) and Academy Award nominated HALF NELSON, starring Ryan Gosling.
Inbal's first feature as a production designer was Hal Hartley's THE GIRL FROM MONDAY (Sundance Film Festival 2006). She later designed Courtney Hunt's Academy Award nominated FROZEN RIVER (Grand Jury Prize, Sundance Film Festival 2008), Dee Reese's PARIAH, Derek Cianfrance's Academy Award nominated BLUE VALENTINE and THE PLACE BEYOND THE PINES, THE PERKS OF BEING A WALLFLOWER directed by Stephen Chbosky, BLUEBIRD by Lance Edmands, ST. VINCENT by Ted Melfi, BEASTS OF NO NATION by Cary Fukunaga and INDIGNATION by James Schamus.
Last year saw the release of Martin McDonagh's THREE BILLBOARDS OUTSIDE EBBING, MISSOURI, starring Frances McDormand, Woody Harrelson and Sam Rockwell. The film went on to win many awards, including 4 Golden Globes and 2 Academy Awards, and Inbal was nominated for an Art Directors Guild award for its design. Her follow up feature, SUSPIRIA, by Italian director Luca Guadagnino, will be released this fall. Inbal recently wrapped Dee Rees' film THE LAST THING HE WANTED, starring Anne Hathaway and Ben Affleck.
Inbal Weinberg is the co-founder of the Production Designers Collective, a global community of production designers interested in sharing knowledge and promoting the craft of Production Design.