Randal R. Groves is a production designer for film and television. Originally from Seattle, Washington, currently living between Santa Monica, CA and Portland, OR. Groves’ educational experiences have largely been OJT “On the Job Training,” starting as a carpenter’s helper on the film Dog Fight in 1989. A scholarship athlete, Groves studied Art, History and Political Science in college. Groves continued his education at UCLA’s extension course for Art Direction during his off-hours as a set builder.
In the 50 plus feature films and hundreds of TV episodes, Groves has developed a style built on the foundation of literally millions of square feet of set creation. From Titanic to half-hour comedies, Groves has been part of the build, management, or design, of film & TV sets for over 30 years.
Groves believes in “smart design,” which results from expert communi