Brian Bishop

Biography:   Scenic artist for many years, has executed glass and matte paintings for many Films and TV shows and commercials. He collaborated frequently with Derek Meddings paintings miniature backings and glass paintings.

Glass painting illustration by set designer Don Grant for a BP commercial. The final painting was done by Brian Bishop.

BP commercial

A matte painting he made for Derek Meddings Golden Eye. On the picture Meddings giving the last touches to the glass art.


Painting backing for Batman, again made for Derek Meddings.


2000 Quills (scenic artist)
2000 Gladiator (scenic artist – uncredited)
1999 Cleopatra (TV mini-series) (scenic artist)
1999 Notting Hill (scenic artist)
1998 Elizabeth (scenic artist)
1998 The Avengers (scenic artist)
1998 Merlín (TVmini-series) (scenic artist)
1997 Kundun (scenic painter)
1997 The Odisey (TV movie) (scenic artist)
1996 In Love and war (scenic artist)
1996 The English patient (scenic artist)
1995 GoldenEye (scenic and matte artist)
1995 Circle of friends(scenic artist)
1994 Mary Shelley´s  Frankenstein (scenic artist)
1993 Shadowlands(scenic artist)
1992 Chaplin (scenic artist: London)
1992 Far and away (scenic artist: Ireland)
1992 Alien 3 (scenic artist)
1990 Hamlet (scenic artist)
1990 The neverending story 2 -(scenic artist)
1990 Memphis Belle (scenic artist)
1989 Ruth Rendell Mysteries (TV series) (construction crew – 1 episode)
1989 The Veiled One (construction crew)
1989 Batman (scenic artist)
1989 Indiana Jones yand the last crusade (scenic artist)
1987 The Empire of the Sun (scenic artist)
1983 Spyship (TV series) (scenic artist – 1 episode)
– Episode #1.6 (1983) (scenic artist)
1982 The Hound of the Baskervilles (TV mini-series) (scenic artist – 4 episodes)
– Episode #1.4 (1982) (scenic artist)
– Episode #1.3 (1982) (scenic artist)
– Episode #1.2 (1982) (scenic artist)
– Episode #1.1 (1982) (scenic artist)
1964 Doctor Who (TV series) (backdrop painter – 1 episode)
– The Temple of Evil (1964) (backdrop painter – uncredited)