Designing for film and television for over 30 years, John Blackie has accumulated an impressive list of television credits including, Hell on Wheels, Lonesome Dove-the Outlaw Years, and Honey I Shrunk the Kids. Prior to Blackie’s work recreating 1864 New York City for Copper, his experience in period design includes films such as The Last Rites Of Ransom Pride, The War Between Us, and Bye Bye Blues, for which Blackie received a 1990 Genie nomination. In 2008 Blackie was again recognized by the industry with a Gemini nomination for Mayerthorpe, and in 2003 he garnered two Gemini nominations for Mutant X and Agent of Influence. Blackie received his first Gemini nomination in 1994 for his work on the television movie The Diviners. His other television movies include A Friend Of The Family, Dawn Anna, Crazy Canucks, The Investigation, and The Song Spinner. Born and raised in Alberta, Canada, Blackie trained at the Alberta College of Art and Design and got his start at Access Television. Blackie still calls Alberta home.