Born 1976 Ra Vincent is a Production Designer and Set Decorator living in New Zealand and working world wide. Nominated for an Oscar in 2013 as set decorator for his work on The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, Ra has had his work recently added to the Academy Library. 

 With his various skills Ra involves himself in many aspects of the design process, from creating conceptual art to Project Management, set design and set decoration. He has run projects and assembled local Art Department crews in London, Paris, Los Angeles, Toronto, Berlin, Hong Kong and through out Australia and New Zealand.

With a strong background in sculpture and painting Ra has in the past worked as a Project Manager, Sculpting Supervisor, Scenic Artist, Production Designer and an Art Director.

 Ra Vincent

2017 'Thor Ragnarok'

Production Designer


2017 'Mortal Engines'

Art Director.


 2015 'Belief, The Possession of Janet Moses.'

 Production Designer


 2014 'Alice Through The Looking Glass'

 Set Decorator


 2009-2013 The Hobbit: There and Back Again

Set Decorator


2009-2013 The Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug

Set Decorator


2013 'What We Do In The Shadows' 

Production Designer

NZ Film Award 'Best Production Design'


2009-2013 The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey 

Set Decorator

Art Directors Guild Award nomination

Academy Award Nomination for production Design

2010 The Warriors Way  

Set Decorator Preproduction


2009 The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian

Sculpting  Lead


2008 Crossing The Line

Art Director (short)


2007 Halo: Landfall (short)

Art Director


2007 The Water Horse 

Sculpting Supervisor


2005 King Kong 

Sculpting Supervisor


1999- The Lord Of The Rings: The Return Of The King

2003 Sculptor


1999- The Lord Of The Rings: The Two Towers

2003 Sculptor

1999- The Lord Of The Rings: The Fellowship Of The Ring

2003 Sculptor