Dylan Cole

United States

Dylan Cole is the Academy Award nominated co-production designer of Avatar: The Way of Water. He oversees design for the entire Avatar franchise, specifically for the moon of Pandora, including all its environments, creatures, characters, and cultures. 


A veteran of the industry for over 20 years, he has contributed art to over 60 films.  Notable credits include Senior Matte Painter on Return of the King, Concept Art Director on Avatar, and Production Designer for Maleficent

The Southern California native grew up drawing spaceships and alien worlds and this passion led to the creation of his first children’s book, The Otherworldly Adventures of Tyler Washburn. Dylan enjoys traveling and teaching workshops at various events and schools around the world, as well as oil painting in the studio and plein air.