Liz Ainley


Liz Ainley has over twenty five years’ experience in both Film and Television. An early background in Theatre and Opera gave her an invaluable knowledge of materials and making processes. As a Production Buyer Liz worked on several films with the Oscar winning team, Production Designer Luciana Arrighi and Set Decorator, the late Ian Whittaker. Her buying credits include; ‘Pride and Prejudice’, ‘Cassandra’s Dream’, ‘Into the Storm’,’The Imitation Game’ and multi BAFTA-award nominated feature ‘The Dig’.

Recently acting as Senior Assistant Set Decorator on Ridley Scott’s multi award nominated major motion picture ‘Napoleon’, Liz has established herself as a skilful and accomplished Set Decorator, working exclusively on titles such as Bradley Cooper’s ‘Maestro’ (UK), ‘Lady Chatterley’s Lover’, ‘Munich: The Edge of War’, ‘Come Away’ and ‘The Man Who Knew Infinity’. 

Luther: The Fallen Sun (Additional Photography) Jamie Payne BBC Films / Netflix   Set Decorator
Maestro Bradley Cooper Amblin Entertainment / Netflix Kevin Thompson UK Set Decorator
Napoleon Ridley Scott Apple Studios Arthur Max Senior Assistant Set Decorator
Lady Chatterley’s Lover Laure de Clermont-Tonnerre 3000 Pictures / Blueprint Pictures / Netflix Karen Wakefield Set Decorator
Munich: The Edge of War Christian Schwochow Turbine Studios / Netflix Tim Pannen Set Decorator (UK)
The Dig Simon Stone Netflix / Magnolia Mae Films Maria Djurkovic Production Buyer
Come Away Brenda Chapman Endurance Media Luciana Arrighi Set Decorator
The Man Who Knew Infinity Matthew Brown Pressman Film / Animus Films Luciana Arrighi Set Decorator

Mr Selfridge

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Robert Del Maestro / Rob Evans ITV Studios Candida Otton Set Decorator
The Lovers Roland Joffé Corsan PD Luciana Arrighi / PD Beverley Dunn Production Buyer
The Imitation Game Morten Tyldum Black Bear Pictures / FilmNation Entertainment PD Maria Djurkovic / SD Tatiana Macdonald Production Buyer
From Time to Time Julian Fellowes Ealing Studios / Fragile Films PD Luciana Arrighi / SD Ian Whittaker Production Buyer
Into the Storm Thaddeus O’Sullivan HBO Films PD Luciana Arrighi / SD Ian Whittaker Production Buyer
Pride & Prejudice Joe Wright Universal Pictures PD Sarah Greenwood / SD Katie Spencer Production Buyer