Arad Sawat began his path in 2011, as a television set designer and interior designer.
In the last decade he went on to work as a production designer for international and Israeli productions.
He is the winner of three Israeli Academy Awards for designing the films Footnote (winner of the Best Screenplay Award at the Cannes Film Festival), Big Bad Wolves (winner of the Saturn Award for Best International Film), and Foxtrot (winner of the Grand Jury Prize Silver Lion at the Venice International Film Festival).
As part of his work in the international film industry, Sawat designed Beirut by Brad Anderson, for which he received a nomination for the British and American Production Designers Guild Awards, as well as A Tale of Love and Darkness by Natalie Portman, Lost Girls & Love Hotels by William Olsson, and more.
Working for television, he designed the miniseries Our Boys for HBO and Keshet Studios, for which he won an Israeli Television Academy Award, and the thriller drama Absentia for Sony Pictures Television.
He is a member of the British Film Designers Guild, and the European Film Academy. He is a father of three, and lives in a loving domestic partnership with acclaimed writer/director Maysaloun Hamoud.
Arad designs out of a great passion for art and for creating unique visual worlds, where captivating stories can take place.