Production Designer and Art Director
Carter joined director Robert Zemeckis on Polar Express, Cast Away, What Lies Beneath, Death Becomes Her, Back to the Future Part II and Part III, and Forrest Gump, for which Carter earned an Academy Award nomination. Carter also worked on the action-thriller Sucker Punch, directed by Zack Snyder.
For his part in the Art Direction of Avatar, he was awarded the Academy Award for Best Art Direction alongside Robert Stromberg and Kim Sinclair. He and Stromberg were also awarded 'Best Production Design' by the National Society of Film Critics.