The Artel is an Auckland/Amsterdam based Art Department for Film, Television and Installation. With our experienced team of artists and craftsmen, we excel in making tangible even the most seemingly impossible concepts. We offer a wide range of services including :


Production Design

Art Direction

Scenic Painting

Prop Fabrication

Set Construction

Large Scale Installation

Mould Making/Casting

Set Decorating

Set Dressing

Thomas Hamming and Hayley Lovelock co-founded The Artel in 2018. With six years of experience in the industry as an Art Director, Thomas has made commercials for an impressive range of clients including IKEA, Fanta, ING and The Ministry of Defence. Auckland born Hayley has a vast knowledge of materials and composition, and has experience as the Head Scenic Artist for feature films.