CANADIAN ART DIRECTOR KAREN DE JONG’S INCREDIBLE CAREER AND HER LATEST ACHIEVEMENT, RON’S GONE WRONG, A CAUTIONARY COMEDY FOR TECHY KIDS.
London Ontario born Karen de Jong’s film art credits include Thor, Jingle All the Way, First Wives Club, The Relic, Down Periscope, Waiting to Exhale, Dusk till Dawn, Broken Arrow, Power Rangers, Sudden Death, Dolores Claiborne, Miracle on 34th Street, Captain Zoom, The Shining, The Mask, Shawshank Redemption, Wyatt Earp, Little Big League, The Three Musketeers, The Crow, Coneheads, Levis. Impressive! Her latest oeuvre as Art Director is the animated Ron’s Gone Wrong, a funny and touching look at kids and tech. What She Said’ Anne Brodie spoke with de Jong from her home in the other London, England, about balancing kids’ electronic and real lives and having fun.