HUMP DAY QUOTE DAY: William Cameron Menzies on the Role of the Production Designer


William Cameron Menzies- Production Designer

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“He must have knowledge of architecture of all periods and nationalities. He must be able to visualize and make interesting a tenement or a prison. He must be a cartoonist, a costumier, a marine painter, a designer of ships, an interior decorator, a landscape painter, a dramatist, an inventor, a historical and, now, an acoustical expert.”

- William Cameron Menzies, the first credited Production Designer for Gone with the Wind

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How do you define a production designer?

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Rose Lagace | @artdepartmental

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2 responses to “HUMP DAY QUOTE DAY: William Cameron Menzies on the Role of the Production Designer

  1. Paul Kirby

    …and stay on budget. If not he is finished.

    • Eggman

      In addition to all of the above, COMMUNICATION! Both with drawings, and verbally. Especially in this world of digital creations.

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