Karen Knorr Photography

INSPIRATION: The Contemporary Photography of Karen Knorr

Karen Knorr is a London-based artist who photographs geographically diverse upper class interiors and pairs them with symbolic animal representations.

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Freelancing in New York

This short ‘SOLO NYC’ documentary explores New York’s growing class of independent creative freelancers just trying to make it in the big city.

Production Designer Sarah Greenwood

QUOTE OF THE DAY: Production Designer Sarah Greenwood is Up to the Task

When producers start asking in a job interview whether you can “handle” a job, ‘Beauty and the Beast’ and ‘Darkest Hour’ production designer Sarah Greenwood knows just how to respond.

Dunkirk

LINKS & STUFF 07/17: Dunkirk, Valerian and Fallingwater

Here’s our round up of the latest and greatest film, television, art, architecture, and design related internet finds this month.

We’re Back! Welcome to Art Departmental

It’s been a long time coming but Art Departmental is back online, bigger and better than ever before. After a huge website overhaul we now intend to celebrate the art and craft of production design for many years to come.

The 2017 Emmy Nominations [and Winners] for Best Production Design

The Emmy nominations for Best Production Design have been announced. Check to see if your favourite show is nominated. The Creative Arts Emmy Awards will air Saturday, September 16 at 8PM EST on FXX.

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Props matter

Why Props Matter

Watch this video to learn about the best use of a prop in film and television and how props are often capable of enhancing a script. There are more to props than meets the eye.

LINKS & STUFF 06/17: Wonder Woman, Twin Peaks, and McMansion Hell

Here’s our round up of the latest and greatest film, television, art, architecture, and design related internet finds this month.

Production design

10 Things They Don’t Teach You in Film School About Production Design

Here is a list of ten things I wish more production designers and filmmakers knew about production design before they started out in the film and television industry. Unfortunately most film schools don’t teach these things.

PRODUCTION DESIGN PORN: Baz Luhrmann & Catherine Martin

From the scintillating reds in ‘Moulin Rouge’ to the bombastic excess of ‘The Great Gatsby’, Catherine Martin has always shown she has a knack for audacious and daring production design. Come explore the breadth of Baz Luhrmann and Catherine Martin’s breathtaking work.

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