Set Decorators visually interpret the personality of a film or television show from script to screen through set decor. We aim to break down the Set Decoration Department or ‘Set Dec’ by position, responsibility, & hierarchy.
Understanding the art department crew roles and hierarchy on any film or television project is very important before starting in the industry. Read further for North American standards in the art department.
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.