Rose Lagacé is a production designer for film & television by day and an emerging filmmaker by night. Rose is also the creator and editor of Art Departmental where she celebrates the art and craft of 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.
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.
The Directors Guild of Canada brought Claude Paré, production designer of ‘Night at the Museum’, ‘Rise of the Planet of the Apes’, and ‘IT’ to discuss his vast and varied career with an audience of DGC Ontario members. Here’s what I learned.