Category: Oscars

Dante Ferretti's Oscar Speech

Dante Ferretti’s Oscar Speech for Best Art Direction in 2012

Dante Ferretti’s Oscar speech at the 2012 Academy Awards for Best Art Direction was a beautiful ode to Martin Scorsese and Italy but better than that was that he was the only person to thank his crew at the Oscars this year.

Best production Design Resources with Hugo film in the library scene

The 84th Academy Award Nominations [and Winners] are…

. [UPDATED FEB 26th: Winners listed with an * in red below] At 8:30am EST this morning the Academy Award nominees were announced. Hugo led with 11 nominations followed by The Artist

The Academy Award for Best Art Direction goes to Alice in Wonderland

Thumbs down. Thumbs way down. Down, buried in the grave yard of dead art direction down. Wonderland is where art direction goes to die. Robert Stromberg thinks he’s a) funny or b)

Production Design Awards

The 83rd Academy Award Nominations Are…

The Academy Award nominations were announced live this morning at 8:37am ET. I was going to post this earlier but to say I was a bit shocked by some of the nominations

How to Judge Best Art Direction

EDIT: The video discussed is no longer available so it has been replaced with a similar video. 05/15/17 Production Designer, Jim Bissell, explains with great insight what makes great production design and