Category: 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

AWARDS: Best Production Design of 2010

Awards season this year is well under way and I wanted to update you readers as to the results thus far on the Best Production Design of 2010. It’s been a pretty

TV SETS: Boardwalk Empire

Tonight is the season finale of one of my new favourite shows, Boardwalk Empire. The show is a period drama focusing on Enoch “Nucky” Thompson, a political figure who rose to prominence

TV SETS: The Good Wife

I have fallen in love with the sets of ‘The Good Wife’ as many, many of you have. To read up about the beautiful sets by Production Designer Stephen Hendrickson and Set

The Case of the Bad Production Designer

This 10 minute comedic short film played at the ADG (Art Directors Guild) Awards in February of this year and surfaced online in a shorter format that was widely circulated. I hadn’t

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