Set Decorating Course- Intermediate Level at Talking Point Film

July 12, 2019 – July 16, 2019 all day
Talking Point, Brighton
Helen Johnson

Set Decorating Course

This new Intermediate Level 4 day Set Decorating course will examine all aspects of working in the Set Decorating Department of a feature film. Led by established Set Decorator Claire Richards, the course will be a mix of theoretical sessions and practical exercises and will cover the following areas:

  • The roles and responsibilities of the Set Decorating department
  • How to do an effective script breakdown
  • How to research time periods, colour and props
  • How to create mood boards and dressing plans
  • How to work with fabrics and wallpaper
  • How to read and measure from technical drawings
  • How to quantify props and accurately cost a set
  • How to create and manage successful relationships with the Prop Houses
  • How to work effectively and collaboratively with other departments

Additional feature film Set Decorators, Asst Set Decorators and Production Buyers also come to talk to participants about their work. So, there are lots of networking opportunities!

Course fee £750+vat

This course is aimed at those who are currently working in the art department on feature films and looking to transfer. We are therefore looking for applicants to have at least 2 industry feature film credits. Please contact us if you would like to discuss this further.

This will be a modular course which we hope is more convenient for those working on productions.
The first two days will take place on 12th and 13thJuly at Talking Point, Brighton.
The second module will take place on 15th and 16thJuly 2019 at Classic Prop Hire
Both modules need to be completed.

Intermediate Set Dec Application form AND RETURN TO INFO@TALKINGPOINT.UK.NET

Shortlisted applicants will be notified by 24th June and confirmed by 26th June 2019

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Posted by Rose Lagacé

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.

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