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Hail Caesar! / Production Designer: Jess Gonchor / Film Art Department
Hail, Caesar! (2016) | Universal Pictures

Art Department Roles and Hierarchy in Film & TV Production Design

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.

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How Architects Can Tell Where Famous Movie Locations Were Really Shot

Architects like Liz Jahn can tell where houses and buildings in 12 famous movie settings are really located based on their architecture. Jahn looks at the hotel from Some Like It Hot, the Dirty Dancing resort, the Beetlejuice house, and The Overlook Hotel from The Shining.

Lady Macbeth (2017)

Art Departmental’s Top 10 Best Production Design of 2017

With congratulations to all, check out our annual top 10 list for best production design of 2017 including The Shape of Water, Blade Runner 2049, and Beauty and the Beast.

A Ghost Story

Art Departmental’s Top 10 Best Films of 2017

With congratulations to all, check out our annual top 10 list of the best films of 2017 including The Shape of Water, A Ghost Story, and The Florida Project.

BAFTA Production Design Panel

DESIGN TALKS: The 2018 BAFTA Production Design Panel Featuring the BAFTA Nominees

Watch the BAFTA-nominated Production Designers participate in this BAFTA production design panel discussing their work on the nominated films: The Shape of Water, Dunkirk, Blade Runner 2049, Darkest Hour, and Beauty and the Beast.

Oscars Production Design Panel

DESIGN TALKS: The 2018 ADG Oscars Production Design Panel

The Oscar-nominated Production Designers and Set Decorators from Beauty and the Beast, Blade Runner 2049, Darkest Hour, Dunkirk and The Shape of Water discussed their craft today at the 12th Annual Art of Production

The Red Shoes (1948) - Oscar for Best Production Design
The Red Shoes (1948)

Every Oscar for Best Production Design in 5 Minutes

You can now watch every film that won the Oscar for Best Production Design… or at least a small piece of every winning Oscar film in just over 5 minutes.

Production Designer Paul Austerberry wins for The Shape of Water

The 2018 Art Directors Guild Awards Winners Announced for 22nd Annual Excellence in Production Design

Winners of the 2018 Art Directors Guild Awards were announced tonight in Los Angeles. The Shape of Water, Blade Runner 2049, and Logan win big at the Ray Dolby Ballroom at Hollywood and Highland.

The 2018 Academy Award Winners: Complete List

Here’s a look at the 2018 complete Oscars list of Academy Award nominations including Best Production Design and some rants and raves about the nominees.

Design Quote - Guggenheim Museum in NYC

Expanding on a Famous Design Quote: Design as Science and Art

Inspired by a famous design quote by Robin Mathew we expand and apply the quote to the field of production design. This approach allows you to approach your work with new eyes.