Category: Entertainment

Celebrating Our Ten Year Anniversary: Why I Created Art Departmental

In 2009, Art Departmental was created to celebrate production design during a dark period of the film and television industry. In 2019, we look back.

Movie Poster Design with Movie Poster Artist James Verdesoto

Movie Poster Design Fundamentals Explained by Movie Poster Artist James Verdesoto

Movie Poster Artist expert James Verdesoto explains movie poster design fundamentals in these videos analyzing dozens of movie posters.

Big Little Lies Production Design | Production Designer John Paino | Set Decorator: Amy Wells | Set design of Celeste's bedroom
Celeste's Bedroom | Big Little Lies Season 2 | Production Designer: John Paino, Set Decorator: Amy Wells | HBO

Big Little Lies Season 2 Production Designer John Paino Gives Us A Peek Into His Design Process

Catch up with production designer John Paino as we discuss his work, his design process, and what’s new on Big Little Lies Season 2.

A scenic painter prepares his paint and tools in front of an epic landscape backdrop showcasing the Scenic Paint Department Roles

Scenic Paint Department Roles and Responsibilities in Film & Television

Understanding the scenic paint job roles, responsibilities, and hierarchy on any film or television project is very important before starting in the industry.

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Tim Burton and Costume Designer Colleen Atwood Break Down the Parade Scene in Dumbo

Director Tim Burton and Costume Designer Colleen Atwood break down the stunningly beautiful parade scene in Disney’s new live action film, Dumbo.

Starbucks coffee cup in Game of Thrones Season 8 episode 4

Calm Down About the Coffee Cup in Game of Thrones [UPDATED]

A coffee cup in Game of Thrones Season 8, episode 4, sits on the table near Daenerys Targaryen and the internet won’t calm down about it so we decided to figure out what actually happened.

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Design Talks: Three Set Decorators Discuss Their Role in Film and Television

In this video, set decorators George DeTitta, (Birdman), Regina Graves, (The Knick), and David Schlesinger, (Annie), discuss their creative process.

Production Design Porn | Playtime (1967)

Production Design Porn: From Playtime to The Conformist to Closer

Production Design Porn is a visual showcase of great production design– from Playtime to The Conformist to Closer. We aim to highlight beautiful design.

About Art Departmental | How I Started in the Art Department

Welcome to Art Departmental: How I Started in the Art Department

So who am I and how did I get started in the art department? I’ve created Art Departmental to talk about the art department and production design at large.