Art Departmental’s Best Production Design of 2015

With congratulations to all, our creator and editor chooses her favourites for best production design of 2015

INTERVIEW: Ethan Tobman discusses his process on the film ‘Room’

Ethan Tobman, Production Designer of the Oscar-nominated film ‘Room’ gives us an inside look on how he designed the film.

LINKS & STUFF 11/15: Crimson Peak, The Knick, and the Beauty of Chairs on Film

Here’s your round up of the latest and greatest film, art, and design related internet finds this month

INSPIRATION: The Best Design Monologue Ever

The Devil Wears Prada (2006) is a great film in and of itself but this monologue stands alone bringing meaning to the world of curation, design, taste, and aestheticism to the average Joe who thinks none of this affects them. Check your lumpy cerulean sweater at the door.

DESIGN TALKS: 5 Things I Learned from ‘Star Wars’ Production Designer Rick Carter

Check out this talk with production designer extraordinaire Rick Carter as he discusses the craft of production design amongst his colleagues at the Art Directors Guild in Los Angeles. Rick Carter has designed such films as Jurassic Park, Forrest Gump, Death Becomes Her and the upcoming Star Wars: The Force Awakens.

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Robert Elswit gave Production Design 80% of his Oscar?

Director of Photography, Robert Elswit shared his Oscar for ‘There Will Be Blood’ with Production Designer, Jack Fisk, in 2008

INTERVIEW: Production Designer Maria Djurkovic and Set Decorator Tatiana Macdonald on The Imitation Game

Yesterday I had the pleasure of attending the Art Directors Guild Oscar Panel in Los Angeles which included all of the Oscar-nominated production designers and set decorators this year. I was able to get in

The 19th Annual Excellence in Production Design Awards

The winners of the Art Directors Guild’s 19th Annual Excellence in Production Design Awards were announced tonight in Beverly Hills

DOP Robert Richardson

QUOTE OF THE DAY: DOP Robert Richardson on Production Design

Cinematographer, Robert Richardson describes the role of the production designer in a succinct but distinctive manner.

LINKS & STUFF 11/14: Happy Designers, Interstellar, and Intern Lawsuits

Here’s your round up of the latest and greatest film, art, and design related internet finds this month

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