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

QUOTE OF THE DAY: Cinematographer 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

In Production Design The Details DO Matter

Have you ever noticed the details on a film or television set that moved you in some way or allowed you to tap into a memory? One military consultant did and it moved him to tears

INTERVIEW: Production Designer K.K. Barrett Discusses Directing Kid Koala’s ‘Nufonia Must Fall’ at Luminato 2014

Visionary Production Designer, K.K. Barrett discusses directing the multi-disciplinary live motion project, Nufonia Must Fall

QUOTE OF THE DAY: Harry Potter Production Designer, Stuart Craig on Holding Your Ground

Stuart Craig, Oscar-winning Production Designer of Gandhi and Harry Potter discusses what it takes to make it in production design

INTERVIEW: DJ Kid Koala on His Live Film Project ‘Nufonia Must Fall’ at Luminato 2014

Famous DJ, Kid Koala discusses his collaborations with visionary Production Designer, K.K. Barrett on their new multi-disciplinary live project, Nufonia Must Fall

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