Category: Production Design

Sharp Objects
Sharp Objects (2018) | Production Designer: John Paino | HBO

Production Designer John Paino Gives Us an Insightful New Look at Sharp Objects

Sharp Objects production designer John Paino gives us new details to admire in his stunning work on the TV miniseries in this exclusive interview.

Perspective Drawing How To By Thomas Romain
Drawing by Thomas Romain

How to Draw in Perspective: 30+ Perspective Drawing Lessons By Illustrator Thomas Romain

If you’re looking to learn how to draw in perspective, you’ve come to the right place. Check out these 39 lessons on perspective drawing by Thomas Romain.

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Architect Breaks Down 5 TV Houses
Mad Men | AMC

Architect Breaks Down 5 TV Houses from Mad Men to Modern Family

Architect Michael Wyetzner breaks down the suburban design of Mad Men, The Brady Bunch, Weeds, That ’70s Show and Modern Family.

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Forrest Gump Production Designer Rick Carter

Forrest Gump Production Designer Rick Carter Breaks Down Famous Lt. Dan Scene For The First Time

Forrest Gump production designer Rick Carter breaks down Forrest, Bubba, and the audience’s introduction to Lieutenant Dan for the first time.

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Marvelous Mrs Maisel Production Designer Bill Groom

Marvelous Mrs. Maisel Production Designer Bill Groom On His Big Break and Outstanding Career

Marvelous Mrs. Maisel production designer Bill Groom discusses his upbringing, his time with Saturday Night Live, and his outstanding big breaks as he aged.

AMPAS Production Design Branch

The Academy Invites 31 New Production Design Branch Members

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is inviting 31 creatives to join the AMPAS Production Design Branch including 13 production designers.

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.

Hail Caesar! / Set Decorator: Nancy Haigh / Set Dec Responsibilities and Set Decoration Department Roles
Hail, Caesar! (2016) | Production Designer: Jess Gonchor, Set Decorator: Nancy Haigh

Set Decoration Roles, Responsibilities, and Hierarchy in Film & Television

Set Decorators visually interpret the personality of a film or television show from script to screen through set decor. We aim to break down the Set Decoration Department or ‘Set Dec’ by position, responsibility, & hierarchy.

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.