Tag: Alex McDowell

Alex McDowell on Technology in Production Design

Alex McDowell discusses the inevitability of meaningfully adopting new visual effects technologies into the production design process

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What is a Production Designer?

Production Designer of Fight Club, Minority Report, and Charlie & the Chocolate Factory, Alex McDowell, brilliantly explains what a Production Designer is in less than four minutes. What is production design to you? Rose Lagacé

PRODUCTION DESIGN PORN: Terry Gilliam

Actor, writer, director, animator, producer… former Monty Python member Terry Gilliam has done it all, even production design for the Python film Life of Brian! He started out as a cartoonist and animator in the

DESIGN TALKS: ADG Production Design Panel at Comic Con in 2008

Over the weekend while updating Art Departmental’s Youtube Channel I decided to watch these videos below. I’ve seen them around for a while but because of their poor titling I wasn’t sure they’d interest me

PRODUCTION DESIGN PORN IV

Here’s this week’s Production Design Porn post. Hopefully you’ll take some inspiration from it. Forbidden Planet (1956) Production Designers: Irving Block, Mentor Huebner | Art Directors: Cedric Gibbons, Arthur Lonergan | Set Decorators: Hugh Hunt,

PRODUCTION DESIGN PORN: David Fincher

David Fincher’s The Social Network is nominated at this year’s Academy Awards for Best Cinematography, Directing, Film Editing, Musical Score, Sound Mixing, Writing (Adapted Screenplay), and Best Picture in addition to Jessie Eisenberg’s nomination for Best