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2019 Art Directors Guild Awards
The Favourite // Production Designer: Fiona Crombie

[UPDATED WITH WINNERS] The 2019 Art Directors Guild Awards Best Production Design Nominations

The 2019 Art Directors Guild Awards nominations were announced today in Los Angeles. Nominees include Roma, Black Panther, Crazy Rich Asians, Mary Poppins Returns, and many more.

2019 Satellite Awards

The 2019 Satellite Awards Winners for Best Production Design

The International Press Academy announced the 23rd Annual 2019 Satellite Awards winners in Motion Pictures and Television today. Take a look.

Le Corbusier Quote

Le Corbusier Quote on Drawing for Presentation

This Le Corbusier quote describes his simple rule for helping the viewer of a design drawing understand what the drawing is inherently saying.

2018 Emmys Best Production Design
The Handmaid's Tale scores nominations for Best Production Design at the 2018 Emmys

[Updated with Winners] The 2018 Emmy Nominations for Best Production Design

The Emmy nominations for Best Production Design have been announced. Check to see if your favourite show is nominated. The Creative Arts Emmy Awards will air Saturday, September 15 at 8PM EST on FXX.

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The Crown Production Designer Martin Childs
The Crown, Season 2 / Netflix

The Crown Production Designer Martin Childs Set by Set Breakdown

Production Designer Martin Childs visually breaks down his sets to marvelous effect showcasing what was already on location and what they created from scratch on the 2nd season of The Crown on Netflix.

Black Panther Production Designer Hannah Beachler
Black Panther Production Designer Hannah Beachler | Photo by Chris Britt

DESIGN TALKS: Black Panther Production Designer Hannah Beachler on Inclusive Design

Watch this recent design talk with Black Panther production designer Hannah Beachler and host John Maeda as they discuss the need for inclusion in design and how that affects storytelling.

Art Department Crew
Hail, Caesar! (2016) | Universal Pictures

Art Department Crew Roles, Responsibilities & Hierarchy in 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.

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movie locations

How Architects Can Tell Where Famous Movie Locations Were Really Shot

Architects like Liz Jahn can tell where houses and buildings in 12 famous movie settings are really located based on their architecture. Jahn looks at the hotel from Some Like It Hot, the Dirty Dancing resort, the Beetlejuice house, and The Overlook Hotel from The Shining.

Lady Macbeth (2017)

Art Departmental’s Top 10 Best Production Design of 2017

With congratulations to all, check out our annual top 10 list for best production design of 2017 including The Shape of Water, Blade Runner 2049, and Beauty and the Beast.

A Ghost Story

Art Departmental’s Top 10 Best Films of 2017

With congratulations to all, check out our annual top 10 list of the best films of 2017 including The Shape of Water, A Ghost Story, and The Florida Project.