Tag: Toronto

Celebrating Our Ten Year Anniversary: Why I Created Art Departmental

In 2009, Art Departmental was created to celebrate production design during a dark period of the film and television industry. In 2019, we look back.

The Artist Project 2019
Self-portrait wall at The Artist Project 2019

The Artist Project 2019 Edition Shines Bright: Our Top 15 Favourite Artists

At The Artist Project 2019, we were blown away by the breadth and depth of the work we viewed this year. Come explore our top 20 favourite picks from Toronto’s best contemporary art fair.

TIFF Picture Palace
Co-head of TIFF, Cameron Bailey introducing TIFF Picture Palace Exhibit

TIFF Picture Palace Exhibit Brings the Making of Cinema to Life

The TIFF Picture Palace exhibit explores how movies are actually made behind-the-scenes and the origins of the moving picture as it relates to our current technology.

Mystical Landscapes AGO Exhibit / Eugene Jansson- Dawn Over Riddarfjarden

The Mystical Landscapes AGO Exhibit is Good for the Soul

The Mystical Landscapes AGO exhibit blows its previous exhibitions out of the water and transforms its gallery into a soulful exploration of life itself.

Interview with DJ Kid Koala on His Live Film Project ‘Nufonia Must Fall’

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

Designing 007: Fifty Years of Bond Style

Designing 007: Fifty Years of Bond Style at TIFF is as Stylish as James Bond

Designing 007: Fifty Years of Bond Style at TIFF Bell Lightbox aims to please. This James Bond exhibit explores the filmmaking process showing off the production design, props, costumes, and vehicles.

The Dance by Kathleen Munn

The Abstractions of the Obscure Artist, Kathleen Munn

In August of 2011, I went to the AGO here in Toronto for an exhibit on Abstract Expressionism before stumbling on the beautiful art of Kathleen Munn. The Rothko‘s at the Abstract

An Interview with ‘Take This Waltz’ Production Designer Matthew Davies

Production Designer Matthew Davies discusses his work on the film Take This Waltz, directed by Sarah Polley and starring Seth Rogen, Michelle Williams, and Sarah Silverman.

SPRING UPDATE: Hot Docs, Banksy, Anton Kuerti & Conan

Since I didn’t post much during the month of May I figured I’d let you in on what I have been up to outside the blog world. Hot Docs Despite the fact

About Art Departmental | How I Started in the Art Department

Welcome to Art Departmental: How I Started in the Art Department

So who am I and how did I get started in the art department? I’ve created Art Departmental to talk about the art department and production design at large.