because production design matters
This short documentary ‘SOLO NYC’ explores New York’s growing class of independent creative freelancers just trying to make it in the big city.
By Rose Lagacé on September 29, 2017
Watch this video to learn about the best use of a prop in film and television and how props are often capable of enhancing a script. There are more to props than meets the eye.
By Rose Lagacé on July 6, 2017
In this 2015 short documentary ‘Everything is a Remix (Remastered)’, filmmaker Kirby Ferguson considers the idea that there are no new ideas and every creative endeavour is made up of past ideas.
By Rose Lagacé on June 5, 2017
Watch this video explaining the importance of colour in storytelling and an explanation of the psychology behind the choices.
By Rose Lagacé on May 24, 2017
Watch this video that lays out essential production design theory in this keynote address by Sir Christopher Frayling.
By Rose Lagacé on April 15, 2017
Watch this Oscar-winning animated short documentary which discusses the nature of creativity, directed by prolific designer Saul Bass.
By Rose Lagacé on March 31, 2017
Director of Photography, Robert Elswit shared his Oscar for ‘There Will Be Blood’ with Production Designer, Jack Fisk, in 2008
By Rose Lagacé on February 22, 2015
Check out this below the line interview for Paul Thomas Anderson’s The Master with Production Designers, Jack Fisk & David Crank; Costume Designer, Mark Bridges and Editor, Leslie Jones.
By Rose Lagacé on December 2, 2012
Dante Ferretti was the only winner to thank his crew, let alone any below-the-line crew last night. Films get made on the backs of their crew and I was so pleased to see that Dante …
By Rose Lagacé on February 27, 2012
In the video above, Ira Glass has articulated so well what I’ve been thinking for years. I don’t know how many times I’ve been asked: “When should I start designing? Am I too young? Am …
By Rose Lagacé on August 17, 2011