Production Design Contenders Spreads From Intimate to Space

Production Design Contenders Spreads From Intimate to Space David Fincher’s “Mank” takes audiences back into 1930s Hollywood, a black and white world where the screenplay for “Citizen Kane” comes together. In Disney’s “Mulan,” audiences are transported to the ...

2021 Oscar Predictions: Best Production Design [Updated: March 3]

2021 Oscar Predictions: Best Production Design [Updated: March 3] As is the case with most below-the-line Oscar categories, bigger equals better when it comes to Best Production Design. The more lavish the sets, the more accurate the period detail, the more ...

Art Directors Guild Awards Nominees Include ‘Mank,’ ‘Tenet,’ ‘Ozark,’ and ‘Fargo’

Art Directors Guild Awards Nominees Include ‘Mank,’ ‘Tenet,’ ‘Ozark,’ and ‘Fargo’ The Art Directors Guild announced the nominations for the 25th Annual Excellence in Production Design Awards on Thursday, honoring the finest production design in theatrical motion pictures, ...

2021 Art Directors Guild Awards nominations include Oscar frontrunners ‘Mank,’ Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom’ …

2021 Art Directors Guild Awards nominations include Oscar frontrunners ‘Mank,’ Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom’ … On February 25 the Art Directors Guild announced the nominees for its 25th annual awards, which will be handed out on April 10. These kudos have a stellar record at previewing the Academy Awards. Over ...

Art Directors Guild Awards Nominees Set, Include ‘Mank’, ‘Birds Of Prey’, ‘Promising Young Woman’ And ‘The Flight Attendant’

Art Directors Guild Awards Nominees Set, Include ‘Mank’, ‘Birds Of Prey’, ‘Promising Young Woman’ And ‘The Flight Attendant’ The Art Directors Guild has unveiled nominations for its 25th annual Excellence in Production Design Awards, which celebrate the year’s best achievements in theatrical motion pictures, TV, ...

‘Mank,’ Tenet,’ ‘Promising Young Woman’ Land Nominations From Art Directors Guild

‘Mank,’ Tenet,’ ‘Promising Young Woman’ Land Nominations From Art Directors Guild “Mank,” “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom,” “Mulan,” “News of the World” and “The Trial of the Chicago 7” have been nominated in the Art Directors Guild Awards’ period-film category, the Adg category that ...

‘Mank’ and ‘Tenet’ Among 25th Annual Art Directors Guild Nominations (Exclusive)

‘Mank’ and ‘Tenet’ Among 25th Annual Art Directors Guild Nominations (Exclusive) “Mank, “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom” and “Tenet” are among the top films recognized for excellence in production design in the 25th annual Art Directors Guild nominations. On Thursday, the Adg announced ...

Oscars 2021: Best Production Design Predictions

Oscars 2021: Best Production Design Predictions This season’s Oscar race for production design features the ’30s recreation of LA in black-and-white for David Fincher’s “Mank,” the forward-thinking futuristic designs for George Clooney’s “The ...

The Midnight Sky - Anne-Katrin Titze - 16465

The Midnight Sky - Anne-Katrin Titze - 16465 George Clooney’s The Midnight Sky, adapted by Mark L Smith from the novel Good Morning, Midnight by Lily Brooks-Dalton, looks (production design by Jim Bissell) and sounds great (score by Alexandre ...

George Clooney on how Covid-19 ‘changed a lot of the tone’ of ‘The Midnight Sky’ and how he discovered newcomer Caoilinn Springall [Exclusive Video Interview]

George Clooney on how Covid-19 ‘changed a lot of the tone’ of ‘The Midnight Sky’ and how he discovered newcomer Caoilinn Springall [Exclusive Video Interview] George Clooney’s “The Midnight Sky” also stars Felicity Jones, David Oyelowo, Kyle Chandler and Demián Bichir, but Clooney’s right-hand man in the film is a little girl, newcomer Caoilinn Springall. ...

4 film production designers reveal favorite things they’ve learned through research [Exclusive Video Interview]

4 film production designers reveal favorite things they’ve learned through research [Exclusive Video Interview] Before production designers can create the worlds for characters and audiences to get lost in, they first have to do research, which all four of our Meet the Experts: Film Production Design panelists ...

How production designer Jim Bissell created a ‘relatable future’ in ‘The Midnight Sky’ [Exclusive Video Interview]

How production designer Jim Bissell created a ‘relatable future’ in ‘The Midnight Sky’ [Exclusive Video Interview] “The Midnight Sky” takes place (partially) in space, but it’s not that type of space film, so it couldn’t really look like a typical one either. “It’s not really an action movie, it’s not really a ...

RSVP today to join! Film production designers for ‘I’m Your Woman,’ ‘The Midnight Sky,’ ‘Sound of Metal,’ ‘Trial of the Chicago 7’ join Gold Derby’s Meet the Btl Experts series

RSVP today to join! Film production designers for ‘I’m Your Woman,’ ‘The Midnight Sky,’ ‘Sound of Metal,’ ‘Trial of the Chicago 7’ join Gold Derby’s Meet the Btl Experts series Four top film production designers will reveal the secrets behind their crafts when they join Gold Derby’s special “Meet the Btl Experts” Q&a event with key 2021 guild and Oscar contenders this month. ...

‘The Midnight Sky’ trailer: George Clooney poised to bring sci-fi back to Oscars in a big way [Watch]

‘The Midnight Sky’ trailer: George Clooney poised to bring sci-fi back to Oscars in a big way [Watch] Netflix has just released the trailer for its new film “The Midnight Sky” directed by and starring George Clooney. The sci-fi drama was adapted by “The Revenant” co-writer Mark L. Smith from the ...

Academy’s 11th Governors Awards Moved Up to October 27, as Elections Loom

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ Board of Governors will meet early Saturday to select their choices for the 11th annual Governors Awards. The special meeting is three months earlier ...

Academy’s 11th Governors Awards Moved Up to October 27, as Elections Loom

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ Board of Governors will meet early Saturday to select their choices for the 11th annual Governors Awards. The special meeting is three months earlier ...

‘Velvet Buzzsaw’ Film Review: Jake Gyllenhaal Plays a Haunted Critic in Campy Art-World Horror Show

‘Velvet Buzzsaw’ Film Review: Jake Gyllenhaal Plays a Haunted Critic in Campy Art-World Horror Show Sophisticated even as it mocks the pretentiousness and inflated self-importance of those who profit from creative endeavors, Dan Gilroy’s “Velvet Buzzsaw,” which premiered Sunday at Sundance on its ...

How Production Designers Are Adapting to World of VFX

How Production Designers Are Adapting to World of VFX Many of today’s movies are shaped as much by visual effects as by physical design. It’s a development that has driven some production designers to stay involved in a production well beyond the ...

Skyscraper Director Talks The Rock, Burning Buildings and Red Notice | Exclusive

Skyscraper Director Talks The Rock, Burning Buildings and Red Notice | Exclusive Rawson Marshall Thurber has had tremendous success in comedy. The writer/director is responsible for such hits as Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story, We're the Millers, and Central Intelligence. Thurber ...

‘Suburbicon’ Production Designer On Cobbling Together Idyllic ’50s Suburb Out Of Disparate SoCal Locations

‘Suburbicon’ Production Designer On Cobbling Together Idyllic ’50s Suburb Out Of Disparate SoCal Locations Tackling a period project that feels true to life, rather than an imitation of the past, is no easy feat for any production designer—but it doesn’t hurt to have lived through the period being ...

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