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What an Art Director Does: An Introduction to Motion Picture Production Design

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A comprehensive introduction to film and television art direction and production design. Starting with a brief history of the field, Preston leads the reader through all the responsibilities and duties that fall on the art director's shoulders. Information on preparing script breakdowns, research, design and presentation, scouting and working on locations, set construction and design, working as part of a team, and much more.

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What an Art Director Does is a comprehensive introduction to film and television art direction and production design. Starting with a brief history of the field, Mr. Preston's lively, well-written text leads the reader through the ins and outs of all the responsibilities and duties that fall on the art director's shoulders. A wealth of information on preparing script breakdowns, research, design and presentation, scouting and working on locations, set design and construction, working as part of a team, and much more is coupled with examples drawn from the author's own experiences. This book is a must-read for all aspiring production designers and all filmmakers who desire a firm understanding of the physical process of film production.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781879505186
Author:
Preston, Ward
Publisher:
Silman-James Press
Location:
Los Angeles :
Subject:
Film - Direction & Production
Subject:
Vocational Guidance
Subject:
Performing arts
Subject:
Motion pictures
Subject:
Film - Amateur Production
Subject:
Motion pictures -- Setting and scenery.
Subject:
Motion pictures -- Art direction -- Vocational guidance.
Subject:
Film & Video - Direction & Production
Subject:
Film & Video - Amateur Production
Subject:
Film and Television-Production
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Series Volume:
89-5
Publication Date:
19940731
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
190
Dimensions:
9.18x7.00x.56 in. .94 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , What an Art Director Does is a comprehensive introduction to film and television art direction and production design. Starting with a brief history of the field, Mr. Preston's lively, well-written text leads the reader through the ins and outs of all the responsibilities and duties that fall on the art director's shoulders. A wealth of information on preparing script breakdowns, research, design and presentation, scouting and working on locations, set design and construction, working as part of a team, and much more is coupled with examples drawn from the author's own experiences. This book is a must-read for all aspiring production designers and all filmmakers who desire a firm understanding of the physical process of film production.
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