ROME – Rome’s long-in-the-works $300 million Cinecittà World theme park, designed by multiple-Oscar-winning production designer designer Dante Ferretti and based on films shot at the famed studios…
ROME – Cinecittà Studios paid homage to Federico Fellini on Friday with a commemorative plaque placed by Rome Mayor Ignazio Marino outside the Studio 5 soundstage where the maestro made many of his…
"Anna Karenina," "Argo," "Django Unchained," "Lincoln" and "Les Miserables" have scored nominations for production design in a period film from the Art Directors Guild.
John Muto on Dante Ferretti, production designer for "Hugo"
Neither Martin Scorsese nor the top members of his creative team had done a 3D film before they embarked on "Hugo," but their first effort ended up garnering near-universal praise for the way they…
Martin Scorsese and his crew mulled the idea of shooting "Hugo" in 2D and converting it, but decided it needed to be shot in 3D -- though they quickly discovered the process required them to rethink…
In attempting to make his first film for all ages, Martin Scorsese has fashioned one for the ages.
As far back as production designer Dante Ferretti can remember, he was transfixed by the movies.
Tongues wagged last August when Paramount said it had made the business decision to postpone the release of "Shutter Island" from October to February.
For 15 years, art director Ferretti had been an almost perennial Oscar contender before finally winning for Martin Scorsese’s “The Aviator” in 2005. From his early years, working in his native Italy…
It was a busy Friday for Dante Ferretti, starting with an afternoon master class at UCLA, where the veteran production designer discussed his work with helmers Federico Fellini, Franco Zeffirelli and…