From the start, one of Laika's strengths has been its world-building. "Coraline" and "The Boxtrolls" won Annie Awards for production design. For supervising production designer Nelson Lowry — who is…
For many of the production designers working on this season's awards contenders, crafting photogenic period-accurate looks was only half the battle. Some of their most daunting challenges involved…
New York University's Tisch School of the Arts is famed for its MBA/MFA program, which has churned out several Oscar winners. Ang Lee, Spike Lee and Martin Scorsese are all alums.
Nominated for multiple episodes, "American Horror Story" found subtle ways to tweak its audience.
As worldwide distribution and co-production deals generate more coin for TV drama production, they up the ante for production values as well as in the race for the Creative Arts Emmys. Captured on…
If anyone noticed a big run on Michelangelo's David statues in Vegas and Palm Springs, blame it on production designer Howard Cummings and set decorator Barbara Munch. They've been working on Steven…
A look at the work of Laurence Bennett, Rick Carter, Dante Ferretti, more...
From 1997's "G.I. Jane" to the new "Alien" prequel "Prometheus," production designer Arthur Max has begun each of his eight films with director Ridley Scott the same way.
J. Michael Riva, the prolific production designer whose credits spanned four decades of both commercial hits and prestige films including "A Few Good Men," "The Amazing Spider-Man," and, most…
John Iacovelli on James Yarnell, production designer, "American Idol" and "Dancing with the Stars"