Decorating Pages: TV and Film Design

Decorating Pages: TV and Film Design

Decorating Pages is a podcast dedicated to taking you behind the scenes of the designs of your favorite TV shows and Films.

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May 29, 2024 77 mins
On this episode I speak with Production Designer Michael Wylie. His credits include Men in Black 2, Legion, Masters of Sex, The Mysterious Benedict Society, Pushing Daisies, (for which he won a Primetime Emmy) and, most recently, Avatar The Last Airbender. Avatar: The Last Airbender follows A young boy known as the Avatar who must master the four elemental powers to save the world. The show is regarded by many critics as one of th...
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On this episode I speak with Production Designer Simon Elliott, the brilliant Production Designer, Simon Elliott. Join us as we discuss his latest project, a limited series adaptation of the Pulitzer Prize-winning book "All the Light We Cannot See" on Netflix. Simon shares the fascinating details behind recreating World War II France, the use of real materials to authentically bring this captivating story to life including using wo...
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On this episode I speak with five time Emmy winner, Production Designer Glenda Rovello. Glenda recently had the opportunity to reinvent the iconic sets for the return of the comedy classic “Frasier”. We speak about bringing this character back to the screen with all new sets, giving detail to large swing sets, her process of designing and more. We also talk about her collaboration with Set Decorator Amy Feldman on “Frasier”, “Two ...
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In this episode I speak with Set Decorator Michael Nallan and Production Designer Gerald Sullivan about the thrilling challenges of designing and decorating the Amazon Prime series “Mr. & Mrs. Smith”. The conversation covers designing a “To Die For” New York City Brownstone, dressing in countless NYC locations, reshoots, gunfights in the perm sets and working abroad in Italy. They describe how this action/comedy came to the scre...
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On this episode I speak with Graphic Designer Gina Alessi. Gina has been working in the industry on shows like "The OA", "American Horror Story" Season 10, "For All Mankind" season 3, "Black Lady Sketch Show", and her most recent work on the Apple+ limited series "Manhunt". In "Manhunt" Gina headed up the Graphics department that had to reproduce wallpaper-drenched interiors, dozens of antique maps, urgent telegrams, newspapers, c...
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On this episode I speak with Production Designer Helen Jarvis about the amazing limited series Shögun. The series is a massive undertaking with intense research, diving into historical texts, paintings, and archival material. She discusses that the goal is to not just recreate 17th-century Japan in the “Shoin-Zukuri” style but also make it visually compelling for a modern audience. Filmed on location in Vancouver, Shögun enlisted ...
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Welcome to the 1985 Production Design Film Study on the Decorating Pages Podcast. In this episode, we meticulously dissect the visual storytelling and set pieces that captivated audiences and garnered acclaim, earning their place among Oscar nominees. Our enlightening discussion features the expert opinions of host Kim Wannop, an accomplished set decorator, alongside the production designer, Adam Rowe. Together, they unpack the det...
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In this episode of the Decorating Pages Podcast, We discuss the Production Design film study of 1975 . Join host Kim Wannop and Production Designer Adam Rowe dissect the Oscar-nominated designs and the technological feats of that year. Our discussion highlights "The Hindenburg," where Kim Wannop reveals intriguing construction details and production challenges while Adam Rowe reflects on the film’s poor reception and technological...
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Decorating Pages Podcast Presents Production Design Film Study. This class examines Oscar-nominated films spanning a century of cinema. Accomplished professionals in Production Design will explore and dissect the sets featured in these nominated films and will educate why they were recognized for their design of their time. This class features the films of 1965 and is reviewed by Set Decorator Kim Wannop and Production Designe...
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Decorating Pages Podcast Presents Production Design Film Study. This class examines Oscar-nominated films spanning a century of cinema. Accomplished professionals in Production Design will explore and dissect the sets featured in these nominated films and will educate why they were recognized for their design of their time. This class features the films of 1929.This years films are reviewed by Set Decorator Kim Wannop and Prod...
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On this episode, I speak with Production Designer Mark Ricker and Set Decorator Cherish Hale. FX's Feud: Capote vs. the Swans is an eight episode limited series based on the best-selling book “Capote‘s Women: A True Story of Love, Betrayal, and a Swan Song for an Era" by Lawrence Leamer. (A book I devoured over last summer).The sets that Mark and Cherish create are lush, glamorous and enchanting. They previously collaborated on ...
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Welcome to Season 7 of Decorating Pages Podcast! Can't believe it's been two months since the last podcast. The episode is recaps the Design award season of the Emmys, ADG and SDSA awards. I talk about the coming season of the podcast and working since the WGA/SAG strike ended. Excited to have upcoming interviews to share and also continuing with the Design Film Study this year. This episode features Production Designer James Philp...
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In this episode I speak with Set Decorator, Larry Dias and Production Designer, Paul Austerberry. They talk about the intricate process of creating the musical film version of the beloved book “The Color Purple”. From selecting locations in Georgia and building sets in a swamp and a waterfall to antiquing and creating his own prop house of period dressing. We also discuss not just the color purple but the significance of color and...
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In this episode, I speak with two time Oscar nominated Set Decorator Lee Sandales and six time Oscar nominated Production Designer Nathan Crowley. We dive deep into their experiences working on the whimsical film “Wonka”. Listen to how Nathan created a whimsical and immersive world with intricate details that Lee shopped for all over Europe. And the joy and pain of having an editable set! It’s a fascinating behind-the-scenes int...
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Welcome to Decorating Pages Podcast series - Production Design Film Study: 1980 where we explore the intricate world of production design in each Oscar nominated film of that year. In today's episode, we dive into the mesmerizing world of 1980s cinema, examining the visual wonders of nominated films from that era. Joined by Set Decorator Kim Wannop is Production Designer/Art Director Raf Lydon, we unravel the secrets behind the cap...
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This week I speak with one of the industries most influential Production Design teams: Production Designer Arthur Max and Set Decorator Elli Griff. I was absolutely thrilled to speak to them about their project “Napoleon” directed by Ridley Scott. To create the epic scale of the movie, Production Designer Arthur Max, a three-time Oscar® nominee (“Gladiator”, “American Gangster” and “The Martian”) who has collaborated with Scott on ...
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Listen to Production Designer Trevor Smith @smithbilt talk about the fifth season of "Fargo"! From building a full scale house on a location and having influence from films like "Halloween" and "Home Alone". Trevor talks about the character sets and how the show reflects the roots of the series and the original "Fargo". #Fargo #FargoFX @Fargo @smithbilt #Setdecorator #setdecoration #tvdesign #moviedesign #DecoratingPages #Decorati...
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On this week's episode, listen to Ashley Rice, Katy Shirey, and Howard Warman, the Set Dec buyers for "For All Mankind" season four. We discuss their expertise in sourcing, researching, and dressing sets for Mars, Russia, and NASA! I feel incredibly fortunate to have had these three talented individuals on my team throughout season four of For All Mankind. Their contributions were invaluable, and I am immensely grateful for their...
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Welcome to the Decorating Pages Podcast Production Design Film Study - 1955 Color Films! In this episode, our host Kim Wannop and guest Production Designer, Stephan Olson, delve into the world of production design in Oscar-nominated films from 1955. Join us as we explore the intricate set production details, behind-the-scenes challenges, and overall impressions of iconic films such as "Daddy Long Legs" , "Guys and Dolls", "Picnic"...
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Get ready to dive into the world of production design film study and discuss the Black and White Oscar-nominated films of 1955! Join host Kim Wannop as she welcomes special guest Production Designer Steve Olson to discuss Black and White Oscar nominated films. From the gritty sets of 'Blackboard Jungle' to the glamorous world of 'I'll Cry Tomorrow,' get an inside look at the artistry behind these masterpieces. Also discussed are "M...
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