ADG Perspective

September-October 2017

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who's talking in this issue P E R S P E C T I V E | S E P T E M B E R / O C TO B E R 2 0 1 7 1 JUDY BECKER, Production Designer on BATTLE OF THE SEXES – page 46 "Despite the seeming ubiquity of tennis courts in Southern California, it was a long process of scouting and accessing to find ones that met the required criteria." JAMES CHINLUND, Production Designer on WAR FOR THE PLANET OF THE APES – page 29 "Developing the language for a new civilization is the pinnacle for a Production Designer, setting up the rules of a new world and fleshing out the systems that make it run." MARCO MIEHE, Set Designer on ROSEWOOD – page 64 "We are no longer in the good old days when Styrofoam ended up on the 405, blowing off the truck as it passed the Budweiser factory, leaving it empty to pick up a few pallets of beer." TODD FJELSTED, Production Designer on GLOW – page 54 "That was years ago, when I was still a virgin to the ring, before I knew the word kayfabe. I assumed the series would operate as a fun, campy look at a cheesy corner of American culture." JOHN MUTO, Production Designer on THE ADG FILM SOCIETY – page 34 "As I pondered how my elders could have possibly overlooked my need to meet those Golden Age guys; it suddenly hit me: Why couldn't I put together such a series?" Center, left to right: Oscar ® -nominated Production Designer Tom Sanders died this past July 6 (page 70). The chefs at Wolfgang Puck Catering are preparing treats for the Excellence in Production Design Awards, January 27, 2018 (page 12). Dr. James Tweedie at the University of Washington has received a grant to write a new book "placing Production Design at the center of the creative process when considering the classical studio system and its contemporary successors." (page 20)

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