Film 101: If a movie looks good, it's probably thanks to this behind-the-scenes star
What does an art director do? Amanda Parris hosts this week's lesson in Film 101
Don't go judging a book by its cover. But a movie? That's another story.
Sometimes, you know a five-star flick within seconds of watching it — and it's the art director who's in charge of perfecting a film's stylistic vision. Guided by what the production designer and director of photography have mapped out, it's their job to manage all the key creative players and ensure everything on screen looks amazing. But there's even more to it than that. Amanda Parris hosts this week's lesson of Film 101.
Previously covered on Film 101:
Watch The Filmmakers this Saturday at 8:30 p.m. (9 NT) on CBC Television, or stream it at cbc.ca/watch. After the episode, stick around to see this week's feature presentation, J'ai Tué Ma Mère (I Killed My Mother).