Introduction to Production Design for Film and Screen
Explore the craft of Production Design with award-winning filmmakers and learn how it adds meaning and depth to screen stories.
Who is the course for?
This course is suitable for all screen creators and for designers from non-screen storytelling backgrounds.
It is for anyone interesting in learning more about Production Design for film, screen and broadcast. Whether you’re interested in art and design, considering a career in Production Design or a creative screen storyteller who wants to understand more about the value of great Production Design, this course will have something for you.
What topics will you cover?
The history, foundations and future of Production Design.
Research and references: the foundations of design.
The elements and principles of Production Design.
How Production Design supports and enriches screen stories.
Script analysis and Art Department breakdowns.
Controlling and enriching mood and tone in screen stories.
Pre-visualisation and visual communication.
What will you achieve?
By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to…
Discuss the history, context and underlying concepts of Production Design for screen stories.
Apply Production Design principles to appropriately enrich and support screen stories.
Evaluate a screen story in design terms, considering appropriate and practical solutions in your response.
Identify and communicate key principles of a screen design.
Effectively explain basic design concepts to creative collaborators.