By Design: Interviews with Film Production Designers

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In By Design, twenty prominent feature film designers talk about their careers, their relationships with Hollywood directors, and how they formulated and executed the technical and aesthetic designs of their film projects. The interviews explore production design techniques and the total process of establishing the visual "look" of many highly acclaimed feature films, including North by Northwest, Chinatown, The Godfather, Barry Lyndon, Reds, Amadeus, Brazil, Blade Runner, and The Last Emperor.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780275940317
  • Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 8/28/1992
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 296
  • Sales rank: 1,095,093
  • Lexile: 920L (what's this?)
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 0.69 (d)

Meet the Author

VINCENT LOBRUTTO is a freelance film editor and author of Selected Takes: Film Editors on Editing (Praeger, 1991).

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Table of Contents

1 Robert Boyle 1
2 Ted Haworth 17
3 Ken Adam 35
4 Richard Sylbert 49
5 Richard MacDonald 63
6 Paul Sylbert 73
7 Albert Brenner 87
8 Mel Bourne 101
9 Tony Walton 117
10 Terence Marsh 131
11 Ferdinando Scarfiotti 143
12 Polly Platt 155
13 Lawrence G. Paull 165
14 Patrizia Von Brandenstein 179
15 Stuart Wurtzel 193
16 Norman Garwood 205
17 Jane Musky 215
18 Wynn Thomas 227
19 Kristi Zea 241
20 Bruno Rubeo 255
Glossary 267
Bibliography 271
Index 275
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