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The art department features two departments, the construction department and the set decorators.  In this module, you will learn the role of the construction coordinator, the foreman, gang bosses and laborers, how accounting and purchasing of materials works, and how sets are constructed for a movie.



  • 27:52 video that takes you into the world of the construction coordinator
  • Companion guide


  • The duties and responsibilities of the:
    • Construction Coordinator
    • Leadmen
    • Gang Bosses
    • Laborers
  • How the construction coordinator addresses the accounting
  • How material are purchased
  • How a shop is set-up
  • How the hiring occurs in the construction department
"This would be an excellent way to support a production course — and it gives students a way to easily review basic concepts."
   - Richie Sherman,
     Pennsylvania State University