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The Production Designer is one of the critical members of a film production's creative inner circle.  Learn the Production Designer’s duties: breaking down a script, visualizing the look of the movie, working with the director and creating a convincing environment that not only supports the story, but adds another layer to the characters.


  • 21:14 video that walks you through the role of the production designer
  • Complete companion resource guide


  • The role of the Production Designer
  • How the Production Designer interprets the story in the designs
  • How the Production Designer interacts with the art department
  • How he determines the look and feel of the sets
 "Jason proves that top-notch production values are within the reach of anyone who has ever dreamt of making his own movie. You’ll learn far more about filmmaking with this practical, thorough and meticulously organized site than you ever will watching "Project Greenlight." Jason knows what he’s talking about, because he’s actually done it!"
   - Steve Skrovan, Executive Producer,
         Everybody Loves Raymond