Set Design for Film and Television

The design element in film and television has always played a major part in any production. The designer's role is crucial to the invention of the world that we see on screen, from the recreation of a specific period in history, authentic present day, or the innovative sculptural design involved in light entertainment, comedy, arts, music or game shows...

Taught by: Sue Booth, Clara Zita.

Description

The design element in film and television has always played a major part in any production. The designer's role is crucial to the invention of the world that we see on screen, from the recreation of a specific period in history, authentic present day, or the innovative sculptural design involved in light entertainment, comedy, arts, music or game shows.

Who should take this course?

This course is aimed at beginners who would like to gain knowledge of the processes involved when designing for a production and learn more about the careers available in the art department of films or television.

Topics covered

You will be introduced to the dynamics involved when designing for a multi-camera television studio environment, resulting in an accurate scale and colour model of a set for a specific show.

We then look at film design, covering script breakdown, character analysis, simple scenery construction, set dressing and location film work.

By the end of the course students will have produced models, ground plans, moodboards and visuals for their portfolio.

Entry requirements: None

Level: Beginners

Read more about this course on the CSM Short Course blog http://csmshortcourses.myblog.arts.ac.uk/


Please note: This course is for students aged 18 and older

Tutor information

Sue Booth has been a Production Designer in film and TV for over 20 years.She has a degree in Film and Television Design and started her working life as a theatre designer before moving into film and TV, first as an Art Director and then as a Production Designer. Sue has worked for BBC, ITV and many independents, on films and dramas. Some of the projects she has worked on may be seen on https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0095808/

Clara Zita trained at YTV and the BBC and is currently working as a Production Designer. She has worked on a large variety of prestigious TV programmes and feature films.

Materials

Please bring with you to the first session:

  • Sketch Pad
  • A4 Tracing pad
  • 10ft tape measure
  • HB pencil
  • 1:50mm scale ruler (optional)
  • Small cutting mat
  • Scalpel and 10a surgical blades
  • Metal ruler
  • Anything which you would like to draw with, such as pens or coloured pencils

Details for booking

Date Day of Week Time Duration Cost Status Location Action
09/07/2018 - 13/07/2018 Monday to Friday 10:00 - 16:00 1 Week £580 Available Granary Sq. - N1C Add to Basket
10/09/2018 - 14/09/2018 Monday to Friday 10:00 - 16:00 1 Week £580 Available Granary Sq. - N1C Add to Basket
20/10/2018 - 17/11/2018 Saturdays 10:00 - 16:00 5 Weeks £580 Available Granary Sq. - N1C Add to Basket
26/01/2019 - 23/02/2019 Saturdays 10:00 - 16:00 5 Weeks £580 Available Granary Sq. - N1C Add to Basket
01/04/2019 - 05/04/2019 Monday to Friday 10:00 - 16:00 1 Week £580 Available Granary Sq. - N1C Add to Basket