Production Design Week

PD Gathering: What Makes a Great Art Department?

October 20
09:00 ET
As department heads, how can we put the best team together?

Our panelists share their ideas on hiring practices, improving communication within the department, delegating and dealing with conflict. We hear their stories about handling sensitive work situations under pressure, and building team spirit in spite of challenges.

David + Sandy Wasco (La La Land)
Lisa Myers (Wu-Tang: An American Saga)
LandJeannine Oppewall (Pleasantville)

Kalina Ivanov (Lovecraft Country)

Watch this recorded panel from the 2022 inaugural Production Designers Gathering, an international conference for and by production designers. The Gathering took place over 4 days on the island of Spetses, Greece, and featured panels, workshops and social events.

The recording is available on the IPDW youtube channel.

About the Organizer:

The Production Designers Collective is a non-profit initiative created to provide practical training, workshops and conferences for production designers and production design students worldwide. The organization aims to strengthen the production design community, mentor future generations of production designers and promote inclusion through sharing knowledge and experience.