Production Design Week

Production Designers Gathering: Research and Inspiration

October 20
11:00 ET
Where do we start our research process? What is the right balance between historical accuracy and artistic license? How has research changed with the rise of digital archives?

Panelists share their research methods and advice on resources, archives and libraries.

Jack Fisk (The Tree of Life)
Sarah Greenwood (Atonement)
Akin McKenzie (The Woman King)
Francesca Di Mottola (The Great)

Thomas Walsh (Longmire)

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 will be screened 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.