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Complete Guide to Film and Digital Production, 2nd Edition by Lorene Wales

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The Art Department

 

 

 

 

The art department on a project is one of the most important departments. Like the camera crew, its work is seen completely on the screen. The art department is the team that creates the total look of all the sets and locations. While the camera department, specifically the DP, is responsible for the photographic look of the show, the art department is responsible for everything the camera photographs. As with other departments, your script and the extent of your budget will determine how involved or big your art department is. If the film is very high budget, you will most likely find all of the positions listed in this chapter. If the film is medium budget, you may have approximately 60 percent of the ...

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