Art Department 101 - The Academy of Film, Fashion & Design

Art Department 101

Have you ever wondered what it takes to create amazing scenes in movie sets?

Do you want to control the look and feel of environments seen in film?

Learn what it takes to create magnificent settings and environments for film with this course!

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Course Information

In this course we explore the basic concepts, equipment and conduct associated with a role in the many tiers of the Art Department on a film or video set. This introductory course will give you all of the tools you need to step onto set for your first day as a general Art PA, Props PA or other introductory Art Positions on set with full confidence. This seminar includes detailed discussions of set protocol and etiquette, equipment demonstrations and other helpful information for working on set. 1.1 Introduction to the Art Department - Part 1
1.2 Introduction to the Art Department - Part 2
1.3 First Day on Set - Part 1
1.4 First Day on Set - Part 2
1.5 Tape Roll
1.6 Power Tools
1.7 Hand Tools
1.8 Sprays
1.9 Specialty Items
1.10 Greeking - Part 1
1.11 Greeking - Part 2
1.12 Paints
1.13 Computers and Software
1.14 Transport
1.15 Conclusion

Meet our expert

  • Bobby Marinelli

    Bobby Marinelli is a Floridian born filmmaker. In 2006, he graduated from the University of Florida with a Bachelor’s in Telecommunication Production. Soon after he began working in television, with production credits on Discovery Channel’s Miami Ink and Dual Survival and TLC’s What Not to Wear. In 2010, he received a Master of Fine Arts in Film Production from Florida State University’s College of Motion Picture Arts. His thesis film “Waking Eloise” won, among other honors, a College Television Award for comedy short, the Grand Jury Prize for a short at Dances With Films and inclusion in the 2011 American Pavilion’s Emerging Filmmakers Showcase at the Cannes Film Festival. Bobby’s feature film work includes Production Designing 2012’s Roswell FM, 2014’s Altitude, 2015’s The Accident and Art Directing the 2013 Sundance Film Festival Selection, The Rambler.

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