- If I were to do only one-way job
my brain would soon die.
(Rūta, participant)

Participants

Vilnius, 2017

PRODUCTION DESIGNERS

Arūnas Čepulis
Lithuania
Arūnas Čepulis

Mostly total involvement helps to get to best results.

Casier Talina
Belgium
Casier Talina

...Ulrich Seidl. He is, at this time, one of my inspirations of directors I would love to work with.

Charlie Marie Austin
United Kingdom
Charlie Marie Austin

The award-winning design of the Mad Max sequel, Fury Road, would be my perfect redesign project.

Dovas Vyšniauskas
Lithuania
Dovas Vyšniauskas

I have a dream to be a production designer in a cartoon - to create the characters, interiors, exteriors.

Jessica Surendorff
Canada
Jessica Surendorff

The design becomes another character in the film, in a way.

Kamilla Kase
Estonia
Kamilla Kase

I think my biggest accomplishments are surviving the hardest projects and making new close friends out of them.

Kristine Wilhelmsen
Norway
Kristine Wilhelmsen

(Production designer should) have the ability to gain trust from the director, producer and photographer and the art department.

Miljena Vučković
Serbia
Miljena Vučković

I would love to work on movie that spans whole XX century and movies that represent past century.

Myriam Ugarte
Guatemala
Myriam Ugarte

What thrills me the most is knowing that generating a pervasive mood that seems to organically exist, depends on a great Art Department.

Natasha McDonell
United Kingdom
Natasha McDonell

Firstly I just live, dream and breathe cinema and absolutely love narrative, character, and aesthetics.

Paulius Dascioras
Lithuania
Paulius Dascioras

I love concept art and i follow the big stars of concept art scene every day on social networks

Stijn Verhoeven
Belgium
Stijn Verhoeven

A production designer should be able to draw as far as to communicate an image.

Tomass Kremers
Latvia
Tomass Kremers

 I want the director to know the possibilities of showing amazing things with various methods.

Vibeke Larsen Maltun
Norway
Vibeke Larsen Maltun

Nature is also a great influencer to me.

Vicentiu Garbacea
Finland / Romania
Vicentiu Garbacea

Vlatko Chachorovski
Macedonia
Vlatko Chachorovski

The visualization of historical events is like making the time machine.

Zanda Zeidake
Latvia
Zanda Zeidake

My biggest inspirations are the paintings; I am often fascinated how artists manage to create an atmosphere and mood in a still picture.

AUTHORS OF SELECTED PROJECTS

Pierre Puget
Scriptwriter
Germany
Pierre Puget

I like confronting my ideas with the imagination of the designer.

Hana Vagnerova
Scriptwriter / Actress
Czech Republic
Hana Vagnerova

We would like them to understand the message of our story and help us develop the design that would support the feelings and isolation our characters feel.

Mamdooh Afdile
Scriptwriter
Finland
Mamdooh Afdile

I would like the production designer to be a partner in the brainstorming already in the development period, to set the basis for elements to be explored at a later stage in production.

Marcin Kubawski
Scriptwriter
Poland
Marcin Kubawski

Once the production designer reads our script, I hope we can work together on developing a vision of a world in which both our characters and the story as a whole will fit perfectly.

Milosz Sakowski
Scriptwriter / Director
Poland
Milosz  Sakowski

Ideal level of production designer's involvement with my work is when I can share my vision with him/her and expect a creative brainstorming over ideas and concepts which will lead in to something better.

Tomasz Winski
Scriptwriter / Director
Czech Republic
Tomasz  Winski

I would like to work with the production designer in the same way as with the DOP and the costume designer - they all should deeply understand what the story is really about and together we should come up with a visual code that would express the theme and the hidden meaning of the film.