• APDG Dialogues in Design

APDG Social Media Manager Vanessa Loh and APDG Online Manager Daniel Willis have been working hard on an exciting new series of interviews, APDG Dialogues in Design.

These live videos are broadcast on Wednesday evenings and include outstanding APDG designers.

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The first Dialogues In Design featured Owen Paterson APDG, who spoke with Scott Bird APDG about his journey as a production designer from his humble beginnings in Perth to now working on some major Hollywood blockbusters.

Episode two was a fantastic presentation by the design team behind The Invisible Man, Alex Holmes, Katie Sharrock and Alice Lanagan. They discussed collaboration, locations and the magic of creating a world where something that isn’t visible, still exists. 

In episode three, Fiona Donovan APDG interviewed Xanthe Heubel (Lambs of God, The Commons) about all things costume design.

Episode four, Dr Julie Lynch APDG interviewed Fiona Crombie Production Designer (The Favourite and Snowtown).

Episode five, Tim Ferrier APDG spoke to Ian Gracie, Supervising Art Director (The Great Gatsby, Peter Rabbit, Alien: Covenant, Gods of Egypt).

Episode six was with Production Designer, Felicity Abbott (Ladies In Black) and Set Decorator, Daniel Birt (Assistant Set Decorator on Ghost in the Shell) will give us insight into their work on The Luminaries.

Episode seven features the art from the Stan film Relic. Production Designer Steven Jones-Evans APDG, Art Director Loretta Cosgrove and Set Decorator Vanessa Cerne discuss their process on the film.

Episode eight features the art from international blockbuster Alien: Covenant. Art Director Damien Drew APDG and Set Decorator Katie Sharrock discuss their process on the film.

The recordings:

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1. Dialogue in Design with Production Designer Owen Paterson APDG

2. Dialogue in Design featuring the art of The Invisible Man with Production Designer Alex Holmes and Set Decorator Katie Sharrock

3. Dialogue in Design with Costume Designer Xanthe Heubel

4. Dialogue in Design with Production Designer Fiona Crombie

5. Dialogue in Design with Supervising Art Director Ian Gracie APDG

6. Dialogue in Design featuring the Art of The Luminaries with Production Designer Felicity Abbott APDG and Set Decorator Daniel Birt

7. Dialogue in Design featuring the Art of Relic with Production Designer Steven Jones-Evans APDG, Art Director Loretta Cosgrove and Set Decorator Vanessa Cerne

8. Dialogue in Design featuring the Art of Alien Covenant with Art Director Damien Drew APDG and Assistant Set Decorator Katie Sharrock

9. Dialogue in Design with Jacob Nash and Jennifer Irwin APDG

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