We invite you to participate in panels, meetups and seminars around the USA and internationally. Events are the best way to meet colleagues, exchange stories, ask for advice, and learn about current issues facing our industry.

June 13, 2020

To support colleagues worldwide as they gradually return to production, we are launching a virtual monthly meetup!

As production designers navigate the safety challenges of COVID-19, we aim to provide a space for sharing experiences from the forefront of the reopening p...

June 13, 2020

Join our next virtual film club as we salute the reopening of movie theaters worldwide!

We are honored to welcome PDC member Nathan Crowley, who will discuss and share his work on the upcoming film "Tenet", directed by Christopher Nolan.

The session will take place onl...

June 13, 2020

The Collective is thrilled to host production designers James Chinlund, Naomi Shohan and Mark Digby in a round table  moderated by colleague Jim Bissell.

This incredible group will share their expertise and design process while discussing their work on big-budget,...

May 20, 2020

In our career and education, we learn many tools to become better designers - from drafting software to art appreciation - but we are rarely taught management and leadership skills. As a result, many of us struggle to manage our crews while dealing with the daily press...

May 5, 2020

We are excited to continue our "Virtual Film Club" series by hosting Academy Award winning production designer Barbara Ling, who will discuss her work on Quentin Tarantino's "Once Upon A Time in Hollywood".

The session will take place online on on Saturday, Jun...

May 5, 2020

This month in our "Screen Sharing" series we are thrilled to host a panel on Cinematography and Production Design, featuring cinematographers Chayse Irvin, John Schwartzman, Mátyás Erdély and Rob McLachlan.

The round table will explore the special relationship between D...

April 17, 2020

Communication tools for production designers vary, from hand-drawn perspectives to Photoshop mock ups and scale models. with recent advances in technology, computer programs such as SketchUp and Rhino can be used to create photo-realistic 3D renderings. Virtual Reality...

April 17, 2020

We continue our "Sharing the Screen" series with a conversation on concept art, and are thrilled to have as our guests Industrial Light and Magic's VFX art directors David Nakabayashi and Aaron McBride.

The conversation will cover the history of ILM's concept art, the p...

April 2, 2020

We are excited to announce a new online series of sessions called "Sharing the Screen", in which we will converse with fellow artists from both production and post-production about their creative process.

In our first session we will host colorist Natacha Ikoli, who w...

March 31, 2020

We are thrilled to welcome PDC member Uli Hanisch to our film club! Uli will discuss his production design for the award-winning TV show "Babylon Berlin", set in Germany in the 1920s.

The film club will take place online on on Saturday, April 4th, at 11am PST /...

Please reload

  • Facebook Clean
  • Twitter Clean

FAIR USE NOTICE: This site contains copyrighted images, the use of which has not always been specifically authorized by the copyright owner. The use of these images by the PDC, a non-for-profit group, aims to advance understanding of the production design profession. We believe this constitutes a 'fair use' of any such copyrighted material as provided for in section 107 of the US Copyright Law.