What Does A Set Designer In A Movie Do?


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    Designs sets for theatrical productions: Confers with play's director
regarding interpretation and set requirements. Conducts research to
determine appropriate architectural and furnishing styles. Integrates
requirements, interpretation, research, design concepts, and practical
considerations regarding factors, such as mobility, interchangeability,
and budget to plan sets. Renders drawing or illustration of design
concept, estimates costs, and presents drawing for approval. Prepares
working drawings of floor plan, front elevation, scenery, and
properties to be constructed. Prepares charts to indicate where items,
such as curtains and borders are to be hung. Oversees building of sets,
furniture, and properties. May build scale models from cardboard,
plaster, or sponge. May design stage lighting to achieve dramatic or

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