A BRUSH WITH FILM
of the following 'brushes with film" (design stories) came to me, while crawling around under my father's pool table,
many more while getting trounced by some of the world's best film designers at
that same table.
These "film design supermen", spun tall tales, sipped Senor Lustau-Brandy
and smoked Pantagas Shorts (for the non cheroot devotee these were cigars not
underwear ;-) At last count I believe between them all, they had to their
credit won over 30 Academy Awards for best Art Direction. As respectable
"tall tales", I promise the stories have been
un-apologetically and geometrical embellished upon (by them), although rooted in
UNDER THE POOL TABLE
As film design draws from
all of the arts; artists, architects, and designers of all disciplines are
welcome to join in. May our stories merit a footnote in design oral history.
More importantly may they be worthy enough to lodge in the memories of
tomorrow's young designers and artists.
in the grand tradition of the Cinemgundi Club let us begin.
UNDER THE ARCH WITH CLEOPATRA
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BABY CHICKENS ON THE TITANIC
QUEENS PINE TREE
IN MY LAGOON - Go To TEASER SYNOPSIS
SAND FOR TOM? - Go To - TEASER