Section 1: Pre-Production Process Chapter 1: Introduction Chapter 2: The Responsibilities, The Relationships, and The Setup Chapter 3: Visual History Chapter 4: The Design Process Chapter 5: The Physical Design Chapter 6: A Legacy of Historical Techniques Chapter 7: CGI and Digital Filmmaking Section 2: Production and Post-Production Processes Chapter 8: Navigating Paperwork and Daily Shooting-Process Tasks Chapter 9: Networking and Self-Promotion Chapter 10: Non-Union vs. Union Status Section 3: Appendices Appendix A: Reference and Source Lists Appendix B: Start Paperwork Appendix C: Figure and Table List Appendix D: Glossary
Michael Rizzo is a writer, artist, photographer, teacher, art director, and web designer. He currently works as the Art Director of GLEE at Paramount Studios. Among the films he has both art directed and production designed are Vanilla Sky, Notes from Underground, Joy Ride, My Fellow Americans, Rocketman, Gone Fishin', Murder in the First, So I Married an Axe Murderer, Body of Evidence, White Sands and My Cousin Vinny, and JFK. His TV credits include Glee, The Hunley, The Day Lincoln was Shot, The Lost Battalion, Ghost Whisperer, Comic Relief, Golden Gate, and All My Children.
'I think that this book is not only a must for anyone who wants to make a career in the Art Department but a very useful reference for those who may already be working in film or television and who want to take the next step up the ladder - or change departments.' - Wendy Laybourn FBKS - Network Nine