It's no surprise that David Fincher's Mank was nominated for the Best Production Design. Production designer Donald Graham Burt is a veteran Fincher collaborator and he has a perfectionist streak equal to the director. Along with set decorator Jan Pascale, Burt tells us how he helped craft a period-specific look for the celebrated film.
From the daunting task of recreating Hearst Castle interiors to the iPhone filter they used to audition every possible prop; you'll get a sense of designing the look of a film on this scale, as well as applicable tips to any production at any size.
Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices