Prop Design for the Real World: Tips from a Leading Designer - OD6301

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The movie design process relies on extensive research into graphic styles from across the decades and around the world to recreate scenes that feel authentic to the audience. Join Annie Atkins, graphic designer for Wes Anderson and Steven Spielberg and author of Fake Love Letters, Forged Telegrams, and Prison Escape Maps: Designing Graphic Props for Filmmaking, to learn how she translates her film experience into the artwork she creates for the real world.

Iin this fascinating session, you’ll discover:

  • Fake love letters: How Annie makes physical objects out of other people’s emails
  • How she designed the cover for the Creative Review anniversary issue celebrating 40 years of creativity
  • COVID-19: A collective response to the pandemic between Annie and her Instagram followers

Technical Level: General Audience

Type: Keynote

Category: Inspiration

Track: Creativity and Design in Business, Illustration and Digital Painting, Graphic Design, Video

Audience: Art/Creative Director, Educator, Graphic Designer, Motion Graphics/Visual Effects Artist, Post-Production Professional, Print Designer