In this episode, Emmy Award-winning production designer Mark Friedberg dives into the process behind creating the iconic cinematic worlds of films such as The Ice Storm, Joker, If Beale Street Could Talk, Selma and Barry Jenkins' limited series adaptation of Colson Whitehead’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel for Amazon Studios, The Underground Railroad.
Speaking to writer and film critic Nathalie Atkinson at VIFF 2020, Friedberg discusses collaborating with a long list of beloved directors including Ang Lee, Wes Anderson, Barry Jenkins, Ava DuVernay and Todd Haynes.
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We've taken our VIFF Talks online with a series of virtual events lined up over the coming weeks, including conversations with The Underground Railroad and Moonlight editor, Joi McMillon and director of WandaVision, Matt Shakman. Keep an eye out for upcoming events at goviff.org
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