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Mark Friedberg on creating the cinematic worlds of The Ice Storm, The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou and The Underground Railroad

May 12, 2021 Mark Friedberg Season 2 Episode 8
Mark Friedberg on creating the cinematic worlds of The Ice Storm, The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou and The Underground Railroad
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Mark Friedberg on creating the cinematic worlds of The Ice Storm, The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou and The Underground Railroad
May 12, 2021 Season 2 Episode 8
Mark Friedberg

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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This podcast is brought to you by the Vancouver International Film Festival.
Presented on the traditional and unceded territory of the x
ʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), and sel̓íl̓witulh (Tsleil-Waututh) nations.

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

VIFF is running an online cinema on VIFF Connect, showcasing a program of compelling films for you to stream from the comfort of your home.  View what's streaming.

You can show your love of cinema by making a tax-deductible gift to VIFF. goviff.org/donate

Show Notes

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.

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––

This podcast is brought to you by the Vancouver International Film Festival.
Presented on the traditional and unceded territory of the x
ʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), and sel̓íl̓witulh (Tsleil-Waututh) nations.

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

VIFF is running an online cinema on VIFF Connect, showcasing a program of compelling films for you to stream from the comfort of your home.  View what's streaming.

You can show your love of cinema by making a tax-deductible gift to VIFF. goviff.org/donate