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THE BUZZ - Featuring Joanne Baker SDSA


SDSA The Buzz, Apr-May 2021 - Issue 9
 
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In this issue: Panels and Podcasts Coverage, Members in the News and
Joanne Baker in the Set Decorator Spotlight
FIDM ONLINE LECTURE SERIES
Setting the Scene: Inside the World of Mank
April 15, 2021


SDSA Member FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising presented an online conversation with Set Decorator Jan Pascale SDSA and Production Designer
Donald Graham Burt about their Academy Award nomination for
Best Production Design on the Netflix film MANK.

The Q& A was moderated by Tom Henkenius,

director of FIDM’s Bachelor of Arts degree in digital marketing
THE CHAIRISH PODCAST
What Does a Set Decorator Do?
April 14, 2021
SDSA Business Member Chairish talked Set Decoration in a recent episode of The Chairish Podcast.

Host Michael Boodro was joined by Set Decorators
Elizabeth Keenan SDSA, Jessica Petrucelli SDSA, and
Ellen Brill SDSA, to chat about how they got into showbiz, why character-driven design is such a challenge, their secret sources and how obsessed collectors help to bring their visions to life.

Listen here:
#TheChairishPodcast, Episode 34
What Does a Set Decorator Do?
VARIETY SCREENING ROOM SERIES
'News of the World' Artisans Discuss Challenges of Making a Period Piece


The 2021 edition of Variety's Screening Room Series included a conversation moderated by Deputy Awards and Features Editor Jenelle Riley with 'News of The World's'
Set Decorator Elizabeth Keenan SDSA, Production Designer David Crank
and Composer James Newton Howard. 

Watch the conversation here
'News of the World' Artisans Discuss Challenges of Making a Period Piece
Decorating the Silver Screen.
Jan Pascale's path from
Pittsburgh to Hollywood

Pittsburgh Quarterly
Article

Set Decorator Jan Pascale SDSA

Set Decorators Society of America Awards: David Fincher's 'Mank' Tops Winners List With
Best Picture & Best Period Design

Deadline
Article
Set Decorators Announce Winners of 1st SDSA Film Awards, 'Mank' Picked as Best Picture
Below the Line
Article
Mank’ Wins Oscar For Best Production Design; Set Decorator Jan Pascale Thanks Career Mentors In Acceptance Speech
Deadline
Article
Set Decorator Jan Pascale SDSA

Aspire Honors Award Seasons'
Most Overlooked Categories

Aspire
Article
Set Decorators Keri Lederman SDSA
Ellen Christiansen SDSA

ADG and SDSA Team with American Cinemateque for 15th Annual
Art of Production Design
Oscar Panel

Below the Line
Article
Production Designers Behind ‘Mank,’ ‘Tenet’, ‘The Father,’
News of the World’ and
Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom
Talk Crafting Oscar-Worthy Sets

Hollywood Reporter
Article
 


'The Trial of the Chicago 7' Leads Pre-Oscar Guild Awards - but 'Soul' Dominates
The Wrap
Article
SDSA Awards mentions
 

SETDECOR Shines a Spotlight on Elizabeth Keenan’s Work on
News of the World

Below the Line
Article
Set Decorator Elizabeth Keenan SDSA
Mank’ on track to be first black-and-white Oscar winner for Best Production Design in 27 years
Goldderby
Article

Set Decorator Jan Pascale SDSA
BAFTA Film Awards Day 1:
‘Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom’, ‘Rocks’, ‘Mank’ Among Craft Winners

Deadline
Article

Set Decorators Cathy Featherstone SDSA, Elizabeth Keenen SDSA,
Jan Pascale SDSA,  Katie Spencer SDSA

Why Recreating Hearst Castle Should Earn 'Mank' the Oscar
for Production Design
Article
Set Decorator Jan Pascale SDSA

Ryan Murphy’s Production Designers Explain How They Help Create a Distinctive Aesthetic
Variety
Article
Production Designer
Matthew Flood Ferguson SDSA
 


Beechview's Jan Pascale's set decoration on 'Mank' captures
'30s Hollywood glamour

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Article
Set Decorator Jan Pascale SDSA
 
Celebrity Real Estate: Jesse Tyler Ferguson Lists Los Feliz Home Previously Owned by Gwen Stefani for $7 Million
AD
Article
Set Decorator Peter Gurski SDSA
Filming Has Begun on
Aaron Sorkin's Next Film
'Being the Ricardos'; Crew and Additional Cast Revealed

Collider
Article
Set Decorator Ellen Brill SDSA













 
Fennick NYC Props

FENNICK NYC PROPS Founder & Curator Ron Fennick, who is a creative talent unto himself, has amassed over 60,000 square feet of authentic vintage props, from the 1940s to the 1990s, featuring large quantities of sought after categories such as: Neon signage, Luggage, Telephone booths, Prison furniture + fixtures, Airport benches, Music instruments + equipment, TV Studio cameras, Court Room furniture, Televisions, Chairs, Mole Richardson Lighting, Tanker Desks, Electronic equipment, Vending Machines, Jukeboxes and Arcade games.

If at the 25th hour you happen to need a wrecking ball for Miley Cyrus to swing from for an SNL episode, Ron Fennick is your go-to guy... He works 24/7 and has collaborated with the most creative, discerning, detail- oriented Set Decorators and Prop Masters in the business on films, shows, and commercials that include Joker, The Irishman, Maniac, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, The Post, The Deuce, Calvin Klein, Hunters, John Wick, Halston, to name a bunch...



Fennick Studio Props - Warehouse
1 Market Street
Passaic, NJ 07055
Phone: 212-688-6720
Hours: Mon - Fri 7:30am - 6:30pm
             Weekends by Appointment, 11:00am - 4:00pm


Contact: Ron Fennick
Email: luxegear@yahoo.com or 
fennicknyc@gmail.com
Website: www.fennicknyc.com
IG: @fennicknycprops


SDSA Members since 2017

JOANNE BAKER




Partial Credits:

BLACK-ISH
(season 1-5)

 
MIXED-ISH
(season 2)

#BLACKAF


SOUTHLAND
(season 5)


ENTOURAGE
(season 2)


SECRET LIFE OF THE
AMERICAN TEENAGER
(season 1-5)

BIG BROTHER
(season 4-5)

 
In a Few Words...


Which talent would you most like to have?

I would like to speak many languages fluently.


What do you consider your greatest achievement?
 
I'm proud of the organization that I created that supports young people in the arts.



Which word or phrase do you use the most?

"All experience is an Arch" - from 'Ulysses' by Tennyson


What do you look for on the Craft Services table?

Fruit. Bagels.


Please name a benefit of being an SDSA member.

Getting to know fellow Decorators and Business Members through SDSA events and committees. 

The Business Members have such an incredible knowledge and expertise in their fields. When there's a personal connection, the collaboration on projects is more enjoyable.


 
Check out the articles in SETDECOR ONLINE!
 
FILM DECOR

MA RAINEY'S BLACK BOTTOM

Hot summer with the Mother of the Blues!

Set Decorators
Karen O'Hara SDSA
and Diana Stoughton

NEWS OF THE WORLD

"You've really got to do your homework,
because you'll break the story if you don't."
- Set Decorator
Elizabeth Keenan SDSA

More articles are waiting for you at SETDECOR Online!
SDSA Members are hard at work on...


Some of your favorite shows:
           
BIG SHOT
Set Decorator - Karen Manthey SDSA
CRUEL SUMMER
Set Decorator - Amy Darcey SDSA
DYNASTY
Set Decorator - Cindy Carr SDSA
FLATBUSH MISDEMEANORS
Set Decorator - Jessica Petruccelli SDSA

GODFATHERS OF HARLEM
Set Decorator - Melanie J. Baker SDSA
HACKS
Set Decorator - Ellen Dorros SDSA
IN TREATMENT
Set Decorator - Jon Bush SDSA
JUPITER'S LEGACY
Set Decorator - Jeffrey A. Melvin SDSA
THE KOMINSKY METHOD
Set Decorator - Debra Echard SDSA
MARE OF EASTTOWN
Set Decorator - Edward McLoughlin SDSA 
MOSQUITO COAST
Set Decorator - Kimberly Leonard SDSA
RUTHERFORD FALLS
Set Decorator - Lori Mazuer SDSA
SHADOW AND BONE
Assistant Set Decorators -
Megan Bosaw, Kevin Downey SDSA, Matthew Versteeg




 And movies:

ABOVE SUSPICION
Set Decorators -
Bob Gould, Linda Lee Sutton SDSA

ARMY OF THE DEAD
Set Decorator - Sophie Neudorfer SDSA

DREAM HORSE
Set Decorator - Charlotte Dirickx SDSA
SILENT LIFE
Production Designers -
Natalia Dar, Regina O'Brien SDSA

THE WOMAN IN THE WINDOW
Set Decorator - Rena DeAngelo SDSA




Don't see your show listed here?! Let us know what you're working on!
Please send the title of your show to InfoSubmit@setdecorators.org
Please welcome the following Members:

Cathy Featherstone SDSA (UK)
 
Tina Cianfaro SDSA (Associate)
Doriane Defaugeres SDSA (Associate)
Steph McNally SDSA (Associate)


Amanda Goldstein, Student (Chapman)
Patrice Lehermeier, Student (WLAC)
Jason Mendoza, Student (LS Film School) 

Patrice Quintero, Student (WLAC/HCPR)
Jonathan Rubenstein, Student (SCAD)



Please welcome the following Business Members:

Call Before You Fall, Inc. (Agoura Hills, CA)
Scott & Sons Picture Framing (Atlanta, GA)




To see all of our set decorator members, check out the 
Membership Directory on the SDSA website

Do you know someone that is interested in joining?
Membership information can be found here on the SDSA website

 
SDSA General Membership Meeting
Thursday, June 17th, 2021 

 More information to follow...


 
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