Gene Serdena SDSA has a fascinating conversation with the Star Wars universe master production designer, Doug Chiang, Production Designer Andrew L Jones and Set Decorator Amanda Moss Serino SDSA about the making of the hugely popular series THE MANDALORIAN and incorporating the technical marvel of the LED Volume in the process.
It is and isn’t, as the team enlightens us!
As Doug mentions, “It's interesting, because, you know, Star Wars is a lot about spectacle and scope. Sometimes when we design these vast worlds, it's almost impossible to realize them except in post-production...until now. One of the really terrific advantages of having the LED Volume when we're shooting is that we have all that content for the actors to react to...”
And it’s up to Amanda, Andrew & Doug to create...
Click on the video above to learn about the origin of the Mandalorian and the series, how it carries the STAR WARS aesthetic, how there is a thru line of this aesthetic for all of the STAR WARS universe and itterations throughout its history, and discover what comprises it!