In this issue SDSA Modernism Week panel,
and Sandy Reynolds-Wasco is in the Set Decorator Spotlight
SDSA Panel at Modernism Week
The SDSAis presenting a Set Decorator panel discussion at Modernism Week. 2017.
Screen Style: Creating Narrative Spaces on Film and Television
Moderated by Cathy Whitlock, author of Designs on Film: A Century of Hollywood Art Direction Halina Siwolop SDSA, Set Decorator for Showtime’s Masters of Sex
and Gene Serdena SDSA, Set Decorator of the film Passengers
Saturday, February 18th, 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
At H3K Design | 501 S. Palm Canyon Dr. | Palm Springs, CA 91164 Reception immediately following panel discussion
Tickets $35 on the Modernism Week Website (click here)
A limited number of tickets available pre-sale through the SDSA Office for $30
(until February 10th or completely sold out) (contact SDSA here)
SDSA Bus Available
Tickets discounted to $25 when pre-purchased through the SDSA Office
with a Bus Package ($25 ticket + $55 bus = $80 total)
Ride to Palm Springs in a luxury coach leaving the morning of February 18th from
the SDSA and returning that same evening. Seating is limited. Book by February 10th. (book SDSA Bus tickets here)
Set Decorator Beth Wooke SDSA interviewed byNBC Boston
Entertainment reporter Jackie Bruno went to Los Angeles to visit the set of the
hit NBC television show THIS IS US to find out what goes into making the show.
(Published Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017)
Click on the television for the segment link
Jeannie Gunn SDSA
Jeannie Gunn, a dedicated leader of the SDSA for many years, passed away on
December 28th, 2016.
Born into the business - her father introduced her to the property department at MGM in 1979 - Gunn helped define the look of contemporary decades from the late 70's through the mid 2o00's.
Personal commitment to the betterment of her craft and community led Gunn to take leadership roles in the SDSA, the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences and IATSE Local 44 on behalf of set decorators and their profession. She served as Governor to the Television Academy of Arts & Sciences, representing the Art Directors/Set Decorators Peer Group, a position she held for four years. She was then elected by the Governors to serve on the Executive Board of the Academy, as well as Chair of the Board for the SDSA and a Trustee of IATSE Local 44.
Quietly sophisticated, known for deep understanding and clarity, calmness, a wry sense of humor and an ability to mediate, Jeannie Gunn was recognized in 2010 with the Set Decorators Society of America’s highest honor, the Earl Cooperman Lifetime Achievement Award.
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In a Few Words...
Which talent would you most like to have? Tap dance. Anytime I'm in line at the bank or the post office, waiting in line for a train or subway, the urge to dance around the hall comes on but the talent doesn't inspire the brain to move the feet!
What do you consider your greatest achievement? Achievement. That's a loaded word. I think of things that I haven't so much accomplished but learned, and think it's how to listen, how to see and how to appreciate the flip side of things.
Which word or phrase do you most overuse? Cool...Howdy
What do you look for on the Craft Services table? Sliced pineapple! It's a mystery to me how to skin or core that fruit! Please name a benefit of being an SDSA member. Love "THE BUZZ." I'm always curious to read about others' adventures in movie making.
I appreciate the SDSA as a way to keep connected with everyone and I value the information that the SDSA supplies to its members. I remember a great meeting early on when a business lawyer came to answer our questions on negotiating deals and contracts. Also, a questionnaire circulated to anonymously compare wages, perks, raises and protecting our crews.
Efforts like that on our behalf are so welcome.
Director Juan Antonio Bayona talks about the sets and symbols of the
visually spectacular and stunningly emotional A MONSTER CALLS
Director Ted Melfi talks about the sets for the Oscar® nominated HIDDEN FIGURES,
the breakthrough story of the elite teams of women mathematicians who were a hidden
but essential part of NASA's leap into space!
POWERLESSSet Decorator - Susan Eschelbach SDSA THE AMERICANS Set Decorator - Amanda Carroll SDSA ONE DAY AT A TIMESet Decorator - Ron Olsen SDSA GIRLFRIEND'S GUIDE TO DIVORCE Set Decorators -
Richard C. Walker SDSA, Caroline George-Kohne BASKETS Set Decorator - Stephanie Beaurain SDSA OUTSIDERS Set Decorator - Beauchamp Fontaine SDSA THE PATH Set Decorator - Robert Covelman SDSA SCANDAL Set Decorator - Barbara Cassel SDSA THE FOSTERS Set Decorator - Linda Louise Sheets SDSA SWITCHED AT BIRTH Set Decorator - Richard C. Walker SDSA 24 LEGACY Set Decorator - Natali Pope SDSA APB Set Decorators - Elaine O'Donnell SDSA, Abbie Jacobson THE EXPANSE Set Decorator - Peter C. Nicolakakos SDSA MASTERCHEF JUNIOR Set Decorator - Heidi Boyle Miller SDSA HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER Set Decorator - Claudette Didul SDSA MOM Set Decorator - Ann Shea SDSA NCIS: LOS ANGELES Set Decorator - Michele Poulik SDSA NICKY, RICKY, DICKY & DAWN Set Decorator - Maralee Zediker SDSA TEEN WOLF Set Decorator - Brandi Kalish SDSA IT'S ALWAYS SUNNY IN PHILADELPHIA Set Decorator - Justin Lieb SDSA SUPERIOR DONUTS Set Decorator (pilot) - Melinda Ritz SDSA THE TALK Set Decorator - Stephen Paul Fackrell SDSA
Playing at a theater near you:
A MONSTER CALLS Set Decorator – Pilar Revuelta SDSA SILENCE Set Decorator - Francesca LoSchiavo SDSA HIDDEN FIGURES Set Decorator - Missy Parker SDSA LIVE BY NIGHT Set Decorator – Nancy Haigh SDSA THE FOUNDER Set Decorator - Susan Benjamin SDSA GOLD Set Decorator - Carla Curry SDSA BASTARDSSet Decorators – Jeanette Scott,
Kimberly Wannop SDSA (Los Angeles) MONSTER TRUCKS Set Decorator - Hamish Purdy SDSA SLEEPLESS Set Decorator - Lance Totten SDSA
THE GREAT WALL Set Decorator – Gordon Sim SDSA JOHN WICK: CHAPTER TWO Set Decorator - David Schlesinger SDSA FIFTY SHADES DARKER Set Decorator - Carolyn "Cal" Loucks SDSA A UNITED KINGDOM Set Decorator - Rebecca Alleway SDSA
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The Buzz Special Report - ADG Awards issue regretfully included some misspelled names of nominees. Additionally, a set decorator credit has been provided to The Buzz following the publication of the issue. Please accept our apologies along with the following corrections and update.
Art Directors Guild 21st Annual
Excellence in Production Design Awards Nominations
CORRECTIONS Nominees for Excellence in Production Design for a Feature Film 2016 PERIOD FILM
CAFÉ SOCIETY Production Designer, Santo Loquasto Set Decorator, Regina Graves SDSA
HACKSAW RIDGE Production Designer, Barry Robison Set Decorator, Rebecca Cohen SDSA
Nominees for Excellence in Production Design in Television 2016 AWARDS or EVENT SPECIAL
Production Designer, Hannah Beachler
Set Decorators,Pele Kudren, Kimberly Murphy
UPDATE THE OSCARS Production Designer, Derek McLane Set Decorator - Jason Howard SDSA
Nominations were listed per information provided as of the publication date from the ADG,
Set Decorator names were listed as best determined as of the publication date by the SDSA.
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