Mar 20, 2023
by Anmol Ahuja Mar 20, 2023
Winner of the Best Feature Film at the 95th Academy Awards, EEAAO's production designer Jason Kisvarday speaks with STIR on the magic and mundanity of the film.
Mar 16, 2023
by STIRworld Mar 16, 2023
Misty Buckley and Alana Billingsley, the first women designer duo to produce the Academy Awards set, emphasised nostalgia and love for films, through cinema hall iconography.
Mar 13, 2023
by Anmol Ahuja Mar 13, 2023
The Oscar-nominated production designers deliberate on exploring new Pandoran geographies, world building dynamics, and the titular way of water in 2022's biggest film.
Feb 13, 2023
by Shinjini Majumder Feb 13, 2023
In Cinema Speculation, renowned screenwriter Quentin Tarantino discusses American films of the 70s, suffused with footnotes, personal recollections, opinions, and criticisms.
Apr 07, 2022
by Anmol Ahuja Apr 07, 2022
True to the Guillermo del Toro signature, the Oscar-nominated production designer talks about converting surreal dreams to nightmares in the eponymous classic tale of desire.
Mar 30, 2022
by STIRworld Mar 30, 2022
The 3D visual artist Khyati Trehan from New Delhi was one of the eight designers invited by The Academy to design the Oscar statuette imspired by their love for movies.
Mar 29, 2022
by Anmol Ahuja Mar 29, 2022
From desert worlds to rustic barns to carnival funhouses and abstract edifices, STIR brings you enticing conversations with four of this year’s Oscar nominated production designers.
Mar 28, 2022
by Jerry Elengical Mar 28, 2022
Featuring 90,000 Swarovski Crystals, the set at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles offered a message of inclusivity and community from a utopian future of 'elegance and electricity'.
Mar 26, 2022
by Anmol Ahuja Mar 26, 2022
The Oscar nominated production designer walks STIR through the monochromatic, square framed no-place in Joel Coen’s adaptation of the profound Shakespearean tragedy.
Mar 21, 2022
by Anmol Ahuja Mar 21, 2022
In conversation with STIR, the Oscar nominated production designer delves into the Netflix film’s production design and recreating a 1925 Montana ranch in rural New Zealand.
Feb 14, 2022
by Devanshi Shah Feb 14, 2022
Canadian production designer Patrice Vermette, whose work for the 2021 film Dune has got an Oscar nomination, discusses with STIR the nuances of world building.
Apr 29, 2021
by STIRworld Apr 29, 2021
David Rockwell’s scenic design at LA Union Station for the 93rd Academy Awards crafts an intimate venue inspired by the understated elegance of the Oscars’ earliest ceremonies.
Apr 28, 2021
by STIRworld Apr 28, 2021
Part I: Drawing from a diverse array of perspectives, the seven key visuals for the 93rd Academy Awards reflect what cinema means to the film industry and general public.