Mastering Production Design with Chima Temple Adighije

The Naija Filmmaker

Jul 13 2023 • 1 hr 17 mins

Chima Temple Adighije is a production designer and art director. He has worked on numerous projects including Lost Cafe, Crime & Justice & Eagle's Wings etc.

The episode dives into Chima's process as a production designer. He explains his approach to reading scripts, requesting character bibles, and meeting with directors to better understand their vision. Chima highlights the importance of adequate preparation, including scouting locations and collaborating with the production team to bring the director's vision to life. He shares memorable experiences in their career, such as building a replica of fighter jets. Finally, he emphasizes the importance of continual learning, research, and career growth in the field of production design.

In this episode, you will learn the following:

1. How a production designer breaks down a script

2. The difference between a production designer and an art director

3. Process of designing a period piece



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