OSCARS: Production Designer Stuart Craig — 'Harry Potter'

Anthony D’Alessandro is a contributor to AwardsLine

When it comes to staging an epic, leave it to production designer Stuart Craig. As the set architect behind the entire Harry Potter series, his work on Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows Part 2 called for blueprints displaying the remnants of a near-apocalyptic battle, specifically one that took its toll on Hogwarts Castle. Given those ambitious demands, the VFX artists took over, rendering the first complete virtual rendition of Hogwarts over the sets constructed in earlier films. “My work required the same drawings, but instead of giving my designs to the carpenters, I gave them to the VFX team instead,” Craig says. (more…)

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