Designing Netflix’s Space Force (with Susie Mancini)

Learn what it takes to design an entire US base from scratch with Susie Mancini, production designer of Netflix’s new comedy Space Force.

Susie and Go Creative Show host, Ben Consoli, discuss the quick turnaround she had when designing the Space Force base, her collaboration with the director and other departments, getting access to Elon Musk’s SpaceX, referencing North Korean architecture, and so much more!

What you will learn in this episode:

  • The process designing for comedies (01:45)
  • Designing the brutalist-style Space Force base (07:57)
  • Collaborating with directors (24:11)
  • Getting access to Elon Musk’s SpaceX base (32:07)
  • Working with actor John Malkovich (40:22)
  • Referencing North Korean architecture (48:27)
  • Collaborating with camera, lighting, and set departments (53:32)
  • Difference between art director and production designer (58:25)
  • How Hollywood is resuming after COVID-19 (01:01:17)
  • And more!

Show Links

The Go Creative Show is supported by:

MZed – Education for Creatives
https://gocreativeshow.com/mzed

PostLab – Collaboration for Final Cut Pro X and Premiere Pro
https://gocreativeshow.com/postlab

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