The Long Road Home (with Seth Reed)

Our guest today is Seth Reed, the Emmy nominated production design for the National Geographic miniseries The Long Road Home. Seth and I discuss the challenges and benefits of shooting at Fort Hood in Texas and how he created the biggest standing set in North America.

You Will Learn:

  • What does a production design do
  • Seth’s work on The Long Road Home
  • Creating Bagdad in Texas
  • Building the largest standing set in North America
  • The challenges and benefits of shooting at Fort Hood
  • The responsibility of designing The Long Road Home
  • Working with real soldiers from “Black Sunday”
  • The difference between Art Direction and Productinon Design
  • Working with Neil deGrasse Tyson on Cosmos
  • The relationship between director, cinematographer and production designer
  • and much much more!


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