What Is Art Direction in Movies?

By Jerrad Machado

Art direction for movies includes all of the creative aspects and concepts, including the costumes, set design, dialog and imagery. Find out what art directors do, as the architects of the film, with tips from an independent actor and filmmaker in this free video on the film industry.

About the Author

Jerrad Machado is a working indie actor and filmmaker, living in Hollywood, Calif. Like most struggling artists populating the independent film scene in Los Angeles, Machado is something of a "jack-of-all-trades," with extensive experience in theater & film acting, writing, producing... even in cinematography and post production.