Responsible for creating the physical, visual appearance of the film — settings, costumes, props, character makeup.
Oversees the artists and craftspeople who give form to the production design as it develops.
The set designer is the draftsman, often an architect, who realizes the structures or interior spaces called for by the production designer.
The illustrator creates visual representations of the designs to communicate the ideas imagined by the production designer.
The set decorator is in charge of decorating the set, including the furnishings and all the other objects that will be seen in the film.
The buyer locates, and then purchases or rents the set dressing.
The set dressers apply and remove the “dressing”, i.e., furniture, drapery, carpets — everything one would find in a location, even doorknobs and wall sockets.
In charge of finding and managing all the props used in the film. Usually has several assistants.
Work on set during the filming of a scene, overseeing the use of props, and monitoring their continuity. They are able to respond quickly to requests for moving props and fixtures and to help position actors, crew and equipment.
Props builders are technicians skilled in construction, plastics casting, machining & electronics.
The armourer is a specialized props technician who deals with firearms.
Construction Coordinator/ Construction Manager
Orders materials, schedules the work, and supervises the construction crew of carpenters, painters and labourers.
Responsible for the surface treatments of the sets, including special paint treatments such as aging and gilding, simulating the appearance of wood, stone, brick, metal, etc.
Deals with the artistic arrangement or landscape design of plant material.