Episode 8: The Director's Secret Weapon (Charley Beal)
Welcome back to the Midnight Brew and the first interview of 2015! Today, Cailean sits down with his uncle, award-winning art director Charley Beal. His impressive list of credits includes many well-known Hollywood projects and spans over two decades, including such notable films as Milk; Eat, Pray, Love; and Fox's newest TV series, Gotham.
The Midnight Brew: “The Director’s Secret Weapon (Charley Beal)"
Episode 8 (January 31, 2015)
Show Notes for this Episode
Check out art director Charley Beal on the Internet Movie Database.
Some of Charley Beal’s Projects Mentioned in the Show:
- Death of a Salesman: Reviews | Watch on Hulu (US only)
- Sleepless in Seattle: Reviews | Trailer
- Milk: Reviews | Trailer
- Eat, Pray, Love: Reviews | Trailer
- Gotham: Visit the home page or check out its real-world location, Steiner Studios in Brooklyn
Some of His Inspirations:
- Donna Arnink
- Peter Larkin
- Tony Walton
- Ridley Scott
- Arthur Max
- Ken Adam (known for the first seven James Bond films, Doctor Strangelove, and the Madness of King George)
- Cameron Mensies (the very first production designer, a term he coined when he did Gone with the Wind)