The Midnight Brew

Good conversations at the best virtual diner on the Internet.

The Midnight Brew is a podcast hosted by Cailean Babcock out of Osaka, Japan, at the best virtual diner on the internet. Episodes feature interviews with inspiring individuals from around the world, as well as discussions about creativity, art, movies, current events and culture. Released every other Friday at midnight Japan Standard Time.

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:

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)

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