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Top 5 Film Sets By Female Production Designers

As we celebrate Women's History Month, it's important to recognize the contributions of women in all fields, including the film industry. Production designers play a crucial role in bringing a director's vision to life, creating the visual world that sets the tone and mood for a film. While women have been largely underrepresented in this field, there are many talented female production designers who have left their mark on the industry. In this blog post, we'll highlight our top 5 favorite film sets created by female production designers. Check it out!


Black Panther (2018)

Production Designer: Hannah Beachler

Where to Watch: Disney+


T'Challa, heir to the hidden but advanced kingdom of Wakanda, must step forward to lead his people into a new future and must confront a challenger from his country's past.


Moulin Rouge! (2001)

Production Designer: Catherine Martin

Where to Watch: Amazon Prime


A poor Bohemian poet in 1890s Paris falls for a beautiful courtesan and nightclub star coveted by a jealous duke.


Nope (2022)

Production Designer: Ruth De Jong

Where to Watch: Amazon Prime


The residents of a lonely gulch in inland California bear witness to an uncanny and chilling discovery.


Queen & Slim (2019)

Production Designer: Karen Murphy

Where to Watch: Amazon Prime


A couple's first date takes an unexpected turn when a police officer pulls them over.


Don't Worry Darling (2022)

Production Designer: Katie Byron

Where to Watch: HBO Max, Amazon Prime


A 1950s housewife living with her husband in a utopian experimental community begins to worry that his glamorous company could be hiding disturbing secrets.


OC Honorable Mentions:

Luciana Arrighi - Sense and Sensibility (1995)

Rona Liu - Turning Red (2022)

Naomi Shohan - A Wrinkle In Time (2018)

Tamara Deverell - Nightmare Alley (2021)

Thérèse DePrez - Stoker (2013)


Supporting and promoting female production designers is not only a matter of gender equality but also a matter of fostering diverse perspectives and creativity in film. As we look towards the future, let's commit to supporting and uplifting the voices and visions of female production designers and celebrating their art for years to come.


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