Production Design - Realized - "The Nutcracker" a film

The living room scene in the Nutcracker story is where the magic begins. It starts with a warm, inviting, and realistic appearance, to the mystery of the mice and Drosselmeyer, and then it transitions to a place more dark and cold for the battle.

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Research & Design Development
Paint Elevations & CGI Ideation
Drafting Package
Props Package

Directors: Jared Redick and Ilya Kozadayev
Choreographer: Ilya Kozadayev
Cinematographer: Tom Ackerman
Production Designer for Living Room, Mouse Battle, and Staircase: Lydia Watt
Other Production Designers: Bailey Heppler,
Melissa Owens Smith, and Juli Reed
Lighting Designer: Yuko Taniguchi
Props Director: Jennings Leonard
Technical Director: Tim Kottyan
Paint Charge: Tess Crabtree
VFX Director: Bob Keen