Production Design and Art Direction were performed for the The Perfect Life, a dramatic narrative short film about television performers. Set in the 1950’s, this period film portrays a shapshot of race tensions and the choices the performing sisters are forced to make.
Screenshots from the film
Pre-production Production Design Details
Attention to color was important – they needed to work in black and white and convey a different message in full color. Belle’s gloves, for example, would appear to be the same shade of grey on an old television but stand out against the blues and greens of the dresses in color. In addition, two versions of the detergent packaging were created to allow for a choice during production.