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Pierre’s Costumes

Founded as Pierre’s Uniforms Inc., in 1943, the uniform manufacturer transitioned into the entertainment industry as a costume fabrication and rental house with the purchase of Miller Costumier’s (active since 1876) inventory in 1961.

Lead Painter

Hired during pre-production by the paint coordinator or paint foreman on a film or television set, the lead painter is a senior member of the crew who shall take on the greatest responsibility for mentoring the staff at large and for setting the example for artistic quality.

Construction Buyer

Hired during pre-production of a film, television show, or live production, the construction buyer works under the direction of the construction coordinator and construction foreman to source all materials necessary to complete the build of set pieces and scenery.

Painter

Scenery grounds a story in a particular time and place and is one of the visual elements that most absorbs an audience into the scene with the cast on screen. Carpenters are responsible for building those sets, but the sets are never complete until the crew of painters has taken their brushes to them.

Miniatures Builder

From the moon of George Méliès’ A Trip to the Moon to the buildings of Gotham City in The Dark Knight, miniatures have had played a historically pivotal role in creating amazing visual effects in film. The creation of these wonders is the responsibility of a miniatures builder, who is a member of the visual effects team that makes models.

Artistic Director

The artistic director of a performing arts organization, such as a regional theater or opera, is the chief creative officer responsible for the artistic vision of the company. This person assumes creative control over choices regarding show selection and staging, and those concerning the employment of artistic and production staff.  He or she may also serve as a spokesperson for the organization and is therefore a public figure whose goal is to attract audiences through positive interaction with the media and surrounding community. 

Adirondack Studios

Co-owners David Thomas Lloyd and Christopher Detmer founded Adirondack Studios in 1975 in upstate New York with the core objective of providing custom scenery and technology solutions to the performing arts industry.

Greensman

When Marlon Brando clutched his heart and staggered to the ground in The Godfather, surrounded by his cherished tomato plants, did you ever spare a thought to wonder who actually maintained the Don’s famous garden? It was the work of a greensman, the member of the film crew with a green thumb who procures, places, and looks after any vegetation on the film set. Working with real or artificial landscaping, the greensman works to make a lowly patch of dirt look like the Garden of Eden and a mundane Hollywood backlot look like an alien rainforest.

Set Buyer

Treasure hunters and shopping mavens searching for their ideal career in entertainment should consider the job of set buyer. As the title states, the set buyer is a professional shopper tasked with searching antique shops and rental houses and scouring yard sales and online auction sites for the props and set dressings that transform a bare set into a convincing environment. 

On-Set Dresser

Desk ornaments, family photos, and other knickknacks are not haphazardly strewn about a set; a crew of artists carefully designs the atmosphere of each space an actor occupies on screen before filming begins. The on-set dresser is charged with implementing that design during filming, and is supervised by the set decorator and lead dresser.