Monday, March 28, 2016

Imagine this!

a waterfront esplanade in South Norwalk...

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Under the conceptual plan drawn up by architect Bruce Beinfield and landscape architect Eric Rains, a 400-foot dock structure would run along the edge of the Norwalk River in the area of North Water Street.

Friday, March 25, 2016

Bears and Building Sets

                         Black Bear                                        Keith Richards credit: Ken Regan/Camera 5                 Revenant concept sketch credit: Kirsten Franson
One of the best parts of living in Connecticut beyond dreamy barns and stone walls framing fields of daffodils are the wild things among us. Nothing like a nice dose of an unexpected glimpse of a wild thing! Like Keith Richards. And now. We have bears.

In the award winning film The Revenant, bears deliver so much punishment that any romantic idea one might have of a chance sighting near the BBQ is positively squelched.

For the film, production designer Jack Fisk choreographed the infamous bear sequences and other wildlife pummeling, and designed a savage and memorable stage set of 1800’s trapper culture.
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Production designer Jack Fisk talks to AD about bringing the 19th-century frontier to life in Alejandro González Iñárritu’s latest film