The Art of the Wild Things

where-the-wild-things-areMovie art always seems to have the curious sensation of past history that usually goes unsaid. When you listen to K.K. Barrett, who has been the Production Designer of such films as “Being John Malkovich”, “Adaptation”, and “Lost in Translation”, there is a lot that goes on in his mind that is only translated on the screen as pure art. You can watch his interview, which was conducted by, below. He discusses much of his recent work on “Where the Wild Things Are”: the intellectual vs. natural components in the film, his minimalist approach, the art he and his team has completed, and the way in which he oversees the design.

“Where the Wild Things Are” will be released on October 16th, 2009.