DESIGN SHOWCASE WEST 2022

Dear Design Community,

Due to health concerns within our industry and budgetary issues and program delays experienced by many of our partner universities, Design Showcase West will be presented virtually this year and will return to a live, in-person event for our 20th anniversary in 2023. The virtual Student Gallery continues, though, as will our virtual events featuring award-winning designers.

Please RSVP below to receive the latest updates and links to this celebration of entertainment design with distinguished speakers, engaging panel discussions and, as always, the brilliant work of the entertainment design world's next generation.



Wednesday, June 1

Virtual STUDENT GALLERY Launch


Saturday, June 4

Keynote Speaker

NELSON COATES
President, Art Directors Guild, Local 800


Welcome and Greeting

MARK WORTHINGTON
Production Designer, WandaVision


Saturday, June 11

WandaVision Design Panel

Featuring

MAYES RUBEO, Costume Designer
and
MARK WORTHINGTON, Production Designer


Saturday, June 18

Set Decorator Design Panel

Featuring

JAN PASQUALE, Set Decorator
Obi-Wan Kenobi, Top Gun: Maverick, Mank




Design Showcase West is presented by the
UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television’s Department of Theater


DSW, created by the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television, is the only national entertainment design showcase on the West Coast featuring the work of graduate students from the nation's top university design programs. Exhibits range from costume design to scenic, sound, lighting and production design. Studio executives, film and television producers, theater artistic directors and professional designers attend DSW to meet the industry's fresh rising stars.





KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

2021 — Ruth E. Carter, costume designer, Black Panther
2019 — Mark Worthington, production designer, American Horror Story
2018 — Paul Tazewell, costume designer, Hamilton
2017 — Deborah Riley, production designer, Game of Thrones
2016 — Quentin Tarantino, filmmaker, Django Unchained
2015 — Bill Prady, producer, The Big Bang Theory
2014 — Ellen Mirojnick, costume designer, The Knick
2013 — Rod Holcomb, director, ER
2012 — Judith Dolan, costume designer, Candide
2011 — Guillermo del Toro, director, Pan’s Labyrinth
2010 — Randall Kleiser, director, Grease
2009 — Roy Christopher, production designer, Frasier