March 31, 2021
Director David Fincher and production designer Don Burt have collaborated since Zodiac. For their latest film, Mank, they talk about the process of deciding what to include and subtract from every scene.
In Mank, that meant re-creating Hearst Castle, the realm of media baron William Randolph Hearst… and the guests Fincher describes as his “captives.”
Listen to the podcast and read the articles:
David Fincher: ‘Perfectionism Is a Term That’s Thrown About Mostly by People Who Are Lazy’
How Mank Production Designer Don Burt Recreated Hearst Castle Without Visiting It
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