Set (film and TV scenery)

(Redirected from Film set)

A set is artificially constructed scenery used in theatre, film and TV. In the latter two cases there are many reasons to build or use a set instead of travelling to a real location, such as budget, time, the need to control the environment, or the fact that the place does not exist. Sets are normally constructed on a film studio backlot or sound stage, but any place that has been modified to give the feel of another place is a set.[1][2]

RKO Studios Encino, "Bedford Falls" used in Frank Capra's It's a Wonderful Life, 1946, small town layout.

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  1. ^ Sanders, James (2003). Celluloid skyline : New York and the movies. Alfred A. Knopf. ISBN 0375710272. OCLC 465022326.
  2. ^ Reeves, Tony. (2006). The worldwide guide to movie locations. Titan. ISBN 1840239921. OCLC 974666758.