Production / Television

Production design

Make up, costume, set design, visual effects – whether you’re an experienced artist or a budding designer, browse our practical advice and case studies here.

Shakespeare's The Hollow Crown: Costumes

The team behind The Hollow Crown: The Wars of the Roses reveal how they created the characters’ regal look and the challenges of using armour and horses for dramatic medieval battle scenes

Peaky Blinders: Meet the production designer

Richard Bullock explains each stage of the production design process for Peaky Blinders series three - from receiving the first script to researching locations and troubleshooting set-dressing problems

The Hollow Crown: Make-up

Using make-up to age your characters and create a battle-worn look are some of the challenges faced by The Hollow Crown: The Wars of the Roses team. They tell us how they did it

Creating a monster

Multi award winning prosthetic artist Neill Gorton explains the process of creating a Silurian for Doctor Who

Tips: make-up for HD

High definition filming can be intimidating for on screen talent. Make-up artist John Woodbridge offers some handy make-up techniques to help get the best look.

Profile: prosthetic artist

Neill Gorton, multi-award winning artist, describes his work as a prosthetic artist and shares his inspirations.

Profile: make-up designer

Jill Conway is a make-up and prosthetics designer on Casualty. We go behind the scenes, as she talks about her job and how she got there.

Getting into design

What are the practicalities of getting into design? Simon Smith and guests discuss the skills needed to get started and take your career in design to the next level.

Sarah Caddy: Olympic animation

The thinking behind BBC Sport's animated Olympic trail - Sarah Caddy explains why animation was chosen to bring the Olympics to life