On Location:  Dante Ferretti re-creates Paris in 'Hugo' | Le Marche another Italy | Scoop.it

Production designer Dante Ferretti talks about how he re-created Paris in "Hugo."...

<<Italy produces so many renowned production designers "Maybe because Italy is a very old story, and we’re surrounded by great art and artists in cities like Rome, Florence, Milan and Venice. In my case, I studied fine arts and architecture, but I decided to move into movie design because I grew up in a small town in the Marche region and spent a lot of time after school in the movie theater. I didn’t want to be an actor. I wanted to design historical movies like “Ben-Hur.” I saw this as my life.">>