Shane Valentino (‘Trial of the Chicago 7’ production designer) details the challenges of creating both a court room and protest spaces for the Netflix drama [Exclusive Video Interview]

Shane Valentino (‘Trial of the Chicago 7’ production designer) details the challenges of creating both a court room and protest spaces for the Netflix drama [Exclusive Video Interview]
Shane Valentino was extremely excited to tackle the art direction for “The Trial of the Chicago 7,” and specifically couldn’t wait to start working on two specific areas. “Absolutely the court room in and of itself. There are several different riot scenes or protest scenes between the Vietnam protesters and the Chicago police, as well,” reveals Valentino in our recent webchat (watch the video above). For the protesting scenes, he was able to draw from his experience of doing the production design for “Straight Outta Compton,” which included scenes recreating the 1992 L.A. riots. “I was capable of really helping [Aaron Sorkin] visualize the ways in which we can achieve something with conflict and aggression but does not necessarily need to show that much of the world.”

“The Trial of the Chicago 7” is the latest effort from Sorkin as a writer/director. The film, currently streaming on Netflix, centers on
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