I never wanted to just design sets in an office and accept whatever is built. I keep working on a set until the crew arrives – until it’s shot. I keep working until the actors push me out of the way. Because it’s permanent. You have to take care of them and love them and not ignore them – be there every minute you can, while they’re being built and shot. Because that is their life and they will be on film forever.
Full interview with Jack Fisk here at Filmmaker Magazine