Prop Culture
Prop Culture

Prop Culture


Season 1 / Episode 2

Movie prop collector Dan Lanigan steps inside the grid to learn that there’s no shortage of creative genius and innovation in the surviving artifacts from “Tron.” Discover an iconic set piece in need of restoration at the Walt Disney Archives. Join actor Bruce Boxleitner as he reunites with his costume from the film. Watch the futuristic concept artist Syd Mead take a look back at the designs that defined a new generation of filmmaking. Meet digital effects pioneers Bill Kroyer, Richard Taylor, Jeffrey Kleiser, and Kenny Mirman as they discuss their groundbreaking computer-generated imagery techniques and walk through the process of overlaying film frames with digital and hand-drawn animation. Get a closer look at a jai alai scoop from the film at Prop Store where it’s about to go up for auction. Visit the Walt Disney Archives with legendary matte painter Harrison Ellenshaw to see how he used an old film technique in this futuristic story. Meet “Tron: Legacy” producer Justin Springer to learn more about the enduring legacy of the film. Then, watch as Dan sits down with director Steven Lisberger to discuss the original identity disc.


Genre - Docuseries
Running Time - 35min
Language - en
Original Air Date - Friday 1st May 2020

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