To live in Barbie Land is to be a perfect being in a perfect place — unless you have a full-on existential crisis. Or you're a Ken. Step inside Barbie Land at this special screening of the global phenomenon and modern masterpiece, followed by a discussion with the people who brought immaculately detailed, pink-hued world of Barbie to life.
Production designer Sarah Greenwood and set decorator Katie Spencer will be presented with the Outstanding Achievement in Production Design Award. A Q&A with Greenwood and Spencer, moderated by Variety senior artisans editor Jazz Tangcay, will immediately follow the screening.
ABOUT THE DIRECTOR
Actor, writer, and director Greta Gerwig first garnered attention for her work on several mumblecore films. Gerwig has written and directed the coming-of-age films Lady Bird and Little Women, both of which earned nominations for the Academy Award for Best Picture. Gerwig also received a Best Director nomination for Lady Bird. Her film Barbie is the first from a solo female director to gross over $1 billion worldwide.