You know that saying, "It takes a village"? Well, the same applies to 2020 Oscar nominated films.

Often times, the directors, actors and producers of these movies are the ones whose names are plastered across headlines, and for good reason. But it would be a crime not to mention the production designers who bring to life the director or screenwriter's vision.

It's safe to say Bong Joon Ho's Parasite would not be the critically-acclaimed film it is, were it not for the artistry production designer Lee Ha Jun displayed in creating the set. The same applies to Rian Johnson's Knives Out set, which was discovered by producers and turned into the perfect murder-mystery setting by David Crank

Of course, every movie poses a challenge, whether it be historical accuracy or finding the right location, but these films proved the hard work will pay off.

To learn how these production designers created the iconic sets, check out the gallery below!

Oscar nominated homes, Parasite

Courtesy of NEON + CJ Entertainment

Oscar nominated homes, Knives Out


Oscar nominated homes, Once upon a time in hollywood


Oscar nominated homes, Little Women

Wilson Webb; © 2019 CTMG, Inc.

Oscar nominated homes, Jojo Rabbit

Search Light Pictures

Oscar nominated homes, Joker

DC Comics/Warner Bros./Shutterstock

Marriage Story, Adam Driver, Scarlett Johansson


Watch E!'s red carpet coverage of the 2020 Oscars Monday, 10th Feb. starting at 9am. And don't miss the E! After Party special at 3:30pm for a recap of the 2020 Academy Awards!

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