September 30, 2020
Why Netflix’s ‘The Boys in the Band’ gave the landmark play a quietly hopeful ending
“This is a person who gets so much joy from buying beautiful things, even if he doesn’t have the storage for it,” said set decorator Gene Serdena, who re-created bags of then-major department stores and found vintage Hermès boxes on EBay.
September 26, 2020
Film Review: Boys in the Band
Great music choices (some of which featured in the 1970 movie), along with Judy Becker’s richly detailed production design, set decoration by Gene Serdena, and Lou Eyrich’s costumes, help to immerse us in a representation of the era that feels authentic, rather than a bad taste costume party, or a remote, fetishised “period piece”.
February 26, 2017
Oscars Red Carpet Interview
December 9, 2018
Q&A with the award-nominated production designer Guy Hendrix Dyas and set decorator Gene Serdena from the science fiction film "Passengers" starring Chris Pratt and Jennifer Lawrence and directed by Morten Tyldum.
November 15, 2016
Gene Serdena threw preconceived notions ‘off the spaceship’
“I think there are certain design tropes that people abide by with regards to spaceships and futuristic design."
January 1, 2020
Art Departmental’s Best Production Design of the Decade: 2010-2019
In a near future, a lonely writer develops an unlikely relationship with an operating system designed to meet his every need.