Creating These Recreated Film Sets Require Help from Skilled Artisans

At first glance, it is difficult to believe that these miniature film sets are not still pictures taken from movies scenes. A strategically placed human hand however reveals the scale to which these miniature film sets have been created and the meticulous touch needed to achieve its accuracy.

The Musée Miniature et Cinéma in Lyon, France is a five-storey museum with over 100 hyperreal set recreations. The artists who create these pieces are highly detail-oriented and require subtle lighting fixtures, mini furniture pieces and replicas of very specific textures to achieve a realistic look. Skilled artisans from across the world are asked to pitch in and help create smaller versions of numerous objects. Cabinets, string instruments and tiny origami folds are only a few of the countless things necessary for these skillful film set recreations.