I would be derelict in my suggestion you imitate masters of film and design without adding at least a partial list of people whose work I greatly respect. This list is by no means exhaustive, but if you really want to see how the experts do it, check out the work of these specialists.
Bryan Singer, David Fincher, Francis Ford Coppola, Francis Lawrence, George Lucas, Guillermo del Toro, Guy Ritchie, J. J. Abrams, James Cameron, Joe Johnston, John Boorman, Len Wiseman, Martin Scorsese, Richard Donner, Richard Lester, Ridley Scott, Stanley Kubrick, Steve Spielberg, Tony Scott, and Zack Snyder.
Allan Cameron, Arthur Max, Gavin Bocquet, James D. Bissell, Joseph Bennett, Martin Laing, Naomi Shohan, Owen Paterson, Patrizia von Brandenstein, Rick Carter, Rich Heinrichs, Robert Stromberg, Sarah Greenwood, and Steven Scott.
Andy Nicholson, Giles Masters, Grant Van Der Slagt, Hugh Bateup, James Foster, Jaromír Svarc, Keith P. Cunningham, Michelle McGahey, Niall Moroney, Patricio M. Farrell, Peter Francis, Simon Lamont, Stefan Dechant, Steve Arnold, Steve Saklad, Tony Reading, and Troy Sizemore.
Carlo Poggioli, Deborah Lynn Scott, Gabriella Pescucci, Janty Yates, Jenny Beavan, John Mollo, Judianna Makovsky, Kim Barrett, Lindy Hemming, Mayes C. Rubeo, Michael Wilkinson, Milena Canonero, Sammy Sheldon, Trisha Biggar, and Wendy Patridge.
Anna Pinnock, Brian Stewart, Cindy Carr, Crispian Sallis, Eli Griff, Hilton Rosemarin, John Blush, Katie Spencer, Kim Sinclair, Lisa Brennan, Marta McElroy, Richard Roberts, Simon Wakefield, Tim Ferrier, and Zsuzsu Mihalek.