Costume Designer

The Costumes of ‘Crimson Peak’ with Designer Kate Hawley

Kate Hawley, Guillermo Del Toro’s costume designer on “Pacific Rim” and “Crimson Peak,” has been doing science fiction action films until now. With “Crimson Peak” she gets to show off her skills with frills, and joined Variety’s David Cohen to reveal the hidden messages in the film’s elaborate gowns and dresses.Read More

My RØDE Reel 2015 – Tips & Tricks – Costume Design

Costume design plays an important role in supporting the visual look of your film. Start off with illustrations or sketches to flesh out your costume taking into consideration the effects that the costume may have on the audio & lighting. Try to strike a balance between functionality, practicality & on camera authenticity.Read More

Adam Savage Visits the Hollywood Costume Exhibition

Adam Savage explores the incredible Hollywood Costume exhibition currently on display at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in Los Angeles with his friend and exhibit curator Deborah Nadoolman Landis–the designer of Indiana Jones’ iconic costume. They discuss the role of the costume design in cinematic storytelling and the wonderful stories behind some of Read MoreRead More

DP/30: The Theory Of Eveyrthing, Prod Design, Make-Up, and Costume

The dynamic trio of Production Designer John Paul Kelly, Make-Up Designer Jan Sewell, and Costume Designer Steven Noble are in great part responsible for the authenticity of a film that is not only “period,” but covers decades. They spoke to David Poland about the work.Read More

‘Penny Dreadful’ Costume Designer Gabriella Pescucci on Her Dreadfully Delicious Designs

Costume Designer Gabriella Pescucci discusses her inspirations for the wardrobe of the characters on Penny Dreadful. Showtime’s freshman drama “Penny Dreadful,” which will be wrapping up its first season this Sunday, is more than just a period piece. Blending the fantastic with reality, “Penny Dreadful” contemplates Victorian sexual philosophy, cultural appropriation and mankind’s relationship to authority. Read MoreRead More

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