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Crafts Spotlight: Art Direction on the New Series The Right Stuff

October 19, 2020 | By
Crafts Spotlight: Art Direction on the New Series <em>The Right Stuff</em>

For Appian Way’s producer Jennifer Davisson, among the many properties offered to the company she and overall proprietor Leonardo DiCaprio were analyzing for production potential was pilot Chuck Yeager’s autobiography, with regards to adapting it into a feature film. While that project did not move forward into the development phase, another Appian Way executive... »

Costume Designers Guild Announces Dates for 23rd CDGA Awards

October 14, 2020 | By
Costume Designers Guild Announces Dates for 23rd CDGA Awards

The Costume Designers Guild aka IATSE Local 892 has announced the timeline and key dates for the 23rd CDG Awards (CDGA), which will take place on Tuesday, April 13, 2021, executive produced by Jumpline. The annual CDGA gala celebrates excellence in film, television, and short form Costume Design with more details about the ceremony to be announced in... »

The 19th Century Costume Design of Netflix’s Enola Holmes

October 9, 2020 | By
The 19th Century Costume Design of Netflix’s <em>Enola Holmes</em>

The Netflix live-action adaptation Enola Holmes is based on the first book of the series, The Case of the Missing Marquess: An Enola Holmes Mystery by author Nancy Springer, following Millie Bobby Brown‘s Enola, the younger teen sister of Sherlock (Henry Cavill) and Mycroft Holmes (Sam Claflin). After the sudden disappearance of Enola’s mother Eudoria (Helena Bonham Carter),... »

Oscar Contender: Once Upon a Time in Hollywood Production and Costume Design

February 4, 2020 | By
Oscar Contender: <em>Once Upon a Time in Hollywood</em> Production and Costume Design

When Oscar-nominated production designer Barbara Ling first read Quentin Tarantino’s screenplay for Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, she had the reaction one might glean from reading a novel. “When you finish it, you are gob-smacked,” Ling said of Tarantino’s script, laced with both fictitious and real characters. “He has all of these asides... »

UCLA TFT: 10th Annual Sketch to Screen Costume Design Panel

February 1, 2020 | By
UCLA TFT: 10th Annual Sketch to Screen Costume Design Panel

Brian Kite, Interim Dean of the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television (UCLA TFT), one of the most prominent academic institutions for entertainment and performing arts education, and Professor Deborah Nadoolman Landis, Ph.D., founding director of the UCLA TFT David C. Copley Center for Costume Design, have announced the 10th annual Sketch to... »

The 22nd Costume Designers Guild Awards Winners

January 29, 2020 | By
The 22nd Costume Designers Guild Awards Winners

The Costume Designers Guild (CDG) handed out its trophies for the 22nd annual CDG Awards with Mindy Kaling as host for the evening, which celebrated special honorees Charlize Theron, Mary Ellen Fields, Michael Kaplan and Adam McKay. Jojo Rabbit and Maleficent: Mistress of Evil received top honors among the costumers. In the TV category,... »

Contender: Costume Designer Jany Temine Judy

December 23, 2019 | By
Contender: Costume Designer Jany Temine <em>Judy</em>

Costume Designer Jany Temime admits that she is “completely crazy about Judy Garland,” so when she learned about the film covering the latter years of the iconic performer’s life, she really wanted to work on it. “I liked the idea of Renée playing Judy. I also liked the period at the end of... »

Universal Production Services Costume Department Open In New York

July 10, 2019 | By
Universal Production Services Costume Department Open In New York

Universal Studios Operations Group has announced the opening of the Universal Production Services Costume Department in New York. The renovated facility in Long Island City provides costume rental services for features, television, streaming, independents, theatre and commercials in New York and across the East Coast. The costume rental space has been customized for New... »

The Marvelous Style of The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

June 13, 2019 | By
The Marvelous Style of <em>The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel</em>

After the austerity of the 1940s war years, the 1950s were one of the most important periods in women couture clothes according to The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel costume designer Donna Zakowska. “This was such an exciting moment for clothing,” she said. She turned to books and magazines of the era, such as Vogue and French Vogue, for her research into the... »

Costumes Beyond Blue Vests in Superstore

June 10, 2019 | By
Costumes Beyond Blue Vests in <em>Superstore</em>

The NBC series Superstore playfully adds flavor through the array of costumes depicted throughout Season 4 as costume designer Alix Hester supplants dimensionality within each episode. As the seasons progressed, the understanding of the characters grows to provide depth in the clothes they wear to reflect their personalities and lives. The stand out episode... »

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