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The Mindy Project’s Costume Designer, Salvador Perez

June 20, 2016 | By
The Mindy Project’s Costume Designer, Salvador Perez

Salvador Perez is sort of a big shot around here. Some, in fact, say he is a living legend. Not only is Perez the prolific wizard behind Mindy Kaling‘s fabulous and empowering costume designs on her eponymous show, he inspires women everywhere to be confident. Before The Mindy Project, Perez was designing on the... »

LAFF: Character Thru a Strong Sense of Place

June 13, 2016 | By
LAFF: Character Thru a Strong Sense of Place

Realistically detailed worlds that define the people that inhabit them were common elements of films at the Los Angeles Film Festival. Expressing not only a diversity of character, but also location, the creative collaboration between directors and their crews was essential in bringing these environments and characters authentically to the screen. Winner of the... »

PBS’ Mercy Street

May 19, 2016 | By
PBS’ <em>Mercy Street</em>

Mercy Street, a Civil War hospital drama set in 1862, is PBS‘s first original scripted series in over a decade. Produced by Ridley Scott (Bladerunner, 1982) (The Martian 2015), and David Zucker (“The Good Wife”), the ensemble cast includes Mary Elizabeth Winstead, who plays Nurse Mary Phinney. Recently widowed, and having had some nursing... »

CDG Awards Put Costume Designers in the Spotlight

February 25, 2016 | By
CDG Awards Put Costume Designers in the Spotlight

The costume designers and the stars they dress came out on Tuesday, Feb. 23 to the Beverly Hilton to celebrate the art of costume design. The 18th Costume Design Guild awards was a glittering tribute to a year of exciting achievements. »

Below the Line Screening Series Presents The Danish Girl

February 19, 2016 | By
Below the Line Screening Series Presents <em>The Danish Girl</em>

The Below the Line Screening Series recently presented a screening of The Danish Girl at the Landmark Theater. The 120-minute film was followed by a thought-provoking Q&A with costume designer Paco Delgado and set decorator Michael Standish. »

UCLA To Host Sixth Annual Sketch to Screen Costume Design Panel

February 11, 2016 | By

UCLA will host the sixth annual Sketch to Screen Costume Design panel Feb. 27 at the school’s Schoenberg Hall. The event celebrates the costume designers nominated for Academy Awards this year. »

For Your Consideration – The Oscar-Nominated Costume Designers

February 9, 2016 | By
For Your Consideration – The Oscar-Nominated Costume Designers

Costume design is more than just about clothing. It is about expressing who a character is and telling stories about those characters. Costume design can be seamless sometimes. Oftentimes it does not stand out on its own but rather serves to describe things about a character that cannot be achieved any other way. In... »

Michael Kaplan Designs the Costumes for Star Wars: The Force Awakens

January 29, 2016 | By
Michael Kaplan Designs the Costumes for <em>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</em>

J.J. Abrams' Star Wars: Episode VII The Force Awakens tells the story of a unexpected group of heroes who partner with the Resistance to save the galaxy. The fascinating realization of this world earned costume designer Michael Kaplan a Costume Designer Guild award nomination for excellence in fantasy film. Kaplan, who is known for... »

Contender – Costume Designer Paco Delgado The Danish Girl

January 8, 2016 | By
Contender – Costume Designer Paco Delgado <em>The Danish Girl</em>

Director Tom Hooper's The Danish Girl tells the story of artist Einar Wegener/Lili Elbe (Eddie Redmayne) and his journey as a transgender pioneer in the early 1920s. Costume designer Paco Delgado, known for his work on Biutiful (2010), The Skin I Live In (2011) and Les Misérables (2012), the latter for which he received... »

Costume Designers Guild Announces Awards Nominees

January 8, 2016 | By

The Costume Designers Guild announced the nominees for its 18th annual awards scheduled for Feb. 23 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. »

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