Browse Articles by Michelle Paradis

Contender – Costume Designer Odile Dicks-Mireaux, Brooklyn

December 2015
Contender – Costume Designer Odile Dicks-Mireaux, <em>Brooklyn</em>

Director John Crowley's Brooklyn explores the life of a young Irish woman, Eilis Lacey (Saoirse Ronan) in 1950s Ireland and New York. Odile Dicks-Mireaux, known for The Constant Gardener (2005), An Education (2009) and One Day (2011), joined the team to help create both worlds. She was excited when she received the call to... »

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Contender – Costume Designer Kasia Walicka-Maimone, Bridge of Spies

December 2015
Contender – Costume Designer Kasia Walicka-Maimone, <em>Bridge of Spies</em>

In Steven Spielberg's Bridge of Spies, James B. Donovan (Tom Hanks) is an American lawyer who works with the CIA during the Cold War to help in a negotiation to rescue a pilot detained in the Soviet Union. »

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Contender – Production Designer Arthur Max, The Martian

December 2015
Contender – Production Designer Arthur Max, <em>The Martian</em>

Ridley Scott's The Martian explores a man's struggle against extreme elements for survival. Production designer Arthur Max, who is known for Exodus: Gods and Kings (2014), American Gangster (2007) and Gladiator (2000), the latter two for which he received Academy Awards nominations, was on board the adventure to create the world of The Martian.... »

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Production Designer Jon Gary Steele Designs for Two Different Eras In Outlander

December 2015
Production Designer Jon Gary Steele Designs for Two Different Eras In <em>Outlander</em>

A married combat nurse from the year 1945, swept back in time to the year 1743 where she finds herself marrying a Scottish warrior, is the premise of the Starz show Outlander. Creating the worlds from both time periods was no easy feat and production designer Jon Gary Steele, known for About Last Night (2014),... »

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Contender – Costume Designer Janty Yates, The Martian

December 2015
Contender – Costume Designer Janty Yates, <em>The Martian</em>

Costume designer Janty Yates was particularly excited to be a part of Ridley Scott's The Martian, about an astronaut, Mark Watney (Matt Damon), who is left stranded on Mars by his crew after a manned mission. Yates, who is known for her work on Prometheus (2012), American Gangster (2007) and Gladiator (2000), the latter... »

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Makeup and Hair Artist Annie McEwan Brings Historical Vision to Outlander

December 2015
Makeup and Hair Artist Annie McEwan Brings Historical Vision to <em>Outlander</em>

Outlander, created by Ronald Moore and based on the book series by Diana Gabaldon tells the story of a woman who time travels through two times in history, 1945 and the year 1743. Makeup and hair artist Annie McEwan, who is known for her work on Game of Thrones, created the look of 1743... »

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Costume Designer Terry Dresbach Dresses 18th-Century Life in Outlander

December 2015
Costume Designer Terry Dresbach Dresses 18th-Century Life in <em>Outlander</em>

Outlander is the story of one woman from 1945 who travels back in time to the year 1743 where her life becomes strangely different as she finds herself marrying a Scottish warrior. Costume designer Terry Dresbach came out of retirement to work on designing the creative costumes on the eventful season. She had read... »

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Contender – Costume Designer Caroline Harris, Legend

December 2015
Contender – Costume Designer Caroline Harris, <em>Legend</em>

Legend is the story of identical twin gangsters Reggie and Ronnie Kray, two of British history's most notorious criminals. The film, directed by Brian Helgeland, is set in the East End of London during the 1960s and on hand to design the costumes of the era was costume designer Caroline Harris, who is known... »

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Contender – Costume Designer Jenny Beavan, Mad Max: Fury Road

November 2015
Contender – Costume Designer Jenny Beavan, <em>Mad Max: Fury Road</em>

Director George Miller's Mad Max: Fury Road is a post apocalyptic story where a woman (Charlize Theron) rebels against a tyrannical ruler and along for the journey of dressing the inhabitants of this world was costume designer Jenny Beavan, who is known for her work on The King's Speech (2010), for which she received... »

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Contender – Costume Designer Jenny Eagan, Beasts of No Nation

November 2015
Contender – Costume Designer Jenny Eagan, <em>Beasts of No Nation</em>

Director Cary Joji Fukunaga's Beasts of No Nation takes a look at Agu's life as a child solider fighting in a civil war of an African country that is never named. The film, which was shot in Africa, tells a powerful visual story and costume designer Jenny Eagan's work contributes no small part. Eagan... »

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