Rae Stephens

Rae Stephens

Monday, 13 October 2014 00:00

Fall and Winter Film Checklist

Fall and Winter films require different gear from that of summer films ... remember the weather? Its not just about boots and mitts, you may need regular work shoes if it warms up or you work inside where boots are not allowed. Costumers often leave their shoes in the truck or dressing room and put them on before entering, leaving their boots outside. Here is another tip; mitts or gloves on a string. I know it might seem silly, but when you need to drop your gloves in a moments notice, you may not be able to get back to find them; strings mean they are always nearby...

Wednesday, 28 May 2014 00:00

Summer Film Checklist

Film crews at Tourmaline Field in Okotoks, Alberta for the shooting of "Interstellar" in the summer of 2013 

 Another summer season of filmwork begin but before you run out the door to call, check that you have all the stuff you need.

Monday, 11 August 2014 00:00

Sewing Funny - Badass

There aren't many sewing jokes around ... I'll share them with you whenever I find one ... have a great day ...

Page 330 of 353

The Costumer's Notebook,

The book The Costumer's Notebook is a 295 page comprehensive handbook for Costumers for stage and film including a full Glossary of stage and film industry terms. Sections include methods and tricks for laundry, dyeing, breakdown, Dresser guidelines and protocols for Stage or Film and various size charts for men and women from shoes to gloves. Other Sections include diagrams showing How to Iron A Shirt, How to Tie a Tie and How to Tie a Bow Tie. Costume fittings, costume lay out and costume storage are also discussed.