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Monday, 04 September 2017 16:03

History of the Three Piece Suit

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Modern clothing had it's beginnings in history; lets see how the three piece suit got it's start ...

Boardwalk Empire is a glamorous show and costume designer John Dunn shows us how a designer might shop a show; if a local shop carries the period or look the designer is looking for ...

Saturday, 02 September 2017 15:51

Making Matilda

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Costume designer Rob Howell and lighting designer Hugh Vanstone talk about their wonderful work creating the colorful, enchanted and puzzling world of Matilda ...


Saturday, 02 September 2017 10:30

Hollywood Movies Behind the Scenes

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It's important for Costumers to 'see the action', so to speak, so they are aware of the importance of their work. Necklines and headpieces are usually part of close-up shots of actors so the costumers work needs to be perfect. But, besides these glory shots, costumers need to be aware of the action shots; the real blocking of the performers so we undertstand to make costumes that allow for full body movement in the scene. Here's a look at a Behind the Scenes ...

Saturday, 02 September 2017 14:38

Guardians of the Galaxy: Gear and Garb

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Costume Designer Alexandra Byrne and Prop Master Barry Gibbs take us on a tour of Guardians of the Galaxy ...

Monday, 28 August 2017 12:09

WWII Uniforms from The Pacific

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Let's look at a pair of screen-used World War II solider uniforms from the HBO show The Pacific. Adam and Norm examine the costumes and discuss the ways they're weathered and distressed to simulate combat wear and tear for filming. 

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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.