Theatre Costume Design

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  • Feb
    01
    2016

    The 24th Annual Art of Motion Picture Costume Design Exhibition Opens at FIDM's Museum & Galleries on Feb 9

    Opening February 9, 2016, the FIDM Museum & Galleries is celebrating its 24th year hosting the world renowned "Art of Motion Picture Costume Design" exhibition in Los Angeles. Representing the past year in cinema, there will over 100 costumes on display from 23 films such as Beasts of No Nation, Brooklyn, Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens, Straight Outta Compton, The Hateful Eight, Pitch Perfect 2, and Trumbo. The exhibition features all five Academy Award nominees for Best Costume Design: Carol (Sandy Powell), Cinderella (Sandy Powell), The Danish Girl (Paco Delgado), Mad Max: Fury Road (Jenny Beavan), and The Revenant (Jacqueline West). Costumes designed by FIDM Graduates Soyon An (Jem and the Holograms) and Mary Claire Hannan (The Longest Ride) will also be on view. As a tradition, the exhibition salutes and displays the former year's Oscar® winner for Best Costume Design, The Grand Budapest Hotel (pictured). 

    The exhibition is free to the public, Tuesday through Saturday, from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and runs through April 30, 2016. 

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  • Jan
    27
    2016

    FIDM Guest Speaker: Costume Designer Colleen Atwood Shares Career Advice

    Academy-Award winning Costume Designer Colleen Atwood visited campus today and shared stories of her fabled career collaborating with directors like Tim Burton and Rob Marshall on over 65 films. With 11 Academy Award nominations and three wins (Chicago, Mem … Read More

  • Jan
    05
    2016

    Award-Winning Costume Designer Colleen Atwood to Speak at FIDM

    Famed costume designer Colleen Atwood will give a talk, "How to survive the industry and love it!," at FIDM's Los Angeles campus on January 27, 2015 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Ms. Atwood, who received Academy Awards for her work on Chicago, Memoirs of a G … Read More

  • Nov
    18
    2015

    Meet Costume Designer Mandi Line at Macy's at The Bloc Downtown L.A. This Weekend

    Join celebrity costume designer, stylist and FIDM Alumna Mandi Line, known for her work on hit TV shows, Pretty Little Liars, Greek, and Faking It, this Saturday, November 21, 2015, at the new Macy's at The Bloc in Downtown Los Angeles. Enjoy a presentation of … Read More

  • Jul
    21
    2015

    FIDM's New TV Costume Design Exhibition Features Costumes From Empire, Mad Men, and More

    For the ninth year, FIDM's annual Outstanding Art of Television Costume Design exhibition is celebrating the art and artistry of Primetime Emmy®-nominated costume designers and costume supervisors. Costumes from 24 shows, including Empire, Mad Men, Marvel’s … Read More

  • Jul
    15
    2015

    Interview: Patricia Field on Telling a Story with Clothes

    Emmy-winning costume designer Patricia Field (Sex and the City, Devil Wears Prada) gave an in-depth interview to Fashionista minutes after Caitlyn Jenner stopped in her New York store for some advice. Field explained why she prefers shopping in person to on … Read More

  • Jun
    18
    2015

    Trendwatch: Costume Designers Cross Into Fashion

    California Apparel News reports that the line between costume and fashion design is blurring as designers of popular shows are being courted by retailers to translate their looks for the real world. Costume designers Deborah Nadoolman Landis, Janie Bryant, … Read More

  • Jun
    17
    2015

    An Evening with Pretty Little Liars Costume Designer Mandi Line

    On Thursday, June 18, 2015, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Grove's Pacific Theaters in Los Angeles, Citi cardmembers are invited to a special event featuring ABC Family's hit show Pretty Little Liars. Trendsetting costume designer and FIDM Graduate, Mand … Read More

  • May
    14
    2015

    Alumni Association Hosts Film and TV Costume Designers For Panel

    Last week, the FIDM Alumni Association hosted a panel, Making It Work! Costume Designers in Entertainment, moderated by Alumni Director Bill Cliatt. The panel, which was held at the FIDM Annex in Los Angeles, featured FIDM Graduates: Mikael Sharafyan, film … Read More

  • Apr
    22
    2015

    Interview: Mad Men Costume Designer Branches Out

    Costume Designer Janie Bryant is expanding her brand. In an interview with the New York Times, the indefatigable Bryant describes her plans, post her award-winning work on Mad Men. Saying that the deals that are coming her way tend to call for more mid-cent … Read More

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