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  • For Award Consideration: Costume Designer Janie Bryant’s Work In “It”

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    By: Marjorie Galas Period clothing and costume designer Janie Bryant go together like a hand in a glove.  From her Emmy-winning designs representing a small, 1870s mid-west town in “Deadwood” to her award-winning reflections on the 1960s advertising business in “Mad Men”, Bryant’s ability to reflect the look of a period has made a lasting…

     

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  • Costume Designer Lorraine Calvert On Sourcing And Building Costumes For “Mark Felt: The Man Who Brought Down The White House”

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    By: Marjorie Galas Lorraine Calvert had spent many years as an assistant costume designer on feature films before having the chance to step up into the role of costume designer for the fact-based Watergate investigatory film, “Mark Felt: The Man Who Brought Down the White House.”  Production had just wrapped on the pilot of “Time…

     

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  • La La Land, Hidden Figures, Westworld Included In 2017 Costume Designers Guild Awards

    By Marjorie Galas

     

    Nominees have been announced for the 19th CDGA (Costume Designers Guild Awards) celebrating excellence in film, television, and short-form Costume Design.  The evening’s gala will be hosted by actress/singer Mandy Moore.  The black-tie awards gala will be held February 21, 2017 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. Continuing its long-time support of the Guild for 14…

     

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  • The Academy Presents Hollywood Costumes Exhibit

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    While the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures has many months of renovations and construction to undergo before it’s grand opening, a special exhibit, “Hollywood Costumes”, will open October 2nd , 2014 on its grounds at the historic Robinsons May building. Organized by the Victoria and Albert Museum, London the exhibition is designed to “explore the…

     

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  • Star Trek: Boldly Going Where Some Men Have Gone Before

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    In the early 60s, writer/producer Gene Roddenberry proposed a television series modeled after “Gulliver’s Travels.”  Marketed as a “western in space,” each episode was intended as both an action/suspense story as well as a morality parable.  On September 8, 1966, “Star Trek,” the embodiment of Roddenberry’s vision, first aired. Roddenberry and the series writers were…

     

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