Like no other article of clothing, the hat is an embodiment of its wearer. It has functioned historically as a social signifier, revealing characteristics as diverse as class, occupation, and personal style.
In an overwhelming show of union solidarity, IATSE members have voted to authorize a nationwide strike against film and TV productions if last-ditch negotiations with the AMPTP fail to produce a fair deal.
“Design is design. As a designer, you’re trained to see line and proportion, and you’re sensitive to those elements—no matter which discipline you’re working in.”
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Costumes are usually contained by their frames. Hundreds of hours are poured into their conception and creation, yet they exist in the fleeting moment to describe a person at the specific time of action in a television show or film.
Beads and embellishments were perhaps mankind’s first indulgent luxury…
Organizations for Financial, Social Services, Elder Care, Veterans Benefits, Mental Welfare, and More. As your Costume Designers Guild Local 892 representatives, we want to remind you that there are organizations that are here to help in times of need. Whether social, financial, elder care, or even veterans care, there is a fund for the Entertainment […]
Costumes for film and television can often become so iconic that they transcend the actors who wore them. Simply envision a blue, gingham pinafore and a pair of red shoes or a little black dress and a string of pearls: these costumes conjure characters well before the movie stars who played them.