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 […]
In a 1995 interview with Wired magazine, Steve Jobs likened creativity to a game of connect-the-dots, with truly innovative design happening when the dots are culled from the far, the wide, and the unexpected.
Most jobs require costume designers to hit the ground running, but Kym Barrett’s work often needs a backflip, some somersaults, and a few spinning kicks before the race even starts. Barrett mints icons like Apple cranks out iPhones. She hit the scene with the shockingly modern Shakespeare adaptation, Romeo + Juliet, and has not stopped sprinting since. In The Matrix series, she reimagined the superhero as an antihero with the unforgettable sweep of a black, floor-length coat and impenetrable mirrored sunglasses…
By the tenth episode, the focus expanded to discussing “all things movie,” which opened up the conversation to include…
Always pushing her creativity, Arianne Phillips often takes breaks from film to design theater, music videos, and concert tours, as well as styling print work and cover shoots for fashion magazines like Vogue Italia. “It’s kind of a path cleanser,” she explains. “I’ve gone out of my way to work across genres, so I can be choosy with the films I do.” The breadth and scope of her career is astonishing.
A sanctuary where guests could connect to nature, feel welcomed, and be at peace. A safe haven to come and heal….
As costume designers, we can be leaders in conscious consumerism.
Pay Equity is defined as equal pay for work of equal value. This is a long-standing American ideal. In Costume Design it translates to being paid the same as other heads of departments such as the art director, production designer, and cinematographer.