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Especially designed for starting and mid-career film and media professionals working in the UK, INSIGHTS Seminars gather experts to offer advice on issues and challenges faced by the industry today, including how to master budgeting, scheduling and writing to a particular scale and budget, managing the development process effectively, cracking distribution and sales and navigating the legal aspects of music and archive footage clearance.
Discover the art of planning and implementing costumes for main cast and crowd scenes in film and TV productions from a panel of experts who have worked on high-profile projects including Les Misérables, Great Expectations, The King’s Speech and Doctor Who.
Taking place inside the fascinating Sands Films Studios, home of the prolific and award-winning costume making workshop, the event will allow participants to tap into a wealth of knowledge on budgeting, design, styling and sourcing costumes.
Learn valuable tips for short cuts and cost savings, and hear firsthand experience of preparing several hundred extras for an early morning start in a cold, wet field. Issues covered will include: borrowing; renting; creating bespoke costumes; approaching clothing labels and retail chains; and what restrictions apply on brands and logos.
Book now with PayPal. The cost of admission is £30, inclusive of VAT.
Nigel Egerton is a fine art and theatre design graduate who has been working in costume design and wardrobe for 25 years. His career has featured work on British independent classics such as The Iron Lady, The Queen and Orlando, plus international auteur work with directors such as David Cronenberg and Jane Campion.
Odile Dicks Mireaux studied Theatre Design at Central School of Arts before joining the BBC costume dept as an assistant, initially working on Doctor Who, Top of the Pops and Blackadder. After leaving the BBC, she won a BAFTA in 1999 for Great Expectations and has worked on films including Dirty Pretty Things, The Constant Gardener, An Education, Bel Ami, One Day and Quartet.
Sally Turner studied Fine Art and Textiles at St Martins School of Art before moving into Costume and going on to work in theatre, TV and film. She has worked on feature films including A Room with a View, Portrait of a Lady, Saving Private Ryan, The King's Speech, Gambit, Les Misérables and TV series including Cranford and Jeeves and Wooster.
Costume Design and Wardrobe will be hosted by Olivier Stockman of Sands Films and, following an in-depth discussion, guests will have an opportunity to pose their own questions to the panelists.
The event will be followed by networking drinks.