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Costuming for Film: The Art and the Craft

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"Costuming for Film is an illustrated guide to everything one needs to know to get started and work successfully in film costuming." "It covers such essential artistic matters as telling a story through costumes, visual harmony and contrast, creating focus through color, expressing emotion through line and shape and texture." It also covers such essential practical matters as looking for work, the roles played by various members of the costume/wardrobe department, union membership and regulations, the on-set and off-set duties of all costume
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Overview

"Costuming for Film is an illustrated guide to everything one needs to know to get started and work successfully in film costuming." "It covers such essential artistic matters as telling a story through costumes, visual harmony and contrast, creating focus through color, expressing emotion through line and shape and texture." It also covers such essential practical matters as looking for work, the roles played by various members of the costume/wardrobe department, union membership and regulations, the on-set and off-set duties of all costume department members, costume craftwork, script breakdown, writing and following budgets, organizing and running a wardrobe department, designing for specific actors, fittings, dealing with deadlines, and much more.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781879505803
  • Publisher: Silman-James Press
  • Publication date: 9/28/2005
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 576
  • Sales rank: 987,993
  • Product dimensions: 8.58 (w) x 11.08 (h) x 1.36 (d)

Table of Contents

1 Orientation to the field 1
2 Fundamentals of costume design for film 29
3 Composing costume images : the art and the craft 59
4 Developing the design 105
5 Breakdowns 149
6 Costume budgets 181
7 Prep 243
8 Shoot 373
9 Final wrap 419
10 Entering the market 433
11 Working in New York and L.A. 471
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