2 Week Costume Department Talent Lab

An opportunity to advance the skills network and be spotted for work.

Course Price

£1699.00 inc. VAT

Course length


2 Weeks

Pinewood Studios


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Course Summary

This short course will give you the basic skills required to work in the Costume Department.

- Looking at CV’s and thinking about ways to look for work
- Discuss the different roles within the costume department in film and theatre and where you see yourself fitting in
- The costume department is very large, there may be roles you have not considered before
- Look at silhouettes of different time periods and how costume is used to tell a story
- You will also learn how to take accurate measurements
- Focus on how to prepare for filming and aspects of set and dressing etiquette
- You will learn about the different ways of recording continuity with within principal actors and crowd
- We will also focus on working in costume in the theatre and how skills can be transferred between different disciplines
- We will have a think about what you will need for your first day at work and develop a suggested kit list

Throughout this short course there will be lots of practical hands on work and you will record all the course work in a small notebook which will become a useful handbook for your new career.

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