About the film
fashion filmmaking costume designer short film
The Costume Designer
Release Date: July 13, 1950
|Production Companies||:||Industry Film Project, RKO Radio Pictures, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS)|
This short focuses on the job of the costume designer in the production of motion pictures. The costume designer must design clothing that is correct for the film historically and geographically, and must be appropriate for the mood of the individual scene. We see famed costume designer Edith Head at work on a production. The Costume Designer was part of The Industry Film Project, a twelve-part series produced by the film studios and the Academy. Each series episode was produced to inform the public on a specific facet of the motion picture industry.