How Amazing Film & TV Costumes Are Made | Ailsa Windsor
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On this episode I'm joined by Costume Designer Ailsa Windsor. Ailsa works across film and TV and has been involved on projects such as Harlots (Hulu), The Infiltrator and the upcoming feature film 355. She has a First Class Degree in Costume with Textiles and an MA in Costume with Professional Engagement. She shares some really fascinating insights into how Film & TV costumes are made and the immense scale of the entire process. 

We talk about:

  • The collaborative process between costume and the rest of the crew on a film or show.
  •  Where inspiration for a costume can come from.
  • The process of visioning and crafting a costume.
  • Advice for getting into the world of costume design.
  • The various costume roles that exist on a project and what they involve.
  • The way in which costume and actors collaborate on bringing the vision and story to life.
  • What makes good costume design.
  • The process of breaking down a garment and why it's essential.
  • How certain pieces become iconic.

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