Costume Department Essentials

An introductory master course in the specifics of costume creation and working in this key area.

Course Summary

  • Health and Safety Policy
  • The process of design.
  • It all starts with the script
  • The roles within the costume team
  • Preparing to meet the director
  • Portfolio and visual examples
  • Mood boards and colour schemes
  • Bringing the characters to life
  • Your cast – research
  • Buying, hiring, making
  • Working with a budget
  • How to get into the business
  • Practical skills: Kit boxes, etiquette on set, fittings, break down a script
  • Produce a costume plot
  • Costume continuity

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  • Duration 3 days
  • Location Buckinghamshire
  • Price £399

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Costume Department Essentials Master Course

This costume department essentials master course will result in your basic understanding of the secrets behind successful costume design, and certainly how to begin a career in this fascinating area. Tap into unrivalled knowledge and experience, unavailable via mainstream college and university courses. Surround yourself with like-minded individuals to learn, network and journey through the specifics of costume creation.

Above all this exclusive training opportunity covers everything from basic health and safety to how to breakdown a script.  

Make the most of this training and networking opportunity for existing and novices alike. Class sizes are small so that a variety of different experience levels can be catered for. Ask questions you wouldn’t be able to ask in the work place and therefore we tailor this course to your specific professional needs. 

As a result of this course you will build confidence and understanding consequently making you more employable. You will gain a valuable insight into the heart of the industry. Equip yourself with the keys for shaping a successful career.

Who is this for?

Whether you’re starting your career in film or you’ve just completed a college course, this unique training experience is geared to build technical knowledge. You will benefit from tutoring delivered by costume design specialists with legendary status in the film industry.

Tap into unrivalled knowledge and experience, unavailable via mainstream college and university courses. This is an opportunity not to be missed, begin your path to a career in costume.

If you need financial support towards the cost of this training there are options available to you. Have a look at our Funding guide for more information. 

If you need advice on available travel and accommodation options to attend this training then have a look at our accommodation and Travel guide here. 

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