Congratulations to the 2012 BAFTA nominees for Outstanding Costume Design! They are:
THE ARTIST Mark Bridges
HUGO Sandy Powell
JANE EYRE Michael O’Connor
MY WEEK WITH MARILYN Jill Taylor
TINKER TAILOR SOLDIER SPY Jacqueline Durran
The awards ceremony is scheduled for February 12, 2012 – stay tuned for more information, and congratulations to all of the designers and crew honored by these nominations!!
HUGO is a movie, ostensibly for kids, directed by Martin Scorsese. I say ostensibly, because it’s a very nostalgic piece that is also quite appealing for adults. The film is about an orphaned child, Hugo, who lives in a train station, and the grumpy old man he befriends. That old man, George Méliès, just happens to be a former pioneer filmmaker, now broken and on the skids. The movie is a visual delight, and I was lucky enough to be able to talk with costume designer Sandy Powell about her wonderful work in this film. Read on!
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