SATURDAY JAN 14
SUNDAY JAN 15
|10 - 11:30 AM||Fitting Bras and Undergarments||Using Leather|
|11:30 - 1 PM||Networking||Working with Different Department Sizes|
|1 PM - 2 PM||
LUNCH • on your own
LUNCH • on your own
|2 PM - 3:30 PM||Digital Research and Sourcing||Fashion Afoot - Fashionable Shoes in the 20th Century|
|3:30 PM - 5 PM||Budgeting||Product Placement and Clearances|
According to statistics 80% of women are not wearing the correct bra size. In this course you will learn, from a professional, how to calculate bra size and understand the process of fitting a bra properly.
You will also get an overview of the variety of bras and undergarments available that will enhance & flatter any body type and, in turn, affect the finished look of your costumes. Who better to take us through this course than Vasilia from Avec Plaisir.
Networking is a business skill designed to create, maintain and utilize interpersonal connections. Some may view it as insincere at best, and manipulative at worst; some of us might have a lack of confidence, fear of rejection or a sense of unworthiness. But thetruth is, successful networking is all about building intimate, sincere relationships based on mutual generosity, not duplicity. While mastering the art takes dedication and time, this engaging seminar will be your launching pad to accessing your unique best self tobecome a natural. Facilitating will be Executive Coach, Robin Altman.
The wealth of information on the Internet is staggering; to the point where looking for specific images or products online can be overwhelming. In this course you will find out
the best search engines to use, how to refine your searches most effectively and how to then group your information in a streamlined way. Luis Sequeira, Costume Designer, will be sharing his tips.
Whether you use MTpro or Excel, a smart budget is one of the most critical tools of a successful costume department. Learn to expect the unexpected and develop formulas that will cover changes and delays during production. Sheila Pruden, Costume Supervisor,
will discuss how to accurately anticipate the needs of your script and minimize stress down the road.
In this “leather basics’ class you will learn how to choose leather, how to calculate square footage and understand the different properties of the various skins.
Adam Smith, one of IATSE 873’s leading leather specialists, will be teaching all of this as well as techniques for the often-intimidating task of breaking down and aging leather garments. We will also get an overview of the tools and equipment required for leatherwork.
Costume departments can vary greatly in size, from a 2-person team on a low budget production to a crew of over 20 on a feature film. Delegating tasks effectively is important no matter how few or how many are doing the job. Learn the challenges of each scenario and how to manage them effectively. Both ends of the spectrum and everything in between will be looked at in this class. With Costume Designers Joanna Syrokomla and Luis Sequeira.
Step into the fabulous world of footwear history by looking back at each decade in the 20th Century through the lens of the Bata Shoe Museum’s collection. Social, political, religious and sexual cues are all expressed through footwear and the 20th Century is notable because it was a time of tremendous change. With Sarah Beam-Borg, Exhibition Manager and Assistant Curator, Bata Shoe Museum.
What are the facts and the myths of product placement? Find out from Patrick Antosh, Costume Designer, how to approach a company if you’d like to use their product, how much lead time you will need and what types of agreements can be made with these companies. Hand in hand with product placement, you will learn about the process for getting clearance on logos or images. Jason Lorr, Clearance Supervisor, will go over the do’s and don’ts of copyright images and artwork.