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CAFTCADEMY: Costume 101 for Film and Television


  • Ildsjel Collective 4 Carlaw Avenue Toronto, ON, M4M 2R5 Canada (map)

An extremely informative series of film and television costume related seminars for the new to the industry professional or those interested in upgrading their skills. Course topics are based on roles within the costume department from Assistant Designer, Set Daily, Costume Buyer, Costume Designer, The Workroom, Stylist and more. Speakers include working and experienced instructors from the Toronto film and television industries. Discussions on permit requirements for union work will be addressed. 

The schedule for the weekend is as follows:

Saturday February 2nd

  • Introduction to costuming

  • Prep side of costume

  • Set side of costume (including Set and Truck Supervisor)

  • Being a Daily/Set etiquette

  • The Workroom - Breakdown Artist

  • The Workroom - Cutter/Tailor/Stitcher

  • IATSE 873 Permittee requirements

Sunday February 3rd

  • NABET UNIFOR permittee requirements

  • Costume Buyer

  • Background Coordinator

  • Assistant Designer/Costume Supervisor

  • Costume Designer

  • Commercial and Print Stylist

You can sign up for either day or the full weekend and prices vary for members, non-members, and students.  

For more information or any queries email learning@caftcad.com.

Earlier Event: January 26
SyncOnSet Workshops
Later Event: February 10
CAFTCAD Awards