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CLIP 6515

Role of costume in film explored

Role of costume in film explored

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Key Info
  • Role of costume in film explored
  • Duration: 02:29
  • The importance of costume design in the film industry to help set the scene. Examples of costumes for characters such as The Duchess, Benjamin Button, Sherlock Holmes, Indiana Jones and Batman are on display in Los Angeles. A costume designer describes how she goes about dressing a character. This BBC News clip is published as part of BBC News Online and was first broadcast on 14 February 2009. Please note this clip is only available in Flash.
  • Subject:

    Art and Design


    Working in Creative Industries

  • Keywords: fashion, media studies, period costume, transformation, film production, actors
Ideas for use in class
  • Useful for pupils with an interest in textiles, particularly with regard to potential careers. Example of one of the craft skills involved in film and television production.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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