CDG - The Costume Designer

Winter 2023

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who appreciate costumes designer on her second temp job. Eagan shadowed her on weekends, getting coffee and grabbing lunches. She observed and absorbed everything, until Zophres invited her to join the team on Any Given Sunday, her first job as a production assistant. Six months at Western Costume Company gained her entry into the Union. She spent over a decade with Zophres, progressing from production assistant to assistant costume de- signer. "Mary hates when I say she was an amazing mentor, but I didn't know anything and she taught me everything." Her first feature as a costume designer was Contraband, with Mark Wahlberg and director Baltasar Kormákur, but the project that launched her career was the first season of True Detective for HBO. The show garnered her the Costume Designers Guild Award for Best Contemporary Television Series in 2015. "It was an amazing experience and a confidence builder for me." Daniel Craig as Benoit Blanc, Kate Hudson as Birdie Jay, Janelle Monáe as Andi Brand, Leslie Odom Jr. as Lionel Toussaint, Madelyn Cline as Whiskey, Edward Norton as Miles Bron, Dave Bautista as Duke Cody, Kathryn Hahn as Claire Debella and Jessica Henwick as Peg. Photo: Netflix. 33

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