Video: Two videos focussing on the art of costume design, with reports from the Hollywood Costume Exhibit at the Victoria and Albert Museum, and interviews with costume designers Vin Burnham and Deborah Nadoolman-Landis, and also Keith Lodwick, assistant curator for the exhibit.

Profile: Vin Burnham and Deborah Nadoolman-Landis are two of the most experienced costume designers in the film industry. Vin is the woman behind the iconic Batman suit, and she let us into some of the secrets behind her most famous designs.

Deborah, who also helped curate the Hollywood Costume exhibit, has worked on a wide range of films including Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark, as well as many collaborations with husband John Landis - The Blues Brothers and Burke & Hare to name a couple.

Along with Keith Lodwick in the studio, they gave an insight into how such a big exhibit is curated, and what a costume designer's main role is in film.

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The Art of Costume Design

  • Monday 26 November 2012 (suitable for Primary clubs): "Costume designers design from the inside out" - Deborah Nadoolman-Landis on the role of the costume designer

    Monday 26 November 2012 (suitable for Primary clubs): "Costume designers design from the inside out" - Deborah Nadoolman-Landis on the role of the costume designer

    Deborah Nadoolman-Landis speaks to our reporters at the V&A museum's Hollywood Costume Exhibition about the art and challenges of costume design.

  • Monday 26 November 2012 (suitable for Secondary clubs): "Costume design is all about storytelling" - curator Keith Lodwick

    Monday 26 November 2012 (suitable for Secondary clubs): "Costume design is all about storytelling" - curator Keith Lodwick

    Keith Lodwick and Vin Burnham talk to our reporter about the art of costume design, and we get to look at some of Vin's greatest creations!

The Art of Costume Design’s Films

  • Detail image from Batman

    Batman
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  • Detail image from Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark

    Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark
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  • Detail image from The Blues Brothers

    The Blues Brothers
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