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As a designer, you have to solve a lot of problems. Even though people are wearing clothes that are supposed to look beautiful, they'll have to do all kinds of things.
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Chicago is partly a fairy tale because it's inside one person's head, so that part of it's made up and the rest of it is reality.
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Costume, hair and makeup can tell you instantly, or at least give you a larger perception of who a character is.
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Costumes are the first impression that you have of the character before they open their mouth-it really does establish who they are.
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Doing a musical's like doing a beautiful action movie: Everything moves; everything goes through a lot of tough stuff.
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Each simian had a much different body suit, so besides trying to define class across species, there was a definite attempt to dress each group in different styles.
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Gattaca was shot with minimal color to create a world that was minimal, and it really was effective. The lighting and the production design were beautiful.
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I had to work out that it was something that could move, without having everybody in spray painted leotards.
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I really like the original Apes costumes. The colors were great, and the use of heavy materials was something that influenced me for this film.
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I'd seen the current stage production and the 1975 production of Chicago. I liked them both very much, but I didn't use them necessarily as inspiration.
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I've always loved movies, art and clothes.
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I've been lucky in the things I've got to work on. I've been able to keep it fresh, always getting to do different kinds of things.
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If you want someone to feel warm, you dress them in a warm color and put a warm light on them and you get the picture. Sometimes, all that needs pushing a little bit to help tell the story.
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In Chicago, I walked in knowing what the dancers were going to need.
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In real life, a lot of people at that level will have their kimonos made especially for them.
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Knowing who the actors were as you were designing them helped, with Catherine's beauty and Renee's frailty, they directed me visually just by who they were.
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On Planet of the Apes, I had a very knowledgeable team who knew good materials, but I had one main source person who worked online and on the street continually looking for the proper materials.
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Planet of the Apes was a gigantic challenge, making the clothes work so people could do stunts and action in the clothes. I really learned a lot about that in that movie.
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Sleepy Hollow had a lot of action in it, even though it was a fairy-tale movie.
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Some of the kimonos took as long as four to five months to make, with all the layers that go into it.
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Sometimes a contemporary film like Silence of the Lambs is difficult. To make it look real but interesting is always a challenge.
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The costumes had to serve the choreography.
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The designs were based on quite a lot of research of what a movie musical is, filtered through the eyes of today. If we'd gone strictly with the '20s, the movement would have been impaired.
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The first Chicago was definitely a product of its time, and Chicago the musical is definitely a contemporary look at another time.
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The reward is that you can actually create a world separate from reality with a story, actors, music, and camera design. When it works it can entertain, move people and teach us all.
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We made around 2,000 costumes including shoes, rubber feet and gloves for the apes.
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We tried to keep a contrast between the real world and the imagined world of the stage. It's like parallel universes.
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While researching design, I was inspired globally, from Peru to Turkey to Africa to Japan-from the 5th century through to today.
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You try to avoid the pitfalls of using every big-name designer in the world and try to serve the story by creating characters.
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Colleen Atwood Events

83rd Annual Academy Awards (Oscars) held at the Kodak Theatre - Press Room

2011-02-27

13th Annual Costume Designers Guild Awards Held at The Beverly Hilton hotel

2011-02-22

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