THE VIRGINIA FILM OFFICE, as part of its workforce training initiative, will present a two-day workshop in costume production and design, wardrobe styling and on-set costuming. The class was created and will be taught by Amelia Zontini, a working professional in Virginia film’s film industry since 2003.
The course is an introductory examination of the world of wardrobe from the POV of a union costumer. It will provide practical instruction in the basics of wardrobe tor beginning and advanced students.
WHEN: August 18-19; 9am-5pm
WHERE: University of Richmond, Department of Theatre and Dance
COST: $125, but VPA MEMBERS SAVE $50!!!
Topics include script analysis, research, preparation and care of costumes, aging and distressing, on-set costume procedures, and setting up and managing a shop and costume stock. Students should have at least basic sewing skills and an interest in a professional costuming career.
Instructor: Amelia Zontini: A Virginia Tech theatre arts graduate, Amelia is a member of the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees – a professional union for motion picture technicians and artists. Since 2003, she has been privileged to work with Academy and Emmy Award winning designers, directors and actors on more than a dozen major motion pictures, three episodic series for television and countless commercials, print ads and independent projects.