Dress up for a new “Dissecting Horror” with the costume designers on May 25th
Next installment in the “Dissecting Horror” digital sign series will take place Tuesday, May 25 at 6 p.m. PST with an emphasis on costume design.
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Panelists include Laura Montgomery (Spiral, What we do in the shadows), Avery plewes (Ready or not, The Craft: Legacy), Mary Claire Hannan (The babysitter: Killer Queen, Urban legend), and Whitney anne adams (Freaky, Happy Death Day 2 U). I will moderate.
Dread Central and Jordan von Netzer from PR projection launched “Dissecting Horror” on April 15, 2020, with a panel focused on horror movie scores. They have since produced panels highlighting the stunt coordinators, composers, visual / special effects and the creatives behind. Monitoring, Cruiser, 12 hour shift, Don’t Look Back, Hunter Hunter, Willy’s Wonderland, Wrong Turn, Dreamcatcher, Make Monsters, The Banishment, Initiation, The Djinn, and Parallel.
ABOUT THE PANELISTS:
Laura Montgomery is a film and television costume designer based in Toronto, Canada. Born of Japanese and Scottish heritage, she combines a passion for authentic storytelling with a long-standing love for fashion and textiles. His award-winning film design has made his work in high demand among creative and cutting-edge projects.
Laura’s costume design credits include What we do in the shadows (season 3), Spiral: From the Book of Saw, Murder songs in small towns (Official selection TIFF 2010), When Moses woke up (Winner of the Gemini Award for Best Direction in a Performing Arts Program), and Coopers’ Christmas (Official selection TIFF 2008).
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Laura holds an Honors BA in French Literature and Scenography and Costume Design from the University of Toronto. In 2011, Laura was nominated for the Ontario Arts Council’s Virginia and Myrtle Cooper Award in Costume Design for her body of work.
Avery Plewes is an award-winning costume designer born in Toronto for film and television.
At 18, Avery moved to New York City to pursue a career in fashion where she interned with Betsey Johnson and took evening classes in fashion construction techniques at the Parsons School of Design.
Avery completed her first feature film as a costume designer, Jean des Jones by Stella Meghie in 2015, which premiered at SXSW. It has also been screened at the Nantucket Film Festival, TIFF and the Zurich Film Festival.
Following the success of Jean des Jones, Avery continued her creative collaboration with director Stella Meghie on her second film Absolutely everything (MGM, Warner Bros), a film adaptation of Nicola Yoon’s bestselling New York Times novel of the same title. Absolutely everythingStars Amandla Stenberg and Nick Robinson, released in May 2017.
In 2017, Avery designed the biopicJT LeRoyWith Kristen Stewart, Laura Dern and Diane Kruger. The film closed the Toronto International Film Festival, and Avery’s work garnered attention in the Hollywood Reporter as a costume film to watch at the festival.
In 2019, Avery’s work on the success of the blockbuster Ready or Not has been freed. In March 2020, Avery won its first prize, the Caftcad Award for Excellence in Contemporary Costume Design, for his work inReady or Not.
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In October 2020, Avery’s work was seen in the movie Blumhouse Craftsmanship: the heritage, which was a reboot of The job. For this project, Avery won the Caftcad Award for Excellence in Contemporary Costume Design.
Most recently, Avery was the costume designer for the Netflix series. S ex / Life, Starring Sarah Shahi, produced by Oscar winner Miles Dale and Stacy Ruckeyser, P eabody winner, Showrunner. The show is scheduled to premiere on June 25, 2021.
In addition to film and television, Avery has designed award-winning music videos, internationally acclaimed short films, and several commercials for brands such as General Mills, Clorox, and Microsoft.
MARY CLAIRE HANNAN
Originally from San Francisco, Mary Claire Hannan studied at the prestigious Fashion Institute of Design (FIDM) and at the Sorbonne University in Paris. Hannan began his film career as a costume supervisor on Quentin Tarantino Tank dogs. Hannan quickly rose through the ranks, working with Tarantino on three other films, including designing the iconic costumes for the award-winning crime thriller. Jackie Brown.
Hannan has since been the costume designer on a wide variety of features, including the Oscar nominee © Best Picture The children are fine, By Wes Craven Red eyesand the biographical drama of Sean Penn In nature, for which she was nominated for a Costume Designer Guild Award for her work.
Hannan has collaborated with acclaimed director David Ayer on two feature films: Sabotage and the revolutionary End of the guard tour. Other notable Hannan credits include the crime drama series Unity, created by David Mamet, and the hit teen drama The fault in our stars, directed by Josh Boone. Hannan’s most recent project was The babysitter: Killer Queen with famous director McG.
WHITNEY ANNE ADAMS
Whitney Anne Adams is a New York-based costume designer and stylist who has worked on internationally acclaimed films that have screened at the Sundance, Cannes, Tribeca and Toronto International Film Festivals. His theatrical design credits include Weird, Happy Day of the Dead 2U, Piercing, My mother’s eyes, and Killer.
Whitney’s love of horror began in elementary school when she read as many teenage slasher novels as she could get her hands on and refused to take off her “Ghostface” Halloween costume. even if he scared the other children. His upcoming projects include the highly anticipated thriller Paranormal activity 7 and film on coming of age Three months. Additionally, Whitney is the stylist for actor Brian Tyree Henry.
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