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  • 01:00

    Guest:Kari Perkins/Costume Designer/Boyhood/A Scanner Darkly

    in Movies

    KARI PERKINS (costume designer) has created the wardrobes for seven films directed by Austin-based filmmaker Richard Linklater, first working with the two-time Oscar® nominee as additional costume designer on his critically-acclaimed 1993 comedy, “Dazed and Confused.”While it would be another decade before Perkins reteamed with Linklater on his 2002 HBO feature, “$5.15/Hour,” she has since collaborated with him on five additional features -- “Fast Food Nation,” “A Scanner Darkly,” the critically-acclaimed comedy-thriller, “Bernie” (Best Picture nominee at the Independent Spirit Awards, Best Comedy from the People’s Choice Awards, and recognition as one of the Top 10 Films of 2011 by the National Board of Review), his epic  12-year-odyssey, “Boyhood” and, most recently, the period baseball drama, “That’s What I’m Talking About.”In addition to her film/TV work, Perkins has also designed for some of Austin’s most prolific dance choreographers such as Ballet Austin’s Stephen Mills’ “Women and Light,” “Torso” and “Wall of Names,” and Sharir+Bustamante’s “For Four” and “Court 6.”  Perkins has also worked on Ariel Dance Theater’s “Gyre,” “Five2Ten,” “Flush” and “Everything Between”; and Kathy Dunn Hamrick Dance Co.’s “Murmur,” “Royal Pair,” “Spin” and “Woman Smiling.”  Her stage work also include the 2002 B. Iden Payne Award for Outstanding Costume Design for the stage production “Dark Goddess.” You can email your questions to 123filmeasy@gmail.com or follow us on Twitter @123Film

  • 01:00

    Profile:Arriane Phillps/Costume Designer/Oscar Nom/Kingsman:The Secret Service

    in Movies

    Arianne Phillips is one of the most unique Costume Designers working today, a gifted visual artist who brings her exemplary eye to film, fashion and music of which for the past 20 years she has worked seamlessly . Best highlighted and often blurring the lines between film and fashion in her 17 years of collaborating with Madonna as well as the Award winning costumes for the singer's past 5 world tours. As a Costume Designer for film she has been recognized twice with Oscar nominations 2006 for  Jim Mangold’s WALK THE LINE , her second Oscar nomination in 2012 for Madonna’s directorial debut of  W.E  of which she was acknowledged by her colleagues with The Costume Designer Guild award.  Additionally she was nominated for a BAFTA for  her work in Tom Ford’s directorial debut of  A SINGLE MAN . In 2014 she was nominated for a Tony award for her designs for the Broadway production of Hedwig And The Angry Inch.Arianne recently completed production  in London on the 2015 forthcoming release of  Matthew Vaughn’s SECRET SERVICE reuniting Phillips with Mr.Colin Firth ,as well as Sir Michael Caine and Samuel L. Jackson. In between film and music projects, Phillips also works as a freelance fashion editor/stylist, collaborating with photographers for such publications as V magazine, Italian Vogue, Japanese Vogue, W Magazine, and Numero, to name a few.  You can email your questions to 123filmeasy@gmail.com or follow us on Twitter @123Film

  • 01:00

    Profile:Ellen Mirojnick/Costume Designer/ BAFTA Nom/Behind the Candelabra

    in Movies

    Emmy® Award Winning Costume Designer Ellen Mirojnick was born and raised in New York City, where her interests in fine art,photographyand fashion grew quickly. After graduating from the prestigious High School of Music and Art, she further pursued her study of design at The School of Visual Arts and Parsons School of Design. It wasn’t long before Mirojnick set her sights on Hollywood to begin her career, which has spanned three decades as a Costume Designer for films including: HBO’s Behind the Candelabra, Wall Street and Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps starring Michael Douglas, What Women Want with Mel Gibson and Helen Hunt, Failure to Launch starring Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew McConaughey. Ellen has received numerous prestigious nominations and awards. In 2013, she received an Emmy® for “Outstanding Costumes for a Miniseries, Movie Or a Special” for Behind the Candelabra, and nominated for
    the same category in 1998 for Cinderella. Ellen has also been nominated in 2003 and 2011 for the Costume Designers Guild “Excellence in Contemporary Film” Award for the films Unfaithful and Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps. In 1993 she was nominated for the “Best Costume Design” BAFTA Film Award for Chaplin.Ellen has lectured at UCLA, the Lincoln Center Film Society, the Directors Guild of America and the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. She has been profiled in numerous international fashion publications, as well as on AMC’s Hollywood Fashion Machine series, “The Costume Designer”. Her work has been displayed in the “50 Designers/50 Films” exhibit at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, the 1998 Florence Biennale, FIDM’s 2011 and 2012 Annual Exhibits, and the prestigious “Hollywood Costume “ at London's Victoria and Albert Museum.You can email your questions to 123filmeasy@gmail.com or follow us on Twitter @123Film

  • 00:32

    Luke Reichle, Castle Costume Designer

    in Entertainment

    Join us as we chat with Luke Reichle, costume designer on Castle. His website is http://www.secretsoftheredcarpet.com

  • 01:01

    Episode 74: Costume Designer Jennifer L. Bryan!

    in Film

    On the next Double Down Film Show, we’re gonna talk to veteran costume designer, Jennifer L. Bryan, who has worked on dozens of film and TV shows through the decades including The Vampire Diaries, Dark Angel, Exit Wounds, and more.
    Over the course of the hour we will delve into such pressing questions as…
    - What common things are overlooked when BUDGETING costumes?
    - Who else does the costumer need to COORDINATE with?
    - What are some of the EXTRA TASKS that costumers often take on?
    - Why should your production have a “LOOK BOOK”?
    - What should you LEARN to better communicate with your costumer?
    Far beyond just writing and cinematography, there are a whole cadre of artistic professionals that are responsible for the success of your story onscreen. And each of these pros has unique contributions to make to your film, but you must first understand their job and what they need from you to help tell your story. That’s where we come in. Listen and learn, baby.
    Filmmaking REALITY starts here!

  • 01:00

    Guest:Mary Claire Hannan/Costume Designer/Jackie Brown/Sabotage

    in Movies

    Costume designer Mary Claire Hannan is an auteur director’s darling, with the ability to translate filmmakers’ perspectives into stylish, daring, trendy or dramatic wardrobes. She began her career working for Quentin Tarantino and has gone on to design for filmmakers with singular visions, including Sean Penn, Michael Cuesta and Lisa Cholodenko. In addition to designing costumes for David Ayer’s most recent film, Sabotage, Hannan constructed the wardrobe for the director's lauded drama End of Watch, starring Jake Gyllenhaal. She designed Cholodenko’s last Oscar-nominated feature The Kids Are All Right, which starred Annette Bening,Julianne Moore and Mark Ruffalo. Hannan’s costumes for the film were displayed at the Annual Art of Motion Picture Costume Design Exhibition, 2011.In 2007, actor/director Penn tapped Hannan to design costumes for his film Into the Wild, staring Emile Hirsch. The film earned two Academy Award nominations alongside dozens of other awards and honors; Hannan received a Costume Designers Guild nomination for Excellence in Costume Design for Film – Contemporary.Hannan began her design career as a costume supervisor on Quentin Tarantino’s Reservoir Dogs. She rose through the ranks with Tarantino, as the assistant costume designer on Pulp Fiction and went on to head the department for Jackie Brown.
    You can email your questions to 123filmeasy@gmail.com or follow us on Twitter @123Film

  • 01:00

    David Zyla: Emmy award nominated Costume Designer

    in Entertainment

    David Zyla is the Emmy-nominated head costume designer of All My Children. He has worked on feature films and Broadway productions, and has his own fashion label. Zyla writes an online column for ABC called "ABC style with David Zyla" and has a book out, "The Style of Color"

  • 01:01

    Style with Trysh ~ Jon Marc

    in Entertainment

     


    K.Secret Dunbar is CEO/Founder/Creative Director of Jon Marc and Secret7; both under the umbrella of Seven Curves. Her passion for fashion began at the very young age of two, when she insisted on dressing herself.


    Growing up she’d often altered garments for a polished fit as she developed her curves. Before graduating high school she secured a management position in retail; it was then when she realized fashion was not only her passion it was also her purpose. A few years later, she opened a brick and mortar; this was the beginning of her seeking a place in the fashion market as a retailer. Although the business was successful, it was still difficult for K.Secret to find manufactured garments to fit the curvy hourglass figure of her and customers with the "curvy woman" issue. Very frustrated she resorted to altering inventory to compliment the shape of hourglass curves. Eventually, she constructed an entire garment and from there was inspired to design for women with the same curvy women complexes.


    K.Secret soon discovered with fashion design and apparel construction there was a need for fashion education. A stickler for perfection she closed the business and pursued a full time degree in Fashion Merchandise and Retail Management at the Art Institute of Washington. During her studies she discovered a great love for Fashion History, Product Development, Merchandise Management and Branding; these courses were the foundation of her future in fashion as a designer. Shortly before receiving a Bachelor’s Degree, her research solidified the demand for her niche in the market; women with hour glass curves. This revelation was the births of Jon Marc- a clothing line for women with hourglass curves, Secret7- the footwear line (coming soon), and Seven Curves- the online boutique.


    www.JonMarcCollection.com
    www.SevenCurves.com 
    PH: 301.404.9436
     

  • 00:28

    Mouth of Chi: Creating a Dynamic Front Door Can Change Your Life

    in Self Help

    In feng shui, the front door is an important factor in bringing fresh chi into your environment. It can make or break good feng shui in a home. There are many factors to analyze if you are trying to sell your home, designing a new home, or want to bring fresh chi into your existing home, you won't want to miss this!! Cindy will give you ideas for brightening up all sectors of your life at your front door! 


    Felicia D'Haiti is a Master Teacher of Interior Alignment®, holding certification programs in the Washington, DC area. She provides feng shui and space clearing services, both on-site and distant. To connect with Felicia, visit her website: www.feliciadhaiti.com, or www.facebook.com/SoulTransformations.


    Cindy Garreton is an Interior Designer/ Feng Shui Expert with her own business in Portland, Oregon area.  She integrated feng shui into her design work 17 years ago and continues to do this full time. She is also a Master Educator and teaches various IA certification classes, Cindy teaches all over the U.S. and near Amsterdam, Netherlands.  Contact her at 503-713-8014 or breathekindness2000@gmail.com.

  • 02:01

    Bridges Programming, We are talking with 'ecological designer', Jim Bell

    in Energy

    We will be talking with 'ecological designer', Jim Bell.  The following statement, in his own words, can be found on his website, www.jimbell.com.   


    We are astronauts on Spaceship Earth


    Like any well-designed spaceship, ours has a life support system.  Our planet’s life support system is a solar powered recycling system.  In this system the Sun provides the energy to recycle and renew the air we breathe, the water we drink, the food we eat and everything we want or care about.


    Our planet’s life support system is fundamental to everything we are and will ever be.  It is the foundation of all history, culture, art, science, religion, and even the very process of consciousness becoming.


    If our human family doesn’t develop life support sustaining ways to live and make livings soon, our planet’s life support system will collapse with much suffering and regret along the way.


    I believe we can completely avoid this calamity.  I believe we can create economies and ways of life that are fair, just, respectful, humane, prosperous, and completely life support sustaining.


    All that’s required is that enough of us work together to make it happen.  When good people come together, the only limit is our imagination and consciousness.  And ultimately there is no limit to that.


    I committed to taking a leadership role in this effort.  I invite you to join me.  We’ll all feel better, and our children and future generations will thank us.    Jim Bell


     


     

  • 00:45

    "JOY WEAVER" ( NATIONAL ETIQUETTE EXPERT)

    in Self Help

    Joy Weaver, bringing her unique style of class, glamour and etiquette with a sense of humor while looking good while doing it on the next "MOONDOWORLD" SHOW!!!. Once orphaned, Joy has built a name and reputation nation wide with her unique ability to use brains, skills and a brilliant thought process to network with giant fortune 500 and 100 companies for massive turn around in productivity around the world. She trained and was certified at the prestigious Protocol School of Washington D.C. and Letitia Baldridge. A national recognized speaker and customer service expert. Author of the book, "Just Ask Joy" How to be Socially Savvy in all Situations!!. Joy, is a television and radio personality. Appearing on ABC "The View" with Barbara Walters, Good Morning TX, nine times and CBS The Early Show. Her sought savvy advice has appeared in the Associated Press, New York Times, USA Today, Southern Living and the Dallas Morning News. Joy, represents designer Joseph Ribkoff with her elegant style and grace. Her corporate clients include, Raytheon, Coca Cola, Sprint, Balfour Construction, The Junior League, Churches and National Charities League across the nation. Endorsed highly by the late, Zig Ziglar, Steve Forbes, of Forbes Magazine, Accomplished Actor, Corbin Bersen, Dr. Ben Carson, Renowned Neuro- Surgeon, Regent University and Gov Mike Huckabee, Politician, Fox News Contributor and Minister.  

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