Sunday, June 6, 2010
entertainment industry coach Question 459: I'd like to work on movies as a costume designer & don't know how to start.
The first place to start is at the union. IATSE Local 892 www.costumedesignersguild.com/ You can call and ask a member services representative any questions you can't find answers for on their site.
The second thing I would suggest is to order their magazine.
These two resources should give you a good amount of information to start. Eventually, I would have you pursue mentors, but for now get yourself a strong enough base of knowledge to show any mentor you should choose to pursue, that you're serious and have done some homework.
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