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Film Costume Analysis Essay Project at The Costumer's Manifesto Costume Design & Construction I '''Film Costume Analysis Essay Project "High Concept" Designs (5D)'''
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Film Costume Analysis Essay Project at The Costumer's Manifesto Costume Design & Construction I '''Film Costume Analysis Essay Project "Realism" in Design (5D)'''
  
 
'''Step 1:'''
 
'''Step 1:'''
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Look over the outline  
 
Look over the outline  
  
[[Advice1pagesReadplay|READING THE PLAY]] and then move on to
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[[Advice1pagesReadplay|READING THE PLAY]]
 
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[[Advice1pagesTheory|DEEP THEORY]]
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'''Step 2:'''
 
'''Step 2:'''
  
Watch two or more of the following "concept" focused films:
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Watch two or more of the following films whose costumes are in the "realistic" style:  
 
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[[File:h.t|Angels and Insects]]
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[[File:h.t]]
 
[[File:h.t]]
  
[[File:h.t|The Matrix]] or
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[[File:AmazonVideoRoomwithviewdvd.jpg]]
  
[[File:h.t|The Matrix Reloaded]]
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[[File:h.t|Saturday Night Fever]]
  
[[File:AmazonVideoThecelldvd.jpg]]
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[[File:h.t|Pulp Fiction]]
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[[File:h.t|A Fish Called Wanda]]
  
 
'''Step 3:'''
 
'''Step 3:'''
  
 
Write an essay on the costume designs of the films you watched. Explain the following:  
 
Write an essay on the costume designs of the films you watched. Explain the following:  
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What were some details of costumes that stood out as indicators of character?
  
 
How were the costumes used as symbols of the characters or groups?
 
How were the costumes used as symbols of the characters or groups?
  
 
How were colors or textures used to indicate what was going on?
 
How were colors or textures used to indicate what was going on?
 
In which ways were costumes used realistically, and in which ways were costumes deliberately not realistic.
 
  
 
Describe at least one scene in each film where a costume told you something important about what was going on.
 
Describe at least one scene in each film where a costume told you something important about what was going on.
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==Product Links==
 
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[[File:AmazonVideo2Kika.jpg|link=http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/6303358381/thecostumersmani| Kika]]  Kika
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[[File:AmazonVideoAmericangigolo.jpg|link=http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00004SPYK/thecostumersmani| American Gigolo]] American Gigolo
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[[File:AmazonVideoVatel.jpg|link=http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00005K3OU/thecostumersmani|Vatel]] Vatel
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[http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00003CXKM/thecostumersmani|The Cell]
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[[File:AmazonVideoGormenghast.jpg|link=http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00005BCKT/thecostumersmani| Gormenghast]] Gormenghast
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[http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/6305907951/thecostumersmani|A Room With A View]

Revision as of 00:58, 23 January 2014

Film Costume Analysis Essay Project at The Costumer's Manifesto Costume Design & Construction I Film Costume Analysis Essay Project "Realism" in Design (5D)

Step 1:

Look over the outline

READING THE PLAY

Step 2:

Watch two or more of the following films whose costumes are in the "realistic" style:

File:H.t

File:AmazonVideoRoomwithviewdvd.jpg

Saturday Night Fever

Pulp Fiction

A Fish Called Wanda

Step 3:

Write an essay on the costume designs of the films you watched. Explain the following:

What were some details of costumes that stood out as indicators of character?

How were the costumes used as symbols of the characters or groups?

How were colors or textures used to indicate what was going on?

Describe at least one scene in each film where a costume told you something important about what was going on.

Step 4:

Post a copy of your essay to the

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American Gigolo American Gigolo

The Talented Mr. Ripley The Talented Mr. Ripley

Complete Book of Sewing Complete Book of Sewing

The Costume Designer's Handbook : A Complete Guide for Amateur and Professional Costume Designers The Costume Designer's Handbook : A Complete Guide for Amateur and Professional Costume Designers

The Costume Technician's Handbook : A Complete Guide for Amateur and Professional Costume Technicians The Costume Technician's Handbook : A Complete Guide for Amateur and Professional Costume Technicians

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Costume Step-By-Step : The Complete Guide to Designing and Making Stage Costumes for All Major Drama Periods and Genres

The Magic Garment : Principles of Costume Design The Magic Garment : Principles of Costume Design

Costume Construction Costume Construction

Elegantly Frugal Costumes : The Poor Man's Do-It-Yourself Costume Maker's Guide Elegantly Frugal Costumes : The Poor Man's Do-It-Yourself Costume Maker's Guide

Restoration Restoration

Room With A View