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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)

Step 1:

Look over the outline

READING THE PLAY and then move on to

DEEP THEORY

Step 2:

Watch two or more of the following "concept" focused films:

Angels and Insects

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The Matrix or

The Matrix Reloaded

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Step 3:

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

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

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.

Step 4:

Post a copy of your essay to the

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