Facts about Colleen Atwood USA Flag

Summary

Colleen Atwood is a famous Designer from USA, she is still alive and was born 1950.

Biography

Colleen Atwood is an American BAFTA-and Oscar-winning kosymedesigner.

Atwood has been nominated for several awards for his work and was rewarded with both BAFTA and Oscar for Chicago (2002) and Geisha (2005). She has collaborated several times with directors Tim Burton and Jonathan Demme.

She began her career as a fashion consultant in Washington in the early 70's, before she began with the costume design for film and theater. She became known to a wider audience when she designed for the artist Sting on his "Bring on the Night World Tour" in 1986.


Our collection contains 17 quotes who is written / told by Colleen.

Related authors: Jonathan Demme, Tim Burton, Sting

Source / external links:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Colleen_Atwood

Famous quotes by Colleen Atwood (17)


Google Plus Share
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"The costumes had to serve the choreography"
Google Plus Share
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"I've always loved movies, art and clothes"
Google Plus Share
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"On Planet of the Apes, I had a very knowledgeable team who knew good materials, but I had one main source person who worked online and on the street continually looking for the proper materials"
Google Plus Share
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"I'd seen the current stage production and the 1975 production of Chicago. I liked them both very much, but I didn't use them necessarily as inspiration"
Google Plus Share
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"The reward is that you can actually create a world separate from reality with a story, actors, music, and camera design. When it works it can entertain, move people and teach us all"
Google Plus Share
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"Sleepy Hollow had a lot of action in it, even though it was a fairy-tale movie"
Google Plus Share
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"I had to work out that it was something that could move, without having everybody in spray painted leotards"
Google Plus Share
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"Costumes are the first impression that you have of the character before they open their mouth-it really does establish who they are"
Google Plus Share
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"The designs were based on quite a lot of research of what a movie musical is, filtered through the eyes of today. If we'd gone strictly with the '20s, the movement would have been impaired"
Google Plus Share
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"Knowing who the actors were as you were designing them helped, with Catherine's beauty and Renee's frailty, they directed me visually just by who they were"
Google Plus Share
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"In Chicago, I walked in knowing what the dancers were going to need"
Google Plus Share
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"If you want someone to feel warm, you dress them in a warm color and put a warm light on them and you get the picture. Sometimes, all that needs pushing a little bit to help tell the story"
Google Plus Share
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"Planet of the Apes was a gigantic challenge, making the clothes work so people could do stunts and action in the clothes. I really learned a lot about that in that movie"
Google Plus Share
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"Each simian had a much different body suit, so besides trying to define class across species, there was a definite attempt to dress each group in different styles"
Google Plus Share
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"As a designer, you have to solve a lot of problems. Even though people are wearing clothes that are supposed to look beautiful, they'll have to do all kinds of things"
Google Plus Share
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"Some of the kimonos took as long as four to five months to make, with all the layers that go into it"
Google Plus Share
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"In real life, a lot of people at that level will have their kimonos made especially for them"


Comments