Curator Jenny Gall has taken a deep dive into the career of Oscar-winning designer Catherine Martin and her film collaborations with Baz Luhrmann from Strictly Ballroom (1992) to ELVIS (2022).
Curator Jenny Gall continues her series of articles charting the career of Catherine Martin and her celebrated collaboration with director Baz Luhrmann.
Left: Joan Lord as Lady Sims wearing Thelma Afford’s costume design for The Twelve Pound Look, the television play broadcast on the ABC’s first night of television in November 1956.
Renowned Australian costume designer Marion Boyce spoke with NFSA Assistant Curator Jenny Gall about the characters, costumes and designs on Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries.
Costume designer Norma Moriceau drew on her background in the London punk scene when creating iconic costumes for Mad Max 2 and Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome.
Jenny Gall takes a close look at two of the costumes from Peter Weir's Picnic at Hanging Rock, released in Australia in August 1975.
In this behind-the-scenes interview, costume designer Marion Boyce explains why Gertrude (played by Sarah Snook) was her favourite character to dress in the film The Dressmaker (2015).
To mark 35 years since the premiere of The Thorn Birds mini-series, we take a look at the original costume design sketches in the NFSA collection and talk to Rachel Ward.