Have you ever wondered what goes on behind the seams of the most iconic character outfits from your favourite films? Well, you’re in luck, because for the twelfth episode of our podcast Making It: Women in Film, we got to sit down with the incredible costume designer Jennifer Starzyk.
Throughout her career, Jen has racked up quite the impressive portfolio. From Little Miss Sunshine to Twin Peaks, Gilmore Girls, and Now You See Me, I will almost guarantee that you have seen her craft on screen before.
More recently though, she worked as the head costume designer on David Fincher’s Mindhunter series.
“So a work friend of mine told me I can’t do this TV-show, but I want to put your name in for it. David Fincher is directing it, would you like to- I’m sorry what?! It was so insane. You’re telling me David Fincher is going to meet with me? And she was like yeah! He’s gonna meet with you! And that was my first real costume design opportunity.”
After this, Jennifer went on to work as the costume designer on Bill and Ted Face the Music (2020), which was a large collaboration with Keanu Reeves and Alex Winter.
To learn more about the world of costume design and the process behind creating these iconic outfits, you can listen to our full conversation now, available on all major podcast platforms (Spotify, Apple and Google Podcasts, etc.)!
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