Feature Story

Collaborating with Production Designers
In the fast-moving, ever-changing environment of a film or television set, costume designers know that a strong relationship with the production design department has to begin before the cameras roll. . . MORE


Pick of the Week

“Dawn of the Planet of the Apes”
When Costume Designer Melissa Bruning describes how she landed on an iconic Clint Eastwood role to inform the costume for a key character in “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes,” you know she’s a dedicated student of moviemaking. . . MORE


Spotlight On

Costume Designer Kristin M. Burke
Costume Designer Kristin M. Burke literally wrote the book on costume design, but she didn’t stop there. . . MORE


Design Details

Focus On: Clergy and Choir Attire
When a scene calls for a church choir, a papal procession or grand mass, Costume Designers don’t need to pray for a handy resource for authentic vestments . . .MORE


News & Events

2014 San Diego Comic-Con International
For the ninth consecutive year, the Costume Designers Guild (I.A.T.S.E. Local 892), the labor union representing costume designers, assistant costume designers and illustrators in film and television, will be participating in San Diego Comic-Con July 24-27 at the San Diego Convention Center. . . MORE


Legacy Member Articles

This section contains articles that spotlight retired CDG members and also provides information and resources to prepare for and enjoy retirement. . . MORE

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