Tag Archives: Hitchcock

From Sketch to Screen: The Costume Designer-Part 1

24 Oct

1st Article in our 5 Week Series “Effective People Rarely Seen in the Spotlight”

Audiences could name the costume in a film before they could name the Costume Designer responsible for designing it. This isn’t a big shock given many Costume Designer avoid the spotlight (as ironic as it sounds) the majority of their work is not vanity driven.  In Part-1 of this article, we will discuss what Costume Designer do, why they are rarely seen in the spotlight and Part-2 will focus on how their role has evolved since the days of Edith Head.

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Hitchcock and Herrmann

13 Jun

4th article in our 7 week series on Psychological Thrillers.

By Littlebells

These films are timeless classics.  They have just the right touch of Hitchcock that leaves you on the edge of your seat despite how many times you watch them.  We are all familiar with the themes of Psycho and can name it with just the raise of a hand and imitating the shrieking  “Ree! Ree! Ree!”  Hitchcock had thrilling composition for not only Psycho, but Vertigo and North by Northwest.  For each of these films he used the great composer, Bernard Herrmann.

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