From Thought to Thread: Costume Designing for TV & Film

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Wilton Library
Rimer Room

Event Details

Please join us for a unique opportunity for an insider’s look at costume designing for television and film. Learn about Judith Gellman’s career—how she got there from an early start in the fashion industry in NY to Chicago, Toronto and eventually L.A.—and then about how a costume designer works with producers, directors and actors, as well as others behind the scenes. Judith uses her own experiences to talk about what goes into being a successful costume designer in films and TV.

Judith Gellman is a Costume Designer in the entertainment industry who has worked on over 100 hours of television and film. She has designed for stars including Carol Burnett, Elizabeth Taylor, Peter O'Toole, Bill Murray, Mary Tyler
Moore and Lily Tomlin among many others. Judith received her first of four submissions for an Emmy Award for her period design work on a Children's After School Special for ABC entitled Frank and Fearless. Some of the theatrical films she designed were Meatballs, Head Office, Adventures in Babysitting, Getting Away with Murder, Firehouse Dog and Ideal Home. She designed for TV series including Super Fun Night starring Rebel Wilson, Bad Judge starring Kate Walsh and American Woman with Alicia Silverstone. She has maintained close relationships with many of the actors and producers she has been privileged to work with.

Registration suggested.  Please register online or call 203-762-6334.  For more information, contact

Event Type(s): Library Program
Age Group(s): Adults

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