Costume Designers Guild Announce San Diego Comic-Con Panels

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21beeab70cb85c2c-CostumeDesignersGuild_ComicConThe Costume Designers Guild have just announced that they’ll be returning to San Diego Comic-Con this year for the tenth year, with panels featuring some of the best designers currently working in the industry.

Attendees will be able to get a behind the scenes look at costume design from the experts, including designers for Marvel Studios, Jem and the Holograms, Jurassic World, Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Batman v Superman, Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2, Sleepy Hollow, and much more.

You can also catch our friend Joe Kucharski moderating the Thursday and Friday panels. There’s no word yet on times or rooms.

Here’s a look at the Costume Designers Guild Comic-Con panels for this year:

Thursday, July 9, 2015

Careers in Costumes– The Costume Designers Guild Local 892 discusses costuming as a career and the many different possibilities that exist today.  Panelists will include Celia Rogus (FIDM faculty), Gina Flanagan (Illustrator), Ivy Thaide (Assistant Costume Designer), Eddie Marks (President, Western Costume Company). Panelists are here to answer your questions about making a career in costuming. Moderated by Joe Kucharski (Baylor University faculty, Editor of TyrannyOfStyle.com).

Friday, July 10, 2015

Technology as a Costume Tool – The Costume Designers Guild Local 892 members Timothy Wonsik (department head of costumes and archives at Marvel Studios), Soyon An (Jem and the Holograms), Christian Cordella (Jurrasic World), Alan Villanueva (Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2), Jared Marantz (Batman v Superman) and Keith Christensen (Fantastic Four) discuss how costume designers and illustrator/concept artists work together to utilize technology in the creation of costumes for film and television. Moderated by Joe Kucharski (Baylor University faculty, Editor of TyrannyOfStyle.com).

Saturday, July 11, 2015

Today’s Costume Designers – The Costume Designers Guild Local 892 members, Soyon An (Jem and the Holograms), Ann Foley (Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.) and Kristin Burke (Sleepy Hollow) discuss the world of costume design for television and film. Moderated by Camden Toy (actor, Buffy The Vampire Slayer).

Which panel are you going to? Let us know in the comments.