Course - Overview

Costume design has gained tremendous relevance in the age of internet, with growing demand for web series and offbeat films. Sharpening skill sets like characterization, experimenting and innovation, make-up design and nuances of prosthetics and costume production, are integral to this course.

An understanding of culture, history, society and politics enables students to create memorable screen idols in sync with popular and counter cultural audiences.

Features: Students learn to conceptualize, create costumes and hair and make-up design for characters based on a film script or context. They learn illustration, garment making, sourcing, material manipulation, ageing and prosthetics for an authentic characterization. This can range from the girl next door, to historical and social icons to fantastical enigmas. This course runs in partnership with the industry and involve various live projects for a practical understanding of the professional space. Alumnus Tanya Havelia made waves with her styling for Gully Boy.

Career Prospects:

  • Costume Designer
  • Costume Researcher
  • Costume Stylist
  • Theatre Costume Designer
  • Art Director

Career Path

Our 360° comprehensive learning-based model opens up multiple avenues and opportunities for students.

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  • Costume Designer

  • Commercial Stylist

  • Film production companies and Costume Stylists

  • Advertising Agencies as Commercial Stylists

  • Costume Designer for Theatre productions

  • Costume Research and Planning team

  • Celebrity stylists

  • 1st Costume Assistant

  • 2nd Costume Assistant