Work by costume and production design students exhibited at world-famous Pinewood studios
Graduate work from The Northern School of Art is being exhibited at the world-famous Pinewood Studios in Buckinghamshire.
The ‘Script to Screen’ exhibition is currently on display in the Picture Gallery, Heatherden Hall, Pinewood Studios.
The exhibition was created by students graduating from the BA (Hons) degree courses in both Costume Interpretation and Production Design for Screen & Stage.
The work includes a Tudor-period dress created for Queen Elizabeth I by Megan Wallace, a wedding gown with sequin and feather detailing made by Cheryl Holmstrom for the ‘Vivian Ward’ character in the film ‘Pretty Woman’ and a Chinese red dress created for an Asian princess by Cindy Ng.
The Chinese red dress costume is brought to life by its display inside an award-winning full scale set of a Chinese apothecary plus scale models of intricate set designs made by second year production design students.
Pinewood Group’s Corporate Affairs Director Andrew M Smith said: “Pinewood Group are keen to support new talent and skills development across the UK film industry and it has been a pleasure to have provided the space for the talented students of The Northern School of Art to exhibit their work in the Picture Gallery of Heatherden Hall.”
Tony Shaw, Senior Lecturer on BA (Hons) Production Design at The Northern School of Art commented: “It is such a privilege to exhibit the student’s work in the Picture Gallery exhibition space where staff at Pinewood Studios will be able to enjoy viewing the work of our talented undergraduates.”
Norman Austick, Lecturer on the BA (Hons) Production Design at The Northern School of Art added: “At the School, we provide specialist skills and training that are hard to find in the UK – as a production and set design our students learn the full journey of set design – concept, design and build – often using our full-set build space for their final year of work.
“Our costume design students gain a wide range of skills from leather work, millinery, metalwork, as well as garment design and production; to have the opportunity to showcase these skills in an industry setting has been such an incredibly exciting experience.”
Pat Chapman, Vice Principal (Employability & External Affairs), at The Northern School of Art said: “I am delighted and honoured that these talented students from the School’s Stage & Screen Faculty have had the chance to display their incredible work in the Picture Gallery at Pinewood Studios.
“The School values and cherishes its partnerships with the creative industries; our closeness to the industry keeps our teaching relevant and our students ready to go straight in to work after they graduate.”
Further details of The Northern School of Art’s Hartlepool campus Stage and Screen degree programmes are available HERE.