But I also wanted to quickly tell you about some events coming up that would be worth checking into if filmmaking and costume design are of interest to you, or if you just enjoy a good party.
Friday, April 11th, from 7-11pm will be the Hollywood Costume Party. This is bound to be a wildly fun night that you won't want to miss out on. Dance the night away at PAM dressed as your favorite Hollywood icon or film character. This epic costume party will feature live music, light refreshments, cash bar, gift bag from Sephora (score!), a costume contest, AND access to the Hollywood Costume exhibition all night. Can you believe it?! It's bound to be an amazing evening and such a great deal. Tickets are available at tickets.phxart.org for $25. Full information here.
The following day, Saturday, April 12th form 10am-4pm is the Hollywood Costume Symposium. You will NOT want to miss this. So get your tickets now! $50 includes admission to Whiteman Hall to hear several amazing speakers throughout the day, lunch, and admission to Hollywood Costume. Industry insiders, including Dr. Deborah Nadoolman Landis, Dale Wibben of Dale Wibben Studio, Dierdre Theiman Manager of Production Archives and Collections at Universal Studios, Beth Werling, Collections Manager of Material Culture at the Natural History Museum of LA, and specialty costumer Deborah Ambrosino. This spectacular line-up will be sharing amazing inside details of filmmaking costume design and production. I really can't emphasize enough how incredible this event is going to be, truly a once in a lifetime experience. Tickets for this event are also available at tickets.phxart.org. Full information here.
There will also be a selection of other lectures and film screening events that will give visitors a better understanding of how to look at films. For a full list see the events page at phxart.org or see the image below. I'll be attending many of these events and will try to post recaps/reviews for each one. Hope to see some of you there.