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The Iconic Moment

THURSDAY, JUNE 20 at 6:00 pm | The Academy Lab at Academy Hollywood

Hosted by the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences

The Los Angeles Film Festival is thrilled to celebrate costume designers and the inauguration of the Academy’s Costume Designers Branch with a special event exploring the convergence of art, design and film. This evening program is designed to shine the spotlight on the contributions of costume designers to the world of cinema and will include a reception and exhibit of photographs by artist Alex Prager; a panel discussion with esteemed costume designers Michael Kaplan (Star Trek: Into Darkness, Fight Club, Blade Runner), Jeffrey Kurland (Inception, Erin Brockovich), Ellen Mirojnick (Wall Street, Fatal Attraction), Sophie de Rakoff (Legally Blonde, In Her Shoes); moderated by Laura Dern (Enlightened, Wild at Heart); and an outdoor screening of Alfred Hitchcock’s Vertigo (featuring costumes by acclaimed costume designer Edith Head), preceded by Alex Prager’s Hitchcock-inspired short film Despair.

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