British costume designer Sandy Powell will probably be honoured at this 12 months’s BAFTA Movie Awards with a Fellowship – the humanities charity’s highest honour, and the primary time it has gone to a dressing up designer.
Powell – who has three Oscars to her title for Shakespeare in Love, The Aviator and The Younger Victoria – will probably be introduced with the accolade on the ceremony going down in London on Sunday February 19, in recognition of her excellent contribution to movie.
She has been mastering her craft for greater than three a long time, along with her physique of labor additionally together with: The Favorite, Interview with a Vampire, The Crying Sport, Mary Poppins Returns, Cinderella, The Wolf of Wall Avenue, The Irishman and Velvet Goldmine.
Powell acquired her first BAFTA and Oscar nominations for Orlando, happening to win three BAFTA Awards for Finest Costume Design from 5 nominations.
As a part of her Fellowship, she’s going to work with upcoming costume designers by BAFTA’s expertise programme.
On receiving her Fellowship, Powell says:
“I’m massively flattered to obtain the BAFTA Fellowship and particularly proud to be the primary Costume Designer. I’m fortunate in that I really like what I do and have been extraordinarily lucky to have collaborated with a few of the most proficient and inspirational folks within the trade each behind and in entrance of the digicam. I sit up for many extra years to come back.”
Jane Millichip, BAFTA’s CEO, says:
“Sandy Powell will not be solely an ideal designer, she is a good storyteller. Her costumes are mesmerising of their magnificence, however additionally they interpret narrative brilliantly and supply the infrastructure for character. For greater than three a long time, Sandy has raised consciousness for the craft of costume design in movie and offered a highlight for designers within the act of filmmaking. We sit up for honouring Sandy’s work this month at our EE BAFTA Movie Awards and to working along with her over the subsequent 12 months to encourage the subsequent technology of costume designers and storytellers.”
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