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Artist in Residence – Costume Designer Terri Lamera

As a part of the Screenwest Bright Ideas initiative, Costume Designer Terri Lamera is undertaking a week-long Artist in Residence with Screenwest from Monday, 26 October to Friday, 30 October 2020. Applications due Thursday, 22 October 2020 at 5:00pm AWST.

During her residence, Terri will be available for 1-hour long meetings with all facets of the industry from experienced or emerging Producers and Directors seeking experienced-based ideas regarding Costume Design for Film and Television, to students in the late stages of their technical training interested in Costume as a career.


Expression of Interest to Attend

Meetings are limited. Interested applicants will need to submit an expression of interest with a recent CV and a short explanation of their career direction or types of projects they are hoping to work on.

Applicants are also encouraged to include scripts of visual material they wish to discuss.

Please send all applications to Louise Brady at by Thursday, 22 October 2020 at 5:00pm AWST.

This session has been made possible by the Bright Ideas Initiative through the support from Screenwest and Lotterywest.


About Terri Lamera

Terri Lamera is an Australian costume designer with over 25 years’ experience in the Australian film industry who sees the creation of characters in costume as an important part of filmmaking.

Most recently Terri designed the costumes for H is for Happiness directed by John Sheedy which won Best Film at Cinefestoz, a special mention at the Berlin Film Festival, and winning the main prize for the Children’s Jury at Zlin Film Festival.

Terri was the costume designer for:

  • Breath directed by Simon Baker, set in the 70’s
  • 1% starring Ryan Corr and Abbey Lee
  • Ben Elton’s Three Summers, and
  • the critically-acclaimed Hounds of Love, which screened at the 73rd edition of the Venice Film Festival.

Other previous projects include Looking for Grace, which screened at the 72nd Venice Film Festival; Son of a Gun, starring Alicia Vikander and Ewan McGregor; GO! and Kill Me Three Times.

In television, Lamera’s most notable work includes designing the costumes for An Accidental Soldier, for which she was nominated for an AACTA Awards for Best Costume Design in Television; and the adaptation of Tim Winton’s Cloudstreet.


More information

To talk to someone about this opportunity, applicants should contact:

Gabrielle Cole, Production Attraction and Services Manager

T: +61 8 6169 2117


Contact Screenwest

T: +61 8 6169 2100

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Posted 09 October 2020

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