Mark Bridges (costume designer)
|Education||Stony Brook University (BA)|
New York University (MFA)
Bridges has been nominated four times for an Academy Award for Best Costume Design, winning two awards for the films The Artist (2011) and Phantom Thread (2017). For the latter, he additionally won a Jet Ski and a stay in Lake Havasu City, Arizona, resort as a part of an Academy Awards telecast stunt to award the Oscar recipient who gave the shortest acceptance speech, his being approximately 30 seconds. His other awards include two BAFTA Awards for Best Costume Design for his designs for The Artist and Phantom Thread.
Bridges studied theater at Niagara County Community College and received a Bachelor of Arts in Theater Arts from Stony Brook University in 1983. He moved to New York City after graduation in 1983 and got his start working as a fabric shopper on Broadway for Barbara Matera Ltd. For the next few years, he worked on various theatrical productions, including Oh! Calcutta! and Dreamgirls, while attending graduate school at New York University. He graduated with a Master of Fine Arts degree in Costume Design from the Tisch School of the Arts of New York University in 1987.
|1990||Dream On||assistant costume designer|
Awards and nominationsEdit
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- Gazette, Michele DelucaNiagara. "DRESSED FOR SUCCESS: Niagara Native Mark Bridges nominated for academy award". Niagara Gazette. Retrieved 2019-11-21.
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- "Artist Info". Mark Bridges official website. Archived from the original on 2018-03-05. Retrieved 2018-03-05.
- "NYU Alumnus Mark Bridges Wins Oscar for Best Costume Design for "The Artist"" (Press release). New York University. 2012-02-27. Archived from the original on 2017-08-06. Retrieved 2012-02-27.
- Mark Bridges on IMDb
- Official website
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