Le Grand Costumier had the pleasure of welcoming the team from La Presse + in its space recently. Following the meeting, a wonderful article was published in the popular newspaper, highlighting their interview with Marie Houde, our executive director. Read the article here.
Le Grand Costumier will offer his very first training on the maintenance, fitness and transformation of men's and women's hats. This training will be given on Saturday, March 30th, April 6th and April 13th from 10 am to 1 pm in the workshop of Le Grand Costumier, with the trainer Lucie Grégoire.
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Busy trip in Vancouver for Le Grand Costumier including visits of costume departments and studios of The Man in the High Castle, The Terror and Siren as well as a cocktail with many costume designers! Le Grand Costumier is starting to make his place on the west coast !
Le Grand Costumier is happy to unveil its new website and promotional videos.
Three promotional videos were realized in collaboration with Koze.TV. We present you today a capsule that will take you back in time! Make sure you don't miss anything about the unveiling of the next videos and follow us!
Networking in Vancouver // January 22-25 With great excitement, Le Grand Costumier will travel to Vancouver from January 22nd to 25th to participate in a networking event with costume designers in order to give way to new collaborations! During this trip, Marie Houde, Executive Director, will be accompanied by Danielle Fagen, Costume designer, and Louisa Mehailia, Business development consultant. We want to warmly thank Carole Griffin, Costume Supervisor for the production The Man in the High Castle, who initiated and organized this visit!
Tuesday, Novembre 22th was taking place the Grand Costumier official opening appening! More than 200 people from the cultural and the social economy sector, governments, donors and volunteers attended to this unique event.
The evening was also the occasion to recongnize the tremendous contribution of Le Mouvement Desjardins, for 3 year sponsoship of 100 000$.
Submissions for the Canadian Costume Design and Crafts Awards are open until November 18th. See all details here, for applications in English and French.
The CAFTCAD Awards is a long overdue celebration of Canadian costume arts and design, recognizing the immensity of talent in this country. The scope of the awards will reflect the range of abilities in contemporary, period and fantasy elements, differing media platforms, running lengths and budgets.
In order to support the talent present in Quebec, LGC offers to support creators whishing to submit their project (support with the paperwork, the submission fee and a part of the traveling fees to Toronto). Limited number of projects supported.