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Life Journeys: Michael Wilkinson in Conversation

SUN 2 OCT 2022

4 Richmond Mews
London, W1D 3DH

Michael Wilkinson, the costume designer behind films like American Hustle, Seberg, The Gentlemen, Justice League and the upcoming prequel TV series to Star Wars, Andor, will be in conversation with writer and curator Keith Lodwick.

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Michael Wilkinson is a costume designer based in London. He has a degree in Design from the National Institute of the Dramatic Arts in his hometown, Sydney, Australia. He is a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) and the Costume Designers Guild.

Michael has an Oscar nomination, a BAFTA nomination, 2 Saturn award nominations and six CDG award nominations. He has won a Saturn Award, and was awarded Costume Designer of the Year by the Hollywood Film Festival in 2013. Variety magazine recently included Wilkinson in their “Below the Line Impact” list of film-makers that have significant impact in their field of expertise.

Michael’s costume designs includes collaborations with director David O Russell (American Hustle, Joy), Zack Snyder (Justice League, Batman V Superman, 300, Watchmen, Man of Steel),  Darren Aronofsky (Noah), Joe Kosinsky (Tron: Legacy), Alejandro Inarritu (Babel), Alfonso Gomez-Rejon (The Current War), Michael Mann (Luck), and Guy Ritchie (Aladdin, The Gentlemen).

Michael’s television credits include the Star Wars series Andor (Disney+), and the upcoming Three Body Problem (Netflix), created by Games of Thrones showrunners David Benioff and D B Weiss.


Keith Lodwick is a curator, writer, and historian. He is the former Curator of Theatre and Screen Arts at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London. At the V&A, Keith curated Vivien Leigh: Public Faces, Private Lives and was the V&A assistant curator for the major exhibition Hollywood Costume, one of the most successful exhibitions in the museum’s history. Keith has contributed to a wide range of publications including Oliver Messel: In the Theatre of Design, Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty and Shoe Reels: The History and Philosophy of Footwear in Film.

Special thanks to:

John Smedley
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