Costume Designer
Maria Pattison

Maria has 12 years of experience in Costume and approaches Costume Design in terms of aesthetics, representation and character. She is capable and confident working in a range of genres from sci-fi thriller to 1960s period drama. Maria primarily works in contemporary; with an interest in both classic and contemporary fashion. She has specifically designed and heavily researched 1960s and 1970s eras and has a special  interest in the use of color on screen, contemporary fashion and culturally specific representation. Her academic background is in cultural anthropology. 

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- Nominated Best Costume Design 7th Annual AACTA Awards 2017. Berlin Syndrome (Cate Shortland)

- Nominated for Best Costume Design  5th Annual AACTA Awards 2015 - PARTISAN (Ariel Kleiman)

TV

SAVAGE RIVER
6 part Miniseries
Costume Designer
Aquarius Films | Directed by Jocelyn Moorhouse
Produced by Angie Fielder & Polly Staniford

AUSTRALIAN GANGSTER
2 part Miniseries
Costume Designer 
Roadshow Roughdiamond | Directed by Gregor Jordan & Fadia Abboud 
Produced by John Edwards & Dan Edwards 

YOUNG ROCK
Series 1
Co-Costume Designer
Universal Television | Produced by Ryan Janata & Cindy Fang
Costume Designer: Leesa Evans

RETROGRADE Costume Designer 
Unless Pictures | Directed by Natalie Bailey
Produced by Dan Lake

MS FISHER'S MODERN MURDER MYSTERIES 
Series 1
Costume Designer 
Every Cloud Productions | Directed by Fiona Banks, Kevin Carlin & Lynn Hegarty 
Produced by Beth Frey 

NOWHERE BOYS 
Series 4 
Costume Designer 
Matchbox | Directed by Catriona McKenzie, Sian David, Nick Verso & Goran Stoleveski 
Produced by Beth Frey & Tony Ayres 

THE LEFTOVERS
Series 3
Assistant Costume Designer 
HBO / Warner Brothers | Directed by Mimi Leder 
Produced by Mini Leder & Eugene Kelly
Costume Designers: Rudy Mance & Mariot Kerr 

SEVEN TYPES OF AMBIGUITY  Costume Buyer 
Matchbox Pictures | Directed by Glendyn Ivin 
Produced by Tony Ayres & Amanda Higgs
Costume Designer: Cappi Ireland 

GALLIPOLI  Costume Buyer
Endemol | Directed by Glendyn Ivin 
Produced by Imogen Banks, Robert Connolly & John Edwards
Costume Designer: Cappi Ireland  

PAPER GIANTS: MAGAZINE WARS  Costume Buyer 
Southern Star | Directed by Daina Reid 
Produced by Mimi Butler & John Edwards
Costume Designer: Nina Edwards 

THE SLAP  Costume Buyer 
Matchbox Pictures / ABC | Directed by Tony Ayres, Robert Connolly, Jessica Hobbs & Matthew Saville 
Produced by Tony Ayres, Helen Bowden & Michael McMahon 

UNDERBELLY  Costumier 
AFFC | Directed by Tony Tilse, Peter Andrikidis, Geoff Bennett & Grant Brown 
Produced by Brenda Pam
Costume Designer: Louise Wakefield 



   


Feature Films

UPGRADE  Costume Designer 
Goalpost / Blumhouse Productions | Directed by Leigh Whannell 
Produced by Kylie du Frense 
Nominated - 'Best Costume Design' Australian Production Guild Awards 2018 

BERLIN SYNDROME  Costume Designer 
Aquarius Films | Directed by Cate Shortland 
Produced by Polly Staniford 
Nominated - 'Best Costume Design' 7th Australian Academy of Cinema & Television Arts Awards 2017 

PARTISAN  Costume Designer 
Warp Films | Directed by Ariel Kleiman 
Produced by Anna McLeish & Sarah Shaw
Nominated - 'Best Costume Design' 5th Australian Academy of Cinema & Television Arts Awards 2015  

SATELLITE BOY  Costume Designer 
Satellite Films | Directed by Catriona McKenzie 
Produced by Julie Ryan & David Jowsie 

SUMMER CODA  Costume Designer 
Revival Films | Directed by Richard Gray 
Produced by John Finemore & Marc Goldenfein 

THREE THOUSAND YEARS OF LONGING Assistant Costume Designer 
FilmNation Entertainment | Directed by George Miller
Produced by George Miller & Doug Mitchell
Costume Designer: Kym Barrett

BALIBO  Assistant Costume Designer 
Arenafilm | Directed by Robert Connolly
Produced by Robert Connolly, John Maynard & Rebecca Williamson
Costume Designer: Cappi Ireland 

THE MULE  Assistant Costume Designer 
Entertainment One | Directed by Tony Mahony 
Produced by Jane Liscombe, Angus Sampson & Leigh Whannell
Costume Designer: Cappi Ireland 

GHOST IN THE SHELL  Costume Buyer 
LBO Productions | Directed by Rupert Sanders 
Produced by Avi Arad
Costume Designer: Kurt and Bart 
Additional Buyer Melbourne 

LION  Costume Buyer 
See-Saw Films / Sunstar.Aquarius Films | Directed by Garth Davies 
Produced by Iain Canning, Angie Feilder & Emile Sherman
Costume Designer: Cappi Ireland 

SON OF A GUN  Costume Buyer 
Screen Australia | Directed by Julius Avery 
Produced by Will Clarke, John Collee & Aaron L Gilbert
Costume Designer: Terri Lamera 

I, FRANKENSTEIN  Costume Buyer 
Lakeshaw Entertainment / Hopscotch / Lionsgate | Directed by Stuart Beattie 
Produced by Sidney Kimmel, Gary Lucchesi, Andrew Mason, Tom Rosenberg & Richard S. Wright
Costume Designer: Cappi Ireland 

ANIMAL KINGDOM  Costume Buyer 
Porchlight Films / AK Productions | Directed by David Michod 
Produced by Liz Watts
Costume Designer: Cappi Ireland 

DON'T BE AFRAID OF THE DARK  Costumier 
Miramax | Directed by Troy Nixey 
Produced by Guillermo del Toro
Costume Designer: Wendy Chuck 

LONG WEEKEND  Costumier 
Long Weekend Productions | Directed by Jamie Blanks 
Produced by Nigel Odell & Gary Hamilton
Costume Designer: Michael Chisholm 

Short Films

BIRDIE Costume Designer 
Fox Searchlight Pictures | Directed by Shelly Lauman
Produced by Lizzie Cater 

ROOKIE  Costume Designer 
Goodoil | Directed & Produced by Rhett Wade-Ferrell 

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