CV

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Linea Stenfors

Curriculum Vitae

info@lineastenfors.com

www.lineastenfors.com

 

About:

Skilled costume designer and maker with many years of professional experience developing
bespoke costumes and styling for television, film and theatre. Reliable, accurate and hard working, proficient with tight deadlines and achieving high standards. Well experienced with independent work as well as large scaled productions and leading large creative teams.

 

Expertise:

Experienced within period and fantasy costume, as well as bespoke tailoring.

Specialised in sci-fi-, fantasy- and creature- costume and working with challenging materials.

 

Technical competence:

Male and Female Tailoring, Pattern Cutting, Fabrication, Sculpting, Casting and Mould-making.

 

IT competence:

Adobe- Photoshop, – Illustrator, -Indesign, ICad and Microsoft Office

 

Achievements:

Sponsored by the City of Stockholm in terms of my Final Major Project at LCF.

Winner of The Prime Design Awards in Stockholm in 2006

 

 

Education:

 

London College of Fashion - 

First Class Bachelor of Arts with Honors - Technical Effects for Performance

Creature-, Effect- and Sci-fi Costume and Mask, Making and Design.

 

Forsbergs College of Design (Sweden) - Higher Education Diploma in Fashion Design

Tailoring, Pattern cutting, Technical Drawing and Garment Design.

 

University of Stockholm - Higher education course certificate in Fashion-ology I & II (40 credits)

Fashion and Costume history, analyzing and researching the fashion context.

 

University of Stockholm - Higher education course certificate in Film studies (20 credits)

Film history, film as a performance context

 

Kulturama School of Art and Design - Gymnasieutbildning (SE), upper secondary school, sixth-form college (GB) 

- Art and Design

 

Employment History:

 

June 2014- December 2014

HBO 

- Game of Thrones 

Season 5

www.hbo.com

 

- Key Cutter – Wildlings

Head of Department. Working with costume designer Michele Clapton in developing the costumes. Own responsibility in developing ideas and challenging solutions after demands of the large production filmed in Northern Ireland. Working under very tight deadlines producing large amounts of principal costumes such as The Giant, Jon Snow, Ygritte, Mance Rayder, Bran Stark, Hodor and Jojen amongst all other Wildlings and many other, to the highest standard.

 

Feb 2014- June 2014

Warner Bros. Entertainment

PAN

 

- Head Cutter

Head of department. In charge of cutting and sourcing materials for all tribal cast and crowd. Head of a large team of makers with very tight deadlines and large quantities of advanced costumes.

 

May 2013- December 2013

HBO 

- Game of Thrones 

Season 4

www.hbo.com

 

- Key Cutter – Wildlings

Head of Department. Working with costume designer Michele Clapton in developing the costumes. Own responsibility in developing ideas and challenging solutions after demands of the large production filmed in Northern Ireland. Working under very tight deadlines producing large amounts of principal costumes such as The Giant, Jon Snow, Ygritte, Mance Rayder, Bran Stark, Hodor and Jojen amongst all other Wildlings and many other, to the highest standard.

 

Mar 2013- Apr 2013

B Reel  - Gangsters and Gentlemen

www.b-reel.com

- Head Costume Maker

Head maker of the costumes used in the period drama film. Working under tight deadlines with a large amount of pricipal period costumes.

 

January 2013:

Eurovision song contest – Sean Banan

Costume Fabricator

 

June 2012 – Present

HBO  - Game of Thrones

Season 3

www.hbo.com

 

- Textile Artist

Assisting the costume designer Michele Clapton in developing the costumes, being responsible of the making of the special and fabricated garments. Own responsibility in developing ideas and challenging solutions after demands of the large production filmed in Northern Ireland. Working under very tight deadlines producing large amounts of principal costumes to the highest standard.

 

Aug. 2009 – Present

Medljus Stockholm 

www.medljus.se

- Costume Supervisor, Designer and Maker

In charge of designing and making specialist bespoke costume and mask for different assignments after request.

 

Aug. 2011 -Dec 2011

215 INK- Blue Moth

www.215ink.com

- Costume and Designer and Maker

Responsible of creating the latex creature costume of  the sci-fi creature “Blue Moth“ after commission requirements by the client.

 

 

Apr. 2011

Plunge Productions

www.plungeproductions.com

- Costume Maker

Working in the atelier as a costume maker.

 

 

Dec. 2006 – Aug. 2009

Fremantle Media Production – Sweden’s Got Talent

www.fremanltemedia.se

- Assistant Costume Designer and Maker

Assisting the costume designer in developing the designs and making the costumes worn by all competitors and hosts in the weekly show during three full seasons. Working with creative solutions, different material, managing high standards at a low cost and working to tight deadlines in live broadcast television.

 

Fremantle Media Production – Hole in The Wall

- Costume Supervisor and Designer

Responsible of developing the costumes worn by all competitors and hosts of the weekly show during two full seasons. Creating bespoke solutions for highly flexible performances partly placed in water worn by more than 60 individually sized competitors.

 

Fremantle Media Production – Thank God You’re Here

- Assistant Costume Designer and Maker

Assisting the costume designer of developing bespoke period costume for the weekly show during two full seasons. Sourcing materials and working to high standards with a tight schedule including many last minutes changes and creative solutions.

 

Nov. 2008 – Jan. 2009

Mastiff Production - Herre på Täppan

www.mastiff.se

- Costume Designer and Maker

Designing and making durable bespoke costumes for the competitors of the show (similar to fear-factor), considering the aesthetics and the functionally to the nature of the show.

 

Apr. 2008- May 2008

Robinovich Production

www.robinovich.se

- Costume Designer and Maker

Designing and making the costumes for different music videos produced by the company. Creating tailored costumes to the artists after requirements from the client.

 

Mar. 2008 – Apr. 2008

Silverback Production - Nöjespokalen

www.silverback.se

- Assistant Costume Designer and Maker

Assisting the costume supervisor developing the costumes of the host’s for the weekly game show. Working with female tailored gown costume.

 

Mar. 2008- Apr. 2008

Filmmakers Stockholm Production - Song by a grave

- Assistant Costume Designer and Maker

Assisting the costume designer developing and making the tailored costumes for the film in 19th century period costume.

 

May 2007- Jun. 2007, Jan. 2008- Mar. 2008

BURFITT, Paris

www.burfitt.com

- Assisting Fashion Designer and Seamstress

Working from the Paris office, In charge of producing all technical drawings working directly with the Fashion designer producing qualitative drawings to be sent to the production factories. Developing the sample collection and assisting on the runway.

 

Aug. 2007- Dec. 2007

The Nobel Prize Award Ceremonies

- Costume Supervisor

Supervising and designing the costumes, being in charge of a team developing the 1500 individual costumes worn by performers and staff at the Nobel Price Party in Stockholm. Creating cost effective solutions produced in a quick and delicate way for a quick and qualitative production. Managing budgets and a big productive team under high pressure and tight deadlines.

 

 

May 2007

Armstrong Films

www.armstrongfilm.se

- Costume Designer and Maker

Producing the costumes worn in the commercials for “Swedish match“, working with period costume in 20th century era.

 

Jan. 2007- Apr. 2007

Swedish National Team in Figure Skating - Kryo

- Costume Designer and Maker

Making the costumes worn at the figure skating show in Stockholm. Working with flexible and delicate costumes suitable for outdoor usage in -20 degrees.

 

 

 

References upon request.

 

 

 

 

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