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Lily Cowan Benz

Art and Production Design, Set Dresser, Costume Supervisor

Career Summary

In the industry for going on six years now, Lily Cowan Benz has worked across a range of project formats in the art department and costuming. Some recent highlights include the twee cookie-cutter costuming of deranged abstract horror feature 'Daniel, the Goodboy' and dressing bare theatre flats into a well-worn country kitchen home to two of Australia's worst killers in 'The Killing Dark'.

Professional Credits

  • 2024, Baby, Domestic, Short Films /, Drama, 19mins, Chapter 5 Studios
  • 2022, Daniel, the goodboy, Domestic, Feature Films /, Horror, 1hr22mins, Mr Bear Productions
  • 2021, Darker, Domestic, Short Films /, Horror, 4mins, Shot 63

Professional Memberships

  • MEAA, 2023

Education & Other Accreditation

  • 2023, Swinburne Film and Television, Australia, Bachelor of Film and Television with Honours

Special and Technical Skills

- Eye for cutting edge fashion and style trends, especially in the alternative community - Mood boarding and concept development - Working creatively within budget - Sourcing unique and special items - Actor liaison - Outfit styling and accessories - Costume management - Minor costume alterations - in advance and on set - Deep understanding of colour theory and cinematic framing - Building & minor construction - Wallpapering - Surface texturing - Prop management - Post-production re-selling

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