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WENDY CHUCK (Costume Designer) has worked in film, theatre and ballet in the U.S. and her native Australia and has amassed an impressive list of credits including TWILIGHT, SIDEWAYS, and ABOUT SCHMIDT. She has worked with writer / director Jane Campion on her features PORTRAIT OF A LADY, THE PIANO and TWO FRIENDS. She has also worked with writer / director Alexander Payne on ELECTION, SIDEWAYS, and the pilot for HBO's "Hung."

More recently, Wendy designed the costumes for the thriller DON'T BE AFRAID OF THE DARK starring Guy Pearce and Katie Holmes and THE DESCENDENTS starring George Clooney. She is currently working on STRUCK BY LIGHTNING directed by Brian Dannelly and about to start NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH with Ben Stiller and Vince Vaughan.

Her achievements include a nomination for the Australian Film Institute's Best Achievement in Costume Design for COUNTRY LIFE and winning the Costume Designers Award for Excellence in Costume Design-Contemporary for Alexander Payne's ABOUT SCHMIDT starring Jack Nicholson.

Before working in film, Wendy was a costume cutter/fitter/tailor for ABC TV. She later worked in London for seven years for the Museum of the Moving Image, as well as for private and corporate clients and music videos.

 

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