Costume Designer Sarah Aldridge specialises in bringing to life authentic everyday characters. With a career in film and television spanning almost two decades, drawing on her keen observation of street trends, she has developed an acute sense of archetype. Sarah is adept at identifying and interpreting individual elements of costume that typify a diverse range of characters with her eye for detail, colour, form and texture. And she sources garments and accessories from a plethora of suppliers in order to meet budget. She holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Painting from the University of Auckland.
Recently Costume Designed projects such as Brokenwood Mysteries – Series 2, 800 Words – TV Drama, Brokenwood Mysteries – Series 1, Cradle – Short Film, Cover Band – TV Drama, Snowmen – Short Film, The Almighty Johnsons – Series 3, Everything We Loved – NZ Feature Film, The Blue Rose – TV Drama, Golden – TV Drama, Suni Man – Short Film, Inorganic – Short Film, When The Jars are Done, Bandage – NZ Short Film, and Needles & Glass – NZ Short Film.
TV DRAMA: Go Girls, Legend of the Seeker, Mercy Peak, New Zealand’s, Got Talent, Power Rangers, Riverworld, Shortland Street, Spartacus, Super Fire, Tatau, The Bunker Murders, The E Team, The Tribe III, When We Go To War, and Xena the Warrior Princess.
SHORT AND FEATURE FILMS: Aliens in the Attic, Dark Night, Maddigans Fantasia, Lord of the Rings, Love Bites, The Last Samurai, The Strip, To the Days, Snakeskin, and Wendi Woo.
COMMERCIAL TV SPOTS: ACC, Air New Zealand, Ansett, ANZ, Bluebird, Bonus Bonds, King Kong promo, Rugby World Cup Opening Ceremony, SkyTV, Starburst, Telecom and Wrigglies.