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Samantha Kuester

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Since graduating with an MFA in Costume Design from UCLA’s prestigious school of Theater, Film and Television in 2005, Samantha Kuester has been steadily working as a costume designer in the entertainment industry. From designing period pieces to contemporary, and everything in between, Samantha prides herself on a well-developed and diverse portfolio of work.

 

Among her television credits are The Way Down for HBO Max, Mystery Science Theater 3000 the Return and The Innocent Man for Netflix, The Most Dangerous Animal of All for FX/ Hulu, and 90’s House for MTV. Samantha’s film portfolio includes Diamond in the Rough, Fred 3: Camp Fred, Elyse, Unleashed, Babysplitters, Apache Junction and the Female Brain. Of her recent projects Samantha collaborated with the Killers on their short film for their latest album release “Imploding the Mirage” and music video for “Caution.” She was subsequently nominated for a Costume Designers Guild Award in the short form category for her work on the “Caution” music video.

 

As a collaborator, Samantha is passionate about bringing a director’s vision to life by creating realistic and relatable characters through her costumes. Samantha also effectively communicates with other department heads to create a cohesive look. Samantha is above all a team player; organized, budget conscious, diplomatic and a problem solver.

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Television
Voir "Summer of the
Costume Designer
HBO Max/ Campfire Ent.
The Way Down
Costume Designer
HBO Max/ Campfire Ent.
The Most Dangerous Animal of All
Costume Designer
FX/ Hulu/ Campfire Ent.
The Baxters
Costume Designer
Haven Ent/ MGM
The Innocent Man
Costume Designer
Netflix/ Campfire Ent.
Mystery Science Theater 3000/ Gauntlet
Costume Designer
Netflix/ Abominable
Embeds
Costume Designer
Go90/ Haven Ent
Richie Rich
Costume Designer
Nickelodeon/ Awesomeness
Filthy Preppy Teens
Costume Designer
Go90/ Abominable
Film
The People We Hate At The Wedding
Costume Designer for Additional Photography
Dir. Claire Scanlon
The Kiss List
Costume Designer
Dir. Sonia Sebastian
Diamond In The Rough
Costume Designer
Dir. Jeanette Godoy
Apache Junction
Costume Designer
Dir. Justin Lee
Elyse
Costume Designer
Dir. Stephanie Rennie
Babysplitters
Costume Designer
Dir. Sam Friedlander
The Female Brain
Costume Designer
Dir. Whitney Cummings
Unleashed
Costume Designer
Dir. Finn Taylor
Smartass
Costume Designer
Dir. Jena Serbu
Larry Gaye: Renegade Male Flight Attendant
Costume Designer
Dir. Sam Friedlander
Authors Anonymous
Costume Designer
Dir. Ellie Zuckerman
Future States
Costume Designer
Dir. Nisha Ganatra
Music Videos
The Killers - Caution
Costume Designer
Dir. Sing Lee

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