I had the honor working with Costume Designer Chrisi Karvonides on HBO's new series Here and Now. Below you will find a few of the Costume Concept Boards I created while working on the project. I'm happy to report that the boards were displayed at HBO's production office on the Paramount lot during production!
The reviews are in, and our reimagining of The Tragedy of Carmen is a critical success! Check out the reviews below and video by the Union Tribune to see how the team dusted off a classic in service of creating an evocative, controversial, current, and powerful operatic experience.
Director: Alexander Gideon
Costume Design: Adam Alonso
Scenic Design: Adam Alonso & Yuki Izumihara
Projection Design: Yuki Izumihara
Lighting Design: Johnny Garofalo
Below I've posted two interviews in which director Alexander Gideon and star Peabody Southwell pull back the curtain on our irreverent reimagining of The Tragedy of Carmen presented by The San Diego Opera's Detour Series. Check it out!
Take a look at Yuki Isumihara's projection animation at 9:40. Scrub to 12:55 to hear about the Costume Design, then 14:55 to see some costume renderings!
The Julie Stories screens this fall! Be sure to go to www.the-julie-stories.com to join the premier in New York or Los Angeles!
The Lotus Gun was selected as a part of PBS's 2016 Film School Shorts collection. You can find the full film below with some love from Amanda and Jennifer Herrema. August 11, 2016.
An in depth article on The Lotus Gun. In an interview, Amanda explains our process of building the film's dystopian world. August 30, 2016.