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Deborah Nadoolman Landis

Professor / UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television

Area of Expertise: film industry, costume design, Hollywood, entertainment industry

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Deborah Nadoolman Landis, professor at the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television, is an Academy Award-nominated costume designer and expert on the history and craft of costume design. She is the founding director of the David C. Copley Center for the Study of Costume Design.

Nadoolman Landis has worked on films such as “Raiders of the Lost Ark,” “Animal House” and “Coming to America,” for which she received her Academy Award nomination and the music video for Michael Jackson’s “Thriller.” She has written numerous books about costume design and also curated the highly successful “Hollywood Costume” exhibit at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London in 2012.

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