A once in a lifetime opportunity has been made available for up to 20 budding costume designers to have their own creation appear in the upcoming science fiction epic VALERIAN AND THE CITY OF A THOUSAND PLANETS starring Cara Delevingne (Paper Towns, Pan), Dane DeHaan (Life, Lawless), and Clive Owen (Children of Men, Inside Man).
EuropaCorp has teamed up with Yahoo Style on a global search for innovative and original costume design to appear in the film, which begins shooting in Europe in January 2016. Artists to submit their original designs by November 27, where up to 20 winners will be selected.
“Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets encompasses a diverse array of characters from all parts of the universe,” said writer/director Luc Besson (Fifth Element, Lucy), “I believe the world we live in is filled with people from all walks of life who possess an abundance of creativity and untapped potential. My hope is that by offering a contest like this to artists worldwide, we will gain access to inspired and original creations from a plethora of fresh perspectives, and the film will benefit from this collaboration.”
Along with the film’s writer/director Luc Besson and costume designer Olivier Bériot, editor in Chief of Yahoo Style, Joe Zee will serve as one of the judges, who will choose up to twenty winners whose designs will appear in the film. Winners will be announced on December 14, 2015.
For more information and details on how to enter can be found here: https://www.talenthouse.com/i/design-for-valerian
VALERIAN COSTUME CONTEST PRODUCTION TIMELINE:
Oct 7th : Submission Period Begins
Nov 27th : Submission Period Concludes
Nov 30 – Dec 11th : Finalist Determined: (Up to 20 submissions selected)
Dec 14th : Winners Announced: (up to 20 winners)
Jan 3rd : Olivier Start to create Costumes
Jan 4th : Shoot Cocktail Scene