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We’re the Motion Picture Costumers, IATSE Local 705, making costume designs a reality since 1937. Welcome to the largest union of costume artisans and craftspeople in film and television.
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The 705 Spotlight: Melissa Kidd, Set Costumer
Set Costumer Melissa Kidd discusses her experience as a member of Motion Picture Costumers Local 705 and talks about her career working on Major Crimes, Angie Tribeca, True Blood, The Closer, Big Love, You Again, and Barry Munday.Read More
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