Famed costume designer Jany Temime talks Harry Potter

I interviewed famed costume designer Jany Temime who designed some of the most amazing costumes for Harry Potter. She shares her secret of using Prismacolor Soft Core Colored Pencils to create her costume designs because of the wide variety of colors and easy blendability. Listen to what she had to say and check out her Harry Potter sketches and bio below:

Jany Temime Harry Potter Sketches Samples:

Jany Temime sketches

Jany Temime sketches

Jany Temime (Costume Designer) designed the costumes for the Harry Potter films “Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban”; “Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire”; “Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix,” for which she received a Costume Designers Guild Award nomination; “Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince”; and the two-part “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows.” Jany was awarded the COSTUME DESIGNERS GUILD (USA) AWARD 2012 – Excellence in Fantasy Film.

Jany Temime

Jany designed Paul McGuigan’s soon to be released feature film, “Film Stars Don’t Die In Liverpool” starring Annette Bening, Jamie Bell, Julie Walters and Vanessa Redgrave and has recetly Morten Tyldum’s Sci-Fi Adventure“Passengers”, starring Jennifer Lawrence and Chris Pratt, Michael Sheen and Laurence Fishburne.

Temime designed Sam Mendes’ latest Bond movie, “Spectre”, starring Daniel Craig, Monica Belluci, Ralph Fiennes, Christoph Waltz and Lea Séydoux and previously worked on “Skyfall,” starring Daniel Craig, Judi Dench and Javier Bardem.

Temime also designed Alfonso Cuarón’s multiple Academy Award winning sci-fi thriller, “Gravity,” starring Sandra Bullock and George Clooney.

Temime’s other credits also include Martin McDonagh’s “In Bruges,” starring Ralph Fiennes, Colin Farrell and Brendan Gleeson; Alfonso Cuarón’s “Children of Men,” starring Clive Owen; Agnieszka Holland’s “Copying Beethoven,” starring Ed Harris; and Beeban Kidron’s “Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason,” starring Renée Zellweger.

Temime earned a British Independent Film Award nomination for her costume designs for “High Heels and Low Lifes,” starring Minnie Driver.  She had earlier won a BAFTA Cymru Award for her work on Marc Evans’ “House of America,” and the 1995 Utrecht Film Festival’s Golden Calf for Best Costume Design for Marleen Gorris’ Oscar®-winning “Antonia’s Line.”

Her additional credits encompass more than 40 international motion picture and television projects, including Werner Herzog’s “Invincible,” starring Tim Roth; Todd Komarnicki’s “Resistance”; Marleen Gorris’ “The Luzhin Defense”; Paul McGuigan’s “Gangster No. 1”; Edward Thomas’s “Rancid Aluminum”; Mike van Diem’s “The Character,” which won an Oscar® for Best Foreign Language Film; Danny Deprez’s “The Ball”; George Sluizer’s “The Commissioner” and “Crimetime”; Ate de Jong’s “All Men Are Mortal”; and Frans Weisz’s “The Last Call.”