Beasts of the Southern Wild
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Interview with Stephani Lewis, BOTSW Costume Designer

The Costume Cafe podcast interviewed Stephani Lewis, the costume designer for Beasts of the Southern Wild, about working in the swamp, her design career, and what the future holds. Check it out at the Costume Cafe.

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Beasts in Dallas

“The funniest thing was all of us wearing nice clothes on the French Riviera, cause thinking back three years, you know, we were getting ripped up by mosquitos in our wife-beaters and shorts. So [where we are now] is as far as you can imagine from where we were when we were making the film….

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BOTSW Director Benh Zeitlin’s UStream Q&A

On Saturday, August 4th, we hosted a live Q&A with BOTSW Director Benh Zeitlin. Benh fielded questions submitted by Facebook and Twitter fans of the film, giving an intimate look at the film’s language, character, history and his living room.

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Beasts of the Ukrainian Wild (or: “Звери дикого Юга”)

Q: How do you deal with hygiene in the movie? A: [Quvenzhané] is very very clean in real life, so what we would do is we would give her this fake dirt, that we would put on her, but then we would throw her in the mud. But as long as there was fake dirt…

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Meet Wink

“I’m not no actor, I’m a businessman.” Meet the baker with a big heart, Dwight Henry.

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Meet Hushpuppy

“The look in her eyes and the intensity, and the amount of feeling that you could see was going through her head, behind her eyes, was so powerful.” Meet the one and only Hushpuppy, Quvenzhané Wallis.

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