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A highly experienced and sought after Costume Designer, Edie Kurzer has numerous credits across film, theatre, television and commercials.
She has recently completed the 6 part television series PICNIC AT HANGING ROCK (for Foxtel /FremantleMedia) working closely with Canadian Director Larysa Kondracki.
She was awarded an ACTAA Award for her Costume design work on the 2 part mini series MOLLY (based on Molly Meldrum’s autobiography) set in the 1970s/80’s and prior to that had worked on Gillian Armstrong documentary about the Australian Costume Designer ORRY KELLY.
She has also designed the 2 part mini series SECRET RIVER (based on the highly successful book by Kate Grenville) released on the ABC in 2015.
Edie collaborated with director Shirley Barrett, designing the period costumes on the feature film SOUTH SOLITARY (starring Miranda Otto and Richard Roxburgh). Subsequently she worked with director Nadia Tass on her feature film MATCHING JACK.
Some of her many other feature film credits include Look Both Ways (written and directed by Sarah Watt); Tempted (directed by Bill Bennett and starring Burt Reynolds); In a Savage Land (Bill Bennett) and Thank God he Met Lizzie (Cherie Nowlan and starring Cate Blanchett, Richard Roxburgh and Frances O’Connor).
For television, Edie has also designed the costumes for Josh Thomas’ Please Like Me (season 4), children’s TV series Snake Tales, the mini-series Violent Earth and telemovies On the Dead Side, Street Angels and His Masters Ghost.
In Theatre Edie has worked with renowned director Mike Leigh designing costumes for both his Royal Stratford Theatre (U.K.) and Belvoir Street productions of A Greek Tragedy. She has worked for most of the major theatre companies in Australia and with some of the best known Australian directors.
She has also designed numerous TVC’s .
In 2011 Edie spent 4 months sabbatical in Finland. During this time she was a guest Costume lecturer at Aalto University in Helsinki. She has also taught fabric printing in the Arnhemland community of Ngukurr and tutored at the Australian Film Television and Radio School.
Edie has traveled extensively for work and pleasure.
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