Ameena Kara Callender is an award-winning costume designer & stylist, represented in both London and LA.
With a background in fine art, craft and theatre, she is known for her highly original & inventive approach to costume design.
She draws on diverse references from her obsession with new music, fashion and counterculture to create realistic, character-driven costumes in both period and contemporary genres.
Her expertise spans film, commercials, music videos, stage, performance and fashion.
She loves the collaboration between creative departments and has built strong relationships with costume crews all over the world from her frequent travels for international projects.
Ameena is a regular collaborator with director Ian Pons Jewell and has created unique pieces & collaborated on projects with Nadia Lee Cohen, Rosalia, Katy Perry, and Stormzy amongst others.
She was awarded a silver British Arrow for her costume design on ‘A Diamond’s Journey’ in 2020, and was recognised for her design work with Noel Fielding with a Royal Television Society award.
The APA Collection 2023 – Quickbooks ‘Eggs’ 2023
AICP Award – Visual Style – Shortlisted – Doritos 2022
BRONZE SPIKE – Achievement in Production – Gojek ‘The Flow’ 2021
LIA AWARD – Bronze – Production & Post-Production: Visual Effects – Gojek ‘The Flow’ 2021
British Arrows 2020 (Silver) – Costume / Wadrobe – The Diamonds Journey for The Diamond Producers Association.
LIA AWARD – Bronze – Production & Post-Production: Visual Effects – Three ‘Phones Are Good’ 2019
D & AD Award – Wood Pencil / Film Advertising / Cinema Commercials – Three ‘Phones Are Good’ 2019
Cresta Awards – Moving Image – Shortlisted – Phones Are Good 2019
RTS Craft & Design Award – Costume Design 2011/2012 Noel Fielding’s Luxury Comedy
Tim & Joe
The Glue Society
Black Eyed Peas
Bat For Lashes
Beats by Dre
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