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Hilary Niederer is currently based in Mumbai, India and available to source specific fabrics, accessories, footwear, jewellery, trims and home decor items throughout the country. Displayed here from her extensive archive is a small indication of the types of textiles, crafts and accessories she can pursue on an assignment basis.

Hilary is well qualified in fabric and crafts sourcing, buying and dispatch.
She has vast experience assisting costume designers and supervising costume departments globally.


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wallah, walla n Informal a person involved with or in charge of a specified thing [from Hindi]

1. One employed in a particular occupation or activity eg. chai-wallah; rickshaw-wallah; stitch-wallah.
An important person in a particular field or organization.


2015          Gods of Egypt ( Feature Film)
2015          Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: Sword of Destiny ( Feature Film)
2015          Ali and Nino ( Feature Film)
2015          Jamillah & Aladdin ( TV Series)
2015          Roots ( TV Mini Series – 1 Episode)
2015          Dominion ( TV Series – 5 Episodes)
2015          Of Kings & Prophets ( TV Series)
2014          The Red Tent ( TV Mini Series)
2014-15     Homeland ( TV Series)
2014          Dracula Untold ( Feature Film)
2012          Black Sails (TV Series)
2012          Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom (Feature Film)
2010-12    The Hobbit (Feature Film trilogy)
2010-15    Game of Thrones (TV Series)
2009-12    Spartacus: Vengeance / Gods of the Arena / Blood & Sand (TV Series)
2008         Kingdom Come (Feature Film- unreleased)


2011          Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara (costume supervisor)
2010         Fair Game (ass. costume designer: international unit)
2009         Star Trek (key costumer)
2009         Blood: The Last Vampire (costume supervisor)
2009         The Vintner’s Luck (costume supervisor: New Zealand)
2009         Luck by Chance (costume supervisor)
2008         Fool’s Gold (costume buyer)
2007         The Kite Runner (key costumer: China)
2007         The Ten (set costumer: Los Angeles)
2006         The Namesake (assistant costume designer)
2006         You, Me and Dupree (costumer)
2006         Nacho Libre (set costumer: re-shoots)
2005         The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch & the Wardrobe (crowd costume coordinator:
train station scenes – uncredited)
2005         River Queen (costume researcher)
2005         Kidnapped (TV Movie) (assistant costume designer)
2004         Kinsey (assistant costume designer)
2003         The Last Samurai (crowd costume coordinator: westerners)
2002         Swimfan (wardrobe supervisor)
2002         Just a Kiss (wardrobe supervisor)
2001         Kate & Leopold (wardrobe assistant)
2001         Dead Dog (wardrobe supervisor)
1996-7      Xena : The Warrior Princess (TV series) (costume construction coordinator)
1995          Hercules: The Legendary Journeys (TV series) (background costume coordinator)
1993          Desperate Remedies (wardrobe assistant)
1992          Braindead (wardrobe assistant)


1999-2002   Meredith Monk “Magic Frequencies” & “Mercy” USA Tours (wardrobe supervisor)
1998-1999    Merce Cunningham Dance Company (wardrobe supervisor)
1997               Royal New Zealand Ballet “Alice” (costume designer)
1992               Commotion Dance & Film Productions “The Dark Forest” (costume designer)
1990               Depot Theatre Production, Wellington, NZ “The 3 Sisters” (costume designer)
1987-1990    Angels Costume House (London); Royal Opera House (London);
                        London Festival Ballet; Bregenz Opera Festival (Austria); English National Opera;
                        Moscow Classical Ballet; Old Vic Theatre (London); Royal Shakespeare Company (UK)
                        (costume assistant/ tailor)


1990              Bachelor of Arts Degree in Fashion & Technology, Wellington, New Zealand
1985              Diploma in Fashion & Technology, Wellington, New Zealand