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Hilary Niederer was based in Mumbai, India for 10 years.
She sourced specific fabrics, accessories, footwear, jewellery, trims and home decor items throughout the country for international costume and interior designers.
Displayed here from her extensive archive is a small indication of the types of textiles, crafts and accessories she can obtain on an assignment basis.

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

1. Employed in a particular occupation or activity: Chai-wallah; Rickshaw-wallah; Stitch-wallah
An important person in a particular field or organization.

2018          Mulan (Feature Film)
2017          Knightfall ( TV Series);   Spider-Man: Homecoming (Feature Film);
                  Ghost in the Shell (Feature Film)
2016          The Great Wall (Feature Film);   Tutankhamun (TV Series)
2015          Roots ( TV Mini Series – 1 Episode);   Of Kings & Prophets ( TV Series);
2015          Gods of Egypt ( Feature Film);   Ali and Nino ( Feature Film);
2015          Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: Sword of Destiny ( Feature Film)
2015          Ash vs Evil Dead (Feature Film);    Jamillah & Aladdin ( TV Series);
                  Dominion ( TV Series – 5 Episodes)
2014          The Red Tent ( TV Mini Series);  The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies /
                   The Desolation of Smaug / (Feature Film trilogy);   Black Sails (TV Series);
2014          Homeland ( TV Series);Dracula Untold (Feature Film)
2103          Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom (Feature Film)
2012          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);         Blood: The Last Vampire (costume supervisor) 2009         The Vintner’s Luck (costume supervisor NZ); Luck by Chance (costume superv.)
2008         Fool’s Gold (costume buyer)
2007         The Kite Runner (key costumer: China);   The Ten (set costumer: Los Angeles)
2006         The Namesake (assistant costume designer);      You, Me & 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);   Kidnapped (TV) (assis. costume designer)
2004         Kinsey (assistant costume designer)
2003         The Last Samurai (crowd costume coordinator: Westerners)
2002         Swimfan (wardrobe supervisor);   Just a Kiss (wardrobe supervisor)
2001         Kate & Leopold (wardrobe assistant);   Dead Dog (wardrobe supervisor)
1996-7      Xena : The Warrior Princess (TV series) (costume construction coordinator)
1995          Hercules: The Legendary Journeys (TV) (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”
                        by Michael Parmenter (costume designer)
1990               Depot Theatre Prods, Wellington, NZ  “The 3 Sisters” (costume designer)
1987-1990    Angels Costume House (London);    Royal Opera House (London);
                      London Festival Ballet;    Bregenz Opera Festival (Austria) (2 seasons);
                      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