Costume designer Cécile Van Dijk has been working within the film, television and live performance industry since 2001. She is also an accomplished costume maker having worked as as cutter/consultant on multiple UK and international independent and studio film projects.
She has worked alongside, amongst others, Oscar winning designer Michael O’Connor (The Duchess, Suite Francaise, Tulip Fever), Michael Kaplan (Star Wars VIII: The Last Jedi), Ellen Mirojnick (Maleficent: Mistress of Evil, Bridgerton) and Mark Bridges (Paul Thomas Anderson’s Phantom Thread) who won both Bafta and Oscar for Best Costume.
Drawing on her extensive skills set and experience, Cécile has proven to be a great team leader as she understands the technicalities of costume making, as well as the intricacies of planning a project within budget and running tight deadlines.
She studied at London’s Central Saint Martins School of Art & Design and the London College of Fashion. After graduating she went on to work in film, television and theatre, as a visiting tutor for the Design for Performance and Practice course at UAL’s Central Saint Martins and an associate lecturer for the Design for Performance courses at UAL’s London College of Fashion.
Since 2018, Cécile has been a BAFTA member.