Katy McPhee

Costume Designer 
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Katy McPhee is a costume designer who has thirty years of experience working in TV, film and theatre. In this time Katy has embraced the challenges of designing for any historical period. She has a BA(Hons) in Theatre Design from Wimbledon School of Art and was senior wardrobe supervisor for the TV series, Departure, and a costume designer on the drama series, Case Sensitive.

Katy is also stylist to Sir Paul McCartney and has worked with him on numerous music videos including Dance Tonight directed by Michel Gondry, Appreciate directed by Andre Chocron, and commercials for Apple and JBL. Other commercials include Wella Professional for Ketchum PR and B Skycard.

Clothes are Katy’s passion and she has a vast resource of designers, makers, and suppliers from which she can source a specific item or create a look from scratch. She was a costume designer on drama documentaries for the BBC such as The History of Venice and Pinochet in Suburbia, as well as Agatha Christie—A Life directed by Richard Curson Smith and Glengarry Glenross directed by David Mamet. Katy was a stylist on Simply Red’s music video Holding Back the Years, and Echo and the Bunnymen’s Bring on the Dancing Horses directed by Anton Corbijn.

COMMERCIALS
TITLE DIRECTOR PRODUCTION COMPANY ROLE
Adios Clare Kilner Plunge Films Stylist
B Skycard James Chads Maguffin Films Stylist
Wella Professional Katherine Dempsey Ketchum Stylist
JBL Martin Campbell Lucky Strike for Paul McCartney Stylist
Apple iPod Ken Segall Apple for Paul McCartney Stylist
FILM & DRAMA
TITLE DIRECTOR PRODUCTION COMPANY HOD
Speak Like A Child John Akomfrah BFI Costume Designer
Surrealissimo:The Scandalous Success of Salvador Dali Richard Curson Smith BBC2 Costume Designer
Agatha Christie-A Life in Pictures Richard Curson Smith BBC2 Costume Designer
Case Sensitive Charles Martin ITV Costume Designer
Case Sensitive John Strickland ITV Costume Designer
Departure T.J. Scott Greenpoint Productions Senior Wardrobe Supervisor UK
MUSIC VIDEOS
TITLE DIRECTOR PRODUCTION COMPANY HOD
Holding back the Years/ Simply Red Tony Van den Ende Vivid Films Costume Designer/Stylist
Bring on the Dancing Horses / Echo and the Bunnymen Anton Corbijn   Stylist.
Appreciate/ Paul McCartney Andre Chocron   Stylist
Dance Tonight/ Paul McCartney Michel Gondry Partizan Stylist
Queenie Eye/ Paul McCartney Simon Aboud   Stylist
Ever Present Past/ Paul McCartney Phil Griffin   Stylist
SHORT FILMS
TITLE DIRECTOR PRODUCTION COMPANY ROLE
A Little Loving Oliver Parker   Costume Designer
The Opthalmist Steve Brown   Costume Designer