Negar has more than ten years of experience in costume design. After studying Theatre in Tehran University of Fine Arts, she developed her skills under the supervision of Iranian well-known theatre director Ali Rafie. Through the years, Negar has gained the knowledge and experience to design memorable characters both in theatre and movie industry.

Two times Oscar winner Asghar Farhadi and internationally acclaimed theatre director Amirreza Koohestani are among many great directors with whom she has collaborated as a costume designer.

Negar has been awarded Best Costume Design in 2018 for the Berlinale nominated movie “Pig”, in “The 20th Celebration of Iranian Cinema". In 2016, she was awarded for Best Costume Design for the movie "A Dragon Arrives" from "Iranian Film Critics Guild".

As theatre costume designer, she has worked in the prestigious theatres both in Iran and Germany.
Based in Canada since 2016, Negar has been a CAFTCAD member and IATSE 873 permittee. She has been costume designing short movies in Canada and has worked in several roles in costume department at IATSE productions. In her most recent role, Negar was Costume Buyer at FX limited series “Mrs. America”, which was nominated for Outstanding Period Costumes at 2020 Emmy Awards.

Negar has also designed for Iranian stars for various international events and red-carpet festivals.

   

 Education 
2019 Fashion Design Fundamentals: Pattern Drafting 2: Bodices and Dresses, OCAD University, Continuing Studies
2018 Learn to Sew: Garment Construction Course, The Sewing Junction
2017 Adobe Photoshop for Fashion, George Brown College, Continuing Education Studies
2016 Adobe Illustrator for Fashion, George Brown College, Continuing Education Studies
2001-2007 Tehran University of Fine Arts, BFA in Puppet Theatre

 Technical Skills 
Computer: Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator; MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)
Design: Sketching, fashion illustration, Machine Sewing, Hand Sewing, Millinery, Basic Draping, Basic Pattern Making
IATSE 873 Certifications: WHMIS, Worker-Health and Safety Awareness, Costume Truck Supervisor Training, Costume 101, Costume Script Breakdown, Sync on Set
Languages: Fully fluent in English and Farsi

 Professional Experience  
 - Costume Designer (films)  
2020- “A Hero” (Directed by Asghar Farhadi), Asghar Farhadi Productions, Shiraz, Iran
2019- “Merging with the Infinite” (Directed by Ali Mashayekhi), Landed Entertainments, Toronto, ON
2019- “One in Two People” (Directed by Ali Mashayekhi), Landed Entertainments, Toronto, ON
2019- “The Crow Below” (Directed by Chris Agoston), Canadian Film Centre (CFC), Toronto, ON
2019- “Personal Wellness” (Directed by Jonathan Watton), Canadian Film Centre (CFC), Toronto, ON
2019- “Oases” (Directed by Samuel Kiehoon Lee), Canadian Film Centre (CFC), Toronto, ON
2018- “To Catch a Mouse” (Directed by Alex Coleman), True Play Productions, Toronto, ON
2017- “The Pig” (Directed by Mani Haghighi), Dark Precursor Productions, Tehran, Iran
2017- “Samanthology” (Directed by Clara Altimas, Nabil Badine), Without a Flock Films, Toronto, ON
2017- “Garth” (Directed by Sherren Lee), Canadian Film Centre (CFC), Toronto, ON
2016- “Pittsburgh” (Directed by Yassmina Karajah), Canadian Film Centre (CFC), Toronto, ON
2016- “Gul” (Directed by Haya Waseem), Canadian Film Centre (CFC), Toronto, ON
2016- “Season is Turquoise” (Directed by Sabah Haider), Canadian Film Centre (CFC), Toronto, ON
2016- “Saltbox” (Directed by Michael Hanley), Canadian Film Centre (CFC), Toronto, ON
2016- “Splinter Woods” (Directed by Jesse Harley), Canadian Film Centre (CFC), Toronto, ON
2016- “Small Pond Glory” (Directed by Clara Altimas), Canadian Film Centre (CFC), Toronto, ON
2016- “Alzheimer’s/ The Fall” (Directed by Aaron Mirkin), Canadian Film Centre (CFC), Toronto, ON
2016- “Hany” (Directed by Yassmina Karajah), Canadian Film Centre (CFC), Toronto, ON
2016- “Blockage” (Directed by Mohsen Gharayi), Tehran, Iran
2015- "Negar" (Directed by Rambod javan), Iranian Independents, Tehran, Iran
2015- "A Dragon Arrives" (Directed by Mani Haghighi), Dark Precursor Productions, Qeshm, Iran
2014- "Koshk" (Directed by Abdulla Al Kaabi), El Booma Films, Tehran, Iran
2014- "The Ice Age"(Directed by Mostafa Kiayi), Tehran, Iran
2013- " Bending the Rules" (Directed by Behnam Behzadi), Tehran, Iran
2012- "Modest Reception" (Directed by Mani Haghighi), Hubert Bals Fund, Kurdistan, Iran

 - Costume Designer (theatre) 
2018- “Macbeth” (Directed by Amirreza Koohestani), Münchner Kammerspiele, Munich, Germany
2018- “The Attack” (Directed by Amirreza Koohestani), Münchner Kammerspiele, Munich, Germany
2017- “The Cherry Orchard” (Directed by Amirreza Koohestani), Theater Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany
2017- “We cannot talk about it!” (Directed by Jaber Ramezani), Iranshahr Hall, Tehran, Iran
2016- "The Suitcase" (Directed by Farhad Ayish), Tehran City Theatre, Tehran, Iran
2015- "Hearing" (Directed by Amir Reza Koohestani), Tehran City Theatre, Tehran, Iran
2014- "A Man for All Seasons" (Directed by Bahman Farmanara), Vahdat Hall, Tehran, Iran
2013- “Timeloss” (Directed by Amir Reza Koohestani), Shams Theatre Hall, Tehran, Iran
2013- "Yerma" (Directed by Ali Raffi), Iranshahr Hall, Tehran, Iran
2011- "Ivanov" (Directed by Amir Reza Koohestani), Iranshahr Hall, Tehran, Iran
2009- "Sentimental Tectonics" (Directed by Sohrab Salimi), Tehran City Theatre, Tehran, Iran
2008- "The Two Worlds Hotel" (Directed by Sohrab Salimi), Tehran City Theatre, Tehran, Iran

 - Wardrobe Designer/Stylist (miscellaneous) 
2018- Wardrobe Designer & Stylist for Ms. Parinaz Izadyar’s gown & Ms. Leili Rashidi’s gown worn in The Berlin Film Festival, Berlin, Germany
2016- Wardrobe Designer & Stylist for Ms. Leila Araghian’s outfit worn in The Aga Khan Award for Architecture, Toronto, ON
2016- Wardrobe Designer & Stylist for Ms. Taraneh Alidoosti’s gowns & outfits worn in The Cannes Film Festival, Cannes, France
2013- "Fitting Room No.40", Group Costume Exhibition, East Art Gallery, Tehran, Iran

 - Costume Buyer 
2019- “Mrs. America”, FX, limited TV Series, Toronto, ON

 - Daily Wardrobe Assistant 
2019- “The Handmaid’s Tale” (Season 4), Hulu, TV Series, Toronto, ON
2019- “The Handmaid’s Tale” (Season 3), Hulu, TV Series, Toronto, ON

 - Workshop Instructor 
2017- “Costume Design: from text to presentation” workshop, Cinamyesh Academy, Tehran, Iran