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Posts Tagged ‘Kaplan’

Star Trek XI Nominated for Another Award

Tuesday, January 26th, 2010

Star Trek XI has been nominated for yet another guild award, this one from the Costume Designers Guild.

The Costume Designers Guild, founded in 1953 by a group of thirty motion picture costume designers, has released its list of nominees for the 12th Annual CDG Awards.


Kaplan On Designing Star Trek XI Costumes

Friday, February 27th, 2009

Award-winning costume designer Michael Kaplan‘s lack of Star Trek knowledge was a good thing as far as J.J. Abrams was concerned.

As reported by, from an article in SciFi Now, Kaplan thought his lack of Star Trek knowledge would work against him in his first meeting with Abrams. “I went into that meeting thinking I had a huge problem and disclosed to him that I hadn’t seen any of the Star Trek movies and knew the TV series, but just because I was growing up during that time, not because I was an avid fan. He felt that was a plus, because he wanted something really fresh. He wanted new eyes.” (more…)