Theatre and Film Costume Workshop is owned by Diana and Dihantus. It was started in Johannesburg in 1985 and relocated to Cape Town in 1992. This studio is located on Upper Camp Road in Maitland, Cape Town where a variety of talented artisans and crafts people join forces to create costumes and characters for each film.
With her passion for costume design, Emmy Nominated, Oscars judge, Diana Cilliers’ designs has featured in loads of blockbuster movies and TV series e.g.: District 9, Troy Fall of the City, Knightfall, Chappie, Karl Urban’s Dredd and Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom. Diana has over 89 costume design credits on IMDb.
Her SAFTA-nominated business partner Dihantus Engelbrecht is also a world-renowned costume designer who has dressed the likes of Nicole Kidman, Robbie Williams and J-Lo, designed blockbusters e.g.: Honey 3, Bring it on, Momentum, Deep Blue Sea. Together, they’ve made thousands of costumes and accessories created over the years available for rental. Theatre and Film Costume Workshop offers the following: