Gabriela Yiaxis

Costume Designer

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GABRIELA YIAXIS IS AN ESTABLISHED COSTUME DESIGNER RENOWNED FOR HER SUSTAINABLE MINDSET AND UNIQUE TALENT FOR TAKING CHARACTERS FROM SCRIPT TO SCREEN WITH A DISTINCT BLEND OF AUTHENTICITY, STYLE, QUIRKINESS, AND REALISM.

ORIGINALLY FROM BRAZIL FROM A LEBANESE BACKGROUND, GABRIELA STUDIED ARCHITECTURE THEN FASHION AT UNIVERSITY BEFORE MOVING HER CAREER TO COSTUME DESIGN. SHE SETTLED IN LONDON FIFTEEN YEARS AGO AND BEGAN WORKING WITH BARRY KAMEN (MEMBER OF THE ICONIC DIY POST-PUNK MOVEMENT, “BUFFALO”) WHERE SHE IMMERSED HERSELF IN MODERN BRITISH SUBCULTURES DEFINING HER STYLE AS COSTUME DESIGNER.

GABRIELA HAS WORKED WITH SOME OF THE MOST WELL RESPECTED FILM & TV DIRECTORS IN THE INDUSTRY DESIGNING FEATURE FILMS SUCH AS THE HEART-WARMING BAFTA NOMINEE ‘BRIAN AND CHARLES’ AS WELL AS GROUND BREAKING TV PROJECTS SUCH AS BAFTA WINNER ‘SOMEWHERE BOY’, ‘THE FOLLOWING EVENTS ARE BASED ON A PACK OF LIES’ WHICH MARKED HER FIRST COLLABORATION WITH DIRECTOR ROBERT MCKILLOP & THE UPCOMING SERIES ‘BIG MOOD’ STARRING NICOLA COUGHLAN AND DIRECTED BY REBECCA ASHER. SHE IS CURRENTLY SHOOTING A 6-PART SERIES CALLED ‘LUDWIG’ FOR BBC1 STARRING DAVID MITCHELL COLLABORATING ONCE AGAIN WITH BAFTA WINNER DIRECTOR ROBERT MCKILLOP. GABRIELA HAS ALSO WORKED WITH BEN WISHAW, HELEN MIRREN, ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER AND MORE RECENTLY WITH THREE TIMES OSCAR NOMINATED CAREY MULLIGAN ON HER LATEST FEATURE FILM “ONE FOR THE MONEY’ DIRECTED BY JAMES GRIFFITHS.

 

Drama

ProductionCompanyNotes

ONE FOR THE MONEY
Feature film

2023

Baby Cow / Focus Features

Dir: James Griffiths
Prod: Rupert Majendie

BIG MOOD
TV series

2023

Dancing Ledge Productions / Channel 4

Dir: Rebecca Asher
Prod: Georgie Fallon

THE FOLLOWING EVENTS ARE BASED ON A PACK OF LIES
TV Series

2022

Sister Pictures / BBC One

Directors: Robbie McKillop, Nicole Charles
Producer: Georgie Fallon
Exec Producers: Naomi de Pear, Lydia Hampson, Alice Tyler

SOMEWHERE BOY
TV Series

2021

Clerkenwell / Channel 4

Dirs: Alex Winckler & Alexandra Brodski
Prod: Gavin O'Grady
Exec Prod: Petra Fried, Emily Harrison
* BAFTA Nominated - Best Drama Series

BRIAN AND CHARLES
Feature

2021

BFI / Film 4

Dir: Jim Archer
Prod: Rupert Majendie
*Winner of the Sundance Audience Award
*BIFA Nominated
*BAFTA Nominated

BARDO
Feature

2021

Feature One Ltd

Dir: Ben O'Connor
Feat: Clara Francis
Steve Oram
Bryony Miler

HOMEBOUND
Feature

2021

BFI, BBC Films & Film London

Dir: Sebastian Godwin
Producer: Hugo Godwin

CAPITAL
TV Pilot

2020

BBC Worldwide / Cuba Pictures

Dir: Freddy Syborn
Prod. Caroline Lawrence

Short Films

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FINGERS CROSSED

2020

Marmalade Films Ltd

Dir: Sacha Lynch-Robinson
*Selected for London City Film Awards, Liverpool Film Festival, Nottingham International Film Festival, London Short Film Festival LSFF, Estonia POFF Shorts Festival, Tokyo Lift-off Festival, Manchester Film Festival

OKSIJAN

2017

Blink / Edward Watts Films Ltd

Dir: Edward Watts
Producers: Caz Lawrence, Beatrice Warren
*Winner of 2018 Accolade Global Film Award of Excellence, 2018 Delhi International Film Festival Award for Best Director
*Official Selection at London Film Festival 2017, Portland International Film Festival 2018, London Short Film Festival 2018, Sarasota Film Festival 2018, and over 15 other film festivals around the world

NORO

2016

Disruptive Element Films

Dir: Duncan Roe
Prod: Ali Mitchell

MERGER

2018

Keiichi Matsuda Ltd

Dir: Keiichi Matsuda
Producer: Guy Walker

Commercials

ProductionCompanyNotes

ITVX "Keep it Fresh"

2022

O Positive

With Matthew MacFadyen, Helena Bonham Carter, John Boyega
Dir: David Shane
Producer: Nell Jordan

McQUEEN

2022

Somesuch

Dir: Duncan Loudon
Prod: Maddy Perkins

HOME OFFICE

2021

Stink

Dir: Tom Green
Prod: Simon Eakhurst

AUDI

2021

O Positive

Dir: Nadia Hallgren
Prod: Bobby Bray

JUST EAT

2021

Blink

Dir: Pedro Martin Calero
Prod: Corin Taylor

NY BAKERY

2021

Stink

Dir: Tom Green
Prod: Molly Pope

SKY CREATIVE

2021

Sky

Dir: Rob Blishen
Prod: Ella Littlewood

NUROFEN

2020

Blink

Dir: Abbie Stephens
Prod: Corin Taylor

NHS

2020

Park Pictures

Dir: Tom Tagholm
Prod: Fran Thompson

LEGO

2020

Stink

Dir: Neo
Prod: Juliet Naylor

SKY

2019

Sky Creative

Dir: Rob Blishen
Prod: Liz Arnott

FIFA

2019

Pulse

Dir: Yann Demange
Prod: Lucy Gossage

TENA

2019

Lief

Dir: Nina Holmgren
Prod: Tabetha Glass-Jackman

LIDL

2019

Stink

Dir: Tom Green
Prod: Fran Thompson

SMITHWICKS

2019

O Positive

Dir: David Shane
Prod: Nell Jordan

VW 'ZOMBIE'

2019

O Positive

Dir: David Shane
Prod: Nell Jordan
*British Arrows nominated

VW 'ROAD BLOCK'

2019

O Positive

Dir: David Shane
Prod: Nell Jordan
*British Arrows Bronze Winner

VW 'LAWYER'

2019

O Positive

Dir: David Shane
Prod: Nell Jordan
*British Arrows Silver Winner

VW 'MONSTER IN A BOX'

2019

O Positive

Dir: David Shane
Prod: Nell Jordan

VW 'DRIVER'

2019

O Positive

Dir: David Shane
Prod: Nell Jordan

BRITISH AIRWAYS 'MADE BY BRITAIN'

2018

Park Pictures

Dir: Tom Tagholm
Prod: Fran Thompson

BABBEL

2018

O Positive

Dir: David Shane
Prod: Nell Jordan

WEIGHT WATCHERS

2018

Prettybird

Dir: Ian Schwartz
Prod: Hannah Cooper

ARTHRITIS

2018

Park Pictures

Dir: Tom Tagholm
Prod: Fran Thompson

COMFORT

2018

Fresh Film

Dir: Harry Hall
Prod: Simon Petter

BBC STRICTLY

2018

Rogue Films

Dir: Sam Brown
Prod: Nell Jordan

CENTER PARCS

2018

Park Pictures

Dir: Tom Tagholm
Prod: Juliet Naylor

CURRY'S

2017

O Positive

Dir: Brian Billow
Prod: Nell Jordan

GALAXY

2017

Pulse Films

Dir: Sam Pilling
Prod: Arlene McGann

SECRET ESCAPES

2017

Somesuch

Dir: Tim Godsall
Prod: Louise Gagen

FINISH

Rock Hound

Dir: Trevor Melvin
Prod: Greg Mills

RAY BAN

2017

Black Sheep

Dir: Nathan Prince @ Silent
Prod: Antony Taylor

PREGO

2016

Iconoclast

Dir: Ben Quinn
Prod: Louise Gagen

EVONY

2016

Furlined US

Dir: Henry Hobson
Prod: Aris McGarry

LIBERO

2016

Thomas Thomas

Dir: Karen Cunningham
Prod: Trent Simpson

MICROSOFT

2016

Lucky Strike

Dir: Jon X Carey
Prod: Martin Bruce-Clayton

ADOT HOMELESS

ASD Lionheart

Dir: Dan Nathan
Prod: Anthony Taylor

White Pencil Winner, D&AD Film Advertising Craft Awards 2015

SMACK DOWN
(UK Costume Stylist)

Furlined

Dir: Henry Hobson
Prod: Aris McGarry

NIKE

Caviar

Dir: Neil Brennan
Prod: Louise Gagen

GATORADE

Caviar

Dir: Arnaud Uyttenhove
Prod: Dougal Meese

GATORADE

Goldenwolf

Dir: ING Erlingsson
Prod. Anthony Taylor

MICROSOFT CLOUD

Lucky Strike

Dir: Erich Joiner
Prod: Martin Bruce-Clayton

VISA

Mad Cow Films

Dir: Nick Taylor
Prod: Jonas Blanchard

LEXUS
(Costume Stylist)

Stink

Dir: Adam Bergh
Prod: Ben Croker

BUDWEISER 'RISE AS ONE'

Lucky Strike

Dir: Saavedra & Andy Fogwill
Prod: Martin Bruce-Clayton

RBS

Mad Cow Films

Dir: Katie Bell
Prod: Jonas Blanchard

POST OFFICE

ASD Lionheart

Dir: Sam Strickland
Prod: Anthony Taylor

SAGRES

Lucky Strike

Dir: Augusto Fraga
Prod: Martin Bruce-Clayton

JK ROWLING POTTERMORE WEBSITE

15 Badgers

Dir: Andersen M
Prod: Toby Courlander

NATWEST

Slingback

Dir: Anthony Easton
Prod: Bona Orakuwe

VISA FEAT. USAIN BOLT - CONTENT
(Costume Stylist for Usain Bolt)

Partizan

Dir: Michael Williams
Prod: Louise Gagen

Other

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Editorial / Styling Projects:

Luker by Neighbourhood (Co Stylist)

Grind Japan

Photograher: Shunya Arai

Parkour (Co Stylist)

Jock & Nerds

Photographer: Paul Vickery

McQueen/Hussein/Mihara (Co Stylist)

Puma Black Label

Photographer: Roger Rich

Arena Homme+ Spring/Summer 2012 (Co Stylist)

Arena Magazine

Photographer: Jamie Morgan

Pop Woman: Susie Bick (Co Stylist)

POP Magazine

Photographer: Jamie Morgan

Gucci editorial (Co Stylist)

POP Magazine

Photographer: Jamie Morgan

Chris Nemeth (Co Stylist)

POP Magazine

Photographer: Mark Lebon

Puma Lifestyle shoot Spring/Summer 2014 (Co Stylist)

Photographer: Kenneth Cappello

Puma Lookbook Spring/Summer 2011 (Co Stylist)

Photographer: Ben Cook

Puma US Magazines/Billboards 2010 (Co Stylist)

Photographer: Jamie Morgan

Brutus Lookbook (Co Stylist)

Photographer: Jamie Morgan

Vogue Brazil Fashion Editorial 2006 (Stylist)

Vogue Magazine

Photographer: Otto Stupakoff

Art Projects:

Children's Commission 'The Name of Fear' 2015 (Costume Designer)

2016

Whitechapel Gallery

Artist: Rivane Neuenschwander

Costume Design Masterclass for GCSE students

Whitechapel Gallery London

History of Art workshop for young residents from Favela Babilonia in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

2019

Worry dolls workshop for primary school students

2019

Whitechapel Gallery London

Craftivism workshop for young Latin American women in the UK

2019

Tate Modern London