Grace Snell

Costume Designer

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Grace Snell is a BIFA nominated costume designer working on internationally acclaimed feature films, television and advertising campaigns.

Grace has designed both parts of Joanna Hogg’s The Souvenir with the much anticipated second instalment currently in postproduction. Part one secured the coveted Grand Jury Prize in the World Cinema Dramatic Competition at the Sundance Film Festival 2019, and was most recently awarded best British/Irish film of the year at the London Film Critics’ Circle 2020.

Having graduated from Wimbledon College of Art & Design in 2012, Grace is an esteemed alumni of the University of the Arts (UAL). Within her degree, Grace’s primary focus was the construction of garments including tailoring & bespoke dressmaking. This technical insight enables Grace to better understand the life her costume designs will take.

Continuing to be involved with arts colleges as a guest speaker, Grace was recently a craft jurymember for the highly regarded British Arrows Awards. As well as being featured in globally renowned publications such as Variety, Grace has also been interviewed for Seventh Row’s eBook regarding their in-depth analysis of The Souvenir. 2018 saw Grace work with Billie Piper on her directorial debut ‘Rare Beasts’, which premiered at the Venice Film Festival in August 2019. Most recently, Grace has wrapped on an 8-part original drama for Sky Atlantic, collaborating once again with Billie Piper who co-created the show with Lucy Prebble.

Grace is a unique designer who loves to be challenged by scripts. She approaches projects through in-depth research and curiosity. Her passion for storytelling has seen her work on visually rich films including Bassam Tariq’s Mogul Mowgli which had its world premiere at Berlinale 2020 and walked away with the international critics prize.

SELECTED AWARDS / NOMINATIONS:

The Souvenir Part I dir: Joanna Hogg - Nomination: Best Costume - BIFA 2019

Guinness dir: In/Out – Nomination: Best Costume – British Craft Awards 2019

Police Dog Hogan 'Tyburn Jig' dir: Fred Rowson - Nomination: Best Styling - UK MVA 2017

Film

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SELECTED CREDITS:

THE SOUVENIR PART II

BBC

Dir. Joanna Hogg
Exec. Prod: Martin Scorsese

MOGUL MOWGLI

Pulse Films / Silvertown Films

Dir. Bassam Tariq
Featuring: Riz Ahmed
*World Premiere: Berlinale 2020
*Winner: Fipresci - The International Critics Prize

RARE BEASTS

Western Edge Pictures

Dir. Billie Piper
Featuring: Billie Piper, David Thewlis & Lily James
*World Premiere: Venice Film Festival (Critic’s Week) 2019
*Official Selection: BFI LFF 2019
*Official Selection: Kerry Int’l Film Festival 2019

THE SOUVENIR PART I

BBC

Dir. Joanna Hogg
Exec. Prod. Martin Scorsese
Featuring: Tilda Swinton, Tom Burke, Honor Swinton Byrne, Ariane Label & Richard Ayoade
*Winner: Film of the Year – London Critics’ Circle Film Awards 2020
*Winner: Grand Jury Prize in the World Cinema Dramatic Competition – Sundance Film Festival 2019
*European Premiere: Berlinale Film Festival 2019
*Nomination: Best Costume Design – BIFA 2019
*Nomination: Best International Feature – Film Independent Spirit Awards 2019

VS.

BBC / Silvertown Films / Four Barz Films

Dir: Ed Lilly
Feat. Connor Swindells, Nicholas Pinnock, Joivan Wade
*Official Selection BFI LFF 2018

Television

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I HATE SUZIE

Bad Wolf / Sky

Dir. Georgi Banks-Davis
Writer: Lucy Prebble
Featuring: Billie Piper

THE EVERMOOR CHRONICLES

Disney / Lime Pictures

Dir: Paul Cotter / Sarah Walker / Patrick Harkins

MAKING IT (PILOT)

Puregrass Films

Dir. Samuel Abrahams

Short Films

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THIS TIME AWAY

Passion Pictures

Dir: Magali Barbe
Featuring: Timothy Spall
*Winner: Best Foreign Film at LA Shorts Festival

CHRONOS

Friend

Dir: Andre Chocron

THREE SACKS FULL OF HATS

Century Films

Dir: Debbie Anzalone
*Winner: Chelmsford Film Festival – Best Short 2019
*Official Selection: Maryland International Film Festival 2019
*Official Selection: Aesthetica Film Festival 2018
*Official Selection: Underwire Film Festival 2018

BEAST

BFI & Creative England

Dir: Leonardo Lonsdale
Featuring: Billie Piper, Sinead Cussack

WORK

Film 4 / SGO Productions

Dir: Aneil Karia
*Winner: Best UK Short – Raindance Film Festival 2017
*Nominated: Best Short Film – BAFTA Awards 2018
*Nominated: Best British Short – British Independent Film Awards 2017
*Official Selection: BAFTA Awards 2018
*Official Selection: British Independent Film Awards 2017
*Official Selection: BFI London Film Festival 2017

SHAKESPEARE LIVES:
Julius Caesar, Macbeth, Miranda's Letter, King Lear

British Council / Blink

Dir: Pedro Martin-Calero, David Wilson, Teresa Griffiths, Billy Lumby

DIAGNOSIS

BBC

Dir: Eva Riley
Featuring: Charlotte Spencer

PUSH YOURSELF

Somesuch

Dir: Rollo Jackson

Commercials

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SELECTED CREDITS
(2010-2020):

CAMELOT

Rogue Films

Dir: Georgie Banks-Davies

BT

Anonymous Content

Dir: Tim Godsall

PLAYSTATION

Academy

Dir: Martin de Thurah

AMAZON

Believe Media

Dir: Fredrik Backar

PRIDE

Blink

Dir: Fred Rowson

RIBENA

Biscuit

Dir: Big Red Button

MALTEASERS

Independent

Dir: Jake Dypka

MACMILLAN

Blink

Dir: Philippe Tempelman

BABBEL

Independent

Dir: Jake Dypka

GUINNESS

Riff Raff

Dir: In/Out
*Nominated for Best Costume at the British Arrows Craft Awards
2019

MCDONALDS

Blink

Dir: Truman & Cooper

VW

Blink

Dir: Tim Bullock

WAGAMAMA

Blink

Dir: Basak Erol

BWIN

Blink

Dir: Pedro Martin-Callero

TRAINLINE

Blink

Dir: Pedro Martin-Calero

FORD

Rogue

Dir: Konrad Begg

MARKS & SPENCERS

Riff Raff

Dir: Francois Rousselet

BOURSIN

Colonel Blimp

Dir: Tom Kingsley

BARCLAYS

Blink

Truman & Cooper

BOOKING.COM

You Are Here

Dir: Joe Connor

PRADAXA

Passion

Dir: Jake Mengers

MIKIMOTO

B Reel

Dir: Leonora Lonsdale

JAGUAR

Passion Pictures

Dir: Jamie Hewlett

COMPARE THE MARKET

Passion Pictures

Dir: David Scanlon

SERIOUSLY STRONG CHEESE

Partizan

Dir: Matthias Hoene

CHIVAS WHISKEY

Partizan

Dir: Tom Beard

PEUGEOT

Sweetshop

Dir: Campbell Hooper

BBC BITESIZE

BBC

Dir: Claire Norowizian

PHILLIPS

RIFFRAFF

Dir: Dugan O'Neil

OPPO

Black Sheep

Dir: Thomas Ormonde

L'OREAL ELVIVE EXTRAORDINARY CLAY

McCann

Dir: David Berthaud

TRAVELODGE

Academy

Dir: Peter Cattaneo

MATTESONS: SNACKARCHIST

Riff Raff

Dir: Megaforce

RACING TAIL

4 Creative

Dir: Rob Blishen

HAVANA CLUB

Partizan

Dir: Dexter Navy

HARVEY NICHOLS CHRISTMAS 2015

Blink

Dir: Tim Bullock

SPECSAVERS

Blink

Dir: Tim Bullock

VIRGIN MEDIA

Rattling Stick

Dir: Ed Morris

CAMAY

Merman

Dir: AB/CD/CD

CRY

Park Pictures

Dir: AG Rojas

VODAFONE

Friend

Dir: Andre Chocron

ISLAMIC RELIEF

Friend

Dir: Andre Chocron

BMW

Riff Raff

Dir: Andreas Roth

ENGLAND RUGBY

Riff Raff

Dir: Andreas Roth

BBC MUSIC: GOD ONLY KNOWS

Riff Raff

Dir: Francois Rousselet

ORBIS ACCESS

Smuggler

Dir: Henry Alex-Rubin

ADIDAS

Smuggler

Dir: Henry Alex-Rubin

VIRGIN ATLANTIC

Alpha Century

Dir: James Nunn

LEXUS CT 200H

Riff Raff

Dir: Jonas & Francois

GIFF GAFF

Riff Raff

Dir: Jonas & Francois

SAMSUNG

Partizan

Dir: Michael Gracey

FLORRIE ALBUM ARTWORK

Rankin

Dir: Rankin

HEINEKEN

Stink

Dir: Reynald Gresset

BAILEYS

Kode

Dir: Sarah Chatfield

O2 PRIORITY

Riff Raff

Dir: The Sacred Egg

PROSTATE CANCER UK

Partizan

Dir: Tom Beard

Promos

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SELECTED CREDITS:

POLICE DOG HOGAN

Blink

Dir: Fred Rowson
*Nomination: Best Styling - UK MVA 2017

LILY ALLEN

Riff Raff

Dir: The Sacred Egg

DJ FRESH

Riff Raff

Dir: The Sacred Egg

BREACH

Riff Raff

Dir: The Sacred Egg

LADYHAWKE: A LOVE SONG

Partizan

Dir: Youth Hymns

KDA Ft. TINIE TEMPAH & KATY B

Ministry Of Sound

Dir: Carly Cussen

THE BEACH

Kode Media

Dir: Rollo Hollins

FRANZ FERDINAND & SPARKS

Partizan

Dir: AB/CD/CD

NETSKY

London Alley

Dir: Alex Southam

KODALINE

London Alley

Dir: Alex Southam

PAUL MCCARTNEY

Friend

Dir: Andre Chocron

LOKATE

Riff Raff

Dir: Clemens Habicht

CLEAN CUT KID

76 Ltd

Dir: David Mould

FLORRIE

My Accomplice

Dir: Mathy & Fran

TEN WALLS

Pulse

Dir: Nez

DORNIK

Pulse

Dir: Sam Pilling