Filmography

Carol Case costume designs have been a fundamental part of major motion pictures, television shows, pilots, and miniseries. To review a selected filmography for Carol's work, please review the promotional images below, visit Carol's IMDb page, or download her resume.

Reels

Carol Case's costume designs are bold, authentic, and a critical component of motion picture and television storytelling - Authentic, effective costume design helps producers, directors, and actors to achieve their artistic vision.

Stills

Effective costume design is an art, a craft, and a calling. Carol Case begins with a vision, then realizes that vision in a tangible form that helps film and television creative artists to weave their magic and connect with audiences.

Kirsten Dunst in Fargo Season 2 - CR: Chris Large/FX - Carol Case Costumes Kirsten Dunst in Fargo Season 2 - CR: Chris Large/FX - Carol Case Costumes
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Awards and Nominations

Carol has designed costumes for a number of Emmy award-winning television series, and has won several Ampias (Alberta Media Production Industries Association) for her designs.

2017

Ampia_165x165Best Costume Designer
Carol Case
Hell On Wheels – “Two Soldiers”
Nomadic Pictures

 

2016

Ampia_165x165Best Costume Designer
Carol Case
Hell On Wheels – “Mei Mei”
Nomadic Pictures

 

2015

Ampia_165x165Best Costume Designer
Carol Case
Fargo – “The Six Ungraspables”
Nomadic Pictures

 
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Carol Case
Hell On Wheels – “Further West”
Nomadic Pictures

2014

Ampia_165x165Best Costume Designer
Carol Case
Hell On Wheels – “One Less Mile”
Nomadic Pictures

 

2013

Ampia_165x165Best Costume Designer
Carol Case
Hell On Wheels – “The Lord’s Day”
Nomadic Pictures

 

2005

Ampia_165x165Best Costume Designer
Carol Case
Little House on the Prairie
Voice Pictures

Press

Carol Case costume designs have attracted interest from the media worldwide, and a selected collection of press mentions and media interviews can be reviewed here.

Carol Case Quotes
“We really try to be as detailed as possible with every character.”
2017 – Calgary Herald: Here’s how Calgary costume designer Carol Case helped create Fargo’s quirky look

 

 

Carol Case Quotes
“When Noah and I first spoke, he said he wanted the mutants to look like a Sixties rock band, so The Kinks, The Who, etc. were a big inspiration.”
2017 – Pret-a-Reporter: The Most Stylish Male Characters on TV

 

 

Carol Case Quotes
“I am always excited when people notice that [the Legion costume design] is of no particular time.”
2017 – urthave.com: An Exclusive Interview with Legion Costume Designer Carol Case

 

 

Carol Case Quotes
“It was fun taking a retro silhouette and rebuilding it in a more modern fabric, or taking vintage pieces and styling them with modern ones.”
2017 – Racked: Legion’s Costume Designer on Mixing ’60s Vintage with Futuristic Flair

 

 

Carol Case Quotes
“The Vietnam War was just over and America was opening to that whole corporate world. So I think they were several years back in fashion.”
2015 – Calgary Herald: Fargo fashions: How 1979 wardrobe makes the man, and woman, in Alberta-shot dark comedy

 

 

Carol Case Quotes
“It’s actually the 1970s, as opposed to fashion 1970s. It adjusts your point of view to something more about real life, how people wore clothes in an era.”
2015 – The Guardian: Berets and crimplene: analysing the style of Fargo series 2

 

 

Carol Case Quotes
“It was a good collaboration between the two of us. I would send pictures back and forth, and we would talk about things that worked for both of us.”
2015 – Vogue: Fargo’s Costume Designer on Turning Kirsten Dunst Into a Small-Town ’70s Hairdresser

 

 

Carol Case Quotes
“I spent a lot of time looking at old catalogues and old family photographs because we wanted her to be the most fashion-forward of your cousins in that photograph.”
2015 – WhoWhatWear: Why Kirsten Dunst Could Be TV’s New Style Icon

 

 

Carol Case Quotes
“Fashion is available at a click nowadays, but it wasn’t possible for people to do that in the ‘70s. They had to make more of an effort.”
2015 – InStyle: Everything You Need to Know About Kirsten Dunst’s ’70s-Inspired Costumes on Fargo

 

 

Carol Case Quotes
“A lot of our break down is painted on, but it still takes a while for the clothes to get that wonderful patina from the mud bog days … I never think the clothes look right until we let the mud do its job as much as we can.”
2014 –  Hollywood Reporter: Is ‘Hell On Wheels’ the Filthiest Western Ever Made?

 

 

Carol Case Quotes
“The actors and I work together as a team. I certainly consider their thoughts and ideas about the characters because in the end, they are those characters.”
2014 – AMC: Hell on Wheels Q&A – Carol Case (Costume Designer)

 

 

Carol Case Quotes
“You want to keep as close to the historical aspect of it, but also give it a modern sensibility.”
2012 – Metro: Making Hell on Wheels look good

 

 

Carol Case Quotes
“The cultures are quite different, really. Colors, kinds of beading, and patterns are very specific to each tribe so we try to be as authentic as we can within our constraints.”
2012 – AMC: Q&A – Carol Case (Costume Designer)

 

 

Carol Case Quotes
“The whole process is collaborative. I set the look of each character with a lot of discussion between myself the producers , the director, the art department, and the actors.”
 – CBC: Carol Case Responds – Answers from the Costume Designer

Contact

Producers are encouraged to contact Carol Case's agent at the phone number or email address below. Press requests and other inquiries can be sent using the contact form. Also, there are links to Carol Case on IMDb and Carol Case's resume.

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Carol Case is represented by Brady Torgeson of APA.

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