Judith R. Gellman

Costume Designer


IATSE Local #892 & #873

Judy Gellman is a rarity among designers. With a Midwest background and training at the University of Wisconsin and The Fashion Institute of Technology (NYC) Judy began her career designing for the Fashion Industry before joining the Entertainment business. She’s a hands on Designer, totally knowledgeable in pattern making, construction, color theory, as well as history and drawing.  Her career has taken her from Chicago to Toronto, London, Vancouver and Los Angeles designing period, contemporary and futuristic styles for Men, Women, and even Dogs! Gellman works in collaboration with directors to instill a sense of trust between her and the actors as they create the characters together. This is just one of the many reasons they turn to Judy repeatedly. Based in Los Angeles, with USA and Canadian passports she is available to work worldwide.