Elvis Davis

Military and Action Costume Specialist


Elvis Davis has costume design running through his blood, through learning tailoring and design within the family business. Understanding the vital importance of a costume both looking correct and serving the film, he has constantly applied these ethics and has worked incredibly hard to put the right detail onto the screen. With expertise in period & WW2 military, and a career spanning 25 years, he has become the ‘go to’ guy for producers seeking quality and authenticity. He took a break from working in production five years ago, but is now back and raring to go. He’s a member of the L.A. costume designer guild (IATSE local 892) and is available for work worldwide.

Selected credits


date
production
director / production company
as Costume Designer
feature films:
2014
KAJAKI
(aka KILO TWO BRAVO, credit shared with Phaedra Dahdaleh)
Paul Katis / Pukka Films
2012
TO HAVE AND TO HOLD
Ray Bengston / Mission City Films
2011
ALONE YET NOT ALONE
Ray Bengston / Mission City Films
2011
AGE OF HEROES
Adrian Vitoria / Giant Films
2011
FIVE DAYS OF WAR
Renny Harlin / Midnight Sun-Rex Media
2010
SOUL BOY
Shimmy Marcus / Ipso Facto
2008
THE SHEPHERD: BORDER CONTROL
Isaac Florentine / Sony
2008
ITS ALIVE
Joseph Rusnak / Nu Image
2007
UNTIL DEATH
Simon Fellows / Signature Films
2005
SUBMERGED
Anthony Hickox / Emmett Furla, Nu Image
2004
BIG KISS
Billy Zane / Clipper Films
2002
HIGH SPEED UK shoot
J Jensen / Classic Film (Lux)
2001
REDEMPTION ROAD
Lloyd Stanton / Enterprise Film
television drama & documentary:
2002
AN ANGEL FOR MAY
Harvey Cokeliss / Barzo-Spice Factory
2001
MERSEY BEAT 4TH SERIES
Various / BBC
as Key Costumer, Set Costumer, Assistant Designer, or Costume Coordinator
feature films:
1999
TOM'S MIDNIGHT GARDEN
Willard Carroll / BS24, Hyperion
1998
SAVING PRIVATE RYAN Military
Steven Spielberg / Universal
1998
LOCK STOCK AND 2 SMOKING BARRELS
Guy Ritchie / Ska Films
1997
PASSION IN THE DESERT
Lavinia Currier / Roland Films
1995
RICHARD III
Richard Loncraine / British Sc, 1st Look London
Winner: BAFTA: Best Costume
Nominated: OSCAR: Best Costume, designer: Shuna Harwood
1995
BRAVEHEART
Mel Gibson/ Icon
Nominated: OSCAR: Best Costume, designer: Charles Knode
1992
SPLIT SECOND
Tony Maylam / Challenge Film
1991
ROBIN HOOD PRINCE OF THIEVES
Kevin Reynolds / Morgan Creek
television drama & documentary:
2001
HORNBLOWER
Andrew Grieve / Meridian
1999
WARRIORS
Peter Kominsky / BBC
1999
REAL WOMEN II
Phil Davis / BBC
1998
A KNIGHT IN CAMELOT
Roger Young / Disney TV
1994
MACGYVER: TRAIL TO DOOMSDAY
Charles Correll / Gekko Film
1994
SPACE PRECINCT
Various / Mentorn, Sky 1
1994
BERMUDA GRACE
W Davies et al / Bermuda Films
1992
COVINGTON CROSS
C Grant, C Ruppenthal / Thames TV