Hailing from Vancouver Island, British Columbia, costume designer Angelina Kekich began designing costumes when she was five years old. Her passion for creating fantasy and period costumes was sparked by her local theater in her youth.
Kekich followed her dreams and turned her passions into a career studying at the renowned Ryerson University where she earned a Bachelors in Fashion Communication and Design. She then went on and earned a Masters in Fine Arts with a specialization in Costume Design for Theatre and Film from the University of British Columbia.
Over the last two decades, she has contributed her skills to an array of television series and feature films, earning an outstanding reputation for her post-apocalyptic and sci-fi fantasy costumes. Her most recent work can be seen in the CBS All Access TV adaptation of Stephen King’s novel, The Stand, starring James Marsden, Whoopi Goldberg, Alexander Skarsgard, Amber Heard, Greg Kinnear and Ezra Miller.
Prior to The Stand, Kekich worked on Stevens Spielberg’s sci-fi series Falling Skies for four years where she brought Spielberg’s vision to life through post-apocalyptic costumes, alien costumes and futuristic sci-fi fantasy wardrobe.
She also costumed the pilot of SYFY’s dramedy series Resident Alien, starring Alan Tudyk, based on the Dark Horse comic of the same name and produced in association with Amblin TV.
Kekich’s exemplary skill for costuming a range of stories is demonstrated through her work for FOX’s Human Target; Lifetime’s Blood Ties; CBS TV Studio’s Zoo, Warner Premiere’s Lost Boys: The Tribe; as well as the feature films 30 Days of Night: Dark Days and Center Stage: Turn it Up.
Kekich loves creating costumes that bring characters to life. She loves collaborating with large costume crews where she can observe and understand the construction of building costumes and aesthetics. She is living the dream.