Costume & Production Designer
Margot is best known for her costumes for John Hillcoat’s films. Her most recent collaboration with Hillcoat was on Triple Nine (2016), which stars Kate Winslet, Casey Affleck, and Chiwetel Ejiofor. Her other credits include The Proposition (2005) starring Guy Pearce, Emily Watson and Ray Winstone, for which she won an Australian Film Institute Award in 2006; The Road (2009) starring Viggo Mortensen, Charlize Theron and Guy Pearce; and Lawless (2012) starring Jessica Chastain, Tom Hardy and Mia Wasikowska.
She was costume designer for Terrence Malick’s Oscar-nominated WWII epic, The Thin Red Line (1998) starring John Cusack, George Clooney, Adrian Brody and James Caviezel. She production and costume designed the feature film Jindabyne (dir. Ray Lawrence, 2006) and was costume designer for the multi-award winning Lantana (dir. Ray Lawrence, 2001), for which she received an AFI Award nomination. Margot’s other credits include Japanese Story (dir. Sue Brooks, 2003) starring Toni Collette, La Spagnola (dir. Steve Jacobs, 2001) nominated for an AFI Award for costume design, Risk (dir. Alan White, 2000), Hunt Angels (dir. Alec Morgan, 2006), and Bran Nue Dae (dir. Rachel Perkins, 2009), which earned Margot another AFI nomination. For television, Margot has worked on Blackfella Films’ Mabo (dir. Rachel Perkins, 2012), and John Hillcoat's HBO pilot, Quarry (dir. Michael D. Fuller and Graham Gordy, 2016).
Other recent work includes Jasper Jones (dir. Rachel Perkins, 2017), the critically lauded The Daughter (dir. Simon Stone, 2015), and designing Kate Winslet’s costumes in Jocelyn Moorhouse’s hit The Dressmaker (2015). Margot won an AACTA Award and was nominated for a prestigious CDG Award for this film.
Margot has recently finished working on Causeway Films feature film Nightingale (dir. Jennifer Kent).
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