Margot Wilson APDG

Costume & Production Designer

Margot Wilson is one of Australia’s most acclaimed costume designers.

Recently she designed all costumes for Kate Winslet’s character in the hit film The Dressmaker (dir. Jocelyn Moorhouse 2015) and was costume designer on The Daughter (dir. Simon Stone 2015) starring Geoffrey Rush, Sam Neill and Anna Torv. Her other credits include Triple Nine (dir. John Hillcoat, 2016) starring Kate Winslet, Gal Gadot, Aaron Paul and Woody Harrelson; the HBO pilot Quarry (dir. John Hillcoat, 2013) starring Mary Elizabeth Winstead and Stellan Skarsgard; and Lawless (wr. Nick Cave and dir. John Hillcoat, 2011) starring Tom Hardy, Shia LaBeouf and Jessica Chastain.

Margot won an AFI for her meticulous and beautiful costume design for The Proposition (dir. John Hillcoat, 2005) starring Ray Winston and Guy Pearce, and was also Hillcoat’s costume designer for his follow up feature The Road (2007) starring Viggo Mortensen and Charlize Theron.  She received AFI nominations for her costumes for Bran Nue Dae (dir. Rachel Perkins, 2008), La Spagnola (dir. Steve Jacobs, 2001) and Lantana (dir. Ray Lawrence, 2001). Other credits include the period docu-drama Hunt Angels (dir. Alec Morgan, 2006), Jindabyne (dir. Ray Lawrence, 2006) for which she was also Production Designer, Japanese Story (dir. Sue Brooks, 2003), Risk (dir. Alan White, 2000), Preservation (dir. Sofya Gollan, 2003), Ghost Ship (dir. Steve Beck, 2002) and the Oscar nominated The Thin Red Line (dir. Terrence Malick, 1998).

Margot has recently finished working on Causeway Films feature film Nightingale (dir. Jennifer Kent, 2018); the film was part of the official selection for the 75th Venice Film Festival and went onto win the Special Jury Prize. Margot has been nominated for an APDG and AACTA Award for Best Costume Design in a Feature Film for her work on Jasper Jones (dir. Rachel Perkins, 2017). She recently wrapped Miss Fisher & the Crypt of Tears (2019) and is currently working on Rachel Perkin’s event series Black B*tch (2019) for Blackfella Films.


For enquiries regarding Margot Wilson please contact us via email or on (02) 9319 7199.