Judd Hirsch and P.J. Byrne Present to Mark Bridges for Costume Design

Mark Bridges, Judd Hirsch, P.J. ByrneH,ollywood Beauty Awards

Two-time Academy Award nominee Judd Hirsch presented Outstanding Achievement in Costume Design alongside P.J. Byrne (“Wolf of Wall Street,” “Babylon”); celebrating Mark Bridges who has created costumes for films from “The Artist” to “Maestro” at the 9th Hollywood Beauty Awards this past Sunday at Avalon Hollywood.

Hirsch worked on “The Fabelmans” with Bridges and P.J. Byrne worked on Martin Scorsese’s “VINYL.”

 The HBAs recognize talent in hair, makeup, photography and styling for Film, TV, Music, the red carpet and editorial, as well as special honorees. 

Stars who attended and presented at the HBAs included Emmy-Winning actress Lynn WhitfieldDave Bautista (“Dune 2”), “Oppenheimer” star David Krumholtz, actress Jaime King (“Lights Out”), Saniyya Sydney (“King Richard”), Rochelle Aytes (“S.W.A.T.”)  and more.

Mark Bridges, considered a costume design virtuoso, is a two-time Academy Award and BAFTA winner for the celebrated films THE ARTIST and PHANTOM THREAD.

Receiving two more Oscar nominations for INHERENT VICE and JOKER, Mark’s accolades also include a Cesar nomination from France. 

Originally from Niagara Falls, he studied Theater Arts, before working at the legendary Barbara Matera Costumes in New York City as a shopper for Broadway, doing dance and film projects. After, Mark received a Master of Fine Arts degree in costume design from NYU. 

His first break came in 1988, when he was hired as Design Assistant to Colleen Atwood on the film MARRIED TO THE MOB, followed by an Assistant Costume designer position on IN THE SPIRIT with Marlo Thomas and Elaine May.

That same year, Mark became designer assistant to the legendary Richard Hornung for MILLER’S CROSSING. From 1990 to 1995, Mark traveled between New York and Los Angeles, assisting Richard Hornung on THE GRIFTERS, BARTON FINK, DOC HOLLYWOOD, HERO, DAVE, THE HUDSUCKER PROXY, NATURAL BORN KILLERS and NIXON.  

Mark began another “lucky 8” film collaboration with Paul Thomas Anderson on his films: HARD EIGHT, BOOGIE NIGHTS, MAGNOLIA, PUNCH DRUNK LOVE, THERE WILL BE BLOOD, THE MASTER and more. 

Mark also worked with Bradley Cooper on SILVER LININGS PLAYBOOK in 2012, and recently reunited with Cooper for MAESTRO. 

With designs featured in exhibits around the world, including at the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures, Mark has created costumes for the industry’s top directors, including Martin Scorsese, Noah Baumbach, Sam Taylor-Johnson, Curtis Hansen, David O. Russell and many more.

For over 35 years, Mark Bridges’ Costume Designing legacy speaks for itself and has indelibly been immortalized on screen for years to come. 

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