Amelia Gebler is a costume designer for film and television, she loves working across all genres and is a diverse and creative designer whose passion for cinema, storytelling, sartorial analysis and character motivate her in her design work.
Amelia believes that an understanding of the language of style and its role in society is an important communicative device for vividly and creatively expressing identity and is an empowering form of self-expression.
Most recently Amelia designed the costumes on the second series of UPRIGHT directed by Mirrah Foulkes and starring Tim Minchin, for Lingo Pictures and Binge. Amelia designed JOE VS CAROLE for UPC and Peacock created by and starring Kate McKinnon. In 2021 Amelia designed Joseph Kosinski’s feature film ESCAPE FROM SPIDERHEAD starring Chris Hemsworth and Miles Teller, for Netflix. In 2020 Amelia designed the costumes on the feature film adaptation of Stephen King’s CHILDREN OF THE CORN, produced by Lucas Foster (FORD V FERRARI).
Amelia designed the costumes for Shannon Murphy’s debut feature film BABYTEETH, starring Essie Davis and Ben Mendelsohn, produced by Alex White and Executive Produced by Jan Chapman, the film debuted in Official Competition at the Venice Film Festival in August 2019 to glowing reviews. BABYTEETH has appeared in over twenty film festivals, including BFI London, Zurich International, Film Fest Hamburg, Mostra de Sao Paolo, Mumbai and Chicago. BABYTEETH received a total of 12 nominations in the 2020 AACTA Awards.
Amelia’s other recent design credits include SBS miniseries’ THE ROPES directed by Shannon Murphy, and DEAD LUCKY directed by David Caesar; and ABC series KIKI & KITTY. Amelia also designed two productions for Jungle Entertainment; SANDO, directed by Phil Lloyd, and SQUINTERS, directed by Adam Zwar for Stan.
Her other costume design credits for television include NO ACTIVITY, THE MOODYS, A MOODY CHRISTMAS, HERE COME THE HABIBS, MAXIMUM CHOPPAGE, DR FEELGOOD, HOUSE HUSBANDS series 5, THE CHECKOUT, THE HAMSTER WHEEL, THE CHEF’S LINE, DEADLY WOMEN and BEHIND THE MANSION WALLS.
For film, Amelia costume designed Ben Lucas’ feature film OTHERLIFE which was shot in WA in 2016.
Her short films include Tropfest winner BAMBOOZLED directed by Matt Hardie, MADLY directed by Mia Wasikowska, LIEBERMANS IN THE SKY directed by Richard Vilensky, THE HOLD UP directed by Scott Pickett, RED DOT directed by Pauline Findlay, WISHART directed by Sam Petty and INDIGENOUS AUSTRALIA directed by Warwick Thornton and Brendan Fletcher.
Amelia’s work has previously been recognised by the Australian Production Design Guild Awards for Best Costume Design in a Television Show and Best Costume Design in a Webseries.