photo by   Sade C. Joseph

ABOUT

From script to screen, Derica Cole Washington's work as a costume designer, represents a distinct perspective and visual voice for presenting narrative and character. Her approach to design is focused on visualizing the story and composing the dressed body on screen. She earned her M.A. in Visual Culture: Costume Studies from New York University and B.A. in Art History and History. Derica divides her time between New York and Los Angeles and is a member of  Costume Designers Guild Local 892 and United Scenic Artists Local 829. Email: dcw@dericacolewash.com

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Represented by:
DATTNER DISPOTO & ASSOCIATES
Agent: Juanita Tiangco
juanitat@ddatalent.com
310.474.4585

 

 

SELECTED EXPERIENCE

Costume Designer Guild Local 892
United Scenic Artists Local 829

FEATURES

EMMETT, 2018 | Director: Bridget Stokes
Cast: Miles Brown, Rita Wilson, Nora Dunn, Skylan Brooks

HOW TO TELL YOU’RE A DOUCHEBAG, 2016| Director: Tahir Jetter
Cast: Charles Brice, DeWanda Wise, William Jackson Harper, Jenna Williams
Official Selection NEXT Sundance Film Festival 2016

SHORTS

FINDING PHOEBE, 2018 | Director: Sade C. Joseph
Cast: Krenee Tolson, Jeremy Tardy, Jeanette Branch, Jovan Johnson

MARABOU, 2017 | Director: Tiffany Johnson
Cast: Latrice Royale, Alex Best
Official Selection Outfest Film Festival 2018

MYSELF WHEN I AM REAL, 2017 | Director: Nefertite Nguvu
Cast: JoNell Kennedy, Jacky Ido

BROTHERS BLOOD, 2017 | Director: Chris Stanford
Cast: Denzel Whitaker, Sharif Atkins, Charles Parnell, Matt Murray

WEB SERIES

BARELY ADULTS, 2018 | Creator: Christine Sanders
Cast: Amber Avant, Thalia Romina,Bahiyah Hibah

Let Me Die A Nun, 2017 |  Creator: Sarah Salvaara
Cast: Ana Fabrega, Carl Kranz, Hari Nef

EPISODIC

ASSISTANT COSTUME DESIGNER

POWER Season 3, 2016 |  Creator: Courtney Kemp Agboh
Costume Designer: Frank L. Flemming | STARZ! Network

BEING MARY JANE Season 3, 2015 | Creator: Mara Brock Akil
Costume Designer: Ruth Carter | BET Network

FEATURES

ASSISTANT TO COSTUME DESIGNER

MILES AHEAD, 2015 | Director: Don Cheadle
Costume Designer: Gersha Phillips |Sony Pictures Classic

SELMA, 2014 | Director: Ava DuVernay
Costume Designer: Ruth Carter | Paramount Pictures

DA SWEET BLOOD OF JESUS, 2014 | Director: Spike Lee
Costume Designer: Ruth Carter | 40 Acres and a Mule