John Bright - Details


John Bright trained as a fashion designer and actor before founding Cosprop, the film, TV, and theatre costumiers in 1965.

His work on The Golden Bowl continues a long and successful association with Merchant Ivory that includes The Bostonians, A Room With A View, Maurice, Howards End, and The Remains Of The Day. All of the above were nominated for Academy Awards, whilst A Room With A View won both the Oscar and BAFTA for Best Costume. Bright's collaboration with designer Jenny Beaven includes another Merchant Ivory title, Jefferson In Paris which also starred Nick Nolte. Bright's other film work includes White Fang, Mountains Of The Moon, Sense And Sensibility (all with co-&signer Jenny Beavan, the latter being another Academy Award nomination), Trevor Nunn's film of Twelfth Night, and- completed in 1999- Eugene Onegin which he co-designed with Chloe Obolensky.