One of Australia’s most highly regarded costume designers, triple AACTA- nominee Mariot Kerr has collaborated with such directors as Jim Loach, John Curran, Michael Rymer, Kriv Stenders, Jeffrey Darling and Emma Freeman.
Mariot is the lead costume designer on the first Netflix series to be filmed in Australia “Pine Gap”.
Mariot costume designed the highly anticipated sci-fi feature I am Mother, featuring double Academy-Award winner Hilary Swank and young Danish up and comer Clara Rugaard, which tells tells the story of a lonely teenage girl “Daughter” (Rugaard), the first of a new generation of humans raised by “Mother”; a kindly robot designed to repopulate the earth following the extinction of mankind.
For director Kriv Stenders’ Mariot designed the costumes on the acclaimed reimagining of the classic Kenneth Cook novel Wake in Fright, starring David Wenham, Alex Dimitriades, Sean Keenan and Caren Pistorius. The four-hour special television event received 7 AACTA nominations, including Best Costume Design for Mariot.
Mariot’s other recent credits include HBO’s highly acclaimed post-apocalyptic drama series The Leftovers, starring Justin Theroux, Liv Tyler and Carrie Coon and the award winning Foxtel political drama Secret City starring Anna Torv and Jacki Weaver. She has previously worked on the highly celebrated mini-series Anzac Girls for the ABC and Deadline Gallipoli for Foxtel.
With feature film credits including Red Dog, Chasing Satellites, December Boys and Drift, Paris-trained Mariot was nominated for Best Costume Design at the 2008 AACTA Awards for Lucky Country and again nominated for the same award in 2014 for her work on the feature film Tracks starring Mia Wasikowska and Adam Driver.