About Me

Hilary Niederer is available to source specific fabrics, accessories, footwear, jewellery, trims and home decor items throughout the country. Displayed here from her extensive archive is a small indication of the types of textiles, crafts and accessories she can pursue on an assignment basis.

Hilary is well qualified in fabric and crafts sourcing, buying and dispatch.
She has vast experience assisting costume designers and supervising costume departments globally.

wallah, walla n Informal a person involved with or in charge of a specified thing [from Hindi]

1. One employed in a particular occupation or activity eg. chai-wallah; rickshaw-wallah; stitch-wallah.
An important person in a particular field or organization.


2015   Gods of Egypt ( Feature Film)
2015 Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: Sword of Destiny ( Feature Film)
2015 Ali and Nino ( Feature Film)
2015 Jamillah & Aladdin ( TV Series)
2015 Roots ( TV Mini Series – 1 Episode)
2015 Dominion ( TV Series – 5 Episodes)
2015 Of Kings & Prophets ( TV Series)
2014 The Red Tent ( TV Mini Series)
2014-15 Homeland ( TV Series)
2014 Dracula Untold ( Feature Film)
2012 Black Sails (TV Series)
2012 Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom (Feature Film)
2010-12 The Hobbit (Feature Film trilogy)
2010-15 Game of Thrones (TV Series)
2009-12 Spartacus: Vengeance / Gods of the Arena / Blood & Sand (TV Series)
2008 Kingdom Come (Feature Film- unreleased)



2011   Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara (costume supervisor)
2010 Fair Game (ass. costume designer: international unit)
2009 Star Trek (key costumer)
2009 Blood: The Last Vampire (costume supervisor)
2009 The Vintner’s Luck (costume supervisor: New Zealand)
2009 Luck by Chance (costume supervisor)
2008 Fool’s Gold (costume buyer)
2007 The Kite Runner (key costumer: China)
2007 The Ten (set costumer: Los Angeles)
2006 The Namesake (assistant costume designer)
2006 You, Me and Dupree (costumer)
2006   Nacho Libre (set costumer: re-shoots)
2005 The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch & the Wardrobe (crowd costume coordinator:
train station scenes – uncredited)
2005 River Queen (costume researcher)
2005 Kidnapped (TV Movie) (assistant costume designer)
2004 Kinsey (assistant costume designer)
2003  The Last Samurai (crowd costume coordinator: westerners)
2002 Swimfan (wardrobe supervisor)
2002  Just a Kiss (wardrobe supervisor)
2001 Kate & Leopold (wardrobe assistant)
2001 Dead Dog (wardrobe supervisor)
1996-7 Xena : The Warrior Princess (TV series) (costume construction coordinator)
1995 Hercules: The Legendary Journeys (TV series) (background costume coordinator)
1993 Desperate Remedies (wardrobe assistant)
1992 Braindead (wardrobe assistant)


1999-2002  Meredith Monk “Magic Frequencies” & “Mercy” USA Tours (wardrobe supervisor)
1998-1999 Merce Cunningham Dance Company (wardrobe supervisor)
1997 Royal New Zealand Ballet “Alice” (costume designer)
1992 Commotion Dance & Film Productions “The Dark Forest” (costume designer)
1990 Depot Theatre Production, Wellington, NZ “The 3 Sisters” (costume designer)
1987-1990 Angels Costume House (London); Royal Opera House (London);
London Festival Ballet; Bregenz Opera Festival (Austria); English National Opera;
Moscow Classical Ballet; Old Vic Theatre (London); Royal Shakespeare Company (UK) (costume assistant/ tailor)


1990              Bachelor of Arts Degree in Fashion & Technology, Wellington, New Zealand
1985              Diploma in Fashion & Technology, Wellington, New Zealand

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