ABOUT

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Leon Krasenstein is a Los Angeles based Costume Designer and Stylist for television and film.

Leon recently finished costume designing on Abe Forsythe's new feature film Little Monsters staRring Oscar winning Lupita Nyong’o and Josh Gad (produced by Jodi Matterson, Bruna Papandrea (BIg LITTLE LIES) and Steve Hutensky).

He was the Costume Designer for Abe Forsythe’s feature, Down Under, and season 1 of the Bondi Hipsters’ hilarious ABC comedy, Soul Mates, and season 2, which was a collaboration between American comedy streaming channel Seeso and the ABC.

His other screen work includes Costume Designer for the sci-fi drama feature Terminus (Directed by Marc Furmie), TV Series Hoopla (ABC), Short Film Dreaming of Mum (Metro Screen) and Telemovie Sick (MTV), and Production Designer for Dating the H-Bomb (ABC).

Leon has worked with the following notable performers; jeff goldblum, one direction, abbiE cornish, lupita nyong'o, josh gad, alexander england, ToDD lasance, JAi koutrae and harriet dyer.

Leon has styled commercials for the following major brands; samsung, velocity, kfc, sony, hyundai, kmart, VW, menulog, ALdi, big w, nissan, mortein, toursim australia, bet 365, abbot's breads, telstra, timtams, mersynofen, big w, HBF, ONIM, HSBC, PRICELINE, AHM, GOVERNMENT HOUSING, arnott's shapes, st george, apia, infinity, dulux, momentum energy, cba, sara lee, rsvp, latitude financial and stellar magazine. 

He Has worked with the following commercial directors;  David Denneen, adam stevens, Zoe mcintosh, Fiona mcgee, ace norton, lachlan dickie, scott pickett, JH Beetge, Ash Bolland, jeff lowe, harry sanna, craig rasmus, fabio nardo, andy mcleod, ant mcphale, matt kamen, adam gunser, josh logue, martin weatherburn, nick finlayson, chris hill, damien toogood,  stephen carroll, Stuart Bowen and Sophia Banks.

Leon has also designed on music videos for ONE DIRECTION, Timomatic, Dead Letter Circus, Johnny Ruffo, Justice Crew, Samantha Jade, The Reubens, and Andrew Desilva.

Leon’s theatre credits include Rake’s Progress (Victorian Opera), The Removalists (Perth Theatre Company), Heart Matters (Tasdance), Rhapsody (NICA’s Circus), Firebird (Australian Ballet – nominated for a 2009 Green Room Award), Die Fledermaus (Opera Queensland), The Marriage of Figaro (The Australian Opera Studio), A Midsummer Night’s Dream (West Australian Ballet – nominated for a 2006 Helpmann Award for Best Costume Design), Dangerous Liaisons, The Red Shoes and Alice (all for West Australian Ballet), The Barber of Seville (Opera Austalia) and Tears From a Glass Eye for Black Swan Theatre Company.

leon is western australian born, having spent the last decade in sydney working as a designer. he is now a permanent USA resident.