The First Light Video CDROM: The Basic Costumer is a how-to guide for those interested in costume design for film, television and/or video. Costumer Carma Shawger covers costume organization and research, the taking of measurements, costume acquisition and maintenance, as well as various approaches to pattern-making. She uses live models and historical illustrations to give an in-depth examination of the specific requirements of Elizabethan, Victorian and Jazz Age costumes. Ms. Shawger demonstrates how costuming a theatrical production can be fun and rewarding with the proper organization. This CD highlights 3 major time periods depicted frequently in educational theater, and shows how to costume a production efficiently and cost-effectively. For PC only, this CD is compatible with Windows 95, 98, NT, ME, 2000, XP or later.