Linda Muir, costume designer. Linda Muir is an award-winning costume designer whose work spans theatre, television and some of the top Canadian movies. In the early 1980s she received a Canada Council grant, which led to her serve as a visiting designer at the Half Moon Theatre in East London. She also did costume research at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, and continued her studies in Rome, Florence and Venice.
Returning to Toronto, Linda Muir joined the production team of CBC's popular children's program, Sharon, Lois & Bram's Elephant Show (1984-88). She won a Genie Award for best costumes for her work on Atom Egoyan's Exotica and John Greyson's Lilies (both winners of the Genie for best picture), and was nominated for Patricia Rozema's When Night Is Falling. She designed the costumes for Vic Sarin's Cold Comfort, David Wellington's Long Day’s Journey into Night, the 1999 version of Jacob Two-Two and the Hooded Fang directed by George Bloomfield, François Girard's Thirty Two Short Films About Glenn Gould, Bruce McCulloch's Dog Park and Larry Weinstein's Mulroney: The Opera. She received a Gemini Award nomination for outstanding costume design on the 2002 made-for- television movie Torso: The Evelyn Dick Story.
In addition to her film work, Linda Muir has designed costumes for numerous theatrical productions. She won Dora Awards for outstanding costume design on the original production of Tamara (1981) at Strachan House in Toronto and for outstanding design on Daniel Brooks's Jump (1992) at Theatre Passe Muraille. She has also designed costumes for many television programs, including series and specials.