Liene Dobraja

Liene Dobraja

Costume Designer

New York City, New York

Member Since:
December 2015
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About Liene

Liene Dobraja is a Latvian-born costume designer for theatre and film. She has worked in Germany, Russia, and the Baltic States, and now works and resides in New York. Trained as a Fine Artist and a graduate of the prestigious Academy of the Arts in Riga, Latvia, Liene has found her place in costume design, and has been designing for theater, opera, film and advertising since 2008. She holds and MFA from NYU in Costume Design for stage and film.



  • Ar Putam uz Lupam

    Ar Putam uz Lupam (2017)
    Film (Drama and Thriller) Costume designer Add a Plot »

  • Drink Slay Love

    Drink Slay Love (2017)
    TV Movie (Comedy, Fantasy and Romance) Costume designer Pearl is a typical sixteen-year-old vampire. Fond of blood, allergic to the sun, and generally pretty evil. But after a mysterious attack leaves her able to survive in the daylight, everything changes. Pearl's powerful family soon finds a way to take advantage of her new ability: they send Pearl to high school, to gather fresh young blood for an upcoming feast in honor of the Vampire King. The only problem? Pearl's starting to grow a conscience. How can she serve up her new friends -- especially the cute guy who makes her fangs ache -- to be slaughtered? Then again, she's definitely dead if she lets her family down. What's a sun-loving vamp to do? Written by Sepia Films

  • Fry Day

    Fry Day (2016)
    Film (Short, Comedy, Crime, Drama and 2 More) Costume designer A coming-of-age story set against the backdrop of Ted Bundy's execution in 1989.

  • Tiny Mammals

    Tiny Mammals (2016)
    Film (Short, Drama, Fantasy and Sci-Fi) Costume designer On a stormy day, 12-year-old twins Sophia and Jacob set out to hawk special bibles, only to be left to fend for themselves when their trailer park is evacuated.

  • Norman Lear: Just Another Version of You

    Norman Lear: Just Another Version of You (2016)
    Film (Documentary, Biography and History) Costume designer How did a poor Jewish kid from Connecticut bring us Archie Bunker and become one of the most successful television producers ever? Norman Lear brought provocative subjects like war, poverty, and prejudice into 120 million homes every week. He proved that social change was possible through an unlikely prism: laughter. World Premiere -Opening night selection, Sundance, 2016.

  • Tallulah

    Tallulah (2016)
    Film (Comedy, Drama and Romance) Costume and Wardrobe Department An intelligent but feral girl's boyfriend leaves unexpectedly causing her to search for him at his estranged mother's home. The two women begin to bond, finding supportive friendship in each other's troubled lives, changing their outlook forever. Written by Justin Goring

  • Red Rover

    Red Rover (2015)
    Film (Short, Drama, Romance and Sci-Fi) Costume designer Two teenagers from a remote religious community travel to town in search of shelter after being told by their Evangelical parents that an asteroid will soon destroy the earth.

  • Blackwell

    Blackwell (2015)
    Film (Short, Drama and Western) Costume designer In the blizzard swept wilderness of 1885 Montana, a bandit and a bounty hunter journey to return a stolen box of gold in exchange for a state pardon.

  • The Good Boy

    The Good Boy (2014)
    Film (Short, Drama and Sport) Costume designer A young boxer Cal and his trainer Ray go to dive bars, where Ray bets on Cal to beat any challenger-man or woman, drunk or sober-foolish enough to take him on. There's no losing or forfeiting for Cal because Ray only goes home with winners. "the good boy" opens with Ray and Cal at the Trash Bar, where Cal accepts a bet to fight a big man named Quinny, only to discover that Quinny has the mental capacity of a child. Will Cal forfeit the fight and his relationship with Ray? Or will Cal inflict on Quinny the punishment needed to win the fight? Written by A. L. Lee

  • America 1979

    America 1979 (2014)
    Film (Short, Drama, Family and History) Costume and Wardrobe Department Regina is a nine-year old Iranian American girl who can't catch a break. She and her family are forced to cope with the collision of personal and political during the Iran Hostage Crisis of 1979. Written by Anonymous

  • Dream #017

    Dream #017 (2014)
    Film (Short, Comedy, Romance and Sci-Fi) Costume designer A man receives a prototype device that allows him to record his dreams and play them back on his television. Through watching these dreams, he realizes that he is falling in love with his roommate's girlfriend.

  • The Lipstick Stain

    The Lipstick Stain (2013)
    Film (Short and Drama) Costume designer A young girl tries to connect with her estranged father who runs the town's local funeral home.

  • Light Rider

    Light Rider (2013)
    Film (Short and Drama) Costume designer Add a Plot »

  • Contemporary Swing

    Contemporary Swing (2013)
    Film (Short, Fantasy, Musical and Sport) Costume designer Mary John Frank combines her dance moves with an art installation.

  • The Maid's Room

    The Maid's Room (2013)
    Film (Thriller) Costume and Wardrobe Department Set entirely on the posh east end of Long Island (where it was filmed), THE MAID'S ROOM centers around Drina, an attractive, intelligent immigrant who takes a job for the season as live-in maid to the Crawfords, a privileged New York family who maintain a splendid home in the Hamptons. The job could be worse, since Mr. and Mrs. Crawford spend most of their time in the city, but their teenage son, Brandon, who is starting Princeton in the fall, is summering at the beach, and Drina must look after him and his spoiled friends. Since the maid's room is next to the garage, Drina can't help noticing when Brandon returns late one night, noisily and obviously drunk. The next day, she sees that Brandon's car is battered and bloodied and, when she reads in the local paper that there has been a fatal hit and run, it's clear who's responsible. Knowing the Crawford's will do anything to protect their precious son, Drina realizes that, for once, she has some power over her employers. Though the ... Written by Anonymous


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