Jo Katsaras (Emmy nominated Costume Designer) was born in Cyprus in 1966 and has been living in South Africa since she was 5 years old. Jo entered the world of fashion working as a Senior Designer at a large clothing manufacturer. However, she soon discovered that her real area of interest lay in individual wardrobes. Film was therefore a natural progression for Jo who found ultimate expression for her creativity through this medium. Since designing her first feature, the South African blockbuster, There’s a Zulu on My Step, Jo went on to design for a number of major commercials, television series and feature films. Her feature credits include Jean Jacques Annaud’s Running Wild (Sony Pictures), Tarzan and the Lost City (Village Roadshow), Mr Bones, the Disney IMAX feature The Young Black Stallion, Country of My Skull, Racing Stripes, and blockbuster hit series The No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency, which brought Jo worldwide recognition and an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Costumes for a Series at the 61st Emmys in 2009. In February 2010, Jo was nominated by the Costume Designer’s Guild of America for “Outstanding Contemporary Costumes”. Jo has since worked on Phillip Noyce’s Mary and Martha, The Borrowers and Half a Yellow Sun.