Janty Yates (born 1950) is a British costume designer for film and television. In 2001, she won the Academy Award for Best Costume Design for the 2000 film Gladiator. She has also received nominations for BAFTA awards, Saturn Awards, and Satellite Awards. She is a frequent collaborator with English director Ridley Scott, having worked with him seven times as of 2012.
Janty Yates worked in the fashion industry prior to her career in film and television. Yates' first credited work was in the wardrobe department on the 1981 film Quest for Fire. Her first credited role as a costume designer was for the 1993 British comedy Bad Behaviour, and she worked on a further six films in that role for the rest of the decade.
In 2000, her work on Ridley Scott's Gladiator earned her her first career awards, including the Academy Award for Best Costume Design, and the Las Vegas Film Critics Society award for Best Costume Design, as well as nominations for a BAFTA Award for Best Costume Design and Satellite Award for Best Costume Design. In 2005, she received Best Costume Design nominations from the Costume Designers Guild and Satellite Awards for the 2004 period film De-Lovely. The following year she received her first Goya Award nomination and her third Satellite award nomination for Best Costume Design for Kingdom of Heaven.
In 2006, Yates was one of 120 people invited to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
Yates is a frequent collaborator with Scott, having worked on six films with him in addition to Gladiator, including: Hannibal (2001); Kingdom of Heaven (2005); American Gangster (2007); Body of Lies (2008); Robin Hood (2010), for which she received a Saturn Award nomination and her fourth Satellite Award nomination; Prometheus (2012), and Exodus: Gods and Kings (2014). Her most recent film with Scott is the science fiction film The Martian, released in 2015.
|1981||Quest for Fire||Wardrobe|
|1984||Oxford Blues||Wardrobe Assistant|
|1985||Dance with a Stranger||Costume supervisor|
|1991||The Commitments||Wardrobe supervisor|
|1995||The Englishman Who Went Up a Hill But Came Down a Mountain|
|1997||Welcome to Sarajevo|
|1998||The Man Who Knew Too Little|
|1999||Plunkett & Macleane|
|With or Without You|
|Enemy at the Gates|
|2005||Kingdom of Heaven|
|2008||Body of Lies||Costumes designed by|
|2014||Exodus: Gods and Kings|
|2000||Academy Awards||Academy Award for Best Costume Design||Gladiator||Won|
|Las Vegas Film Critics Society||Sierra Award for Best Costume Design||Won|
|British Academy Film Awards||BAFTA Award for Best Costume Design||Nominated|
|Satellite Awards||Satellite Award for Best Costume Design||Nominated|
|2004||Costume Designers Guild||Costume Designers Guild Award for Excellence in Costume Design for Film - Period/Fantasy||De-Lovely||Nominated|
|Satellite Award||Best Costume Design||De-Lovely||Nominated|
|2005||Goya Awards||Best Costume Design||Kingdom of Heaven||Nominated|
|Satellite Award||Best Costume Design||Kingdom of Heaven||Nominated|
|2010||Saturn Awards||Saturn Award for Best Costume||Robin Hood||Nominated|
|Satellite Awards||Best Costume Design||Robin Hood||Nominated|