Luc Besson, director of cult sci-fi films The Fifth Element, Léon and Nikita, wants your help developing the aesthetic for his new film Valerian And The City Of A Thousand Planets, starring Cara Delevingne and Dane DeHaan That means – put away your knitting and get to work trying to come up with gear as good as Gaultier’s white bandage-bodysuit that made Leeloo, played by Milla Jovovich, a 90s style icon.
Designers are asked to submit designs for a "political party scene" that takes place inside a space station called Alpha in the year 2580. The design be created with an alien, humanoid or human being in mind – in Besson’s fictional world, 8,000 species live together in harmony on the Alpha space station. Up to 20 winners will receive a $1,000 prize and have their costumes potentially created.
Watch Besson discussing the project below.