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“Outlander: From Scotland to Paris” (Season 2) - Live Panel with Cast and Crew

Watch this video for an inside look as key cast & crew members discuss making Outlander's new second season: from incredible costumes and set design to the 20-year journey that it took to get Diana Gabaldon's beloved book series made by STARZ. (Hosted by the Television Academy; moderated by CBS News correspondent Michelle Miller).

Outlander Season 2: From Scotland To Paris

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How important are the costumes in a show like Outlander

For a period show like "Outlander," atmosphere—the look and feel of the whole production—is critical. The audience has to believe, from exterior landscape shots free of cell phone towers to the interiors lit as if by candlelight or oil lamps. Costumes serve this purpose as well, but are also strong points of characterization and storytelling. The costumes transform the actor into her fictional character, both for the actor herself and for the audience. Terry Dresbach, the brilliant costume designer on "Outlander," told the New York Times, “You put on a costume to become a different person.”