(written from a Production point of view)
Dodie Shepard is an Emmy Award-nominated costume designer and wardrobe supervisor. She was the Costume Supervisor on Star Trek V: The Final Frontier and Costume Designer for Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country. She earned a Saturn Award nomination from the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films for her latter work.
Shepard worked as both costume designer and supervisor on the Desilu series Mission: Impossible. She received a 1987 Emmy Award nomination as wardrobe supervisor and costumer on the TV movie The Betty Ford Story (featuring Eric Menyuk, Concetta Tomei and Kenneth Tigar) and earned a second nomination the following year as costume designer on the TV movie What Price Victory.
She was Costume Designer on a number of films, including The Gumball Rally, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Secret of the Ooze, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III, and the Mel Brooks comedies Robin Hood: Men in Tights and Dracula: Dead and Loving It. She also designed the costumes for the 1988 TV special Roots: The Gift, starring Fran Bennett, Avery Brooks, LeVar Burton, Kate Mulgrew, and Tim Russ.