WINNERS ANNOUNCED FOR THE 19TH CDGA (COSTUME DESIGNERS GUILD AWARDS)

Ceremony presented by LACOSTE on February 21, 2017 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel

Los Angeles, CA (February 21, 2017) – Winners have been announced for the 19th CDGA (Costume Designers Guild Awards) at The Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles, CA. Produced by JumpLine and presented by LACOSTE, the annual CDGA gala celebrated excellence in film, television, and short form Costume Design as voted on by the Guild’s membership, which includes more than 900 Costume Designers and Illustrators working in motion pictures, television, commercials, music videos, and new media programs throughout the world.

Mandy Moore (Actress, singer, and songwriter, This Is Us) hosted the gala which celebrated special honorees Lily Collins (Actress), Lois DeArmond (Illustrator), Jeffrey Kurland (Costume Designer), and Meryl Streep (Actress), as well as winners in the 7 additional categories voted on by the Guild’s membership. Furthermore, Costume Designer Ret Turner was posthumously inducted into the Guild’s Hall of Fame by renowned Costume Designer Bob Mackie.

Lily Collins was presented with the LACOSTE Spotlight Award, which honors an actor whose talent and career personify an enduring commitment to excellence, including a special awareness of the role and importance of costume design.

Lois DeArmond was awarded with this year’s Distinguished Service Award for her dedication to the craft and art of design.

Jeffrey Kurland received the Career Achievement Award, presented to leaders who have made a lasting impact on Costume Design.

Meryl Streep was honored with the Distinguished Collaborator Award, which honors individuals who demonstrate unwavering support of Costume Design and creative partnerships with Costume Designers.

The following is the list of winners in the 7 categories voted on by the Guild’s membership:

Excellence in Contemporary Film
La La Land – Mary Zophres

Excellence in Period Film
Hidden Figures – Renee Ehrlich Kalfus

Excellence in Fantasy Film
Doctor Strange – Alexandra Byrne

Outstanding Contemporary Television Series
American Horror Story: Roanoke – Lou Eyrich, Helen Huang

Outstanding Period Television Series
The Crown – Michele Clapton

Outstanding Fantasy Television Series
Game of Thrones – Michele Clapton, April Ferry

Excellence in Short Form Design
Pepsi: “Momotaro” Episode Four, featuring Jude Law — Ami Goodheart

For a complete list of past and present wins and nominations, please visit CostumeDesignersGuild.com and search the Awards Archive.

A post-event recap will be serviced along with links to download broadcast quality clips, select high-res photos, as well as highlights from the event. In the meantime, please note that Getty Images is the official photographer for the 19th CDGA and photos can be accessed at GettyImages.com.

ABOUT THE COSTUME DESIGNERS GUILD:

The Costume Designers Guild, IATSE local 892, is a proud member of the international alliance of theatrical stage employees. In addition to our union services, we promote the artistry, technical expertise, and creative vision of our members who design authentic fictional characters with accuracy and integrity. The Guild’s membership includes more than 900 Costume Designers and Illustrators working in motion pictures, television, commercials, music videos, and new media programs throughout the world. Find the Guild at Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram @CDGlocal892.

ABOUT LACOSTE:

For LACOSTE, Life is a Beautiful Sport! Since the very first polo was created in 1933, LACOSTE relies on its authentic sportive roots to spring optimism and elegance on the world thanks to a unique and original lifestyle for women, men, and children. With a vision to be the leading player in the premium casual wear market, the Crocodile brand is today present in 120 countries through a selective distribution network. Two LACOSTE items are sold every second in the world. As an international group gathering 10,000 women and men, LACOSTE offers a complete range of products: apparel, leather goods, fragrances, footwear, eyewear, home wear, watches, and underwear, all of them being elaborated in the most qualitative, responsible, and ethical way. In 2015, the brand garnered a turnover of 1.95 billion euros. For more information: www.lacoste.com

ABOUT JUMPLINE:

JumpLine Group: The intersection of live production and original content. JumpLine www.jumpline-group.com specializes in high-touch events, such as the CDGA (Costume Designers Guild Awards). Its content division BehindTheLine www.behindthelineprod.com develops film, television, and digital content, and recently produced the feature-length documentary about Saturday Night Live, Live From New York!

SOCIAL MEDIA:

Find the CDGA on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram and use #CDGA19. For updates and live tweeting during the show @CostumeAwards.

MEDIA CONTACT:
Brian Rubin
PMK•BNC
Brian.Rubin@pmkbnc.com
310.854.4800

For more information about the awards visit: www.jumpline-group.com/cdga

NOTE: Please do not abbreviate “costume designer” by using “costumer.”
These are two different union locals, referring to completely different job descriptions.
If it is necessary to abbreviate “costume designer” for space, please use “designer.”


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