Nominees for the 16th Costume Designers Guild Awards Announced

January 8, 2014

LACOSTE Returns as Presenting Sponsor for Awards Gala on Saturday, Feb. 22 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel

Nominees for the 16th Costume Designers Guild Awards, which celebrate excellence in film, television and commercial costume design, were announced today. The CDG Awards ceremony, one of the most prestigious and well-respected entertainment industry awards season events, celebrates the spirit of collaboration between Costume Designers and Actors and Directors. The winners of the seven competitive awards will be revealed at the gala on Saturday, Feb.22at the Beverly Hilton Hotel.

Continuing its decade-long support of the Guild, LACOSTE is returning as Presenting Sponsor of the CDGA. LACOSTE has been featured in numerous films such as Last Vegas, The Heat, Bridesmaids and This Is 40, as well as television shows including Glee, House of Lies, The Newsroom, Pretty Little Liars and Royal Pains.

This year, acclaimed writer, producer and director, Judd Apatow will receive the Distinguished Collaborator Award in recognition of his support of Costume Design and creative partnerships with Costume Designers. An Honorary Career Achievement Award will be presented to Costume Designer April Ferry for her outstanding work in film and television.

“As Costume Designers we take great pride in seeing our work on the screen, bringing characters to life through costumes. The Costume Designers Guild would like to congratulate all of the nominees and we look forward to celebrating the art of Costume Design at our awards gala on February 22nd,” said Salvador Perez Jr., President of the Costume Designers Guild Local #892.

Below is the list of nominees announced today by the Costume Designers Guild:

NOMINEES FOR THE 16TH ANNUAL COSTUME DESIGNERS GUILD AWARDS:

EXCELLENCE IN CONTEMPORARY FILM

  • “Blue Jasmine” – Suzy Benzinger
  • “Her” – Casey Storm
  • “Nebraska” – Wendy Chuck
  • “Philomena” – Consolata Boyle
  • “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty” – Sarah Edwards

EXCELLENCE IN PERIOD FILM

  • “12 Years a Slave” – Patricia Norris
  • “American Hustle” – Michael Wilkinson
  • “Dallas Buyers Club” – Kurt & Bart
  • “The Great Gatsby” – Catherine Martin
  • “Saving Mr. Banks” – Daniel Orlandi

EXCELLENCE IN FANTASY FILM

  • The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug – Ann Maskrey, Richard Taylor, Bob Buck
  • The Hunger Games: Catching Fire – Trish Summerville
  • Oz: The Great and Powerful – Gary Jones, Michael Kutsche

OUTSTANDING CONTEMPORARY TELEVISION SERIES

  • “Breaking Bad” – Jennifer Bryan
  • “House of Cards” – Tom Broecker
  • “Nashville” – Susie DeSanto
  • “Scandal” – Lyn Paolo
  • “Saturday Night Live” – Tom Broecker, Eric Justian

OUTSTANDING PERIOD/FANTASY TELEVISION SERIES

  • “Boardwalk Empire” – John Dunn, Lisa Padovani
  • “The Borgias”– Gabriella Pescucci
  • “Downton Abbey” – Caroline McCall
  • “Game of Thrones” – Michele Clapton
  • “Mad Men” – Janie Bryant

OUTSTANDING MADE FOR TELEVISION MOVIE OR MINI SERIES

  • “American Horror Story: Coven” – Lou Eyrich
  • “Behind the Candelabra” – Ellen Mirojnick
  • “Bonnie & Clyde” – Marilyn Vance
  • “House of Versace” – Claire Nadon
  • “Phil Spector” – Debra McGuire

EXCELLENCE IN COMMERCIAL COSTUME DESIGN

  • Call of Duty “Ghosts Masked Warriors” – Nancy Steiner
  • Dos Equis: “Most Interesting Man in the World Feeds a Bear” – Julie Vogel
  • Fiat “British Invasion” – Donna Zakowska

The 16th Costume Designers Guild Awards will be produced by JumpLine, with Executive Producer JL Pomeroy and Supervising Producer Sarah Cowperthwaite.

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

For updates and live tweeting during the show, follow @CostumeAwards – #CDGA16

For tickets and table information, visit www.jumpline-group.com/tix. And as we get ready for the 16th CDGAs, check out our highlight reel from last year! (Executive Producer – JumpLine)

SizzleReel-CDGA2013 from JumpLine on Vimeo.


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