Nominees for the 17th Costume Designers Guild Awards Announced

January 7, 2015

LACOSTE Returns as Presenting Sponsor for Awards Gala on Tuesday, February 17th at the Beverly Hilton Hotel

Nominees for the 17th Costume Designers Guild Awards, which celebrates excellence in film, television and commercial costume design, were announced today.  The Costume Designers Guild Awards ceremony, one of the most prestigious and well-respected entertainment industry awards season events, celebrates the spirit of creative and engaging storytelling through costume design on both the big and small screen. The winners of the seven competitive awards will be revealed at the gala on Tuesday, February 17th at the Beverly Hilton Hotel.

Continuing its long-time support of the Guild, LACOSTE is returning as Presenting Sponsor of the Costume Designers Guild Awards.  LACOSTE has been featured in numerous films such as Bridesmaids, That Awkward Moment, The Heat, Chef, and Last Vegas, as well as television shows including Mad Men, Saturday Night Live, Glee, and The Newsroom.  

Acclaimed producer, director and screenwriter Richard Linklater (who recently collaborated with costume designer Kari Perkins on the 12-Years-In-the-Making epic film, Boyhood) 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 Aggie Guerard Rodgers for her outstanding work in film.  The 2015 Edith Head Award for the Advancement and Education of the Art of Costume Design will be presented to costume designer, scholar, and two-term CDG past president, Dr. Deborah Nadoolman Landis, a CDG member and costume design activist for nearly 40 years. The LACOSTE Spotlight Award honoree will be announced in the upcoming weeks.

“The Costume Designers Guild Awards places a spotlight on the amazing and unique talent of Costume Designers. The Costume Designers Guild would like to congratulate all of the nominees and we look forward to celebrating the work of our members at our awards gala on February 17th,” said Salvador Perez, President of the Costume Designers Guild Local #892.

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

NOMINEES FOR THE 17TH COSTUME DESIGNERS GUILD AWARDS:

EXCELLENCE IN CONTEMPORARY FILM
Birdman – Albert Wolsky
Boyhood – Kari Perkins
Gone Girl – Trish Summerville
Interstellar – Mary Zophres
Wild – Melissa Bruning

EXCELLENCE IN PERIOD FILM
The Grand Budapest Hotel – Milena Canonero
The Imitation Game – Sammy Sheldon Differ
Inherent Vice – Mark Bridges
Selma – Ruth E. Carter
The Theory of Everything – Steven Noble

EXCELLENCE IN FANTASY FILM
Guardians of the Galaxy – Alexandra Byrne
The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies – Bob Buck, Ann Maskrey, Richard Taylor
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1 – Kurt and Bart
Into the Woods – Colleen Atwood
Maleficent – Anna B. Sheppard, Jane Clive

OUTSTANDING CONTEMPORARY TELEVISION SERIES 
House of Cards – Johanna Argan
Ray Donovan – Christopher Lawrence
Saturday Night Live – Tom Broecker, Eric Justian
Scandal – Lyn Paolo
True Detective – Jenny Eagan

OUTSTANDING PERIOD/FANTASY TELEVISION SERIES
Boardwalk Empire – John Dunn
Game of Thrones – Michele Clapton
The Knick – Ellen Mirojnick
Mad Men – Janie Bryant, Tiffany White Stanton
Masters of Sex – Ane Crabtree

OUTSTANDING MADE FOR TV MOVIE OR MINI SERIES 
American Horror Story: Freak Show – Lou Eyrich
Houdini – Birgit Hutter
The Normal Heart – Daniel Orlandi
Olive Kitteridge – Jenny Eagan
Sherlock – Sarah Arthur

EXCELLENCE IN COMMERCIAL COSTUME DESIGN 
Army ‘Defy Expectations, Villagers’ – Christopher Lawrence
Direct TV ‘Less Attractive’, with Rob Lowe – Mindy Le Brock, Jessica Albertson
Dos Equis ‘Most Interesting Man in the World Walks on Fire’ – Julie Vogel
Kia Soul Hamster Commercial Featuring ‘Animals’ – Anette Cseri
Smirnoff ‘The Mixologist’ – Laura Jean Shannon

click here to see the commercials

The 17th Costume Designers Guild Awards will be produced by JumpLine, with Executive Producer JL Pomeroy, Supervising Producer Sarah Cowperthwaite, and Producer Demetra Stavrakas.

For more information about the awards, visit www.jumpline-group.com/tix. Call (310) 491-1401 for ticket inquiries or (310) 207-4410 for sponsorship/advertising/congratulatory messages.

For updates and live tweeting during the show, follow @CostumeAwards – #CDGA17

 


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