2013 Career Achievement in Television Award
Upon completing his Masters Degree in Costume Design at Carnegie Mellon University, Eduardo embarked on a professional apprenticeship at Western Costume Company in Hollywood. It was at Western that he nurtured his professional relationships assisting a variety of established costume designers such as Ann Roth, Theadora Van Runkle and Julie Weiss, among others. After working on the series “Fame” for a year, famed designer Milena Canonero asked Eduardo to collaborate on the series “Miami Vice” which served as his design debut in its fourth Season. “Bird On A Wire” served as his introduction as a designer for the big screen, followed by films such as “Sugar Hill” for director Leon Ichaso, “The Perez Family” and “Kama Sutra, A Tale of Love” for Mira Nair, ‘What’s Cooking” and “Bride And Prejudice” for Gurinder Chadha. Eduardo continued his relationship with Milena Canonero by serving as an associate designer on Warren Beatty’s “Bulworth” and Steven Soderburgh’s “Solaris”. For Oprah Winfrey’s company Eduardo served as designer on the miniseries “The Wedding” as well as the television film “Their Eyes Are Watching God”
It was his work on “Also Starring Pancho Villa as Himself” for director Bruce Beresford that gained him his first Emmy nomination, followed by nominations for The CBS Television film “Elvis” and “Ugly Betty”, and most recently by his work on “Once Upon A Time” for ABC, which has provided him with his most creative and rewarding challenges to date.
Eduardo is the recipient of 5 Emmy nominations, 4 Costume Designers Guild Awards for “Elvis” and 3 seasons of “Ugly Betty”.
2013 Career Achievement in Film Award
Three-time Academy Award nominee JUDIANNA MAKOVSKY (Costume Designer) has created costumes for an array of periods and genres of feature films. Her designs for Seabiscuit, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone and Pleasantville have been recognized with Oscar nominations as well as being honored by her peers with Costume Designers Guild Awards for the latter two films. She also received a BAFTA nomination for Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone.
Most recently Ms. Makovsky has designed the costumes for The Hunger Games and The Last Airbender, and the recently completed Look of Love starring Annette Bening, Ed Harris and Robin Williams. Some of her other credits include Cirque du Freak, X-Men: The Last Stand, both National Treasure films, The Legend of Bagger Vance, Practical Magic, Lolita, Mr. Brooks, A Little Princess, The Quick and the Dead, The Devil’s Advocate, White Squall, Reversal of Fortune and Great Expectations. She has designed in the various mediums of film, television, theatre and opera.
Ms. Makovsky has a BFA from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago. She also attended The Goodman School of Drama as well as the MFA program at Yale University School of Drama.