Annual Ceremony to Be Held on February 20, 2018 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel

LOS ANGELES, CA (January 10, 2018) – Nominees were announced today for the 20th CDGA (Costume Designers Guild Awards) celebrating excellence in film, television, and short-form Costume Design. Produced by JumpLine, this year’s platinum anniversary CDGA gala will take place on Tuesday, February 20, 2018 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel.

Honorees including the Career Achievement, Distinguished Collaborator, Distinguished Service, and Spotlight awards will be announced in the coming weeks. The 20th CDGA will be sponsored by THE OUTNET.COM, Harper’s BAZAAR, Westfield, and Grand Marnier®.

“I would like to congratulate all of the nominees of the 2018 Costume Designers Guild Awards. As we commemorate the 20th year of the CDGA, we are so proud of the legacy Costume Designers have created for the Film and Television industry. We look forward to celebrating the art of Costume Design and our honorees at our awards gala on February 20, 2018,” said Salvador Perez, President of the Costume Designers Guild Local #892.

Following is the list of final nominees.

Excellence in Contemporary Film
Get Out – Nadine Haders
I, Tonya – Jennifer Johnson
Kingsman: The Golden Circle – Arianne Phillips
Lady Bird – April Napier
Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri – Melissa Toth

Excellence in Period Film
Dunkirk – Jeffrey Kurland
Murder on the Orient Express – Alexandra Byrne
Phantom Thread – Mark Bridges
The Greatest Showman – Ellen Mirojnick
The Shape of Water – Luis Sequeira

Excellence in Sci-Fi/Fantasy Film
Beauty and the Beast – Jacqueline Durran
Blade Runner 2049 – Renée April
Star Wars: The Last Jedi – Michael Kaplan
Thor: Ragnarok – Mayes C. Rubeo
Wonder Woman – Lindy Hemming

Excellence in Contemporary Television
American Horror Story: Cult – Sarah Evelyn Bram
Big Little Lies – Alix Friedberg
Grace and Frankie – Allyson B. Fanger
The Handmaid’s Tale – Ane Crabtree
The Young Pope – Luca Canfora, Carlo Poggioli

Excellence in Period Television
The Crown – Jane Petrie
Feud: Bette and Joan – Lou Eyrich
Glow – Beth Morgan
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel – Donna Zakowska
Stranger Things – Kim Wilcox

Excellence in Sci-Fi/Fantasy Television
Black Mirror: USS Callister – Maja Meschede
Game of Thrones – Michele Clapton
Once Upon a Time – Eduardo Castro, Dan Lester
Sleepy Hollow – Mairi Chisholm
Star Trek: Discovery – Gersha Phillips

Excellence in Short Film Design
Assassin’s Creed: “I Am”, Commercial – Patrik Milani
Elton John, featuring Marilyn Manson: “Tiny Dancer”, Music Video – Sara Sensoy, Dawn Ritz
Katy Perry: “Chained to the Rhythm”, Music Video – B. Ăkerlund
Miu Miu Women’s Tales #14: The End of History Illusion, Short Film – Mindy Le Brock
P!NK: “Beautiful Trauma”, Music Video – Kim Bowen

For 20th CDGA ticket and sponsorship information go to


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.


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


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

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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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