Annual Ceremony to Be Held on February 19, 2019 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel

LOS ANGELES, CA (January 10, 2019) – Nominees were announced today for the 21st CDGA (Costume Designers Guild Awards) celebrating excellence in film, television, and short-form Costume Design. Executive Produced by JumpLine and sponsored by Westfield and Campari®, winners will be announced at the ceremony which will take place on Tuesday, February 19, 2019 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel.

The evening’s host and additional honorees, including the Distinguished Service and Spotlight awards, will be announced in the coming weeks. The CDGA previously announced that the Career Achievement and Distinguished Collaborator honors would go to Ruth E. Carter and Ryan Murphy.

“I would like to congratulate all of the nominees of the 2019 Costume Designers Guild Awards. This year, we are especially thrilled to include the nominees for our brand-new Variety, Reality-Competition, Live Television category. We look forward to celebrating the art of Costume Design and our honorees at our awards gala on February 19, 2019,” said Salvador Perez, President of the Costume Designers Guild Local #892.

Following is a complete list of categories.  To view the current list of 2019 CDGA nominees, please visit our ‘Current Awards‘ page.

Excellence in Contemporary Film

Excellence in Period Film

Excellence in Sci-Fi / Fantasy Film

Excellence in Contemporary Television

Excellence in Period Television 

Excellence in Sci-Fi / Fantasy Television

Excellence in Variety, Reality-Competition, Live Television

Excellence in Short Form Design


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The Costume Designers Guild, IATSE local 892, is a union formed for the promotion and protection of the art of costume design. Members, including costume designers, assistant costume designers, and illustrators, use their artistry and technical expertise to create believable characters within the narratives of motion pictures, television, commercials, music videos, and new media. Over 1,000 members strong, the CDG is a proud affiliate of the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees. Find them on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter: @CDGlocal892.



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Find the CDGA on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram and use #CDGA. 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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