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Costume Designers Guild announces its award nominees

Winners in three movie categories will be revealed on February 19

By DannyMiller Jan 17, 2013 7:04PM

Foolish me, I thought that all of the professional guilds had already announced their nominations for the best of 2012—I forgot we hadn’t yet heard from the talented folks at the Costume Designers Guild. This guild wisely divides the film nominations into three categories: contemporary film, period film, and fantasy film. The nominees for the 15th Annual Costume Designers Guild Awards are as follows:


Excellence in Contemporary Film

“Beasts of the Southern Wild”—Stephani Lewis

“The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel”—Louise Stjernsward

“Silver Linings Playbook”—Mark Bridges

“Skyfall”—Jany Temime

“Zero Dark Thirty”—George L. Little


Excellence in Period Film

“Anna Karenina”—Jacqueline Durran

“Argo”—Jacqueline West

“Les Misérables”— Paco Delgado

“Lincoln”—Joanna Johnston

“Moonrise Kingdom”—Kasia Walicka-Maimone


Excellence in Fantasy Film

“Cloud Atlas”—Kym Barrett, Pierre-Yves Gayraud

“The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey”—Ann Maskrey, Richard Taylor, Bob Buck

“The Hunger Games”—Judianna Makovsky

“Mirror Mirror”—Eiko Ishioka

“Snow White and the Huntsman”—Colleen Atwood

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The CDG also honors excellence in television series, movies, and commercials. Click here for a list of all nominees. Winners will be revealed at a gala ceremony on February 19, 2013 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. In addition to the main awards, Oscar-nominated actress Anne Hathaway will receive the LACOSTE Spotlight Award, “Saturday Night Live” producer Lorne Michaels will be honored with the Distinguished Collaborator Award, and Judianna Makovsky and Eduardo Castro will be honored with Career Achievement Awards. Not surprisingly, all five of this year’s Oscar contenders for Achievement in Costume Design are represented in the nominations for the Costume Designers Guild Awards. Click here to read our interview with Oscar and CDG nominee Jacqueline Durran of “Anna Karenina.”

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