Celebrating costume design excellence for film, television and commercial work, the nominees for the 15th Annual Costume Designers Guild Awards were announced on January 17, 2013. The CDG Awards ceremony is considered to be one of the most prestigious and well-respected entertainment industry events during the awards season, as it celebrates the spirit of collaboration between costume designers and the actors and directors with whom they work. The winners of this year’s seven competitive awards will be revealed at a gala awards event to take place on Tuesday, February 19, 2013 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel.
Continuing their decade-long support of the Guild, LACOSTE is returning for the third year as Presenting Sponsor of the CDG Awards. LACOSTE has been featured in numerous films such as Bridesmaids, This is 40 and The Vow as well as television shows including "Glee," "House of Lies," "The Newsroom," "Pretty Little Liars" and "Royal Pains."
This year’s LACOSTE Spotlight Award will be presented to Oscar-nominated actress, Anne Hathaway. Producer, writer, comedian and creator of "Saturday Night Live," Lorne Michaels, will receive the Distinguished Collaborator Award. Honorary Career Achievement Awards will be presented to Costume Designers Judianna Makovsky and Eduardo Castro for their outstanding work in film and television.
The Costume Designers Guild was founded in 1953 by a group of 30 motion picture costume designers and was created in response to the changing needs of the movie industry. The Costume Designers Guild promotes the artistry, technical expertise and creative vision of their union members in the field of film and television costume design. Today, its membership consists of over 800 members and includes motion picture, television, and commercial costume designers, assistant costume designers and illustrators throughout the world.
Following is the list of nominees announced for 2013 by The Costume Designers Guild Awards:
NOMINEES FOR THE 15TH ANNUAL COSTUME DESIGNERS GUILD AWARDSEXCELLENCE 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
OUTSTANDING CONTEMPORARY TELEVISION SERIES
“Girls” – Jennifer Rogien
“Nashville” – Susie DeSanto
“Revenge” – Jill Ohanneson
“Smash” – Molly Maginnis
“Treme” – Alonzo Wilson, Ann Walters
OUTSTANDING PERIOD/FANTASY TELEVISION SERIES
“Boardwalk Empire” – John Dunn, Lisa Padovani
“Downton Abbey” – Caroline McCall
“Game of Thrones” – Michele Clapton
OUTSTANDING MADE FOR TELEVISION MOVIE OR MINI SERIES
“American Horror Story: Asylum,” Season 2 – Lou Eyrich
“Hatfields & McCoys” – Karri Hutchinson
Hemingway & Gellhorn – Ruth Myers
EXCELLENCE IN COMMERCIAL COSTUME DESIGN
Capital One: Couture – Roseanne Fiedler
Captain Morgan Black – Judianna Makovsky
Dos Equis: Most Interesting Man in the World – Julie Vogel
The 15th Annual Costume Designers Guild Awards will be produced by jline:group, with Executive Producer JL Pomeroy and Supervising Producer Sarah Cowperthwaite. For more information about the awards, visit http://jlinegroup.com/cdga. Meanwhile, for updates and live tweeting during the show, follow on Twitter at @CostumeAwards or hashtag #CDGA15.