"Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom," "Mulan," "Promising Young Woman" Top Costume Designers Guild Awards
Director George C. Wolfe (center) is flanked by Viola Davis (l) and Chadwick Boseman on the set of "Ma Rainey's Black Bottom" (photo by David Lee/courtesy of Netflix)
TV winners include "Westworld," "The Queen’s Gambit," "Hamilton," "Schitt’s Creek"
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Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom, Mulan and Promising Young Woman came up winners in the feature film categories at the 23rd CDGA (Costume Designers Guild Awards) which took place Tuesday evening (4/13) on Twitter. 

Taking the TV honors were Westworld, The Queen’s Gambit, Schitt’s Creek and Hamilton

The short form winner was Apple’s “The Stunt Double.” Damien Chazelle directed the Apple short.

Lana Condor hosted the evening’s ceremony which also celebrated award-winning producers Shonda Rhimes and Betsy Beers who were jointly honored with the Distinguished Collaborator Award. The Distinguished Collaborator Award honors individuals who demonstrate unwavering support of Costume Design and creative partnerships with Costume Designers.

Executive produced by JumpLine, the annual CDGA gala celebrated excellence in film, television, and short form costume design as voted on by the Guild’s membership.

Participating talent in the night’s ceremony and celebration included Rose Byrne (actress, Mrs. America), Nicola Coughlan (actress, Bridgerton), Andra Day (actress/musician, The United States vs. Billie Holiday), O-T Fagbenle (actor, Black Widow), Emerald Fennell (actress, and writer/director of Promising Young Woman), Ilana Glazer (actress/writer, Broad City), Regina King (actress, and director of One Night in Miami), Carey Mulligan (writer, and actress in Promising Young Woman), Leslie Odom Jr. (actor, Hamilton, One Night in Miami), and Amanda Seyfried (actress, Mank).

Here’s a rundown of winners in the eight competitive categories voted on by the Guild’s membership:

Excellence in Sci-Fi / Fantasy Film
Mulan – Bina Daigeler

Excellence in Contemporary Film
Promising Young Woman – Nancy Steiner

Excellence in Period Film
Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom – Ann Roth

Excellence in Sci-Fi / Fantasy Television
Westworld: “Parce Domine” – Shay Cunliffe

Excellence in Contemporary Television
Schitt’s Creek: “Happy Ending” – Debra Hanson 

Excellence in Period Television
The Queen’s Gambit: “End Game” – Gabriele Binder

Excellence in Variety, Reality-Competition, Live Television
Hamilton – Paul Tazewell 

Excellence in Short Form Design
Apple: Shot on iPhone by Damien Chazelle - Vertical Cinema “The Stunt Double” short film – April Napier 


Client Apple Agency Media Arts Lab Brent Anderson, chief creative officer; Brian O’Rourke, executive director, film & content production; Chuck Monn, group creative director; Paul Wysocan, creative director; Adam Alshin, creative director, art director; Margaret Nickerson, executive producer; Ian Kelly, sr. producer. Production Superprime Films Damien Chazelle, director; Rebecca Skinner, Michelle Ross, exec producers; Carr Donald, line producer; Nick Shandra, production supervisor; Linus Sandgren, DP; Shane Valentino, production designer; April Napier, costume designer; Sean Graham, stunt coordinator. Music Lorne Balfe, composer. Editorial Exile Shane Reid, editor; CL Kumpata, exec producer.


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