Nominees were announced for the 21st CDGA (Costume Designers Guild Awards) celebrating excellence in film, television, and short-form costume design.
Among the notable multiple nominees were costume designer Sandy Powell and Jenny Eagan. Powell is nominated in the Period Film category for both The Favourite and Mary Poppins Returns. Eagan is a nominee in Contemporary Film for Widows and in the Short Form Design category for the Nespresso commercial, “Quest.”
Additionally Ruth E. Carter is nominated in Sci-Fi/Fantasy Film for Black Panther. Carter, as earlier announced, will receive the Guild’s Career Achievement honor during the awards ceremony next month.
Besides The Favourite and Mary Poppins Returns, the other nominees in the Period Film category are BlacKkKlansman, Bohemian Rhapsody and Mary Queen of Scots.
In addition to Widows, the Contemporary Film nominees are A Star is Born, Crazy Rich Asians, Mama Mia! Here We Go Again and Ocean’s 8.
Joining Black Panther in the field of Sci-Fi/Fantasy Film nominees are A Wrinkle in Time, Aquaman, The Avengers: Infinity War, and The Nutcracker and the Four Realms.
Among the TV fare in the running for honors are: The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story, The Romanoffs, Sharp Objects, This Is Us, GLOW, Outlander, The Handmaid’s Tale, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel and Westworld.
“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 21st awards gala on February 19, 2019,” said Salvador Perez, president of the Costume Designers Guild Local #892.
The nominations in that Excellence in Variety, Reality-Competition, Live TV category are Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert, The Late Late Show with James Corden, RuPaul’s Drag Race, Saturday Night Live and So You Think You Can Dance.
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 Distinguished Collaborator honor would go noted series creator/producer/director/filmmaker Ryan Murphy.
Following is the list of final nominees.
Excellence in Contemporary Film
A Star Is Born – Erin Benach
Crazy Rich Asians – Mary E. Vogt
Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again – Michele Clapton
Ocean’s 8 – Sarah Edwards
Widows – Jenny Eagan
Excellence in Period Film
BlacKkKlansman – Marci Rodgers
Bohemian Rhapsody – Julian Day
The Favourite – Sandy Powell
Mary Poppins Returns – Sandy Powell
Mary Queen of Scots – Alexandra Byrne
Excellence in Sci-Fi / Fantasy Film
A Wrinkle in Time – Paco Delgado
Aquaman – Kym Barrett
The Avengers: Infinity War – Judianna Makovsky
Black Panther – Ruth E. Carter
The Nutcracker and the Four Realms – Jenny Beavan
Excellence in Contemporary Television
The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story – Lou Eyrich & Allison Leach
Grace and Frankie – Allyson B. Fanger
The Romanoffs – Janie Bryant & Wendy Chuck
Sharp Objects – Alix Friedberg
This Is Us – Hala Bahmet
Excellence in Period Television
The Alienist – Michael Kaplan
Glow – Beth Morgan
The Man in the High Castle – Catherine Adair
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel – Donna Zakowska
Outlander – Nina Ayres & Terry Dresbach
Excellence in Sci-Fi / Fantasy Television
American Horror Story: Apocalypse – Paula Bradley & Lou Eyrich
The Handmaid’s Tale – Ane Crabtree
Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events – Cynthia Summers
Star Trek: Discovery – Gersha Phillips
Westworld – Sharen Davis
Excellence in Variety, Reality-Competition, Live Television
Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert – Paul Tazewell
The Late Late Show with James Corden – Lauren Shapiro
RuPaul’s Drag Race – Zaldy Goco
Saturday Night Live – Tom Broecker & Eric Justian
So You Think You Can Dance – Marina Toybina
Excellence in Short Form Design
Adidas: “See My Creativity”, commercial – Bonnie Stauch
Childish Gambino: “This is America”, music video – Natasha Newman-Thomas
Elton John - Farewell Yellow Brick Road: The Legacy, short film – Charlie Altuna
Justin Timberlake: “Supplies” Directed by Dave Myers, music video – Ami Goodhart
Nespresso: “The Quest”, commercial – Jenny Eagan