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Photo: Getty Images for CDGA/JumpLine

Photo: Getty Images for CDGA/JumpLine

Deets: Kate Walsh hosted the 21st CDGA (Costume Designers Guild Awards) at The Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, CA. Executive produced by JumpLine, and sponsored by Westfield Century City, Amazon Prime Video, and Campari, the annual CDGA celebrated excellence in film, television, and short form Costume Design as voted on by the Guild’s membership.


Excellence in Contemporary Film
Crazy Rich Asians – Mary E. Vogt

Excellence in Period Film
The Favourite – Sandy Powell

Excellence in Sci-Fi/Fantasy Film
Black Panther – Ruth E. Carter

Excellence in Variety, Reality-Competition, Live Television
RuPaul’s Drag Race – Zaldy Goco

Excellence in Period Television
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel – Donna Zakowska

Excellence in Contemporary Television
The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story – Lou Eyrich & Allison Leach

Excellence in Sci-Fi / Fantasy Television
Westworld – Sharen Davis

Excellence in Short Form Design
Childish Gambino: “This is America”, music video – Natasha Newman-Thomas

Spotlight Award Honoree
Glenn Close

Distinguished Service Award Honoree
Betty Pecha Madden

Distinguished Collaborator Award Honoree
Ryan Murphy

Career Achievement Award
Ruth E. Carter

Spotted: Attendees included this year’s special honorees Ruth E. Carter (Costume Designer, Career Achievement Award), Glenn Close (Actress, Spotlight Award), Betty Pecha Madden (Costume Designer, Distinguished Service Award), and Ryan Murphy (Director/Screenwriter/Producer,Distinguished Collaborator Award), as well as the winners of the eight competitive award categories listed below.
Guests included Honoree presenters Halle Berry and Danai Gurira who honored Ruth E. Carter, Michael Chiklis and Ellen Mirojnick who presented to Glenn Close, and Sarah Paulson and Lou Eyrich who celebrated Ryan Murphy, along with Award presenters including Sarayu Blue, Wilson Cruz, Ethan Embry, Leslie Grossman, Christina Hendricks, Lindsey Kraft, Judith Light, Billie Lourd, Chris Lowell, Sonequa Martin-Green, Lili Mirojnick, Jason O’Mara, June Diane Raphael, Marisa Tomei and Baron Vaughn. Additional celebrity guests included Mary Chieffo, Ryan Coogler, Nolan Gerard Funk, Chelah Horsdal, Nico Santos,John Singleton, Matt Weiner and more.

CDGA Nominees in attendance included: Catherine Adair (Period Television, The Man in the High Castle), Charlie Altuna (Short Form Design, Elton John - Farewell Yellow Brick Road: The Legacy, short film), Nina Ayres (Period Television, Outlander), Hala Bahmet (Contemporary Television, This Is Us), Kym Barrett (Sci-Fi/Fantasy Film, Aquaman), Erin Benach(Contemporary Film, A Star Is Born) Paula Bradley (Sci-Fi/Fantasy Television, American Horror Story: Apocalypse), Tom Broecker (Variety, Reality-Competition, Live Television, Saturday Night Live), Janie Bryant (Contemporary Television, The Romanoffs), Ane Crabtree (Sci-Fi / Fantasy Television, The Handmaid’s Tale), Julian Day (Period Film), Bohemian Rhapsody, Terry Dresbach (Period Television, Outlander), Jenny Eagan (Contemporary Film, Widows/Short Form Design, Nespresso: “The Quest,” commercial) Sarah Edwards (Contemporary Film, Ocean’s 8), Allyson B. Fanger (Contemporary Television, Grace and Frankie), Alix Friedberg(Contemporary Television, Sharp Objects), Ami Goodheart (Short Form Design, Justin Timberlake: “Supplies” music video), Judianna Makovsky (Sci-Fi/Fantasy Film, The Avengers: Infinity War), Beth Morgan (Period Television, GLOW), Gersha Phillips (Sci-Fi/Fantasy Television, Star Trek: Discovery/Short Form Design, “The Brightest Star” - Star Trek: Short Treks),Marci Rodgers (Period Film, BlacKkKlansman), Lauren Shapiro (Variety, Reality-Competition, Live Television, The Late Show with James Corden), Bonnie Stauch (Short Form Design, Adidas: “See My Creativity,” commercial), Cynthia Summers (Sci-Fi/Fantasy Television, A Series of Unfortunate Events), Trish Summerville (Contemporary Film, Red Sparrow), Paul Tazewell (Variety, Reality-Competition, Live Television, Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert), Marina Toybina (Variety, Reality-Competition, Live Television, So You Think You Can Dance), and more.

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Earlier Event: February 16
Later Event: February 20