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Nominees Unveiled For Costume Designers Guild Awards
Natalie Portman as "Jackie," which earned Madeline Fontaine a Costume Designers Guild Award nomination in the Excellence in Period Film category (photo by William Gray/courtesy of Twentieth Century Fox Film Corp.).
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Nominees have been revealed for the 19th CDGA (Costume Designers Guild Awards) celebrating excellence in film, television, and short-form Costume Design. It was also announced that GRAMMY® and Golden Globe® nominated actress, singer, and songwriter Mandy Moore will host this year’s CDGA gala that will take place on Tuesday, February 21, 2017 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel.

As previously announced, three-time Academy Award® winning Actress Meryl Streep will receive the Distinguished Collaborator Award in recognition of her support of costume design and creative collaborations with costume designers. In addition, legendary costume designer Jeffrey Kurland will receive this year’s Career Achievement Award for his outstanding work in film and television. Illustrator Lois DeArmond, will be honored with the Distinguished Service Award and costume designer Ret Turner will be posthumously inducted into the Guild’s Hall of Fame.
“I would like to congratulate all of the nominees of the 19th Costume Designers Guild Awards. Costume design in film and television continues to be a major part of the storytelling process. We look forward to celebrating the work of our members, as well as this year’s honorees, at our awards gala on February 21st,” said Salvador Perez, president of the Costume Designers Guild Local #892.

Here’s a rundown of the nominees:
Excellence in Contemporary Film
Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie – Rebecca Hale
Captain Fantastic – Courtney Hoffman
La La Land – Mary Zophres
Lion – Cappi Ireland
Nocturnal Animals – Arianne Phillips
Excellence in Period Film
The Dressmaker – Marion Boyce, Margot Wilson
Florence Foster Jenkins – Consolata Boyle
Hail, Caesar! – Mary Zophres
Hidden Figures – Renee Ehrlich Kalfus
Jackie – Madeline Fontaine
Excellence in Fantasy Film
Doctor Strange – Alexandra Byrne
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them – Colleen Atwood
Kubo and the Two Strings – Deborah Cook
Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children – Colleen Atwood
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story – David Crossman, Glyn Dillion
Outstanding Contemporary Television Series
American Horror Story: Roanoke – Lou Eyrich, Helen Huang
Empire – Paolo Nieddu
Grace & Frankie – Allyson B. Fanger
House of Cards – Johanna Argan, Kemal Harris
Transparent – Marie Schley
Outstanding Period Television Series
The Crown – Michele Clapton
Penny Dreadful – Gabriella Pescucci
Stranger Things, Series – Kimberly Adams, Malgosia Turzanska
Westworld, Pilot – Trish Summerville
Westworld, Series – Ane Crabtree
Outstanding Fantasy Television Series
Game of Thrones – Michele Clapton, April Ferry
The Man in the High Castle – J.R. Hawbaker
Once Upon a Time – Eduardo Castro
Sleepy Hollow – Mairi Chisholm
The Walking Dead – Eulyn C. Womble
Excellence in Short Form Design
Beyoncé: “Hold Up” – B. Åkerlund
Dos Equis: “The Most Interesting Man in the World - Mission to Mars” – Julie Vogel
Dos Equis: “The New Most Interesting Man in the World Traverses the Sand and the Serengeti” – Liz Botes
H&M: “Come Together” featuring Adrien Brody, directed by Wes Anderson – Milena Canonero
Pepsi: “Momotaro” Episode Four, featuring Jude Law — Ami Goodheart