Monday, January 24, 2011

Nominees for the 13th Annual Costume Designers Awards

The 13th Annual Costume Designers Guild Awards are being held February 22 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. The awards promises to be a star studded event in celebration of excellence in film, television and commercial costume design and will be hosted by film and television actress Kristin Davis. Attendees include Demi Moore, Robert Duvall, Ashton Kutcher, Joel Schumacher and more.

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 750 members and includes motion picture, television, and commercial costume designers, assistant costume designers and illustrators throughout the world.

The Nominees are:
EXCELLENCE IN CONTEMPORARY FILM
"Black Swan" - Amy Westcott
"Burlesque" - Michael Kaplan
"Inception" - Jeffrey Kurland
"The Social Network" - Jacqueline West
"Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps" - Ellen Mirojnick

EXCELLENCE IN PERIOD FILM
"The Fighter" - Mark Bridges
"The King's Speech" - Jenny Beavan
"True Grit" - Mary Zophres

EXCELLENCE IN FANTASY FILM
"Alice in Wonderland" - Colleen Atwood
"The Tempest" - Sandy Powell
"TRON: Legacy" - Michael Wilkinson & Christine Bieselin Clark

OUTSTANDING CONTEMPORARY TELEVSION SERIES
"Big Love" - Chrisi Karvonides-Dushenko
"Dancing with the Stars" - Randall Christensen, Daniella Gschwendtner & Steven Norman Lee
"Glee" - Lou Eyrich
"Modern Family" - Alix Friedberg
"Treme" - Alonzo Wilson

OUTSTANDING PERIOD/FANTASY TELEVSION SERIES
"Boardwalk Empire" - John A. Dunn
"Mad Men" - Janie Bryant
"The Tudors" - Joan Bergin

OUTSTANDING MADE FOR TELEVISION MOVIE OR MINI SERIES
"The Pacific" - Penny Rose & Joe Hobbs
"Temple Grandin" - Cindy Evans
"You Don't Know Jack" - Rita Ryack

EXCELLENCE IN COMMERCIAL COSTUME DESIGN
Chanel - Bleu de Chanel" - Aude Bronson-Howard
Dior - Charlize Theron - J'Adore - Lisa Michelle Boyd
Dos Equis - The Most Interesting Man in the World - Julie Vogel
Netflix - Western - Lydia Paddon
Target - Preparing for Race/Black Friday - Costume Designer TBA

To request media credentials to cover this event, please contact Alexandra Lippin or Deme Stavrakas of The Lippin Group at 323-965-1990 or alippin@lippingroup.com. To purchase tickets, please contact Blue Room Events, at 310-491-1401.

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