‘Star Wars,’ ‘Mad Max,’ ‘Empire’ Land Costume Designers Guild Awards Nominations

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Star Wars: The Force Awakens,” Jennifer Lawrence’s “Joy” and the first season of “Empire” are among the nominees for the 18th Costume Designers Guild Awards.

The winners of the seven competitive awards will be revealed in a ceremoy on Feb. 23 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel.

“Beasts of No Nation,” “Joy,” “Kingsman: The Secret Service,” “The Martian” and “Youth” received nominations for contemporary film.

Period film nods went to “Brooklyn,” “Carol,” “Crimson Peak” “The Danish Girl” and “Trumbo.” “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” took a nomination in the fantasy film category, along with “Cinderella,” “Ex Machina,” “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 2” (another Lawrence-starrer) and “Mad Max: Fury Road.”

Sandy Powell received nominations for “Carol” and “Cinderella.” Both star Cate Blanchett, who will received the guild’s spotlight award.

“Empire” scored a nom in contemporary TV series with “American Horror Story: Hotel,” “House of Cards,” “Ray Donovan” and “Transparent.” Meanwhile, “The Knick,” “Mad Men,” “Masters of Sex,” “Outlander” and “Penny Dreadful” are up for the period TV award.

“Game of Thrones,” “Once Upon a Time,” the second and third seasons of “Sleepy Hollow” and “The Wiz Live!” make up the fantasy TV category.

Here’s the full list of nominees:

Excellence in Contemporary Film

“Beasts of No Nation” – Jenny Eagan

“Joy” – Michael Wilkinson

“Kingsman: The Secret Service” – Arianne Phillips

“The Martian” – Janty Yates

“Youth” – Carlo Poggioli 

Excellence in Period Film

“Brooklyn” – Odile Dicks-Mireaux

“Carol” – Sandy Powell

“Crimson Peak” – Kate Hawley

“The Danish Girl” – Paco Delgado

“Trumbo” – Daniel Orlandi

Excellence in Fantasy Film

“Cinderella” – Sandy Powell

“Ex Machina” – Sammy Sheldon Differ

“The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2” – Kurt and Bart

“Mad Max: Fury Road” – Jenny Beavan

“Star Wars: The Force Awakens” – Michael Kaplan

Outstanding Contemporary Television Series

“American Horror Story: Hotel” – Lou Eyrich

“Empire, Season 1” – Rita McGhee

“House of Cards” – Johanna Argan, Kemal Harris

“Ray Donovan” – Christopher Lawrence

“Transparent” – Marie Schley

Outstanding Period Television Series

“The Knick” – Ellen Mirojnick

“Mad Men” – Janie Bryant, Tiffany White Stanton

“Masters of Sex” – Isis Mussenden

“Outlander” – Terry Dresbach

“Penny Dreadful” – Gabriella Pescucci

Outstanding Fantasy Television Series

“Game of Thrones” – Michele Clapton

“Once Upon a Time” – Eduardo Castro

“Sleepy Hollow, Season 2” – Kristin M. Burke, Mairi Chisholm

“Sleepy Hollow, Season 3” – Mairi Chisholm

“The Wiz Live!” – Paul Tazewell

Excellence in Short Form Design

“And So It Begins,” Old Spice Commercial – Mindy Le Brock

From the Makers of Happy & Merry, H&M Presents Katy Perry Commercial – B. Åkerlund

“The Hobbit: Kingdoms of Middle-earth” – Dance Battle, Video Game, Kaboom/Warner Interactive Commercial – Soyon An

Kevin Spacey, E-Trade Commercial – Johanna Argan

“Most Interesting Man in the World Wins on Land, Sea & Air,” Dos Equis Commercial – Julie Vogel

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  1. Miscanthus says:

    I’m glad they respected The Martian’s roots in the very real science of today. Have my fingers crossed that The Martian – my favorite film of my favorite book – walks home with Oscar.

  2. James says:

    No doubt Cinderella is joining it’s biological sister Alice in Wonderland by getting that Costume Design Oscar

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