Costume kudos to Wolsky

Oscar-winner dons designer prize from film fest

Two-time Oscar winner Albert Wolsky has been tapped to receive the Hollywood Film Festival’s Hollywood costume designer of the year prize.

Kudos will be presented at the festival’s eighth annual awards ceremony Oct. 18 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. The honor, determined by the Costume Designers Guild, last went to Ann Roth.

Wolsky won Academy Awards for “All that Jazz” and “Bugsy.” He also received noms for “Toys,” “The Journey of Natty Gann” and “Sophie’s Choice.”

Wolsky was the 1999 recipient of the Costume Designers Guild’s career achievement for film award. He served three terms as a member of the board of governors in the Art Directors/Costume Designers Branch of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences.

Wolsky’s latest work as a costume designer is for “The Manchurian Candidate,” bowing July 30. He’s currently working in Africa on Robert Towne’s “Ask the Dust,” starring Colin Farrell and Salma Hayek. Other film credits include “Runaway Bride,” “You’ve Got Mail,” “The Pelican Brief,” “Fatal Instinct,” “Down and Out in Beverly Hills,” “Grease” and “Where’s Poppa?”

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