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‘Hobbit,’ ‘Catching Fire,’ ‘Oz’ Earn Costume Designers Nominations

Awards to be unveiled Feb. 22

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug,” “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” and “Oz: The Great and Powerful” are competing in the fantasy category for the Costume Designers Guild, it was announced today.

The guild unveiled 13 nominations Wednesday for three film categories with winners to be announced Feb. 22 at the Beverly Hilton.

“Blue Jasmine,” “Her,” “Nebraska,” “Philomena” and “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty” received noms in the contemporary category, while “12 Years a Slave,” “American Hustle,” “Dallas Buyers Club,” “The Great Gatsby” and “Saving Mr. Banks” garnered nods in the period category.

Judd Apatow has already been named as the recipient of the guild’s Distinguished Collaborator Award and designer April Ferry will receive an Honorary Career Achievement Award.

Here are this year’s nominees for excellence in film, television and commercial costume design:

EXCELLENCE IN CONTEMPORARY FILM
Blue Jasmine – Suzy Benzinger
Her – Casey Storm
Nebraska – Wendy Chuck
Philomena – Consolata Boyle
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty– Sarah Edwards

EXCELLENCE IN PERIOD FILM
12 Years a Slave – Patricia Norris
American Hustle – Michael Wilkinson
Dallas Buyers Club – Kurt & Bart
The Great Gatsby – Catherine Martin
Saving Mr. Banks – Daniel Orlandi

EXCELLENCE IN FANTASY FILM
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug – Ann Maskrey, Richard Taylor, Bob Buck
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire – Trish Summerville
Oz: The Great and Powerful – Gary Jones, Michael Kutsche

OUTSTANDING CONTEMPORARY TELEVISION SERIES
Breaking Bad – Jennifer Bryan
House of Cards – Tom Broecker
Nashville – Susie DeSanto
Scandal – Lyn Paolo
Saturday Night Live – Tom Broecker, Eric Justian

OUTSTANDING PERIOD/FANTASY TELEVISION SERIES
Boardwalk Empire – John Dunn, Lisa Padovani
The Borgias– Gabriella Pescucci
Downton Abbey – Caroline McCall
Game of Thrones – Michele Clapton
Mad Men – Janie Bryant

OUTSTANDING MADE FOR TELEVISION MOVIE OR MINI SERIES
American Horror Story: Coven – Lou Eyrich
Behind the Candelabra – Ellen Mirojnick
Bonnie & Clyde – Marilyn Vance
House of Versace – Claire Nadon
Phil Spector – Debra McGuire

EXCELLENCE IN COMMERCIAL COSTUME DESIGN
Call of Duty “Ghosts Masked Warriors” – Nancy Steiner
Dos Equis: “Most Interesting Man in the World Feeds a Bear” – Julie Vogel
Fiat “British Invasion” – Donna Zakowska

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