×
You will be redirected back to your article in seconds

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

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.

Popular on Variety

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

More Artisans

  • "Jojo Rabbit" and "Schitts Creek" Win

    'Jojo Rabbit,' 'Masked Singer' and 'Maleficent' Win Top Honors at Costume Designers Guild Awards

    The Costume Designers Guild handed out its trophies for the 22nd annual CDG Awards with “Jojo Rabbit” and “Maleficent: Mistress of Evil” receiving top honors among the costumers. In the TV category, the hit “The Masked Singer” and designer Marina Toybina beat out reigning designer Zaldy (“RuPaul’s Drag Race”) for excellence in variety, reality-competition, live [...]

  • Kristen Anderson-Lopez, Robert Lopez. Kristen Anderson-Lopez,

    Kristen Anderson-Lopez Talks Responsibility, Representation in 'Frozen 2' and the Biz

    Gender parity isn’t an issue in Oscar-winning songwriting-composer Kristen Anderson-Lopez’s house, what with her longstanding collaboration with husband Bobby Lopez, but at the Oscars luncheon on Monday, it was a different story. “There were 13 female directors represented in the shorts and documentary fields,” Anderson-Lopez notes, adding, “but how do we get from there to [...]

  • VFX Studio Framestore Launches Suite of

    VFX, Animation Studio Framestore Launches Pre-Production Services Unit (EXCLUSIVE)

    Visual effects and animation studio Framestore, which won Oscars for “The Golden Compass,” “Gravity” and “Blade Runner 2049,” and whose recent work includes “Avengers: Endgame” and “Spider-Man: Far From Home” in movies, and “His Dark Materials” and “Watchmen” in TV, has launched FPS, which offers a suite of pre-production services. The move sees the company’s [...]

  • Mark Lanza

    Mark Lanza Elected as New President of Motion Picture Sound Editors

    The Motion Picture Sound Editors (MPSE) has elected Mark Lanza as president. Lanza succeeds Tom McCarthy. He previously served as treasurer to the organization and begins his two-year term in January. Lanza has been a sound professional for 30 years and is credited on more than 250 feature films and television shows including “Born on [...]

  • Ford v Ferrari BTS

    'Ford V Ferrari' Wins Top Prize at 56th Annual CAS Awards

    James Mangold’s “Ford V Ferrari” won the Outstanding Sound Mixing Motion Picture Award at the 56th CAS Awards. The film’s sound mixing team Steven A. Morrow, CAS; Paul Massey, CAS; David Giammarco, CAS;Tyson Lozensky, David Betancourt, and Richard Duarte were on hand to accept the award. Mangold had an extra reason to celebrate the night [...]

  • American Factory

    'American Factory' Editor Had to Cut Down 2,000 Hours of Footage

    Editor Lindsay Utz admits filmmakers Steven Bognar and Julia Reichert never fully counted the hours of footage shot for the Oscar-nominated documentary “American Factory,” but she puts it close to 2000 hours. Utz pored over the footage that Bognar and Reichert had spent over three years filming and whittled the story down to just under [...]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content