Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom, Promising Young Woman and Mulan Took the marquee film prizes at the 23rd annual Costume Designers Guild Awards, which were handed out in a virtual ceremony tonight.
The CDGAs, which celebrate the best in film, TV and shortform costume design spanning eight categories, with the marquee film awards separated into Contemporary, Period and Fantasy races. Check out the full winners list below.
On the TV side, Westworld’s Shay Cunliffe took the trophy for Sci-Fi/Fantasy Television, Debra Hansen of Schitt’s Creek won for Contemporary TV, and Gabriele Binder scooped the Period Television prize for The Queen’s Gambit.
The award for Variety, Reality-Competition or Live Television went to Paul Tazewell for Hamilton, and April Napier won Short Form Design for Damien Chazelle’s iPhone-shot short The Stunt Double.
Longtime Shondaland producing partners Shonda Rhimes and Betsy Beers (Grey’s Anatomy, Scandal, et al.) received the guild’s Distinguished Collaborator Award, which goes to to individuals who demonstrate unwavering support of costume design and creative partnerships with costume designers.
— Costume Designers Guild Awards (@CostumeAwards) April 14, 2021
The ceremony was livestreamed on Twitter for the first time. Lana Condor, star of the To All the Boys films, hosted the CDGAs, and presenters included Rose Byrne, Andra Day, Emerald Fennell, Regina King, Leslie Odom Jr. and Amanda Seyfried.
The CDG, IATSE Local 892, includes more than 1,200 costume designers and illustrators working in film, TV, commercials, music videos and new-media programs around the world.
Here are the Costume Designers Guild Award winners announced so far, followed by the nominees in the remaining categories:
Excellence in Period Film
Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom
Excellence in Contemporary Film
Promising Young Woman
Excellence in Sci-Fi/Fantasy Film
Excellence in Short Form Design
Apple: Shot on iPhone by Damien Chazelle – Vertical Cinema “The Stunt Double” short film
Excellence in Variety, Reality-Competition, Live Television
Excellence in Period Television
The Queen’s Gambit: “End Game”
Excellence in Contemporary Television
Schitt’s Creek: “Happy Ending”
Excellence in Sci-Fi/Fantasy Television
Westworld: “Parce Domine”