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CDG Awards Nominations For Film & TV Costuming

January 11, 2018 | By
CDG Awards Nominations For Film & TV Costuming

The Costume Designers Guild has unveiled its nominees for the 20th annual CDG Awards, which celebrate excellence in film, TV and shortform costume design. The trophies will be given out February 2o at the Beverly Hilton.             “I would like to congratulate all of the nominees of the 2018 Costume Designers Guild... »

Contender: Costume Designer Jacqueline Durran – Darkest Hour

January 10, 2018 | By
Contender: Costume Designer  Jacqueline Durran – Darkest Hour

During 20 tense days, Prime Minister Winston Churchill (Gary Oldman) must decide whether he will negotiate peace with Hitler, or rally the British people, Parliament and King to take on the fight to save the freedom and ideals of the British nation. Mirroring the darkest hours that Churchill experiences in his decision to take... »

Contender: Costume Designer Luis Sequeira, The Shape of Water

January 4, 2018 | By
Contender: Costume Designer Luis Sequeira, <em>The Shape of Water</em>

Originally, director Guillermo del Toro told Luis Sequeira he wanted to film The Shape of Water in black and white.                   “I started on this personal journey looking at textiles, photographing them in color, then in black and white,” revealed Sequeira. “I was on this really fascinating... »

The Look Behind Genius

June 21, 2017 | By
The Look Behind <em>Genius</em>

From acclaimed executive producers Ron Howard and Brian Grazer comes this brilliant period television series that depicts Albert Einstein in his early years in the 1800’s, as well as his later years during the 1900’s. The National Geographic series known as Genius was created by Noah Pink and Kenneth Biller, which stars Geoffrey Rush,... »

Wearing the Truth with Tom Broecker, Costume Designer, Z: The Beginning of Everything

June 19, 2017 | By
Wearing the Truth with Tom Broecker, Costume Designer, <em>Z: The Beginning of Everything</em>

When executive producer and leading actress Christina Ricci first optioned Therese Anne Fowler‘s book, Z: A Novel of Zelda Fitzgerald, she knew she wanted the best department heads to work on her Amazon series–titled, Z: The Beginning of Everything. After much research, it was Ricci’s true intention to clear up misconceptions about Fitzgerald’s storied... »

Production Designer Martin Childs & Costume Designer Michele Clapton, The Crown

June 5, 2017 | By
Production Designer Martin Childs & Costume Designer Michele Clapton, <em>The Crown</em>

The English Royalty has always been of interest to many cultures all over the world, and America especially, as England is after all, our Mother. With Netfilx‘s epic series, The Crown, the storytellers go beyond the surface of the gilded castles and the elegant costumes to offer a glimpse of the real life family... »

Creating Superhero Costumes, Judianna Makovsky on Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

May 17, 2017 | By
Creating Superhero Costumes, Judianna Makovsky on <em>Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2</em>

From the set of the next Avengers film, costume designer Judianna Makovsky spoke of working in the world of Marvel Studios’ superheroes, with her previous project, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, now in theaters. “If you don’t want to just do contemporary, make fun costumes, and learn all of the new techniques, this... »

SyFy’s The Magicians

May 1, 2017 | By
SyFy’s <em>The Magicians</em>

*Research and written contributions by Kevin Adams, Jenna Amico, Eric Bedwell, Patrick Clayton, Shoshana Goodman, Faye Ignoffo, Mya Jones, Carly Pepper, Danielle Peterson, and Lisa Stemmons* Though their SyFy series is now in its second robust season, the co-creators of The Magicians, executive producers Sera Gamble and John McNamara, had humble beginnings; the story... »

Oscars 2017: Moonlight Becomes Them

February 27, 2017 | By
Oscars 2017: <em>Moonlight</em> Becomes Them

One could write about the just-concluded Oscars from a Below the Line standpoint — the lack of La La Land tsunami, for example, and the interesting spread of awards — or from an Above the Line vantage, talking about the remarkable Mahershala Ali being the first Muslim actor to ever win an Oscar, for... »

The Beverly Hilton Gets Ready to Wrap with the Costume Designers Guild Awards

February 24, 2017 | By
The Beverly Hilton Gets Ready to Wrap with the Costume Designers Guild Awards

The Costume Designers Guild helped wrap up the Beverly Hilton’s “kudos season” with the 19th edition of their own award show, hosted by Mandy Moore from This Is Us. Tea leave watchers will note that the casual, colorful, pulled-out-of-a-bohemian’s-closet (yet always form fitting) threads worn in La La Land won the excellence in contemporary... »

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