The Costume Designers Guild (CDG) handed out its trophies for the 22nd annual CDG Awards with Mindy Kaling as host for the evening, which celebrated special honorees Charlize Theron, Mary Ellen Fields, Michael Kaplan and Adam McKay. Jojo Rabbit and Maleficent: Mistress of Evil received top honors among the costumers.
In the TV category, the hit The Masked Singer and designer Marina Toybina beat reigning designer Zaldy (RuPaul’s Drag Race) for excellence in variety, reality-competition and live television.
McKay was awarded the distinguished collaborator award, which honors individuals who demonstrate unwavering support of costume design and creative partnerships with costume designers. Constance Wu, Lorene Scafaria and Susan Matheson presented him with the award. Bombshell actor John Lithgow presented the Spotlight award to Charlize Theron.
Kaplan was honored with the career achievement award, presented by J.J. Abrams. The two have worked closely together on numerous projects, including multiple Star Wars and Star Trek films.
Fields received the distinguished service award from the president of the CDG, Salvador Perez, and Catherine O’Hara accepted the award on behalf of Schitt’s Creek winner Debra Hanson.
A list of the winners are below:
Excellence in Contemporary Film:
Knives Out – Jenny Eagan
Excellence in Period Film:
Jojo Rabbit – Mayes C. Rubeo
Excellence in Sci-Fi / Fantasy Film:
Maleficent: Mistress of Evil – Ellen Mirojnick
Excellence in Contemporary Television:
Schitt’s Creek “The Dress” – Debra Hanson
Excellence in Period Television:
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel “It’s Comedy or Cabbage” – Donna Zakowska
Excellence in Sci-Fi / Fantasy Television:
Game of Thrones “The Iron Throne” – Michele Clapton
Excellence in Variety, Reality-Competition, Live Television:
The Masked Singer – Season Finale: And the Winner Takes It All and Takes It Off – Marina Toybina
Excellence in Short Form Design:
United Airlines: “Star Wars Wing Walker”, commercial – Christopher Lawrence
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