Costume Designers Guild Announces Nominees for 12th Annual Costume Designers Awards

Emily Blunt in The Wolfman movie
Emily Blunt in The Wolfman movie

LOS ANGELES, Jan 26, 2010 / — Nominees for the 12th Annual Costume Designers Guild Awards were announced today by the Costume Designers Guild. The winners will be revealed at the awards gala with SWAROVSKI as presenting sponsor, on Thursday, February 25, 2010 at the Beverly Hilton. Celebrity host will be announced in the upcoming week.

This year, the Swarovski Award is being presented to Emily Blunt. The newly titled award is designed to spotlight exceptional talent and the prospect of a sparkling career ahead. Academy Award & BAFTA Award-winning British costume designer, Sandy Powell will receive the Lacoste Career Achievement in Film Award.

Michael Travis, known for his work on many television shows and specials including, “Rowan & Martin’s Laugh-In” and “Frank Sinatra’s Welcome Home Party for Elvis Presley,” will be the recipient of the Career Achievement in Television Award. The Distinguished Collaborator Award will be presented to famed director, Rob Marshall. This year, the Costume Designers Guild’s Hall of Fame Award will be presented posthumously to Emmy Award winning costume designer and former CDG President, Robert Turturice.

The Costume Designers Guild was founded in 1953 by a group of 30 motion picture costume designers and was created in response to the changing needs of the movie industry. The Costume Designers Guild promotes the artistry, technical expertise and creative vision of their union members in the field of film and television Costume Design. Today, its membership consists of over 700 members and includes motion picture, television, and commercial costume designers, assistant costume designers and illustrators throughout the world.

Swarovski is proud to support the Costume Designers Guild for the 6th consecutive year and is honored to be the sparkling ingredient on stage and screen.

NOMINEES FOR THE 12TH ANNUAL COSTUME DESIGNERS GUILD AWARDS

OUTSTANDING CONTEMPORARY TELEVSION SERIES

Big Love – Chrisi Karvonides-Dushenko

Dancing with the Stars – Randall Christensen

Glee – Lou Eyrich

No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency – Jo Katsaras

Ugly Betty – Patricia Field

OUTSTANDING PERIOD/FANTASY TELEVSION SERIES

Mad Men –Janie Bryant

True Blood – Audrey Fisher

The Tudors – Joan Bergin

OUTSTANDING MADE FOR TELEVISION MOVIE OR MINI SERIES

Georgia O’Keeffe – Michael Dennison

Grey Gardens – Catherine Marie Thomas

Little Dorrit – Barbara Kidd

EXCELLENCE IN CONTEMPORARY FILM

(500) Days of Summer – Hope Hanafin

Brüno – Jason Alper

Crazy Heart – Doug Hall

Precious: Based on the Novel Push by Sapphire – Marina Draghici

Up in the Air – Danny Glicker

EXCELLENCE IN PERIOD FILM

Coco Before Chanel – Catherine Leterrier

Julie & Julia – Ann Roth

Nine – Colleen Atwood

Sherlock Holmes – Jenny Beavan

The Young Victoria – Sandy Powell

EXCELLENCE IN FANTASY FILM

Avatar – Mayes C. Rubeo & Deborah Lynn Scott

The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus – Monique Prudhomme

Star Trek – Michael Kaplan

EXCELLENCE IN COMMERCIAL COSTUME DESIGN:

Milk: “Milkquarious” – Casey Storm

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