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La La Land, Hidden Figures, The Crown Score 2017 Costume Designers Guild Wins

  Mary Zophres was double-nominated in two different categories (Contemporary for La La Land, where she won and Period for Hail, Caesar!) and Colleen Atwood is also nominated twice but in the same category – Fantasy (Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them and Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children). Atwood lost both of her bids to Alexandra Byrne for ...

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Build By Guild: How to Create a Best Picture Nominee

  Anne Thompson often says (and I’m paraphrasing) that it takes support from all branches to really make a Best Picture nominee and I agree. While actors make up the majority of the voters in the Academy (1,138, to be exact), when a film has the support of the film editors, the cinematographers and the sound people to build those numbers ...

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Costume Designers Guild (CDG Nominations: Birdman, Budapest, Hunger Games

  The 17th Costume Designers Guild nominations have chosen Birdman, The Grand Budapest Hotel and The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 among the best dressed of 2014. The group, which separates costumes into three categories (Contemporary, Period and Fantasy) revealed their nominations this morning via Twitter. Among a few surprises were a mention for Boyhood and Interstellar showing up in ...

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CDG Nominations: Spandex and Cowboy Hats

One more set of nominations today, this time from the guild that designs pretty clothes, the Costume Designers Guild. These folks always have three categories for film, Period, Fantasy, and Contemporary. It’s the first category that usually does best when it comes to the actual Oscar nominations, so expect at least three or four of those to show up on ...

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