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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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‘Kubo and the Two Strings,’ ‘The Dressmaker,’ ‘La La Land’ Receive Costume Designers Guild Nominations

The Costume Designers Guild, which breaks its nominees to groupings like Contemporary, Period and Fantasy, has given us a truly wide array of films and recognize a handful of underseen and underrated movies. The Dressmaker found a place among Hail, Caesar! and Jackie in the Period Film section. Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie sits alongside La La Land and Nocturnal Animals. ...

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2016-2017 Build By Guild: How to Create a Best Picture Nominee

It’s baaaaack! The Build By Guild: How to Create a Best Picture Nominee chart is up and running once again. We know what it takes to get nominated by each of the individual branches of the Academy but it’s always helpful to know what the guilds are supporting first. Not only does it keep something in the running or out ...

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Build By Guild: How to Create a Best Picture Winner

  Now that the Oscar nominations are out and the guilds (as well as groups like the Golden Globes and BFCA have announced) are underway, the race is starting to take shape. Or, in the case of this season, taking a left turn and changing the race entirely. This weekend, The Big Short bested BFCA winner Spotlight, Golden Globe winner ...

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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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