The Costume Designers Guild (CDG), IATSE Local 892, celebrating the best costume design in film and television for 2022, held their 25th annual awards this evening where Elvis, Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery and Everything Everywhere All At Once won the top film honors.
Elvis landed the award for period film, Glass Onion for contemporary and Everything Everywhere for sci-fi/fantasy. Babylon, Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, Elvis, Everything Everywhere All At Once and Mrs. Harris Goes to Paris are all Oscar-nominated for their costume design.
For television, the winners included House of the Dragon for Sci-Fi/Fantasy, Wednesday for Contemporary, and Bridgerton, The Crown, The Gilded Age, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, Pam & Tommy for Period. Lizzo’s Watch Out for the Big Grrrls continued to best RuPaul’s Drag Race at the guilds this season with a win tonight for variety/reality-competition/live television.
Costume and set designer Deborah L. Scott, an Academy Award winner for Titanic received the Career Achievement Award at the awards show. Scott, whose credits include Back to the Future, E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, Transformers, The Amazing Spiderman 2 and Avatar, was also nominated this year in the category of sci-fi/fantasy film for her work on Avatar: The Way of Water.
Academy Award-nominated actress Angela Bassett (Black Panther: Wakanda Forever) was honored with the Spotlight Award, which honors an actor whose talent and career personify an enduring commitment to excellence, including a special awareness of the role and importance of costume design. Past recipients have included Andrew Garfield, Charlize Theron, Glenn Close, Kerry Washington, Cate Blanchett, Naomi Watts, Amy Adams, Anne Hathaway and Halle Berry.
Costume designer Rachael M. Stanley, a three-time Emmy nominee (Sisters, Ally McBeal, Heartbeat), received the 2023 Distinguished Service Award, with the guild noting in a statement that she “has served as a member of the executive peer group for costumes designers and supervisors with the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences” as well as serving as executive director of the Costume Designers Guild.
The 25th CDG Awards gala was held at the Fairmont Century City. Here is the complete list of winners.
Excellence in Period Film
Mary Zophres, Babylon
Arianne Phillips, Don’t Worry Darling
Catherine Martin, Elvis – WINNER
Jenny Beavan, Mrs. Harris Goes to Paris
Gersha Phillips, The Woman King
Excellence in Sci-Fi / Fantasy Film
Deborah L. Scott, Avatar: The Way of Water
Ruth E. Carter, Black Panther: Wakanda Forever
Shirley Kurata, Everything Everywhere All at Once – WINNER
Salvador Perez, Hocus Pocus 2
Mayes C. Rubeo, Thor: Love and Thunder
Excellence in Contemporary Film
Jenny Eagan, Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery – WINNER
Alex Bovaird, Nope
Bina Daigeler, TÁR
Marlene Stewart, Top Gun: Maverick
Quita Alfred, Women Talking
Excellence in Period Television
Sophie Canale, Bridgerton: “The Choice”
Amy Roberts, The Crown: “Ipatiev House” – WINNER
Kasia Walicka-Maimone, The Gilded Age: “Let the Tournament Begin”
Donna Zakowska, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel: “Maisel vs. Lennon: The Cut Contest”
Kameron Lennox, Pam & Tommy: “I Love You, Tommy”
Excellence in Sci-Fi / Fantasy Television
Jany Temime, House of the Dragon: “The Heirs of the Dragon” – WINNER
Kate Hawley, The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power: “A Shadow of the Past”
Debra Beebe, Westworld: “Generation Loss”
Laura Montgomery, What We Do in the Shadows: “The Wedding”
Lucinda Wright, The Witcher: Blood Origin: “Of Mages, Malice, and Monstrous Mayhem”
Excellence in Contemporary Television
Marylin Fitoussi, Emily in Paris: “What’s it All About…”
Heidi Bivens, Euphoria: “Trying to Get to Heaven Before They Close the Door”
Kathleen Felix-Hager, Hacks: “The Captain’s Wife”
Colleen Atwood & Mark Sutherland, Wednesday: “Wednesday’s Child is Full of Woe” – WINNER
Alex Bovaird, The White Lotus: “In the Sandbox”
Excellence in Variety, Reality-Competition, Live Television
Marina Toybina, Beauty and the Beast: A 30th Celebration
Daniela Gschwendtner & Steven Norman Lee, Dancing with the Stars: “Halloween Night”
Carrie Cramer & Jason Rembert, Lizzo’s Watch Out for the Big Grrrls: “Girl Run That Sh*t Back” – WINNER
Tony Iniguez, RuPaul’s Secret Celebrity Drag Race: RuPaul-A-Palooza!
Tom Broecker, Ashley Dudek & Cristina Natividad, Saturday Night Live: “Miles Teller/Kendrick Lamar”
Excellence in Short Form Design
Melissa DesRosiers! Disney+ Has All the GOATs (Commercial)
Sarah Kinsumba, McDonald’s: Black Panther: Wakanda Forever (Commercial)
Shawna Trpcic (for Jason Momoa), Nike: Father Time (Commercial)
Dawn Ritz, Not Today Flu feat. Jason Alexander (Commercial)
Natasha Newman-Thomas, Yeah Yeah Yeahs: “Spitting Off the Edge of the World” (Music Video) – WINNER