Thu. Oct 29th, 2020

Costume Designers Guild (CDG) set 2021 awards dates and timeline

The awards timeline was announced today for the 23rd CDGA (Costume Designers Guild Awards). Produced by JumpLine, the 23rd CDGA celebrates excellence in film, television, and short-form costume design, and will take place on Tuesday, April 13, 2021. Nominations will be announced on March 4, 2021. This year’s CDGA will be a hybrid live & streaming event.

2020/2021 Awards Calendar

The CDG includes more than 1,200 costume designers and illustrators working in motion pictures, television, commercials, music videos, and new media programs throughout the world. Submissions, nomination, and final ballot voting will be conducted online. Details will be emailed to all eligible voting CDG members. Forms, rules, and guidelines will be posted on the CDG website as available.


Monday, November 2, 2020: 23rd CDGA submissions open online at 6:00 a.m. PST. Submissions accessible via CDG website.

Monday, January 4, 2021: Submission entries close at 5:00 p.m. PST

Wednesday, February 10, 2021: Nomination ballot voting opens online at 6:00 a.m. PST

Wednesday, February 24, 2021: Nomination ballots voting closes at 5:00 p.m. PST

Thursday, March 4, 2021: Official announcement of 23rd CDGA nominees to the press

Wednesday, March 17, 2021: Final ballot voting opens online at 6:00 a.m. PST

Monday, March 29, 2021: Final ballot voting closes at 5:00 p.m. PST

Tuesday, April 13, 2021: Winners announced at the 23rd CDGA (Costume Designers Guild Awards)


The Costume Designers Guild, IATSE local 892, is a union formed for the promotion and protection of the art of costume design. Members, including costume designers, assistant costume designers, and illustrators, use their artistry and technical expertise to create believable characters within the narratives of motion pictures, television, commercials, music videos, and new media. More than 1,200 members strong, the CDG is a proud affiliate of the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees.

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