The Favourite, Black Panther and Crazy Rich Asians were the big winners at the Costume Designers Guild Awards (CDGA) on Tuesday night (19Feb19). Sandy Powell, who took home the costume design BAFTA earlier this month (Feb19), won the Excellence in Per…
The Favourite, Black Panther and Crazy Rich Asians were the big winners at the Costume Designers Guild Awards (CDGA) on Tuesday night (19Feb19).
Sandy Powell, who took home the costume design BAFTA earlier this month (Feb19), won the Excellence in Period Film prize for her work on Yorgos Lanthimos’ comedy-drama, while Black Panther designer Ruth E. Carter won the Excellence in Sci-Fi/Fantasy Film for the Oscar-nominated Marvel movie and Mary E. Vogt was presented with the Excellence in Contemporary Film accolade for Crazy Rich Asians.
Both Carter and Powell are up for the Best Costume Design Academy Award on Sunday. Powell appears in the category twice, for The Favourite and Mary Poppins Returns, while the remaining nominees include Mary Queen of Scots’ Alexandra Byrne and Mary Zophres for The Ballad of Buster Scruggs.
Carter, who has previously been Oscar-nominated for Malcolm X and Amistad, took home two prizes at the CDGA on Tuesday night, as she had already been announced as the recipient of the Career Achievement Award.
According to Deadline, Halle Berry took to the stage at the Beverly Hilton hotel in Los Angeles to heap praise on Carter, who “helped me to be the very best crack ho’ that I could be” in 1991’s Jungle Fever, her first-ever movie.
Other honorees included Oscar favourite Glenn Close, who said she was “very moved” to receive the CDGA Spotlight Award, and added, “It has been my great privilege to have stood for hundreds of hours being draped, pinned and trimmed by many of you in this room.”
Ryan Murphy was presented with the Distinguished Collaborator honorary award by his American Horror Story regular Sarah Paulson, while costume designer Betty Pecha Madden was bestowed with the Distinguished Service Award.
Other winners on the night included the teams for TV shows The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story, Westworld, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel and RuPaul’s Drag Race, and Natasha Newman-Thomas, who won the Excellence in Short Form Design prize for Childish Gambino’s music video This is America.
The full list of winners is as follows:
Excellence in Period Film: The Favourite – Sandy Powell
Excellence in Contemporary Film: Crazy Rich Asians – Mary E. Vogt
Excellence in Sci-Fi/Fantasy Film: Black Panther – Ruth E. Carter
Excellence in Period Television: The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel – Donna Zakowska
Excellence in Contemporary Television: The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story – Lou Eyrich & Allison Leach
Excellence in Sci-Fi / Fantasy Television: Westworld – Sharen Davis
Excellence in Variety, Reality-Competition, Live Television: RuPaul’s Drag Race – Zaldy Goco
Excellence in Short Form Design: Childish Gambino, This is America – Natasha Newman-Thomas
Career Achievement Award: Ruth E. Carter
Spotlight Award: Glenn Close
Distinguished Service Award: Betty Pecha Madden
Distinguished Collaborator Award: Ryan Murphy
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