Mandy Moore To Host CDGA

Nominees were announced today for the 19th CDGA (Costume Designers Guild Awards) celebrating excellence in film, television, and short-form Costume Design. It was also announced that GRAMMY® and Golden Globe® nominated actress, singer, and songwriter Mandy Moore will host this year’s CDGA gala that will take place on Tuesday, February 21, 2017 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel.

Moore stated, “I am honored to be hosting this year’s ceremony. I’ve always been in awe of my Costume Designers and am especially thrilled to be working with the brilliant Hala Bahmet on our series This Is Us. I’m excited to join in celebrating the art of costume design and help shine a spotlight on the artists who are so essential to character creation.”

Continuing its long-time support of the Guild for 14 years, LACOSTE is returning as Presenting Sponsor of the CDGA which is produced by JumpLine. As previously announced, three-time Academy Award® winning Actress Meryl Streep will receive the Distinguished Collaborator Award in recognition of her support of Costume Design and creative collaborations with Costume Designers. In addition, legendary Costume Designer Jeffrey Kurland will receive this year’s Career Achievement Award for his outstanding work in film and television. Illustrator, Lois DeArmond, will be honored with the Distinguished Service Award and Costume Designer, Ret Turner, will be posthumously inducted into the Guild’s Hall of Fame.

“I would like to congratulate all of the nominees of the 19th Costume Designers Guild Awards. Costume Design in Film and Television continues to be a major part of the storytelling process. We look forward to celebrating the work of our members, as well as this year’s honorees, at our awards gala on February 21st,” said Salvador Perez, President of the Costume Designers Guild Local #892.

Excellence in Contemporary Film
Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie – Rebecca Hale
Captain Fantastic – Courtney Hoffman
La La Land – Mary Zophres
Lion – Cappi Ireland
Nocturnal Animals – Arianne Phillips

Excellence in Period Film
The Dressmaker – Marion Boyce, Margot Wilson
Florence Foster Jenkins – Consolata Boyle
Hail, Caesar! – Mary Zophres
Hidden Figures – Renee Ehrlich Kalfus
Jackie – Madeline Fontaine

Excellence in Fantasy Film
Doctor Strange – Alexandra Byrne
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them – Colleen Atwood
Kubo and the Two Strings – Deborah Cook
Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children – Colleen Atwood
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story – David Crossman, Glyn Dillion

Outstanding Contemporary Television Series
American Horror Story: Roanoke – Lou Eyrich, Helen Huang
Empire – Paolo Nieddu
Grace & Frankie – Allyson B. Fanger
House of Cards – Johanna Argan, Kemal Harris
Transparent – Marie Schley

Outstanding Period Television Series
The Crown – Michele Clapton
Penny Dreadful – Gabriella Pescucci
Stranger Things, Series – Kimberly Adams, Malgosia Turzanska
Westworld, Pilot – Trish Summerville
Westworld, Series – Ane Crabtree

Outstanding Fantasy Television Series
Game of Thrones – Michele Clapton, April Ferry
The Man in the High Castle – J.R. Hawbaker
Once Upon a Time – Eduardo Castro
Sleepy Hollow – Mairi Chisholm
The Walking Dead – Eulyn C. Womble

Excellence in Short Form Design
Beyoncé: “Hold Up” – B. Åkerlund
Dos Equis: “The Most Interesting Man in the World – Mission to Mars” – Julie Vogel
Dos Equis: “The New Most Interesting Man in the World Traverses the Sand and the Serengeti” – Liz Botes
H&M: “Come Together” featuring Adrien Brody, directed by Wes Anderson – Milena Canonero
Pepsi: “Momotaro” Episode Four, featuring Jude Law — Ami Goodheart

ABOUT THE COSTUME DESIGNERS GUILD:
The Costume Designers Guild, IATSE local 892, is a proud member of the international alliance of theatrical stage employees. In addition to our union services, we promote the artistry, technical expertise, and creative vision of our members who design authentic fictional characters with accuracy and integrity. The Guild’s membership includes more than 900 Costume Designers and Illustrators working in motion pictures, television, commercials, music videos, and new media programs throughout the world. Find the Guild at Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram @CDGlocal892.

ABOUT MANDY MOORE:
GRAMMY® nominated actress, singer and songwriter—Mandy Moore continues to enjoy versatility in a career marked by memorable performances in family-friendly fare, independent features, and studio films. Moore can currently be seen in the critically acclaimed NBC show This Is Us. The series follows a group of people born on the same day, including Rebecca (Moore) and Jack, a married couple expecting triplets in Pittsburgh. This role earned Moore a Golden Globe Award nomination while the show received recognition with a Golden Globe Award nomination and a Critics’ Choice Award nomination. The show currently airs on Tuesdays at 9PM on NBC. As an Ambassador for PSI’s Five & Alive Organization, Moore is deeply involved in its initiative which addresses health crises facing children under the age of five and their families.

ABOUT LACOSTE:
For LACOSTE, Life is a Beautiful Sport! Since the very first polo was created in 1933, LACOSTE relies on its authentic sportive roots to spring optimism and elegance on the world thanks to a unique and original lifestyle for women, men and children. With a vision to be the leading player in the premium casual wear market, the Crocodile brand is today present in 120 countries through a selective distribution network. Two LACOSTE items are sold every second in the world. As an international group gathering 10,000 women and men, LACOSTE offers a complete range of products: apparel, leather goods, fragrances, footwear, eyewear, home wear, watches and underwear, all of them being elaborated in the most qualitative, responsible and ethical way. In 2015, the brand garnered a turnover of 1.95 billion euros. For more information: www.lacoste.com

ABOUT JUMPLINE:
JumpLine Group: The intersection of live production and original content. JumpLine www.jumpline-group.com specializes in high-touch events, such as the CDGA (Costume Designers Guild Awards). Its content division BehindTheLine www.behindthelineprod.com develops film, television, and digital content, and recently produced the feature-length documentary about Saturday Night Live, Live From New York!

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