The winners of the 16th Costume Designers Guild Awards were announced on Saturday, February 22. The Guild handed out competitive awards for costume design excellence in seven categories for in film, television and commercial work.
Four honorary awards also were presented at the Awards Gala. This year, the Guild honored five-time Academy Award nominee Amy Adams with the LACOSTE Spotlight Award, which was presented to her by Jeremy Renner, her co-star in the film “American Hustle.”
The Distinguished Collaborator Awardwas presented to acclaimed writer, producer and director, Judd Apatow by Bill Hader and Jonah Hill in recognition of his support of Costume Design and creative partnerships with Costume Designers.
Actors Debra Winger and Ciarán Hinds presented Emmy Award-winning Costume Designer April Ferry with this year’s Honorary Career Achievement Award for her outstanding work in film and television.
The 2014 Costume Designers Guild Distinguished Service Award was presented to Sharon Day, a longtime member of the Costume Designers Guild Local 892, for her dedication and tireless efforts on behalf of the Guild.
Actor Joshua Malina, known for his roles in “The West Wing” and “Scandal,” hosted the Awards Gala. Presenters also included Kerry Washington, Tony Goldwyn, Olivia Munn, Tony Hale, Mindy Kaling, Ike Barinholtz, Kiernan Shipka, James Wolk, Kathleen Robertson, Geoff Stults, Elisabeth Röhm, Raquel Welch, J. August Richards, June Squibb and Will Forte.
Presenters, nominees and honorees were escorted to the Beverly Hilton Hotel in stylish and luxurious Audi sedans. Additional celebrity attendees included: Steve Coogan, Scott Foley, Joe Morton, Bellamy Young, Darby Stanchfeld, Katie Lowes, Dan Bukatinsky, Guillermo Díaz, Amandla Stenberg, Angelique Cabral, Meredith Monroe, Jacqueline Mazarella and Parker Young.
16th COSTUME DESIGNERS GUILD AWARD WINNERS
EXCELLENCE IN CONTEMPORARY FILM
Blue Jasmine – Suzy Benzinger
EXCELLENCE IN PERIOD FILM
12 Years a Slave – Patricia Norris
EXCELLENCE IN FANTASY FILM
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire – Trish Summerville
OUTSTANDING CONTEMPORARY TELEVISION SERIES
House of Cards – Tom Broecker
OUTSTANDING PERIOD/FANTASY TELEVISION SERIES
Downton Abbey – Caroline McCall
OUTSTANDING MADE FOR TV MOVIE OR MINI SERIES
Behind the Candelabra – Ellen Mirojnick
EXCELLENCE IN COMMERCIAL COSTUME DESIGN
Call of Duty: Ghosts Masked Warriors – Nancy Steiner