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Costume Designers Guild announces nominees, host for 2012 awards

January 19, 2012 |  2:33 pm


Costume designers working on "Bridesmaids," "Boardwalk Empire" and a Carl's Jr. ad featuring a burger-print bikini were among the nominees for the 14th annual Costume Designers Guild Awards announced Thursday.

PHOTOS: The 14th Annual Costume Designers Guild Awards nominees

The winners in seven categories (listed below along with the respective nominees) will be announced at an awards gala Feb. 21 at the Beverly Hilton hosted by Jane Lynch.

Excellence in Contemporary Film

“Bridesmaids" - Leesa Evans and Christine Wada

“The Descendants " - Wendy Chuck

“Drive” – Erin Benach

“The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo” – Trish Summerville

“Melancholia” – Manon Rasmussen

Excellence in Period Film

“The Artist” – Mark Bridges

“Jane Eyre” – Michael O’Connor

“The Help” – Sharen Davis

“Hugo” – Sandy Powell

“W.E.” – Arianne Phillips

Excellence in Fantasy Film

“Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2” – Jany Temime

“Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides” – Penny Rose

“Red Riding Hood” – Cindy Evans

“Thor” – Alexandra Byrne

“X-Men: First Class” – Sammy Sheldon

Outstanding Contemporary Television Series

“Glee” – Lou Eyrich and Jennifer Eve

“Modern Family” – Alix Friedberg

“Revenge” – Jill Ohanneson

“Saturday Night Live” – Tom Broecker and Eric Justian

“Sons of Anarchy” – Kelli Jones

Outstanding Period/Fantasy Television Series

“Boardwalk Empire” – John A. Dunn, Lisa Padovani

“The Borgias” – Gabriella Pescucci

“Game of Thrones” – Michele Clapton

“Once Upon A Time” – Eduardo Castro

“Pan Am” (Series) – Ane Crabtree

Outstanding Made for Television Movie or Mini Series

“Downton Abbey” – Susannah Buxton

“The Kennedys” – Christopher Hargadon

“Mildred Pierce” – Ann Roth

Excellence in Commercial Costume Design

Carl’s Jr.: “Miss Turkey” – Francine Lecoultre

Dos Equis: “The Most Interesting Man in the World” – Julie Vogel

Swiffer: “Country Dirt Cowgirl” – Roseanne Fiedler

According to a statement issued by the Costume Designers Guild, additional honorary awards will be announced next week.


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Left photo: Nominees for the 14th annual Costume Designers Guild Awards included Leesa Evans and Christine Wada for "Bridesmaids." Credit: Associated Press Photo / Universal Pictures, Suzanne Hanover

Right photo: Alix Friedberg is nominated for "Modern Family." Credit: Adam Larkey / ABC