'King's Speech,' 'Black Swan,' 'Glee' Among Costume Designers Guild Award Winners
Tuesday's 13th annual event also honored Halle Berry with the new Lacoste Spotlight Award and director Joel Schumacher, who was named Distinguished Collaborator.
The King's Speech, Black Swan and Alice in Wonderland captured the film awards Tuesday night at the 13th annual Costume Designers Guild Awards.
Fox's Glee and HBO pair Boardwalk Empire and Temple Grandin took home the TV prizes.
Jenny Beavan earned her first CDG award, winning in the period film category for the 1930s-set Speech from the Weinstein Co.
The fanciful costumes in Disney's Alice brought Colleen Atwood her sixth competitive CDG Award and the prize in the fantasy film category.
In the contemporary film race, Fox Searchlight's Swan prevailed, with Amy Westcott landing her first CDG trophy.
In the Oscar costume design battle that will be settled Sunday, Speech and Alice will compete against I Am Love, The Tempest and True Grit. Swan failed to make the Academy cut amid a credit argument between Westcott, who receives a "costumes by" credit at the front the film, and fashion designers Kate and Laura Mulleavy of Rodarte, who received a credit at the end.
In the TV categories, the winners were Lou Eyrich for Glee in the contemporary series category; John Dunn and Lisa Padovani for Boardwalk in the period/fantasy series category; and Cindy Evans for Temple Grandin in the TV movie or miniseries race.
The prize for excellence in commercial costume design went to Aude Bronson-Howard for a Chanel spot, "Bleu de Chanel."
At the Beverly Hilton dinner, hosted by actress Kristin Davis, Halle Berry was honored with the newly titled Lacoste Spotlight Award, which was presented to her by Samuel L. Jackson.
Two-time Oscar nominee and multiple Emmy-winning costume designer Julie Weiss was given the Disaronno Career Achievement in Film and Television Award. A montage highlighting her career was introduced by Ashton Kutcher and wife Demi Moore, and the award was presented by Robert Duvall, Billy Bob Thornton and Diane Lane.
The Distinguished Collaborator Award was presented to director Joel Schumacher by Bill Maher. Costume designer Michael Dennison was inducted posthumously into the guild's hall of fame for his work on such feature and TV films as Eat Pray Love and Georgia O'Keeffe.
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