'W.E' Arianne Phillips, 'The Artist' Mark Bridges, 'The Help' Sharen Davis React To CDG Film Costume Noms
Nominated contemporary films include "Melancholia," "Bridesmaids," "Girl with the Dragon Tattoo," "The Descendants" and "Drive."
The Costume Designer’s Guild has released their nominations for their annual awards gala -- to be hosted by Glee star Jane Lynch on Feb 21 -- at the Beverly Hilton.
Several of the CDG nominated films have already been nominated for costume honors by the British American Film and Television such as The Artist, Jane Eyre, and Hugo. Also included in in the CDG list: Bridesmaids, The Descendants, Drive, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, Melancholia, The Help; all in the contemporary and period film categories.
In the fantasy film category: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2, Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides, Red Riding Hood, and X-Men: First Class.
The Hollywood Reporter spoke to four very jazzed nominees Mark Bridges (The Artist), Arianne Phillips (W.E.), Sharen Davis (The Help) and Trish Summerville (Girl With The Dragon Tattoo) about their nominations.
“I am beyond thrilled and humbled at being recognized by my peers for work that I am so proud of!,” said Phillips. She added, “Madonna is the first person I heard from this morning, she is really happy and super excited about the nomination." Bridges told THR "It is very gratifying to be nominated by one's peers, especially since we all design with each other in mind!"
Davis told THR: "I'm just excited that the film is being so well-received!" And Summerville admitted, "It's very exciting! It's so wonderful to have your work be recognized by your peers, I feel so fortunate to be doing what I love and in such creative company. This film was truly a dream to be a part of."
Here’s the full CDG list.
EXCELLENCE IN CONTEMPORARY FILM
Bridesmaids – Leesa Evans & 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& Jennifer Eve, Modern Family – Alix Friedberg, Revenge – Jill Ohanneson, Saturday Night Live – Tom Broecker& 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 – 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
Congratulations to all the talented nominees.