Wednesday, 7 January 2015


And the drought finally eases up for Ava DuVernay's Selma among the guilds. The Costume Designers Guild gives the MLK drama a nomination for Period Film, in a slate of three categories (Period, Fantasy and Contemporary) that looks likely to encompass all five of the eventual Oscar nominees. The awards will be held on the 17th of February. Here are the nominees:

Excellence in Costume Design – Period Film
Mark Bridges (Inherent Vice)
Ruth E. Carter (Selma)
Milena Canonero (The Grand Budapest Hotel)
Steven Noble (The Theory of Everything)
Sammy Sheldon (The Imitation Game)

Excellence in Costume Design – Fantasy Film
Colleen Atwood (Into the Woods)
Bob Buck, Lesley Burkes-Harding and Ann Maskrey (The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies)
Alexandra Byrne (Guardians of the Galaxy)
Jane Clive and Anna B. Sheppard (Maleficent)
Bart Mueller and Kurt Swanson (The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1)

Excellence in Costume Design – Contemporary Film
Melissa Bruning (Wild)
Kari Perkins (Boyhood)
Trish Summerville (Gone Girl)
Albert Wolsky (Birdman)
Mary Zophres (Interstellar)