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THE WIZ LIVE's Paul Tazewell Among Nominees for Costume Designer Guild Awards; Full List

Today, the Costume Designers Guild announced the nominations for its 18th annual CDG Awards. Winners of the seven competitive categories will be announced on February 23rd at a gala held at the Beverly Hilton in Hollywood.

Among the nominees is Paul Tazewell, for his work on NBC's THE WIZ LIVE!. Tazewell has received five Tony Award nominations, four Helen Hayes Awards, two Lucille Lortel Awards and the Theater Development Fund's Irene Sharaff Award in 1997. His costume design work includes HAMILTON, A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE, MEMPHIS, IN THE HEIGHTS, THE COLOR PURPLE (2005), A RAISIN IN THE SUN and CAROLINE, OR CHANGE.

The full list of nominations follows:

Excellence in Contemporary Film
Beasts of No Nation - Jenny Eagan
Joy - Michael Wilkinson
Kingsman: The Secret Service - Arianne Phillips
The Martian - Janty Yates
Youth - Carlo Poggioli

Excellence in Period Film
Brooklyn - Odile Dicks-Mireaux
Carol - Sandy Powell
Crimson Peak - Kate Hawley
The Danish Girl - Paco Delgado
Trumbo - Daniel Orlandi

Excellence in Fantasy Film
Cinderella - Sandy Powell
Ex Machina - Sammy Sheldon Differ
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 2 - Kurt and Bart
Mad Max: Fury Road - Jenny Beavan
Star Wars: The Force Awakens - Michael Kaplan

Outstanding Contemporary Television Series
American Horror Story: Hotel - Lou Eyrich
Empire, Season 1 - Rita McGhee
House of Cards - Johanna Argan, Kemal Harris
Ray Donovan - Christopher Lawrence
Transparent - Marie Schley

Outstanding Period Television Series
The Knick - Ellen Mirojnick
Mad Men - Janie Bryant, Tiffany White Stanton
Masters of Sex - Isis Mussenden
Outlander - Terry Dresbach
Penny Dreadful - Gabriella Pescucci

Outstanding Fantasy Television Series
Game of Thrones - Michele Clapton
Once Upon a Time - Eduardo Castro
Sleepy Hollow, Season 2 - Kristin M. Burke, Mairi Chisholm
Sleepy Hollow, Season 3 - Mairi Chisholm
The Wiz Live! - Paul Tazewell

Excellence in Short Form Design
And So It Begins, Old Spice Commercial - Mindy Le Brock
From the MAKERS of Happy & Merry, H&M Presents Katy Perry Commercial - B. Åkerlund
The Hobbit: Kingdoms of Middle-earth - Dance Battle, Video Game, Kaboom/Warner Interactive Commercial - Soyon An
Kevin Spacey, E-Trade Commercial - Johanna Argan
Most Interesting Man in the World Wins on Land, Sea & Air, Dos Equis Commercial - Julie Vogel

The Costume Designers Guild represents COSTUME DESIGNERS, ASSISTANT COSTUME DESIGNERS and COSTUME ILLUSTRATORS working at the highest levels of skill and expertise in motion pictures, television and commercials.


Photo by: Virginia Sherwood/NBC

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