2015 OSCAR PREDICTIONS: BEST COSTUME DESIGN
(UPDATED: FEBRUARY 20, 2015) – FINAL WINNER PREDICTIONS
This category is very friendly to fantasy pieces and traditionally Best Picture nominees don’t win this category too often. However, “Budapest” has done so well with the guild wins, that its sure to pick up a couple along the way. Watch out for Colleen Atwood to break up the party.
AND THE PREDICTED NOMINEES ARE
1. The Grand Budapest Hotel Milena Canonero
Costume Designers guild noticed and the film is beloved.
2. Into the Woods Colleen Atwood
Nominated for nearly everything she touches. Fantasy films do well here.
3. Maleficent Anna B. Shepard
Fantasy costume work backed by Disney. Think "Alice in Wonderland."
4. The Imitation Game Sammy Shelton
Espionage thriller set during World War II.
5. Mr. Turner Jacqueline Durran
Period piece with very stunning costumes.
OTHER TOP-TIER CONTENDERS
6. The Theory of Everything Steven Noble
Classy, British costumes.
7. Selma Ruth E. Carter
Civil rights era. Could be showy.
8. Big Eyes Colleen Atwood
Don't be surprised to see her name twice this year.
9. Inherent Vice Mark Bridges
10. Get on Up Sharen Davis
Sharen Davis is a favorite among the film community and well liked by the Academy. She could surprise with Universal Pictures' support.
ALSO IN CONTENTION
11 Exodus: Gods and Kings - Janty Yates
12 Fury- Anna B. Shepard
13 Noah - Michael Wilkinson
14 Unbroken - Louise Frogley
15 The Homesman – Lahly Poore
16 Magic in the Moonlight – Sonia Grande
17 A Most Violent Year – Kasia Walicka-Maimone
18 The Two Faces of January - Steven Noble
19 The Hobbit: Battle of the Five Armies – Ann Maskrey and Bob Buck
20 The Immigrant – Patricia Norris
21 Foxcatcher - Kasia Walicka-Maimone
22 Snowpiercer – Catherine George
23 Guardians of the Galaxy – Alexandra Byrne
24 The Hundred Foot Journey – Pierre Yves-Gayraud
25 The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 – Kurt and Bart
26 Birdman – Albert Wolsky
27 Jersey Boys – Deborah Hopper
28 Captain America: The Winter Soldier – Judianna Makovsky
29 Miss Julie – Consolata Boyce
30 The Giver - Diana Cilliers
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