Several Canadian costume designers have been honored at the CAFTCAD Awards for their outstanding work in film, television, and digital projects. The Canadian Alliance of Film and Television Costume Arts and Design recognized these artisans at a gala held in Toronto on Sunday night.
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Among the winners were designers for two highly-anticipated productions. The design team for Crave’s Star Trek: Strange New Worlds took home three awards, including best costume design for TV sci-fi/fantasy, best in textile crafts, and best in building crafts.
Meanwhile, Netflix‘s Guillermo del Toro’s Cabinet of Curiosities was recognized with two awards for TV costume design – best period design and best contemporary design in TV productions shot in Ontario and eastward. Both of these awards were won by Toronto-born designer Luis Sequeira, a longtime collaborator of del Toro’s.
Other notable winners included the team behind Crave’s post-apocalyptic drama Station Eleven, which won awards for best costume illustration and best SPFX building, as well as the designers for Snowpiercer, which took home the award for best contemporary TV costume among productions in the west. In the film category, Violent Night won for best contemporary costumes, while Bones of Crows won for best period costumes.
Overall, the CAFTCAD Awards celebrated the exceptional work of Canadian costume designers in a variety of genres and mediums, highlighting their contributions to the world of film and television.