The Costume Designers Guild - San Diego Comic-Con Panels 2017

By Joe Kucharski - June, 17, 2017

***UPDATED dates, times, and panels!***

It’s that time of year again! As the temperatures start creeping up, we start getting excited about the return of San Diego Comic Con! And costume fanatics rejoice- The Costume Designers Guild is back for the TWELFTH straight year with exciting panels and costume awards. The Costume Designers Guild is Local 892 of the International Alliance of Theatrical and Stage Employees (I.A.T.S.E.), and represents costume designers, assistant costume designers, and costume illustrators working at the highest levels of expertise in motion pictures, TV, commercials, music videos, and new media. This year’s line up features two packed panels, featuring the artists behind some of your favorite films and shows!

2017 Comic-Con Panel Titles & Descriptions:

Friday, July 21, 2017 | 12:00 - 1:00 PM | Room 9

Illustrating Costumes for Screen

Costume Designers Guild Illustrators discuss the process of Illustrating for the Costume Designers of some of the most exciting programs on screen & in new media. Illustrators, Alan Villanueva (Teen Titans, The Nutcracker and the Four Realms), Christian Cordella (Guardians of the Galaxy 2, Kong Skull Island), Constantine Sekeris (Thor Ragnorock, Black Panther), Greg Hopwood (Kingsman: The Golden Circle, Marvel’s Inhumans), Jared Marantz (Justice Leaqgue, Avengers: Infinity War), Kelton Cram (Wonder Woman, Power Rangers), and Luca Nemolato (Power Rangers, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2), will be with us to discuss and answer questions. The panel will be moderated by Illustrator Phillip Boutte Jr (Black Panther, Avengers: Infinity War). 

Saturday, July 22, 2017 | 11:00 AM - 12:00 | Room 23ABC

Costume Designing for Screen

Costume Designers Guild members Ann Foley (costume designer Marvel’s Agents of Shield), Kimberly Adams, (costume designer Stranger Things, Halt and Catch Fire), Ivy Thaide (assistant costume designer How to Get Away with Murder, The Mindy Project), Jill O’Hanneson (costume designer Preacher), Kiersten Ronning (costume designer Supergirl), Marlene Stewart (costume designer The Fate of the Furious, Oblivion), Ruth Carter (costume designer Black Panther, Serenity) and Samantha Kuester (costume designer Mystery Science Theatre 3000 the Return) will talk about the process of designing costumes for screen. The designers will also answer questions from the audience. This panel will be moderated by Simon Kassianides (Marvel’s Agents of Shield).

2016 Comic Con - The Costume Designers Guild Panelists 

Hall Costume Awards

Costume Designers Guild Illustrators and Costume Designer Panelists will be roaming the halls of Comic Con after their panels, giving the coveted Hall Costume Awards to their favorite cosplay costumes!

2016 Comic Con - Hall Costume Award Recipient 

2016 Comic Con - Hall Costume Award Recipient

2016 Comic Con - Hall Costume Award Recipient

Comic-Con Masquarade

Celebrity Hollywood costume designer judges from the CDG will present to their favorite entry a CDG Masquerade trophy provided by Legacy Effects and a full year’s subscription to Costume Designer magazine. 

2016 Comic Con - CDG Masquarade Award Winner

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