On Sunday night in Toronto, Star Trek: Strange New Worlds was one of the big winners at the 2023 Canadian Alliance of Film and Television Costume Arts and Design (CAFTCAD) Awards. The freshman season of the series took home 3 awards, beating out its fellow Canadian-produced series Star Trek: Discovery (season 4) in a number of categories.
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The CAFTCAD Awards is an annual celebration of Canadian costuming. In 2021 (for season 3), Discovery picked up three awards. This year, Star Trek was again well represented with a number of nominations in multiple categories for two different shows, including some categories where Discovery and Strange New Worlds went head-to-head.
On Sunday night, Strange New Worlds won three awards, including Costume Design Excellence in Sci-Fi/ Fantasy Television, with the award going to costume designer Bernadette Croft for the episode “The Elysian Kingdom,” winning over competition from Snowpiercer, The Expanse, What We Do In The Shadows, and Titans.
Strange New Worlds also won the Excellence in Crafts Award in Textiles, with the award going to Anna Pantcheva for her work on season 1 over her competitors on Star Trek: Discovery, Yellowjackets, and Station Eleven.
Strange New Worlds also won the Excellence in Crafts Award in Building. The award went to the team of Sue Furlong, Susan Dicks, Geoff Hughes, Olena Fedorenko for their work in season 1. They beat out competition from Star Trek: Discovery, The Handmaid’s Tale, Odd Squad Mobile Unit, and The Boys.
Strange New Worlds and Discovery were also nominated for the Excellence in Crafts Award in Special FX Building, which went to Station Eleven.
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