South African costume designer Diane Cilliers has been recognised for her
outstanding work in film by The Womens International Film Television Showcase
(The WIFTS) and TheWIFTS Foundation International Awards.
The 6th annual event celebrated women from New Zealand, South Africa, Mexico,
India, Hong Kong, Germany, Great Britain, Canada and the USA.
Cilliers won TheWIFTS Foundations International Visionary Technical Award for her
mastery of the impact costume design imparts to a films character development as
exhibited in her extensive filmography which includes Mandela: Long Walk to
Freedom and District 9.