Art Directors Guild Announces 2011 Awards Nominees

Art Directors Guild Announces  2011 Awards Nominees

The Art Directors Guild (ADG) today announced nominations in nine categories of Production Design for theatrical motion pictures, television, commercials and music videos competing in the ADG's 15th Annual Excellence in Production Design Awards for 2010. The nominations were announced by ADG Council President Tom Walsh and Awards co-producers Dawn Snyder and Tom Wilkins. Deadline for final voting, which is done online, is February 3. The black-tie ceremony announcing winners will take place Saturday, February 5, 2010 from the International Ballroom of the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills with Paula Poundstone serving as host for the second consecutive year. Theme of this year's awards ceremony is "Designs on Film" as a tribute to Cathy Whitlock's new HarperCollins book that traces 100 years of Hollywood Art Direction. Walsh will introduce the event.

A Lifetime Achievement Award will go to Academy Award® winning Production Designer PaTricia Norris with director David Lynch set to present to her. In addition, the ADG will induct the following legendary Production Designers from the past into its Hall of Fame: Alexander Golitizen, Albert Heschong and Eugène Lourié. This year's Art Directors Guild Cinematic Imagery Award will be presented to Syd Dutton and Bill Taylor, long-time visual effects artists from the legendary company, Illusion Arts. Filmmaker Cindy Peters will present a special short video about the many diverse tasks performed by Art Department craftpersons featuring interviews with seasoned and aspiring members of ADG.

NOMINEES FOR EXCELLENCE IN PRODUCTION DESIGN FOR A FEATURE FILM IN 2010:
         
Period Film        
         
TRUE GRIT   Production Designer:   Jess Gonchor
         
THE KING'S SPEECH   Production Designer:   Eve Stewart
         
SHUTTER ISLAND   Production Designer:   Dante Ferretti
         
ROBIN HOOD   Production Designer:   Arthur Max
         
GET LOW   Production Designer:   Geoffrey Kirkland
         
Fantasy Film        
         
ALICE IN WONDERLAND   Production Designer:   Robert Stromberg
         
HARRY POTTER AND        
THE DEATHLY HALLOWS PART 1   Production Designer:   Stuart Craig
         
INCEPTION   Production Designer:   Guy Hendrix Dyas
         
TRON: LEGACY   Production Designer:   Darren Gilford
         
THE CHRONICLES OF NARNIA:        
THE VOYAGE OF THE DAWN TREADER   Production Designer:   Barry Robison
         
Contemporary Film        
         
BLACK SWAN   Production Designer:   Therese DePrez
         
THE SOCIAL NETWORK   Production Designer:   Donald Graham Burt
         
THE FIGHTER   Production Designer:   Judy Becker
         
THE TOWN   Production Desinger:   Sharon Seymour
         
127 HOURS   Production Designer:   Suttirat Larlarb

 

NOMINEES FOR EXCELLENCE IN PRODUCTION DESIGN IN TELEVISION FOR 2010:
         
Single Camera Television Series        
         
MAD MEN        
  Episode: Public Relations   Production Designer:   Dan Bishop
         
TRUE BLOOD        
  Episode: Trouble   Production Designer:   Suzuki Ingerslev
         
THE TUDORS        
  Episode: 407   Production Designer:   Tom Conroy
         
24        
  Episode: 4:00 P.M. - 5:00 P.M.   Production Designer:   Carlos Barbosa
         
GLEE        
  Episode: Britney/Brittany   Production Designer:   Mark Hutman
         
Television Movie or Mini-Series        
         
SECRETS IN THE WALL   Production Designer:   Robb Wilson King
         
REVENGE OF THE BRIDESMAIDS   Production Designer:   Marcia Hinds
         
Episode of a Half Hour Single-Camera Television Series        
         
MODERN FAMILY        
  Episode: Halloween   Production Designer:   Richard Berg
         
30 ROCK        
  Episode: Live Show   Production Designer:   Keith Raywood
        Teresa Mastropierro
        Peter Baran
         
OUTSOURCED        
  Episode: Home For the Diwalidays   Production Designer:   Joseph P. Lucky
         
UNITED STATES OF TARA        
  Episode: Trouble Junction   Production Designer:   Cabot McMullen
         
COMMUNITY        
  Episode: Basic Rocket Science   Production Designer:   Derek R. Hill
         
Episode of a Multi-Camera, Variety, or Unscripted Series        
         
SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE        
  Episode: Betty White/Jay.Z   Production Designer:   Keith Raywood
        Eugene Lee
        Akira Yoshimura
        N. Joseph DeTullio
         
HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER        
  Episode: Natural History   Production Designer:   Stephan G. Olson
         
HELL'S KITCHEN        
  Episode: #810   Production Designer:   John Janavs
         
CONAN        
  Episode: #1.1   Production Designer:   John Shaffner
        Joe Stewart
         
TWO AND A HALF MEN        
  Episode: Hookers, Hookers, Hookers   Production Designer:   John Shaffner
         
Awards, Music, or Game Shows        
         
82nd ANNUAL ACADEMY AWARDS   Production Designer:   David Rockwell
         
2010 MTV VIDEO MUSIC AWARDS   Production Designer:   Florian Wieder
         
62ND PRIME TIME EMMY AWARDS   Production Designer:   Steve Bass
         
67TH GOLDEN GLOBE AWARDS   Production Designer:   Brian J. Stonestreet
         
SUPER BOWL XLIV   Production Designer:   Bruce Rodgers

 

NOMINEES FOR EXCELLENCE IN PRODUCTION DESIGN FOR
COMMERCIALS AND MUSIC VIDEOS FOR 2010:
         
MILK        
  Commercial: The Dentist   Production Designer:   Jeffrey Beecroft
         
FARMERS INSURANCE        
  Commercial: Frozen Pipes   Production Designer:   Ken Averill
         
CAPITAL ONE        
  Commercial: Rapunzel   Production Designer:   Jeremy Reed
         
FORD FIESTA        
  Commercial: Launch   Production Designer:   Floyd Albee
         
DOS EQUIS        
  Commercial: Ice fishing   Production Designer:   Jesse E. Benton

Co-Producers for this year's ADG Awards are Dawn Snyder and Tom Wilkins. Art Director Scott Enge will design the ceremony using over 450,000 SWAROVSKI crystals, in a multitude of different applications and styles. Sponsors for the 15th Annual ADG awards are: Set and Décor Sponsor SWAROVSKI; Gold Sponsors are Fox Studio Production Services and Universal Studios Operations; and Silver Sponsors are Astek Inc./On Air Designs, Montana Artists Agency, and Warner Bros. Studio Facilities. Media sponsors are Below The Line, Hollywood Reporter and Variety. Tarin Wilson of plan A events is the event planner for this year's ADG awards.

About the Art Directors Guild:
The Art Directors Guild (IATSE Local 800) represents nearly 2,000 members who work throughout the United States, Canada and the rest of the world in film, television and theater as Production Designers, Art Directors, and Assistant Art Directors; Scenic, Title and Graphic Artists; Illustrators and Matte Artists; and Set Designers and Model Makers. Established in 1937, ADG's ongoing activities include a Film Society; an annual Awards Banquet, a creative/technology community (5D: The Future of Immersive Design) and Membership Directory; a bimonthly craft magazine (Perspective); and extensive technology-training programs, creative workshops and craft and art exhibitions. The Guild's Online Directory/Website Resource is at www.adg.org.




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