LES MIS, SKYFALL Among Nominees for 2012 Art Directors Guild Awards

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 17th Annual Excellence in Production Design Awards Presented by BMW for 2012.

The nominations were announced by ADG Council Chair John Shaffner and Awards co-producers Greg Grande and Raf Lyndon. Deadline for final voting, which is done online, is January 31. The black-tie ceremony announcing winners will take place Saturday, February 2, 2013, from the International Ballroom of the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills with Paula Poundstone serving as host for the fourth consecutive year.

Production Designer Herman Zimmerman will be the recipient of the Guild's Lifetime Achievement Award. Hall of Fame inductees are Preston Ames, Richard MacDonald, and Edward S. Stephenson. The Production Designers behind the James Bond franchise, Sir Ken Adam, Allan Cameron, Dennis Gassner, and Peter Lamont will be honored for Outstanding Contribution to Cinematic Imagery.


Period Film

Anna KarenINA Production Designer: Sarah Greenwood

ARGO Production Designer: Sharon Seymour

DJANGO UNCHAINED Production Designer: J. Michael Riva

LES MISERABLES Production Designer: Eve Stewart

LINCOLN Production Designer: Rick Carter

Fantasy Film

CLOUD ATLAS Production Designer: Uli Hanisch, Hugh Bateup

LIFE OF PI Production Designer: David Gropman

PROMETHEUS Production Designer: Arthur Max

THE DARK KNIGHT RISES Production Designer: Nathan Crowley
Kevin Kavanaugh

THE HOBBIT: AN UNEXPECTED JOURNEY Production Designer: Dan Hannah

Contemporary Film

FLIGHT Production Designer: Nelson Coates

SKYFALL Production Designer: Dennis Gassner

THE BEST EXOTIC MARIGOLD HOTEL Production Designer: Alan Macdonald

THE IMPOSSIBLE Production Designer: Eugenio Caballero

ZERO DARK THIRTY Production Designer: Jeremy Hindle<