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The Look Behind Genius

June 21, 2017 | By
The Look Behind <em>Genius</em>

From acclaimed executive producers Ron Howard and Brian Grazer comes this brilliant period television series that depicts Albert Einstein in his early years in the 1800’s, as well as his later years during the 1900’s. The National Geographic series known as Genius was created by Noah Pink and Kenneth Biller, which stars Geoffrey Rush,... »

Production Designer Martin Childs & Costume Designer Michele Clapton, The Crown

June 5, 2017 | By
Production Designer Martin Childs & Costume Designer Michele Clapton, <em>The Crown</em>

The English Royalty has always been of interest to many cultures all over the world, and America especially, as England is after all, our Mother. With Netfilx‘s epic series, The Crown, the storytellers go beyond the surface of the gilded castles and the elegant costumes to offer a glimpse of the real life family... »

Art Directors Guild’s Gallery 800 Presents “Scenic Art: Painting Through Time” Honoring Legendary Scenic Artists in Film, Television, Opera & Theater

June 1, 2017 | By
Art Directors Guild’s Gallery 800 Presents “Scenic Art: Painting Through Time” Honoring Legendary Scenic Artists in Film, Television, Opera & Theater

The Art Directors Guild‘s Gallery 800 (IATSE, Local 800) has announced an exclusive exhibition featuring personal artwork of scenic artists as well as photographs and ephemera that show the everyday working life in scenic departments in film, television, opera and theater. The exhibit opens with a hosted reception on Saturday, June 17, 2017 from... »

22nd Annual Art Directors Guild Excellence in Production Design Awards Set for Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018 at the Ray Dolby Ballroom

May 3, 2017 | By
22nd Annual Art Directors Guild Excellence in Production Design Awards Set for Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018 at the Ray Dolby Ballroom

The Art Directors Guild (ADG, IATSE Local 800) 22nd Annual Excellence in Production Design Awards honoring production design in theatrical motion pictures, television, commercials and music videos will take place on Saturday, January 27, 2018, in the Ray Dolby Ballroom at Hollywood & Highland, it was announced today by ADG president Nelson Coates, council chair... »

SyFy’s The Magicians

May 1, 2017 | By
SyFy’s <em>The Magicians</em>

*Research and written contributions by Kevin Adams, Jenna Amico, Eric Bedwell, Patrick Clayton, Shoshana Goodman, Faye Ignoffo, Mya Jones, Carly Pepper, Danielle Peterson, and Lisa Stemmons* Though their SyFy series is now in its second robust season, the co-creators of The Magicians, executive producers Sera Gamble and John McNamara, had humble beginnings; the story... »

Art Directors Guild’s Final Call for Production Apprentice Program

April 11, 2017 | By
Art Directors Guild’s Final Call for Production Apprentice Program

Advancing into its fifth year, the Art Directors Guild (IATSE Local 800) has announced a final call for submissions to their Production Apprentice (PA) Trainee Program. The program, which opened on February 28, is dedicated to developing a diverse group of new talents, for the profession of production design within moving image. Initially, the invitation... »

Art Directors Guild Hires New Communications Director

March 15, 2017 | By
Art Directors Guild Hires New Communications Director

The Art Directors Guild (ADG, IATSE Local 800) has hired Ilana Alazzeh in a newly created position as its communications director, it was announced today by the Guild’s executive director, Chuck Parker. Alazzeh comes to the ADG from the Communication Department at the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) which represents 1.5 million public service... »

The Art Directors Guild Gallery 800 Announces the “Drawing Down the Moon” Exhibition Showcasing Seymour Klate

March 10, 2017 | By
The Art Directors Guild Gallery 800 Announces the “Drawing Down the Moon” Exhibition Showcasing Seymour Klate

Art Directors Guild (IATSE Local 800) Gallery 800 has announced its “Drawing Down the Moon” show featuring the art of Seymour Klate (1919-1992) and 31 other artists. The ADG is hosting the opening reception, free to the public, in the heart of the NoHo Arts District on Saturday, March 18, 2017 from 5:00 p.m. –... »

Oscars 2017: Moonlight Becomes Them

February 27, 2017 | By
Oscars 2017: <em>Moonlight</em> Becomes Them

One could write about the just-concluded Oscars from a Below the Line standpoint — the lack of La La Land tsunami, for example, and the interesting spread of awards — or from an Above the Line vantage, talking about the remarkable Mahershala Ali being the first Muslim actor to ever win an Oscar, for... »

Art Directors Guild & SDSA Present Oscar Panel with 2017 Production Design Nominees on Sat, Feb. 25 at Egyptian Theatre

February 15, 2017 | By
Art Directors Guild & SDSA Present Oscar Panel with 2017 Production Design Nominees on Sat, Feb. 25 at Egyptian Theatre

This year’’s Academy Award-nominated production designers and set decorators from Arrival, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, Hail, Caesar!, La La Land and Passengers will participate in the 11th Annual Art of Production Design Oscar Panel on Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017 at the Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood. The Art Directors Guild (ADG, IATSE Local... »

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