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Art Directors Guild Film Society: 2019 Screening Series

March 20, 2019 | By
Art Directors Guild Film Society: 2019 Screening Series

The Art Directors Guild (ADG) Film Society and the American Cinematheque are co-hosting the annual 2019 Screening Series “Production Design: Designers on Design” which highlights the work of renowned Production Designers and their collaborations. This monthly series is set to run from April through August at the Egyptian (6712 Hollywood Boulevard, Hollywood) with all... »

Production Designer William Creber Dies

March 14, 2019 | By
Production Designer <em>William Creber</em> Dies

At age 87, three-time Oscar-nominated Production Designer/Art Director William Creber died in Los Angeles on March 7th of complications from pneumonia after a prolonged illness. He was best known for his work on the original Planet of the Apes (1968) followed by Beneath the Planet of the Apes (1970) and Escape from the Planet... »

ADG Expands Participation at Eagle-Con

March 2, 2019 | By
ADG Expands Participation at Eagle-Con

The Art Directors Guild (ADG, IATSE Local 800) expands its participation as Founding Sponsor in the ground-breaking Eagle-Con. Bringing together science fiction, fantasy, comic books, and superheroes, the convention, themed “Amazing Abilities and the Body Fantastic,” will be held at Cal State LA on March 7-9, 2019. Highlights include the presentation of the first... »

Art Directors Guild’s New Renaissance Moves Downtown

February 9, 2019 | By
Art Directors Guild’s New Renaissance Moves Downtown

It was a busy week in the February-long run-up to the Oscars, with the Directors Guild of America and the Art Directors Guild sharing not only initials, but awards ceremonies on the same weekend. While most of these shows remain in familiar venues for years on end, it was the ADG that took a... »

Top Honors to Bohemian Rhapsody, The Favourite and Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse

February 5, 2019 | By
Top Honors to Bohemian Rhapsody, The Favourite and Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse

69th Annual ACE Eddie Awards celebrated the best editing of the year in film, TV and documentaries at the International Ballroom of the Beverly Hilton Hotel with over 1000 in attendance. Outstanding editing was recognized in 11 categories of film, television and documentaries.Comedian Tom Kenny, the voice of SpongeBob SquarePants, served as the evening’s master of... »

Art Directors Guild Awards Winners

February 5, 2019 | By
Art Directors Guild Awards Winners

During a black-tie dinner gala at the InterContinental Los Angeles Downtown, the Art Directors Guild (ADG, IATSE Local 800) announced the winners of its 23rd Annual Excellence in Production Design Awards in 11 categories of film, television, commercials, music videos and animation features. More than 950 people, including guild members, industry executives, and press... »

The Art Director’s Guild Nominations

January 8, 2019 | By
The Art Director’s Guild Nominations

The Art Directors Guild has announced the nominations for the 23rd Annual Excellence in Product Design Awards in theatrical motion pictures, television, commercials, music videos and animated features. Themed “Landscape of the Imagination”, the awards show will be held on Saturday, February 2nd, 2019 at the InterContinental Los Angeles Downtown to honor the winners.... »

ADG To Induct Anthony Masters and Ben Carré Into Hall of Fame

December 11, 2018 | By
ADG To Induct Anthony Masters and Ben Carré Into Hall of Fame

British production designer Anthony Masters, nominated for an Academy Award for the film 2001: A Space Odyssey, and production designer Ben Carré, best known for his work on the 1925 version of The Phantom of the Opera and The Wizard of Oz, will be inducted into the Art Directors Guild Hall of Fame at... »

Focus Features is Honored To Present What the World Needs Now – Won’t You Be My Neighbor

May 9, 2018 | By
Focus Features is Honored To Present What the World Needs Now – Won’t You Be My Neighbor

            In select theaters on June 8, 2018.   View the official trailer here.           From Academy Award winning filmmaker, Morgan Neville (20 Feet from Stardom), Won’t You Be My Neighbor? takes an intimate look at America’s favorite neighbor: Mister Fred Rogers. A portrait of a gifted... »

David Wain Presents Netflix’s Homage to The National Lampoon in A Futile and Stupid Gesture

April 23, 2018 | By
David Wain Presents Netflix’s Homage to The National Lampoon in A Futile and Stupid Gesture

  Chronicling founder Doug Kenney’s creation of National Lampoon magazine, which ran from 1970 to 1998, David Wain’s Netflix feature, A Futile and Stupid Gesture (a phrase from Kenney’s Animal House feature film screenplay) offers a combination of show business success story and lovable romp, within a decidedly modest budget. “I had specific affinity for Doug... »

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