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24th Annual ADG Excellence In Production Design Awards Nominees


ADG.logo.2The Art Directors Guild (ADG, IATSE Local 800) has announced nominations for the 24th Annual Excellence in Production Design Awards in theatrical motion pictures, television, commercials, music videos and animation features. Winners will be honored at the 2020 Awards at the InterContinental Los Angeles Downtown on Saturday, February 1, 2020. Today’s announcement was made by Art Directors Guild President Nelson Coates, ADG, and Awards Producer Scott Moses, ADG.

As previously announced, Syd Mead, the “visual futurist” and concept artist known for his design contributions to science-fiction films such as Star-Trek: The Motion Picture, Aliens, and Blade Runner, has been named the recipient of the William Cameron Menzies Award. Joe Alves will receive the ADG Lifetime Achievement Award from the Art Directors Council (AD), Denis Olsen from the Scenic, Title and Graphic Artists Council (STG) Stephen Myles Berger from the Set Designers and Model Makers (SDMM) Council, and Jack Johnson from the Illustrators and Matte Artists (IMA) Council. Additional honorees for Cinematic Imagery will be announced at a later date.

And the nominees are:

Excellence In Production Design For A Feature Film

Period Film:
Ford v Ferrari – Production Designer: François Audouy
The Irishman – Production Designer: Bob Shaw
Jojo Rabbit – Production Designer: Ra Vincent
Joker – Production Designer: Mark Friedberg
1917 – Production Designer: Dennis Gassner
Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood – Production Designer: Barbara Ling

Fantasy Film:
Ad Astra – Production Designer: Kevin Thompson
Aladdin – Production Designer: Gemma Jackson
Avengers: Endgame – Production Designer: Charles Wood
Dumbo – Production Designer: Rick Heinrichs
Maleficent: Mistress of Evil – Production Designer: Patrick Tatopoulos
Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker – Designers: Rick Carter, Kevin Jenkins

Contemporary Film:
A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood – Production Designer: Jade Healy
John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum – Production Designer: Kevin Kavanaugh
Knives Out – Production Designer: David Crank
Parasite – Production Designer: Lee Ha-Jun
Us – Production Designer: Ruth De Jong

Animated Film:
Abominable – Production Designer: Max Boas
Frozen II – Production Designer: Michael Giaimo
How To Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World – Production Designer: Pierre-Olivier Vincent
The Lion King – Production Designer: James Chinlund
Toy Story 4 – Production Designer: Bob Pauley

Excellence In Production Design For Television

One-Hour Period Or Fantasy Single-Camera Series:
A Series of Unfortunate Events: “Penultimate Peril: Part 1” – Production Designer: Bo Welch
The Crown: “Aberfan” – Production Designer: Martin Childs
Game of Thrones: “The Bells” – Production Designer: Deborah Riley
The Mandalorian: “Chapter One” – Production Designer: Andrew L. Jones
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel: “Ep. 305, Ep. 308” – Production Designer: Bill Groom

One Hour Contemporary Single-Camera Series:
Big Little Lies: “What Have They Done?” “The Bad Mother,” “I Want to Know” – Production Designer: John Paino
The Boys: “The Female of the Species” – Production Designer: Dave Blass
Euphoria: “The Trials and Tribulations of Trying to Pee While Depressed,” “And Salt the Earth Behind You” – Production Designer: Kay Lee
The Handmaid’s Tale: “Mayday” – Production Designer: Elizabeth Williams
The Umbrella Academy: “We Only See Each Other at Weddings and Funerals” – Production Designer: Mark Worthington

Television Movie Or Limited Series:
Black Mirror: “Striking Vipers” – Production Designer: Anne Beauchamp
Catch-22 – Production Designer: David Gropman
Chernobyl – Production Designer: Luke Hull
Deadwood – Production Designer: Maria Caso
Fosse/Verdon – Production Designer: Alex DiGerlando

Half Hour Single-Camera Series:
Barry: “ronny/lily” – Production Designer: Tyler B. Robinson
Fleabag: “Ep. 5” – Production Designer: Jonathan Paul Green
GLOW: “Up, Up, Up” – Production Designer: Todd Fjelsted
The Good Place: “Employee of the Bearimy,” “Help Is Other People” – Production Designer: Ian Phillips
Russian Doll: “Nothing in This World is EasyProduction Designer: Michael Bricker

Multi-Camera Series:
The Big Bang Theory: “The Stockholm Syndrome,” “The Conference Valuation,” “The Propagation Proposition” – Production Designer: John Shaffner
The Cool Kids: “Vegas, Baby!” Production Designer: Stephan Olson Family Reunion: “Remember Black Elvis?” Production Designer: Aiyanna Trotter
No Good Nick: “The Italian Job” – Production Designer: Kristan Andrews
Will & Grace: “Family, Trip,” “The Things We Do for Love,” “Conscious Coupling”  Production Designer Glenda Rovello

Short Format – Web Series, Music Video Or Commercial:
Apple: “It’s Tough Out There” – Production Designer: Quito Cooksey
Ariana Grande, Miley Cyrus, Lana Del Rey: “Don’t Call Me Angel” Production Designer: Emma Fairley
MedMen: “The New Normal” – Production Designer: James Chinlund
Portal for Facebook: “A Very Muppet Portal Launch” – Production Designer: Alex DiGerlando
Taylor Swift: “Lover” – Production Designer: Kurt Gefke

Variety, Reality Or Event Special:
Drunk History: “Are You Afraid of the Drunk?” – Production Designer: Monica Sotto
91st OscarsProduction Designer: David Korins
Rent: Live – Production Designer: Jason Sherwood
Saturday Night Live: “1764 Emma Stone,” “1762 Sandra Oh,” “1760 John Mulaney” – Production Designers: Keith Raywood, Akira Yoshimura, Joe DeTullio, Eugene Lee
Taylor Swift Reputation Stadium Tour – Production Designers: Tamlyn Wright, Baz Halpin


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