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ADG Announces Nominations for Excellence in Production Design


Tony Walton will receive a Lifetime Achievement Award at the ADG Awards in February.
The Art Directors Guild (ADG) announced nominations in nine categories of Production Design for theatrical motion pictures, television, commercials and music videos competing in the ADG’s 16th Annual Excellence in Production Design Awards for 2011. The nominations were announced by ADG president Thomas A. Walsh and Awards co-producers Tom Wilkins and Greg Grande.

The deadline for final voting, which is done online, is Feb. 2.

The black-tie ceremony announcing the winners is scheduled for Feb. 4 at the International Ballroom of the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills with Paula Poundstone serving as host for the third consecutive year.

A Lifetime Achievement Award will go to Emmy Award winning production designer Tony Walton. In addition, the ADG will induct the following legendary production designers from the past into its Hall of Fame: Robert Boyle, William Darling and Alfred Junge. This year’s Art Directors Guild Cinematic Imagery Award will be presented to the principal team behind the Harry Potter films including producers David Heyman and David Barron; director David Yates; creator and author J.K. Rowling; screenwriter Steve Kloves; production designer Stuart Craig; art director Neil Lamont; and set decorator Stephenie McMillan.

Filmmaker Cindy Peters will present a special 75th Anniversary film in eight chapters that celebrates inspirational achievements in design.

The nominees are:

Period Film

The Artist
Production Designer: Laurence Bennett

Production Designer: Dante Ferretti

The Help
Production Designer: Mark Ricker

Production Designer: Sebastian Krawinkel

Tinker Taylor Soldier Spy
Production Designer: Maria Djurkovic

Fantasy Film

Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows Part 2
Production Designer: Stuart Craig

Captain America: The First Avenger
Production Designer: Rick Heinrichs

The Adventures Of Tin Tin: The Secret Unicorn
Production Designer: TBA

Pirates Of The Caribbean: On Stranger Tides
Production Designer: John Myhre

Cowboys & Aliens
Production Designer: Scott Chambliss

Contemporary Film

The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo
Production Designer: Donald Graham Burt

The Descendants
Production Designer: Jane Anne Stewart

Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close
Production Designer: K.K. Barrett

Production Designer: Beth Mickle

Production Designer: Jefferson Sage

One-Hour Single Camera Television Series

Boardwalk Empire
Episode: “21”
Production Designer: Bill Groom

Game Of Thrones
Episode: “A Golden Crown”
Production Designer: Gemma Jackson

American Horror Story
Episode: “Murder House”
Production Designer: Mark Worthington

The Playboy Club
Episode: “The Scarlet Bunny”
Production Designer: Scott P. Murphy

Pan Am
Episode: “Pilot”
Production Designer: Bob Shaw

Television Movie or Mini-Series

Mildred Pierce
Production Designer: Mark Friedberg

Cinema Verite
Production Designer: Patti Podesta

Too Big To Fail
Production Designer: Bob Shaw

The Hour
Production Designer: Eve Stewart

Bling Ring
Production Designer: Robb Wilson King

Episode of a Half Hour Single-Camera Television Series

Modern Family
Episode: “Express Christmas”
Production Designer: Richard Berg

30 Rock
Episode: “Double-Edged Sword”
Production Designers: Keith Ian Raywood and Teresa Mastropierro

Episode: “Game-Played”
Production Designer: Joseph P. Lucky

Episode: “Monkey Business”
Production Designer: Michael Wylie

New Girl
Episode: “Pilot”
Production Designer: Jefferson D. Sage

Episode of a Multi-Camera, Variety, or Unscripted Series

Saturday Night Live
Episode: Host Justin Timberlake, and Musical Guest Lady Gaga
Production Designers: Keith Ian Raywood, Eugene Lee, Leo Yoshimura, N. Joseph De Tullio

How I Met Your Mother
Episode: “Ducky Tie”
Production Designer: Stephan Olson

2 Broke Girls
Episode: “And The Rich Peoples Problems”
Production Designer: Glenda Rovello

American Idol
Episode: “Top 12 Boys Perform”
Production Designer: James Yarnell

Dancing With The Stars
Episode: “Round One”
Production Designer: James Yarnell

Awards, Music, or Game Shows

83rd Annual Academy Awards
Production Designer: Steve Bass

68th Annual Golden Globes
Production Designer: Brian Stonestreet

2011 MTV Video Music Awards
Production Designer: Florian Wieder

63rd Annual Emmy Awards
Production Designer: Steve Bass

It’s Worth What?
Episode: “Best Buds”
Production Designer: John Ivo Gilles

Commercials And Music Videos:

Activision: Call Of Duty
“Modern Warfare 3”
Production Designer: Neil Spisak

Victoria’s Secret
Production Designer: Jeffrey Beecroft

Audi A8
“The Art of Progress”
Production Designer: Marcos Lutyens

Chevy Volt
Production Designer: Jeremy Reed

Jim Beam
Production Designer: Christopher Glass

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