Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, Parasite and Avengers: Endgame won trophies for period film, contemporary film and fantasy film, respectively, at the Art Directors Guild’s (ADG) 24th annual Awards on Saturday at the InterContinental Los Angeles Downtown.
Additional ADG Award winners this year included Disney/Pixar’s Toy Story 4 in the animated feature category, as well as The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, Chernobyl, Russian Doll, The Umbrella Academy and The Big Bang Theory.
Chuck Lorre accepted the Guild’s Cinematic Imagery Award, while four lifetime achievement awards were presented, to Joe Alves, from the art directors council; Denis Olsen, from the scenic, title and graphic artists council; Stephen Myles Berger, from the set designers and model makers council; and Jack Johnson, from the illustrators and matte artists council.
Syd Mead, the late “visual futurist” and concept artist best known for his work on Star Trek: The Motion Picture, Aliens and Blade Runner, received the William Cameron Menzies Award posthumously. The award was presented by Denis Villeneuve.
Oscar nominated art director and production designers William J. Creber, best known for his work on The Poseidon Adventure and The Towering Inferno and the first three Planet of the Apes movies, and Roland Anderson, best known for Breakfast at Tiffany’s, White Christmas and Cecil B. DeMille’s Cleopatra, were inducted into the ADG Hall of Fame.
A complete list of winners is below:
Production Designer: Charles Wood
Once Upon A Time In Hollywood
Production Designer: Barbara Ling
Toy Story 4
Production Designer: Bob Pauley
Production Designer: Lee Ha-Jun
Television Movie or Limited Series:
Production Designer: Luke Hull
One-Hour Period or Fantasy Single-Camera Series:
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel: “Ep. 305, Ep. 308”
Production Designer: Bill Groom
Half-Hour Single-Camera Series:
Russian Doll: “Nothing in This World is Easy”
Production Designer: Michael Bricker
One-Hour Contemporary Single-Camera Series:
The Umbrella Academy: “We Only See Each Other at Weddings and Funerals”
Production Designer: Mark Worthington
The Big Bang Theory: “The Stockholm Syndrome,” “The Conference Valuation,”
“The Propagation Proposition”
Production Designer: John Shaffner
Variety, Reality or Event Special:
Drunk History: “Are You Afraid of the Drunk?”
Production Designer: Monica Sotto
Short Format: Web Series, Music Video or Commercial:
MedMen: “The New Normal”
Production Designer: James Chinlund
For more information please visit www.adg.org