Thursday, January 9, 2014

18th Annual Art Directors Guild (ADG) Awards – nominations announced

Today the Art Directors Guild (ADG) announced nominations in 10 categories of Production Design for theatrical motion pictures, television, commercials and music videos competing in the Art Directors Guild's 18th Annual Excellence in Production Design Awards, Presented by Kohler. The nominations were announced by ADG Council Chair John Shaffner and Awards co-producers Dave Blass and Raf Lydon.

As previously announced, the recipient of the Guild's prestigious Cinematic Imagery Award will be Academy Award winner Martin Scorsese, whose film The Wolf of Wall Street is in current release. Production Designer Rick Carter will be awarded the Guild's Lifetime Achievement Award, presented by Kohler. Hall of Fame inductees are Robert Clatworthy, Harper Goff and J. Michael Riva.

The Art Directors Guild (IATSE Local 800) represents nearly 2,000 members who work throughout the United States, Canada and the rest of the world in film, television and theater as Production Designers, Art Directors, and Assistant Art Directors; Scenic, Title and Graphic Artists; Illustrators and Matte Artists; and Set Designers and Model Makers. Established in 1937, ADG's ongoing activities include a Film Society; an annual Awards Banquet, a creative/technology community (5D: The Future of Immersive Design) and Membership Directory; a bimonthly craft magazine (Perspective); and extensive technology-training programs, creative workshops and craft and art exhibitions. The Guild's Online Directory/Website Resource is at

The black-tie ceremony announcing winners will take place on Saturday, February 8, 2014, from the International Ballroom of the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills with comedian Owen Benjamin serving as host.


Period Film
AMERICAN HUSTLE, Production Designer: Judy Becker
THE GREAT GATSBY, Production Designer: Catherine Martin
INSIDE LLEWYN DAVIS, Production Designer: Jess Gonchor
SAVING MR. BANKS, Production Designer: Michael Corenblith
12 YEARS A SLAVE, Production Designer: Adam Stockhausen

Fantasy Film
ELYSIUM, Production Designer: Philip Ivey
GRAVITY, Production Designer: Andy Nicholson
THE HOBBIT: THE DESOLATION OF SMAUG, Production Designer: Dan Hennah
OBLIVION, Production Designer: Darren Gilford
STAR TREK INTO DARKNESS, Production Designer: Scott Chambliss

Contemporary Film
AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY, Production Designer: David Gropman
BLUE JASMINE, Production Designer: Santo Loquasto
CAPTAIN PHILLIPS, Production Designer: Paul Kirby
HER, Production Designer: K.K.Barrett
THE WOLF OF WALL STREET, Production Designer: Bob Shaw


One-Hour Single Camera Television Series
BOARDWALK EMPIRE, Production Designer: Bill Groom
Episode: Old Ship of Zion
BREAKING BAD, Production Designer: Mark Freeborn
Episode: Felina
DOWNTON ABBEY, Production Designer: Donal Woods
Episode: 7
GAME OF THRONES, Production Designer: Gemma Jackson
Episode: Valar Dohaeris
MAD MEN, Production Designer: Dan Bishop
Episode: The Better Half

Television Movie or Mini-Series
AMERICAN HORROR STORY: COVEN, Production Designer: Mark Worthington
Episode: Bitchcraft
BEHIND THE CANDELABRA, Production Designer: Howard Cummings
BONNIE & CLYDE, Production Designer: Derek R. Hill
Episode: Night 1 & Night 2
MOB CITY, Production Designer: Gregory Melton
Episode: A Guy Walks Into A Bar, Reason To Kill A Man
PHIL SPECTOR, Production Designer: Patrizia von Brandenstein

Half Hour Single-Camera Television Series
ARRESTED DEVELOPMENT, Production Designer: Dan Butts
Episode: The B. Team
CALIFORNICATION, Production Designer: Ray Yamagata
Episode: The Unforgiven
MODERN FAMILY, Production Designer: Richard Berg
Episode: The Wow Factor
PARKS AND RECREATION, Production Designer: Ian Phillips
Episode: London
VEEP, Production Designer: Jim Gloster
Episode: Helsinki

Short Format, Live Action Series
10,000 DAYS, Production Designer: Mimi Gramatky
Episode: Salvation or Destruction
BATTLESTAR GALACTICA, Production Designer: Brian Kane
Episode: Pilot
BLUE, Production Designer: Rachel Myers
Episode: The Truth Hurts
DAYBREAK, Production Designer: Stuart Blatt
Episode: 5
H+: THE DIGITAL SERIES, Production Designer: Andres Cubillan
Episode: Visions Of Whats To Come

Multi-Camera, Variety, or Unscripted Series
THE BIG BANG THEORY, Production Designer: John Shaffner
Episode: The Bakersfield Expedition
HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER, Production Designer: Steve Olson
Episode: The Light House
PORTLANDIA, Production Designer: Tyler Robinson
Episode: Missionaries
SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE, Production Designers: Akira Yoshimura
Episode: Justin Timberlake/Justin Timberlake
Eugene Lee
Keith Ian Raywood
N. Joseph Detullio
THE VOICE, Production Designers: Anton Goss
Episode: Live Playoffs, Part 1
James Pearse Connelly

Awards, Music, or Game Shows
THE AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS 2013, Production Designer: Joe Stewart
2013 BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS, Production Designer: Brian Stonestreet
THE 65th PRIMETIME EMMY AWARDS, Production Designer: Brian Stonestreet
THE 67th ANNUAL TONY AWARDS, Production Designer: Steve Bass
SUPERBOWL XLVII HALFTIME SHOW, Production Designer: Bruce Rodgers

Commercial, PSA, Promo, and Music Video
ARCADE FIRE, Production Designer: Anastasia Masaro
Episode: Reflektor
CALL OF DUTY: GHOSTS, Production Designer: Todd Cherniawsky
Episode: Epic Night Out
DIEHARD, Production Designer: Tom Wilkins
Episode: The Getaway
INFINITI, Production Designer: Christopher Glass
Episode: Factory of Life
JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE FT. JAY Z, Production Designer: Richard Bridgland
Episode: Suit & Tie

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