Art Directors Guild announces nominations

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(Art Directors Guild announces awards)

The Art Directors Guild (ADG, IATSE Local 800) has announced nominations for the 25th Annual Excellence in Production Design Awards in theatrical motion pictures, television, commercials, music videos and animation features.

Winners will be honored at the Art Directors Guild Awards ceremony, set for Saturday, April 10, 2021, Pre Show – 3:00PM PST, Awards Show – 4:00 PM PST. The event will break with tradition in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and will be presented on a digital platform streaming to a worldwide and more inclusive audience. 

The announcement was made today by Art Directors Guild President Nelson Coates, ADG, and Awards Producer Scott Moses, Art Directors Guild. 

ANOMINEES FOR FEATURE FILM:

1. PERIOD FEATURE FILM  

       Mank 
                    Production Designer: Donald Graham Burt 
          Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom 
                    Production Designer: Mark Ricker 
          Mulan 
                    Production Designer: Grant Major 
          News of the World 
                    Production Designer: David Crank 
          The Trial of the Chicago 7 
                    Production Designer: Shane Valentino 

     2. FANTASY FEATURE FILM  
          Birds of Prey: And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn 
                    Production Designer: K.K. Barrett          
          Pinocchio 
                    Production Designer: Dimitri Capuani 
          Tenet 
                    Production Designer: Nathan Crowley 
          The Midnight Sky 
                    Production Designer: Jim Bissell 
          Wonder Woman 1984 
                    Production Designer: Aline Bonetto         

3. CONTEMPORARY FEATURE FILM 
          Da 5 Bloods 
                    Production Designer: Wynn Thomas 
          I’m Thinking of Ending Things 
                    Production Designer: Molly Hughes 
          Palm Springs 
                    Production Designer: Jason Kisvarday 
          Promising Young Woman 
                    Production Designer: Michael T. Perry 
          The Prom 
                    Production Designer: Jamie Walker McCall

4. ANIMATED FEATURE FILM 
          A Shawn the Sheep Movie: Farmageddon 
                    Production Designer: Matt Perry 
          Onward 
                    Production Designer: Noah Klocek 
          Soul 
                    Production Designer: Steve Pilcher 
          The Croods: A New Age 
                    Production Designer: Nate Wragg 
          Wolfwalkers 
                    Production Designers: Ross Stewart, Tomm Moore, Maria Pareja


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NOMINEES FOR TELEVISION ARE: 

5. ONE-HOUR PERIOD OR FANTASY SINGLE-CAMERA SERIES 
           Lovecraft Country: “I Am” 
                    Production Designer: Kalina Ivanov 
           Perry Mason: “Chapter Three” 
                    Production Designer: John Perry Goldsmith 
           The Crown: “War” 
                    Production Designer: Martin Childs 
           The Mandalorian: “Chapter 13: The Jedi” 
                    Production Designers: Andrew L. Jones, Doug Chiang 
           Westworld: “Parce Domine” 
                    Production Designer: Howard Cummings

6. ONE-HOUR CONTEMPORARY SINGLE-CAMERA SERIES 
           Killing Eve: “Are You from Pinner?” 
                    Production Designer: Laurence Dorman 
           Ozark: “Wartime” 
                    Production Designer: David Bomba 
           The Flight Attendant: “After Dark” 
                    Production Designer: Sara K. White 
           The Twilight Zone: “Among the Untrodden” 
                    Production Designer: Michael Wylie 
           Utopia: “Just a Fanboy” 
                    Production Designer: Steve Arnold

7. TELEVISION MOVIE OR LIMITED SERIES 
          Fargo 
                    Production Designer: Warren Alan Young 
          Hollywood 
                    Production Designer: Matthew Flood Ferguson 
          Little Fires Everywhere 
                    Production Designer: Jessica Kender 
          The Alienist: Angel of Darkness 
                    Production Designer: Ruth Ammon 
          The Queen’s Gambit 
                    Production Designer: Uli Hanisch

8. HALF HOUR SINGLE-CAMERA SERIES 
           Dead to Me: “You Don’t Have to Go,” “It Had to Be You” 
                    Production Designer: L.J. Houdyshell 
           Emily in Paris: “Emily in Paris” 
                    Production Designer: Anne Seibel 
           Mythic Quest: Raven’s Banquet: “Pilot” 
                    Production Designer: Mark Worthington 
           Space Force: “THE LAUNCH” 
                    Production Designer: Susie Mancini 
           What We Do in the Shadows: “Resurrection,” “Collaboration,” “Witches” 
                    Production Designer: Kate Bunch

9. MULTI-CAMERA SERIES     
            Ashely Garcia: Genius in Love: “Unintended Consequences” 
                    Production Designer: Josee F. Lemonnier 
           Bob Hearts Abishola: “Randy’s a Wrangler,” “Paris is for Lovers, Not Mothers” 
                      “Straight Outta Lagos” 
                    Production Designer: John Shaffner 
           Family Reunion: “Remember When Jade Was Down with the Swirl?”                           
                   “Remember When Shaka Got Beat Up?” 
                    Production Designer: Aiyana Trotter 
           The Neighborhood: “Welcome to the New Pastor,” “Welcome to the Hockey Game” 
                    Production Designer: Wendell Johnson 
           Will & Grace: “Accidentally on Porpoise,” “We Love Lucy,” “It’s Time” 
                    Production Designer: Glenda Rovello

10. SHORT FORMAT: WEB SERIES, MUSIC VIDEO OR COMMERCIAL 
           Adidas Originals: “Superstar – Change is a Team Sport” 
                    Production Designer: Ruth De Jong 
           Apple: “Vertical Cinema” 
                    Production Designer: Shane Valentino 
           Camila Cabello: “My Oh My” 
                    Production Designer: François Audouy 
           Harry Styles: “Falling” 
                    Production Designer: François Audouy 
           Taylor Swift: “Cardigan” 
                    Production Designer: Ethan Tobman

11. VARIETY, REALITY OR COMPETITION SERIES 
          Earth to Ned: “Ned: The Musical” 
                    Production Designer: Darcy Prevost 
          Saturday Night Live: “Host: John Mulaney + Music: David Byrne,” 
                    Host: Adele + Music: H.E.R.,” “Host: Dave Chappelle + Music: Foo Fighters”
 
                    Production Designers: Keith Raywood, Eugene Lee, AkiraYoshimura, N. Joseph De Tullio 
          The Masked Singer: “The Season Premiere – The Masks Return” 
                    Production Designer: James Connelly 
          The Voice: “Live Finale Ep. 18,” “The Blind Auditions, Season Premiere Ep. 1,” “The Battles Premiere Ep. 6” 
                    Production Designers: Zeya Maurer, James Connelly, Anton Goss 
          Wheel of Fortune: “Consumer Cellular Secret Santa,” “Fabulous Food” 
                    Production Designer: Renee Hoss-Johnson

12. VARIETY SPECIAL 
           Black Is King 
                    Production Designers: Hannah Beachler, Carlos Laszlo, Susan Linss, Miranda Lorenz, Brandon Mendez, Rika Nakanishi, Ethan Tobman 
           Democratic National Convention 2020 
                    Production Designer: Bruce Rodgers 
           Super Bowl Half Time Show Starring Jennifer Lopez & Shakira 
                    Production Designer: Bruce Rodgers 
           The Oscars 
                    Production Designer: Jason Sherwood 
           Yearly Departed 
                    Production Designer: Suzuki Ingerslev 

As previously announced, multiple award-winning writer-director-producer Ryan Murphy, whose film and television shows have consistently reflected the highest quality of production design, will receive the esteemed Cinematic Imagery Award.

The Art Directors Guild Lifetime Achievement Awards will be presented to outstanding individuals in each of the guild’s four crafts and will be announced shortly.   

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