Avatar, Top Gun, Babylon among ADG noms

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(Some of the ADG noms)

The Art Directors Guild (ADG, IATSE Local 800) has announced nominations for the 27th Annual Excellence in Production Design Awards in 14 categories including theatrical motion pictures, television, commercials, music videos, and animation features.

The ADG divides live-action features into three categories. All Quiet on the Western Front, Babylon, Elvis, The Fabelmans and White Noise were nominated in the period feature film category.

The Batman, Avatar: The Way of Water, Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, Everything Everywhere All at Once and Nope earned recognition in the fantasy feature film category.

In the contemporary feature film nominations were Bardo, False Chronicle of a Handful of Truths, Bullet Train, Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery, Tár and Top Gun: Maverick.

Commercials saw the very creepy American Horror Stories: Dollhouse, Bud Light Seltzer and Paramount+ among the noms. Below is the full list:

NOMINEES FOR FEATURE FILM:

1. PERIOD FEATURE FILM

All Quiet on the Western Front
Production Designer: Christian M. Goldbeck

Babylon
Production Designer: Florencia Martin         

Elvis
Production Designers: Catherine Martin, Karen Murphy

The Fabelmans
Production Designer: Rick Carter         

White Noise
Production Designer: Jess Gonchor         

2. FANTASY FEATURE FILM  

Avatar: The Way of Water
Production Designers: Dylan Cole, Ben Procter

The Batman
Production Designer: James Chinlund         

Black Panther: Wakanda Forever
Production Designer: Hannah Beachler         

Everything Everywhere All at Once
Production Designer: Jason Kisvarday        

Nope
Production Designer: Ruth De Jong         

3. CONTEMPORARY FEATURE FILM 

Bardo, False Chronicle of a Handful of Truths
Production Designer: Eugenio Caballero         

Bullet Train
Production Designer: David Scheunemann         

Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery
Production Designer: Rick Heinrichs         

Tár
Production Designer: Marco Bittner Rosser         

Top Gun: Maverick
Production Designer: Jeremy Hindle         

4. ANIMATED FEATURE FILM

Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio
Production Designers: Guy Davis, Curt Enderle         

Lightyear
Production Designer: Tim Evatt         

Marcel the Shell with Shoes On
Production Designer: Liz Toonkel

Puss In Boots: The Last Wish
Production Designer: Nate Wragg

Turning Red
Production Designer: Rona Liu         

NOMINEES FOR TELEVISION:

5. ONE-HOUR PERIOD SINGLE-CAMERA SERIES

The Crown: “Ipatiev House”
Production Designer: Martin Childs

The Gilded Age: “Never the New”
Production Designer: Bob Shaw

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel: “Maisel vs. Lennon: The Cut Contest,” “How Do You Get to Carnegie Hall?”
Production Designer: Bill Groom

Pachinko: “Chapter One”
Production Designer: Mara LePere-Schloop

Peaky Blinders: “Black Day”
Production Designer: Nicole Northridge


REELated:


6. ONE-HOUR FANTASY SINGLE-CAMERA SERIES

Andor: “Rix Road”
Production Designer: Luke Hull

House of the Dragon: “The Heirs of the Dragon”
Production Designer: Jim Clay

The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power: “Adar”
Production Designer: Ramsey Avery

Stranger Things: “Chapter Seven: The Massacre at Hawkins Lab”
Production Designer: Chris Trujillo

Wednesday: “Woe is the Loneliest Number”
Production Designer: Mark Scruton

7. ONE-HOUR CONTEMPORARY SINGLE-CAMERA SERIES

Better Call Saul: “Wine and Roses,” “Nippy”
Production Designer: Denise Pizzini

Euphoria: “You Who Cannot See, Think of Those Who Can,” “The Theater and Its Double,” “All My Life, My Heart Has Yearned for                 a Thing I Cannot Name”
Production Designer: Jason Baldwin Stewart

Ozark: “The Beginning of the End,” “Let the Great World Spin,” “City on the Make”
Production Designer: David Bomba

Severance: “Good News About Hell”
Production Designer: Jeremy Hindle

The White Lotus: “Ciao”
Production Designer: Cristina Onori

8. TELEVISION MOVIE OR LIMITED SERIES

Guillermo del Toro’s Cabinet of Curiosities
Production Designer: Tamara Deverell

Moon Knight
Production Designer: Stefania Cella         

Obi-Wan Kenobi
Production Designers: Todd Cherniawsky, Doug Chiang         

Pinocchio
Production Designer: Doug Chiang, Stefan Dechant         

Station 11
Production Designer: Ruth Ammon         

9. HALF HOUR SINGLE-CAMERA SERIES

Emily In Paris: “What’s It All About…” “How to Lose a Designer in 10 Days”
Production Designer: Anne Seibel           

Hacks: “Trust the Process”
Production Designer: Alec Contestabile

Only Murders in the Building: “Framed”
Production Designer: Patrick Howe

Our Flag Means Death: “Pilot”
Production Designer: Ra Vincent

What We Do in the Shadows: “The Grand Opening,” “The Night Market,” “Pine Barrens”
Production Designer: Shayne Fox

10. MULTI-CAMERA SERIES

Bob❤️Abishola: “Inner Boss Bitch,” “Two Rusty Tractors,” “Estee Lauder and Goat Meat”
Production Designer: Francoise Cherry-Cohen

The Conners: “Sex, Lies, and House Hunting,” “The Best Laid Plans, A Contrabassoon and A Sinking Feeling”
Production Designer: Jerry Dunn

How I Met Your Father: “Pilot”
Production Designer: Glenda Rovello

The Neighborhood: “Welcome to the Remodel”
Production Designer: Wendell Johnson

United States of Al: “Kiss/Maach,” “Divorce/Talaq,” “Sock/Jeraab”
Production Designer: Daren Janes

11. VARIETY, REALITY OR COMPETITION SERIES

A Black Lady Sketch Show: “Anybody Have Something I Can Flog Myself With?”
Bounce Them Coochies, Y’All!” “Peaches and Eggplants for Errbody!”
Production Designers: Cindy Chao, Michelle Yu

Lizzo’s Watch Out for the Big Grrrls: “HBCYOU Band”
Production Designer: James McGowan

RuPaul’s Drag Race: “Catwalk,” “60’s Girl Groups,” “Daytona Wind”
Production Designer: Gianna Costa

Saturday Night Live: “Jack Harlow Hosts Season 48 Episode 4, Jack Harlow Musical Guest”
Production Designers: Keith Raywood, Eugene Lee, Akira Yoshimura, N. Joseph De Tullio

Waffles + Mochi’s Restaurant: “Honey”
Production Designer: Darcy E. Prevost

12. VARIETY SPECIAL

64th Annual Grammy Awards
Supervising Art Director: Kristen Merlino         

94th Annual Oscars
Production Designer: David Korins

Hasan Minhaj: The King’s Jester
Production Designer: Scott Pask        

Miley’s New Year’s Eve Party
Production Designer: Keith Raywood         

Trevor Noah: I Wish You Would
Production Designer: Star Theodos Kahn         

13. COMMERCIALS   

American Horror Stories: “Dollhouse” Promo
Production Designer: Marc Benacerraf

Bud Light Seltzer: “Land Of Loud Flavors”
Production Designer: François Audouy

Just Eat & Katy Perry: “Did Somebody Say”
Production Designer: François Audouy

The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power “Title Announcement”
Production Designer: Brian Branstetter

Paramount+: “Wildlife Promo”
Production Designer: Maia Javan

  
14. SHORT FORMAT: MUSIC VIDEO OR WEBSERIES

Adele “I Drink Wine”
Production Designer: Liam Moore

Coldplay x Selena Gomez “Let Somebody Go”
Production Designer: François Audouy

Kendrick Lamar “Rich Spirit”
Production Designer: Scott Falconer

Taylor Swift “Anti-Hero”
Production Designer: Ethan Tobman

Taylor Swift “Bejeweled”
Production Designer: Ethan Tobman

Returning as producer of this year’s ADG Awards is Art Director Michael Allen Glover, ADG (Station Eleven, The Alienist, Solos). Joining the team as co-producer is Production Designer Megan Elizabeth Bell, ADG (Out of the Blue, Breakwater, American Murderer).

Winners will be unveiled at the ADG Awards ceremony on Saturday, February 18, 2023, at the InterContinental Los Angeles Downtown Hotel. The announcement was made today by ADG President Nelson Coates, ADG, and Awards Producers Michael Allen Glover, ADG and Megan Elizabeth Bell, ADG.   


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