LOS ANGELES, January 3 — The Art Directors Guild (ADG) today 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 Council President Thomas A. Walsh and Awards co-producers Tom Wilkins and Greg Grande. Deadline for final voting, which is done online, is February 2. The black-tie ceremony announcing winners will take place Saturday, February 4, 2012 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.

NOMINEES FOR EXCELLENCE IN PRODUCTION DESIGN
FOR A FEATURE FILM IN 2011:

Period Film

THE ARTIST Production Designer: Laurence Bennett

HUGO Production Designer: Dante Ferretti

THE HELP Production Designer: Mark Ricker

ANONYMOUS 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: TBD

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

DRIVE Production Designer: Beth Mickle

BRIDESMAIDS Production Designer: Jefferson Sage

NOMINEES FOR EXCELLENCE IN PRODUCTION DESIGN IN TELEVISION FOR 2010:

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 Designer: Keith Ian Raywood
Teresa Mastropierro
WEEDS
Episode: Game-Played Production Designer: Joseph P. Lucky

CALIFORNICATION
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, Production Designer: Keith Ian Raywood, Eugene
And Musical Guest – Lady Gaga 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 Production Designer: Glenda Rovello
Problems

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?
Best Buds Production Designer: John Ivo Gilles

NOMINEES FOR EXCELLENCE IN PRODUCTION DESIGN FOR
COMMERCIALS AND MUSIC VIDEOS FOR 2011:

ACTIVISION: CALL OF DUTY
Episode: Modern Warfare 3 Production Designer: Neil Spisak

VICTORIA’S SECRET
Episode: Red Production Designer: Jeffrey Beecroft

AUDI A8
Episode: The Art of Progress Production Designer: Marcos Lutyens

CHEVY VOLT
Episode: Discovery Production Designer: Jeremy Reed

JIM BEAM
Episode: Parallels Production Designer: Christopher Glass

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