15th Annual Arts Directors Guild Awards: ‘King’s Speech’, ‘Inception’, ‘Black Swan’



BEVERLY HILLS, February 5 —The Art Directors Guild (ADG) tonight announced winners of its 15th Annual Excellence in 2010 Production Design Awards in nine categories of film, television, commercials and music videos during black-tie ceremonies at the International Ballroom

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Art Directors Guild Announces Nominations

By | Wednesday January 5, 2011 @ 8:06am PST
Nellie Andreeva



LOS ANGELES, January 5 — 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 15th Annual Excellence in Production Design Awards for 2010. The nominations were announced by ADG Council President Tom Walsh and Awards co-producers Dawn Snyder and Tom Wilkins. Deadline for final voting, which is done online, is February 3. The black-tie ceremony announcing winners will take place Saturday, February 5, 2011 from the International Ballroom of the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills with Paula Poundstone serving as host for the second consecutive year.

Theme of this year’s awards ceremony is “Designs on Film” as a tribute to Cathy Whitlock’s new HarperCollins book that traces 100 years of Hollywood Art Direction. Walsh will introduce the event. A Lifetime Achievement Award will go to Academy Award winning Production Designer Patricia Norris with director David Lynch set to present to her. In addition, the ADG will induct the following legendary Production Designers from the past into its Hall of Fame: Alexander Golitizen, Albert Heschong and Eugène Lourié. This year’s Art Directors Guild Cinematic Imagery Award will be presented to Syd Dutton and Bill Taylor, long-time visual effects artists from the legendary company, Illusion Arts. Filmmaker Cindy Peters’ will present a special short video about the many diverse tasks performed by Art Department craftpersons featuring interviews with seasoned and aspiring members of ADG.

NOMINEES FOR EXCELLENCE IN PRODUCTION DESIGN FOR A FEATURE FILM IN 2010:
Period Film
TRUE GRIT Production Designer: Jess Gonchor
THE KING’S SPEECH Production Designer: Eve Stewart
SHUTTER ISLAND Production Designer: Dante Ferretti
ROBIN HOOD Production Designer: Arthur Max
GET LOW Production Designer: Geoffrey Kirkland

Fantasy Film
ALICE IN WONDERLAND Production Designer: Robert Stromberg
HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS PART 1 Production Designer: Stuart Craig
INCEPTION Production Designer: Guy Hendrix Dyas
TRON: LEGACY Production Designer: Darren Gilford
THE CHRONICLES OF NARNIA: THE VOYAGE OF THE DAWN TREADER Production Designer: Barry Robison

Contemporary Films
BLACK SWAN Production Designer: Therese DePrez
THE SOCIAL NETWORK Production Designer: Donald Graham Burt
THE FIGHTER Production Designer: Judy Becker
THE TOWN Production Desinger: Sharon Seymour
127 HOURS Production Designer: Suttirat Larlarb

NOMINEES FOR EXCELLENCE IN PRODUCTION DESIGN IN TELEVISION FOR 2009:
Single Camera Television Series
MAD MEN Episode: Public Relations Production Designer: Dan Bishop
TRUE BLOOD Episode: Trouble Production Designer: Suzuki Ingerslev
THE TUDORS Episode: 407 Production Designer: Tom Conroy
24 Episode: 4:00 P.M. – 5:00 P.M. Production Designer: Carlos Barbosa
GLEE Episode: Britney/Brittany Production Designer: Mark Hutman

Television Movie or Mini-Series
SECRETS IN THE WALL Production Designer: Robb Wilson King
REVENGE OF THE BRIDESMAIDS Production Designer: Marcia Hinds
Episode of a Half Hour Single-Camera Television Series
MODERN FAMILY Episode: Halloween Production Designer: Richard Berg
30 ROCK Episode: Live Show Production Designer: Keith Raywood, Teresa Mastropierro, Peter Baran
OUTSOURCED Episode: Home For the Diwalidays Production Designer: Joseph P. Lucky
UNITED STATES OF TARA Episode: Trouble Junction Production Designer: Cabot McMullen
COMMUNITY Episode: Basic Rocket Science Production Designer: Derek R. Hill

Episode of a Multi-Camera, Variety, or Unscripted Series
SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE Episode: Betty White/Jay Z Production Designer: Keith Raywood, Eugene Lee, Akira Yoshimura, N. Joseph DeTullio
HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER Episode: Natural History Production Designer: Stephan G. Olson
HELL’S KITCHEN Episode: #810 Production Designer: John Janavs
CONAN Episode: #1.1 Production Designer: John Shaffner, Joe Stewart
TWO AND A HALF MEN Episode: Hookers, Hookers, Hookers Production Designer: John Shaffner

Awards, Music, or Game Shows
82nd ANNUAL ACADEMY AWARDS Production Designer: David Rockwell
2010 MTV VIDEO MUSIC AWARDS Production Designer: Florian Wieder
62ND PRIME TIME EMMY AWARDS Production Designer: Steve Bass
67TH GOLDEN GLOBE AWARDS Production Designer: Brian J. Stonestreet
SUPER BOWL XLIV Production Designer: Bruce Rodgers

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